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MONDAY, JUNE 11

8:00 am shotgun start Annual FEW Golf Outing
Shadow Ridge Country Club (Learn More | Register)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pre-Conference
Efficient Ethanol Production Seminar
Learn More & Register
Junior Ballroom 201
8:30 am - 4:45 pm Pre-Conference
Ethanol 101
Learn More & Register
Junior Ballroom 202
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Expo Grand Opening & Welcome Reception
Exhibit Hall BC
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TUESDAY, JUNE 12

7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
Grand Ballroom Lobby
8:30 am - 11:00 am General Session
Grand Ballroom BC
8:30 am – 8:45 am General Session
Welcome & Industry Awards
Grand Ballroom BC
  • Tom Bryan, President, BBI International
8:45 am – 9:00 am General Session
Presentation of the High Octane Award and the Award of Excellence
Grand Ballroom BC
  • Tom Bryan, President, BBI International
9:00 am – 9:30 am General Session
Keynote Presentation
Grand Ballroom BC
  • Emily Skor, CEO, Growth Energy
9:30 am – 11:00 am General Session
Grand Ballroom BC
General Session Panel TBA
11:00 am - 6:30 pm Expo Open
Exhibit Hall BC
11:00 am - 1:30 pm Dedicated Expo Time
Exhibit Hall BC
Noon - 1:30 pm
  • Lunch in the Expo
    Exhibit Hall BC
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Concurrent Tracks
Advanced Biofuels Conference

We Can’t Stop Now: The Critical Necessity of Robust Policy Advocacy for Advanced Biofuels
Meeting Room 205/206
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  • Donnell Rehagen, CEO, National Biodiesel Board
  • Sarah Caswell, Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Edeniq
  • Additional Speakers TBA
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Refreshment Break in the Expo
Exhibit Hall BC
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Concurrent Tracks
Advanced Biofuels Conference

Tracing the Commercialization Pathway of Leading Corn Fiber to Ethanol Technologies
Meeting Room 205/206
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  • Michael Franko, Vice President, Fluid Quip Process Technologies LLC
    Corn Fiber Streams for Cellulosic Ethanol
  • Miloud Araba, Head, Technical Services, Enogen, Syngenta
    Corn Kernel Fiber Conversion through Cellerate® Process Technology
  • Marina Chow, Senior Scientist, DuPont Industrial Biosciences
    Maximizing Yield and Plant Margin: New Enzymes for Corn Kernel Fiber Hydrolysis
  • Mark Yancey, Vice President of Project Development, D3 Max
    Increase Your Grind and Produce Cellulosic Ethanol from Corn Kernel Fiber with D3MAX
  • Jim Kacmar, Pathway Program Director, Edeniq Inc.
    Cellulosic Ethanol: An Innovative Approach to Your Plant’s Profitability
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Networking Reception in the Expo
Exhibit Hall BC
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
Exhibit Hall BC
7:30 am - 1:30 pm Expo Open
Exhibit Hall BC
8:30 am - 10:00 am Concurrent Tracks
Advanced Biofuels Conference

The Economic Argument for On-Site Biodiesel Production from Plant Corn Oil Streams
Meeting Room 205/206
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  • Mark Fashian, Director, Mcgyan Biodiesel LLC
    High Yield, Bolt-On Biodiesel Production from Distiller's Corn Oil (DCO) Using the Continuous Mcgyan® Process
  • Dean Camper, Chief Technology Officer, Saola Energy LLC
    Diversifying Ethanol Plant Products Streams by Converting Corn Oil to Renewable Diesel
  • James Bleyer, Director of Technology Development, Valicor Separation Technologies
    Micro-X: Diversifying Ethanol into the Diesel Market with D7 RINS
10:00 am - 10:30 am Refreshment Break in the Expo
Exhibit Hall BC
10:30 am - Noon Concurrent Tracks
Advanced Biofuels Conference

Innovations in Biological Pathways to Advanced Biofuels
Meeting Room 205/206
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  • Miloud Araba, Head, Technical Services, Enogen, Syngenta
    Corn Farmers Produce Enzymes for the Fuel Ethanol Industry
  • Eric Sumner, New Business Development Manager, DSM
    1.5G Dynamic Duo: High Performing Enzyme and C5 Yeast
  • Hamid Rismani Yazdi, Senior Scientist, Novozymes
    Advanced Yeast and Customized Enzymes for Increased Reliability and Production
  • David Schwalje, Business Development Manager, Axens North America
    Commercialization of Second Generation Biofuels: Ethanol and Renewable Middle Distillates
Noon - 1:30 pm Lunch in the Expo
Exhibit Hall BC
1:30 pm Exhibitor Move-Out
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Concurrent Tracks
Advanced Biofuels Conference

An Update on the Technologies Shaping the Next Chapters in Biofuel Production
Meeting Room 205/206
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  • David McConnell, Vice President Business Development North America, Enerkem Inc.
    How Waste-to-Biofuels Technology Plays a Vital Role in the Transition toward Sustainable Mobility and the Case of Enerkem
  • Douglas Rivers, Independent Contractor/Consultant, Sunflwr Inc.
    Clean Sugars: What are They and What Do They Mean to Your Ethanol Plant?
  • David Ripplinger, Business Development, North Dakota State University
    Northern Plains Energy Beet Ethanol Update
  • Steve Hartig, Vice President Technology Development, ICM Inc.
    Innovations in Ethanol Production
3:00 pm Sessions Conclude
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Refreshment Break
Junior Ballroom Lobby
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Durham Museum (Learn More)
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THURSDAY, JUNE 14

8:00 am - 3:30 pm FEW Industry Tour
(Location: TBA)
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