International Meetings 2022

The 17th edition of AFCOME’s International Meetings

will take place

at the Palais Beaumont Congress center in PAU

from 2 to 4 November 2022.

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to this major event of the profession which will opportunity for French and foreign actors of the plant nutrition sector to meet and exchange.

We hope to see many of you again for this edition !


Wednesday, November 2nd 2022

    • Welcome cocktail from 6pm to 8pm
      Reception and registration of participants, exhibition access

Thursday, November 3rd 2022 :

Agronomy, Innovation and Regulatory session

    • Environmental issues of the Green Deal and food sovereignty, how to conciliate both ?
      by Dominique CHARGE (President, LA COOPÉRATION AGRICOLE)
      To succeed in two opposing challenges. The first is to maintain our level of agricultural production, in order to preserve our food independence and remain an exporter. The second is to reduce our impact on the environment. What are the keys to success ?

    • Agricultural soils, sources and sinks for greenhouse gas
      by Sylvain PELLERIN (INRAE)
      – Assess the potential for carbon storage in soils in the context of global warming.
      – What is the contribution of agriculture to GHG emissions and how can agriculture contribute to the reduction of GHGs ?
      – Interest of biogas as an alternative to fossil gas.

    • Labelling farms for a more virtuous carbon balance
      What remuneration for the carbon that could be stored on farms ?

    • Example of a production of nitrogen fertiliser with Green Ammonia label
      Concrete application of a nitrogen fertiliser production labelled Green Ammonia and valorization by the farmer.

International session

    • Geopolitics of raw materials and agriculturals productions : the challenges for Europe
      by Pierre BLANC (CLUB DEMETER)
      An informed perspective on the geopolitical context, which is having a greater impact than ever on the fertiliser industry.

    • Natural gas : Structuring and perspectives for the European market
      by Charles POZZO DI BORGO (EDF)
      An analysis and explanation of the unprecedented situation of the natural gas market in Europe.

    • Poland : Organisation of the fertiliser market and evolution of practices and consumption
      by Joanna POSPIECH (GRUPA AZOTY)
      A detailed description of the fertilizer market in Poland, one of the most dynamic countries in the European Union.

    • Brazil : Another agro-economic model, dependence and adaptation to the international fertiliser market
      Discovering the Brazilian market, a major player heavily dependent on imports.

Friday, November 4th 2022 :

Economy session

    • Regulatory point
      by Estelle VALLIN (AFCOME)
      The presentation will deal with a current regulatory issue.

    • Supply and demand trends on the international market
      by Etienne ACHARD (IFA)
      The presentation will provide an overview of supply and demand on international markets and present the medium-term propects for the fertiliser market.

    • Structural and cyclical developments in the nitrogen, phosphorus and potash markets
      For nitrogen presentation by Nicolas BROUTIN (YARA)
      For phosphorus presentation by Franz PRIESCHL (ICL)
      For potash presentation by Josef WIEBEL (K+S MINERALS AND AGRICULTURE) 
      Each of these presentations will deal with the highlights and developments in each of the markets since the last edition of the International Meetings.


The conferences will be in English or French spoken. A simultaneous translation to theses languages will be provided.


The International Meetings’ inscription includes :

  • The welcome cocktail on Wednesday evening
  • The access to the conferences and the exhibitor area for the entire duration of the conference
  • The coffee breaks on Thursday and Friday morning
  • The lunches on Thursday and Friday noon
  • The Gala dinner on Thursday evening
  • The acts of the International Meetings

Rates for AFCOME’s 2022 International Meetings :  

Before 15 july
After 15 july
– 10% discount starting at 3 participants from the same company

Accompanying person only at the Gala evening on Thursday 4 November : €100                                          

The registration will only be considered definitive once we have received your payment
Payment can be made by credit card or bank transfer (all charges paid by sender).
If you have any questions, please contact
If you wish to register, click below :

3-day pass from 2 to 4 November 2022

 Registrations will close on 19 October 2022 

Conditions for cancellation of registrations : All requests for cancellation must be sent to AFCOME by e-mail to Cancellations submitted after 31 August 2022 will not be eligible for a refund.
You can, if you wish, have yourself replaced.

Access to the Palais Beaumont may be modified according to the evolution of regulations related to the health context.

Cancellations and modifications : AFCOME may have to modify the program’s content and the timetable of the AFCOME 2022 International Meetings. These modifications do not entail any exchange or refund. If the International Meetings are interrupted, the registration fees received will be refunded in full to the client, without AFCOME being held liable for any damage directly or indirectly related to the cancellation.

Insurance and liability : AFCOME cannot be held responsible for the interruption or cancellation of the AFCOME 2022 International Meetings due to external political, social, economic or public health events or other events beyond their control (force majeure).

In the event of cancellation, the cancellation conditions of the AFCOME 2022 International Meetings will apply.

Registration for the AFCOME 2022 International Meetings implies full acceptance of its cancellation conditions. It is recommended that participants obtain adequate insurance coverage for their trip (health, accident, repatriation, cancellation) before leaving.

AFCOME does not accept any responsibility for accidents caused by or to participants and accompanying persons during or following the AFCOME 2022 International Meetings or during any of the events organised around this edition of the International Meetings.

Reminder of participants’ obligations with regard to competition rules : AFCOME takes compliance with competition law seriously. The objective of AFCOME’s International Meetings is to provide participants with an update of their knowledge of the world fertilizer markets and the technical and regulatory tools related to fertilizers. AFCOME reminds all participants of the need to respect the rules of competition governed by the Consumer Code and monitored by the French Competition Authority. Participants should not have discussions on competition issues, including the examination of individual prices, tariffs or market strategies, nor should they exchange information concerning any other competitive aspect of a company’s business. If a participant in this conference attempts to initiate a discussion with other participants on any of the above issues, AFCOME recommends that the other participants immediately terminate the conversation and act in accordance with applicable competition rules.


Palais Beaumont Congress center – Allée Alfred de Musset – 64000 PAU

The Accommodation expenses are athe participant’s charge.
You can click on this following link to find all the accommodations available for these dates and book directly online with a special rate.

How to get there :

      Connection through PAU PYRÉNÉES Airport

      Connection through Paris-Montparnasse, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Nice,                            Genève… 

Exhibition Booths

The exhibition is a highly appreciated information resource for the participants. In order to optimise the visibility of exhibitors, breaks and lunches will be held in the exhibition area. 

Take advantage of the International Meetings to promote your products and services and do not hesitate to ask us about the booking conditions of booths at

 Below you will find the exhibitors of the 2022 edition of the International Meetings :


Fertiliser and biostimulant formulations for agricultural applications


Equipment supplier


IT solutions provider

Meeting room : We gracefully provide the participants with a room for work meetings. Please contact us for the meeting room booking schedule.


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