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FEW 2003
FEW 2004

Sioux Falls Convention Center
June 16-19, 2003
 
1211 N. West Ave.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
USA
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19th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Trade Show

Conference Special Events

These activities are only available to individuals registered for the Conference. Space is limited for the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) activities and will be filled on a first-come first-serve basis. Advance sign-up is required
and please sign up only if you plan to participate. If your plans change and you find you cannot attend these special activities, be sure to cancel as soon as possible so your space can be filled. Please indicate on the registration form which event(s) you would like to participate in. Transportation will be provided. Please refrain from driving your own vehicle.

Monday, June 16

Ethanol Plant Tour:
Please note location and time change.

Dakota Ethanol, Wentworth, South Dakota
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dakota Ethanol, LLC was the first of 5 plants producing 40 million gallons per year built by the Broin Companies. Operations began in September of 2001 and is a partnership between the Broin Companies and Lake Area Corn Processors, LLC. Tour includes boxed lunch, transportation and guided tour. This tour is open to Conference registrants only. Space is limited! Fee: None

NOTE: No personal vehicles or cameras are allowed. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. If you sign up for the special Ethanol 101 Pre-Workshop Seminar, there is no need to sign up for this tour: it is included automatically with the Seminar. Biodiesel 101 particpants will be unable to attend this plant tour as it runs concurrently with the Biodiesel Seminar time.


Tuesday, June 17

Special Dinner & Entertainment Event: 100th Anniversary of Harley-Davidson



Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles at J&L Harley-Davidson, the Midwest’s largest Harley dealer! Bring your Harley or ethanol-powered vehicle for the Vehicle Showcase. Don’t forget to wear your leathers for a chance to win the best dressed biker award. Get a tattoo, have your picture taken on a Harley and enjoy some rock and roll with Mogen’s Heroes. Be sure to buy your raffle ticket for a chance to win your own Harley-Davidson leather jacket or a 100th Anniversary Collectors Edition Set. Proceeds from the raffle support the FEW Ethanol Scholarship Fund.

Additional event tickets for exhibitor staff or family and friends may be purchased on the Registration Form. Special Event includes transportation, dinner, refreshments and entertainment. If you are interested in displaying an ethanol vehicle during this event, please contact Jaime Keating-Klco at 719-942-4353 or jklco@bbibiofuels.com to make arrangements. Transportation will be provided. Please refrain from driving your own vehicle.




Wednesday afternoon, June 18

Annual FEW Golf Tournament continues!

Get a Hole-in-One and Win a Harley! This year’s annual FEW golf tournament will be played at Prairie Green Golf Club, Sioux Falls’ newest, most exciting championship golf experience. Ranked by Golf Digest as the Best Public Course in South Dakota, this stunning links-style course is enjoyable for players of every ability. The event will be a best-ball tournament with a shotgun start at 1:15 pm. Buses will depart the Sioux Falls Convention Center at 12:30 pm. Rental clubs are available. For more information visit
www.bbiethanol.com/few/golf . Tour includes transportation, lunch, greens fees, cart rental, refreshments and prizes. No refunds will be given for cancellations. Space is limited!
Fee $95.00


The following additional Wednesday afternoon activities run concurrently with the Golf Tournament (Golf participants therefore will be unable to attend):

Trolley Tour of Historical Downtown Sioux Falls
1:00 p.m.


Enjoy an afternoon in historical Sioux Falls. The tour will begin at Falls Park where you can enjoy a picnic lunch and then you will have the freedom to hop a free ride on the Downtown Trolley and tour at your leisure. Take the time to tour the historic neighborhoods and downtown area of Sioux Falls. Mix in a little shopping with a treat at Zandbroz, an old-fashioned soda fountain or learn about prairie life at the Old Courthouse Museum. Discover the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science housing the Visual Arts Center with seven galleries of changing exhibits, including Native American Artists, regional and national contemporary visual arts exhibitions; and the Kirby Science Discovery Center, fly the space shuttle, dig up a dinosaur or touch a tornado; for a real experience be part of the action at the Wells Fargo CineDome, a 60-foot large format theater. Don’t forget to ride the Trolley to view a triple waterfall at Falls Park. The Falls of the Big Sioux River, for which Sioux Falls was named, now serves as the site for a Visitor Information Center with a five story viewing tower. Tour includes lunch, admission and transportation.
Fee: None


Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Data Center Tour
1:00 p.m.


