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Ethanol 101: Knowing the Industry You Serve

June 12, 2023 ~ Omaha, NE

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.


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      Program Agenda

Monday, June 12
Ballroom A

10:30 am – 11:00 am Birth of a Biofuel--Ethanol's Historical Roots
    Susanne Retka Schill, Editor/Writer, WriteOH
11:00 am – 11:30 am Basics: Cook Through Fermentation at Fuel Ethanol Plants
    Scott Kohl, Visionary Fiber Technologies
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Margins and More: The Basics of Profitability for US Ethanol Plants
    Connie Lindstrom, Christianson PLLP
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
Ballroom Lobby
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Understanding The Financial And Operational Metrics Of An Ethanol Plant
    Donna Funk, Pinion
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Basics of Distillation and Value-Added Distilled Products
    Ethan Campbell, KATZEN
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Understanding Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles - Ethanol’s First Co-Product
    Matt Fitzthum, CHS Inc.
2:30 pm – 3:00 pmNetworking Break
Ballroom Lobby
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm The Quest for Corn Oil
    Bob Fesser, Trucent
3:30 pm – 4:00 pmBest Practice for Distillation and Evaporation Operations
    Michael Hora, Fluid Quip Technologies
4:00 pm – 4:30 pmLow Carbon Ethanol
    Shrikant Rathi, PRAJ Industries Limited
4:30 pm Adjourn
5:00 pm – 6:30 pmInternational Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo Opening Reception
Exhibit Halls BC

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