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Ethanol 101: Knowing the Industry You Serve

June 10, 2024 ~ Minneapolis, MN

Knowing the Industry You Serve
Ethanol 101 will serve as a one day in-depth survey of the history, science, production and market basics of the ethanol industry. Populated by some of the industry’s most recognized professionals, this seminar will serve not only to bring you or your new employee up to speed on “must know” information about the ethanol industry, but will also provide a forum to meet respected industry representatives and network with them and their fellow seminar attendees.


Access to all events at one price - including admission to all conference sessions (co-located events, plenary sessions and breakout sessions), entry to the Expo, all meal functions, and speaker presentations (available on conference app during the event). Producers Attend for Free.

If you have any questions on registration or rates please give us a call at 866-746-8385.


Monday, June 10
Room 211CD

8:30 am – 8:50 am Birth of a Biofuel - Ethanol's Historical Roots
    Susanne Retka Schill, Editor/Writer, WriteOH
8:50 am – 9:10 am Earnings Essentials: Costs and Revenue Streams at Today’s Dry-Mill Ethanol Plant
    Connie Lindstrom, Senior Biofuels Analyst, Christianson PLLP
9:10 am – 9:30 am Understanding the Full Business – Production, Financial, Product Marketing
    Donna Funk, Principal, Pinion
9:30 am – 9:50 am Quest for Corn Oil
    Bob Fesser, Technical Sales Manager, Trucent
10:00 am – 10:30 am Networking Break
10:30 am – 11:00 am Basics: Slurry Through Fermentation at Fuel Ethanol Plants
    Scott Kohl, Chief Technology Officer, Visionary Fiber Technologies
11:00 am – 11:30 am Navigating Change: The Evolution of the Distillers Grains Technology Council and Its Renewed Focus on Contemporary Challenges in Distillers Spirits, Ethanol, and Biorefinery Industries
    Joseph Ward, Executive Director, Distillers Grains Technology Council
11:30 am – 12:00 pm World's First Plug-In Hybrid Electric Flex Fuel Vehicle
    Robert White, SVP of Industry Relations & Market Development, Renewable Fuels Association
Noon Adjourn
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo Opening Reception
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