Ever wonder what some of those high-tech satellites that revolve around the Earth are actually doing up there? Well, at least one of those satellites, the U.S. Landsat Satellite, along with a number of airborne mapping cameras, gather technical and advance forms of geographical and earth science information. Find out more about changes in the Earth at the EROS Data Center, which is a field center for many programs and activities of the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) National Mapping Discipline. The EROS Data Center is a national repository of remotely sensed data on the Earth’s land surface. The Center operates an archive of more than 9 million photographs of the United States taken from aircraft and more than 4 million worldwide images acquired by sensors aboard several satellites. This extensive base of earth science information is used by the scientists at the Center, within private industry, and at government institutions and universities worldwide. Tour includes lunch, guided tour and transportation. Photo identification will be required. No personal cars are allowed. Busses will transport participants from the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Space is limited!
Fee: None


Harley-Davidson Motorbike Ride
2:00 p.m.


If you are looking for a more adventurous way to see Sioux Falls, join your fellow Harley-Davidson enthusiasts on a ride through the city. Led by J&L Harley-Davidson you will have the option to ride tandem with some of Sioux Falls local Harley riders or ride/bring your own motorcycle to the convention and join the tour. The ride begins at 2:00 and will start and end at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Eyewear is mandatory and helmets are suggested. If you are interested in participating please contact Jaime Keating-Klco at 719-942-4353 or jklco@bbibiofuels.com . Hope to see you there.
Fee: None


Thursday, June 19th

Ethanol Plant Tour: Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC
Watertown, South Dakota
12:30 p.m.


Glacial Lakes Energy is a 40mmgy dry mill ethanol plant built by Fagen Inc. in collaboration with ICM, Inc. This high-tech ethanol plant began production in August of 2002. Tour includes boxed lunch, guided tour and transportation. This tour is open to Conference registrants only. Space is
limited! Fee: None
NOTE:
No personal vehicles or cameras are allowed. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.


Special Pre-Workshop Seminars

Monday, June 16, 2003

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Pre-Workshop Seminar: Ethanol 101 – Points to Consider When Building an Ethanol Plant

Ethanol Plant Tour: Dakota Ethanol, Wentworth, South Dakota


Back by popular demand! A Pre-Workshop Seminar will be held on Monday, June 16, for those interested in learning the basics of ethanol production, the ins and outs of ethanol plant operations and important factors for building an ethanol plant. The seminar includes a copy of the New! 4th Edition of the Ethanol Plant Development Handbook, seminar materials, continental breakfast, lunch and guided ethanol plant tour of Dakota Ethanol, Wentworth, South Dakota. Please sign up early. Space is limited and fills fast. Conference registrants can sign up on the registration form. (please note change of plant for tour)
Fee: $195.00


10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pre-Workshop Seminar: Biodiesel 101


New this year! A Pre-workshop Seminar on Biodiesel will be held Monday June 16th. This workshop is an introduction to biodiesel. The workshop will start with the basics but will include enough up-to-date information to interest those with a technical background. The seminar fee includes seminar materials and lunch. Please sign up early, space is expected to fill up quickly. Conference registrants can sign up on the registration form.
Fee: $195.00

NOTE: If you sign up for the special Ethanol 101 Pre-Workshop Seminar, there is no need to sign up seperately for the Monday ethanol plant tour: it is included automatically with the Ethanol Seminar. Biodiesel 101 particpants will be unable to attend the Monday ethanol plant tour as it runs concurrently with the Biodiesel Seminar time.

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