Welcome to SPS 2018, 20 - 22 August 2018 - Embrapa, Brasília/DF – Brazil


Guidelines and Submission

Please register first before you send an abstract; the registration fee however, can be paid after the abstract has been accepted. Payment must be made before 20 June 2018. Previously accepted abstracts will be excluded from the summit, if payment is not received by this date. All abstracts must be submitted online via this website. The deadline for submission has changed to 9 May 2018. Abstracts submitted by email or fax will not be accepted.

Registered participants can submit a maximum of 2 abstracts. The abstract must be presented by the person who submits it.

Please specify during the submission process whether you wish to present your work verbally or using posters. Please also specify the Scientific Session you would like to present in. The Organizing Committee will notify all authors if their abstracts were selected before 20 July 2018. All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract and distributed to all registered participants.

For any queries regarding abstract submissions, please emai sps2018@fbeventos.com

Please use the following format when submitting abstracts:

  • All abstracts must be in English;
  • The abstract must not exceed 300 words;
  • Specify the Scientific Session on your abstract.

Session Themes:

  • Sustainable phosphorus use in tropical agrosystems
  • Doing more with less: agriculture and food system efficiency
  • Phosphorus reuse: technology, innovation, markets and demand
  • Phosphorus pollution and environmental
  • Geopolitics of Phosphorus – the importance of trade, teleconnections and governance for phosphorus sustainability


  • Posters should be 90 cm wide x 120 cm in height, printed and taken to the congress by participants;
  • Posters will be numbered and grouped according to session themes, and should have a heading containing the title, author’s name(s), institution, address and relevant text;
  • During the Scientific Sessions, the author will be asked to present and answer any questions from the viewers.

Link: Download Poster Template


All presentations should be prepared as a PowerPoint file.

Please adhere strictly to the 5 minutes allocated for your presentation.

All PowerPoint files should be uploaded at least 6 hours prior to the presentation time in the Speaker Service Center room. The room’s location will be provided by the Congress Organizing Committee.

Link: Download Slide Template