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Low Carbon Fuel Production Workshop


September 15, 2020

Interest in accessing the premium available in low carbon fuel markets was robust amongst producers well before the margin-constrained market conditions of today. Now, as management teams work to maintain profitability in a challenging environment their importance has only intensified. This day-long workshop will include discussions about not only the technical aspects of driving down a plant’s carbon intensity but also the processes required to properly document those efforts and strategies for marketing these carbon-reduced fuels to the markets asking for them.

Virtual Event Registration

Early Bird Rate
August 19, 2020
August 19, 2020

Producer Virtual Event Registration
Ethanol, Biodiesel, Advanced Biofuels/Biochemical, Cellulosic

Virtual Event Registration $395.00$495.00

Registration includes access to all preconference and co-located events.
If you have any questions on registration or rates please give us a call at 866-746-8385.


Tuesday, September 15
*Central Standard Time zone

7:30 am – 4:30 pmExpo Open
7:30 am – 8:30 amDedicated Expo Time
8:30 am - 10:00 amHow Decarbonization Aims are Transforming Domestic and Foreign Transportation Fuels Policy
  • David Ripplinger, Market Development, North Dakota State University
    The Whys and Hows of Decarbonizing Transportation Fuels
  • Brendan Jordan, Vice President, Great Plains Institute
    Clean Fuels Policy for the Midwest
  • Nathalie Hoffman, CEO, LCFS Consulting Services, Inc.
    Diversifying Your Revenue Stream: Cbios, Brazil’s Counterpart to LCFS Credits
  • Bill Schafer, CEO, Energy Integration Inc.
    Pannonia Bio’s Electrification and Decarbonization Leadership
10:00 am – 10:30 amDedicated Expo Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pmBest Practices in LCFS Validation and Verification for Ethanol Producers
  • Donna Funk, Principal, K-Coe Isom LLP
    LCFS Validation and Verification What you Need to Know NOW to be Ready for 2021
  • Ashley Player, Partner, Weaver
    LCFS Validation and Verification: Lessons from 2020
  • Kari Buttenhoff, Manager, Christianson PLLP
    LCFS Verification Services Take Off
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmDedicated Expo Time
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmStrategic Carbon Intensity Reduction for Ethanol Plant Management Teams
  • Shrikant Rathi, Business Development, PRAJ Industries Limited
    Low Carbon Fuel Ethanol Production: Immediate Future
  • Bernie Hoffman, CEO, TotalGen Services
    It is Time for Ethanol Plants to Develop a Carbon Strategy
  • Jim Ramm, Director of Engineering, EcoEngineers
    Low CI Strategies for Ethanol
  • Suresh Jambunathan, Owner/Principal, Energy & Water Development LLC
    Profitably Reducing Carbon Intensity at Ethanol Plants
2:30 pm – 3:00 pmDedicated Expo Time
3:00 pm – 4:50 pmPractical Approaches to Reducing Overall Plant Carbon Intensity
  • Jon Cartlidge, Commercial Sales Director, Battelle
    CCUS Infrastructure: Overcoming Obstacles in Geology, Engineering and Finance
  • James Mackey, Managing Director, Climate Investments
    Investing in Ethanol Production Carbon Capture & Sequestration
4:50 pmAdjourn

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