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June 22-25, 2004
Madison, Wisconsin
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2003 FEW Information

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Ethanol Scholarship Fund

Pre-Workshop Seminar:
Biodiesel 101 - Introduction to Biodiesel Production & Use

Tuesday, June 22, 2004
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

This introductory workshop started with the basics but included enough up-to date information to interest those with a technical background. The workshop covered biodiesel markets and benefits, production technologies, quality control, distribution and storage issues, experiences of fleet operators and fuel users, tips on organizing a biodiesel project, updates on state and federal incentives, and a look at future industry developments.

Final Seminar Agenda:
(Presentations will be distributed by BBI International to seminar attendees)

Tuesday, June 22
10:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks
Tom Bryan, Biodiesel Magazine

10:15 AM U.S. Biodiesel Industry Overview
Charles Hatcher, National Biodiesel Board
10:45 AM Panel: An Introduction to Biodiesel Process Technology
  • Production Feedstocks & Process Basics
    Brian Duff, BBI International Consulting
  • Large-scale (Continuous) Production Overview
    Myron Danzer, West Central/Renewable Energy Group (REG)
  • Modular Unit Production Overview
    Govindh Jayarman, Topia Energy
11:45 AM Networking Lunch

12:45 PM

Panel: Getting Your Project off the Ground
  • Developing a Business Plan
    Todd Guerrero, Lindquist & Vennum
  • Feasibility Analysis & Site Selection
    Brian Duff, BBI International Consulting
  • Financing Your Project
    Denny DeVos, AgCountry Farm Credit Services
1:45 PM

Model Program: Minnesota Biodiesel Task Force
Ralph Groschen, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

2:05 PM Afternoon Networking Break
2:20 PM Fuel Quality Programs You Should Know About
  • Understanding BQ-9000
    Charles Hatcher, National Biodiesel Board
  • Understanding Certified: BioDiesel Driven
    Govindh Jayarman, Topia Energy
3:00 PM ĎAsk the Expertsí Q&A Session
  • Charles Hatcher
  • Brian Duff
  • Myron Danzer
  • Govindh Jayarman
  • Todd Guerrero
  • Denny DeVos
  • Ralph Groschen
3:45 PM Seminar Wrap-Up and Adjournment

What's NEW
with the FEW

June 28-July 1, 2005 Kansas City, Missouri

Join us for the 21st Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo!

Click for details!

Final Roster and Updated Speaker Papers to be distributed by BBI's North Dakota office. If you attended the B101 Seminar, and did not receive a copy of this information, please contact BBI at 701-746-8385.

Speaker Profiles are now posted (344KB PDF)

An interactive searchable Trade Show Exhibitor Map is available. The Exhibitor list with booth assignments is also posted.

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