PO Box 159
5015 Cty Rd 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
(719) 942-4353
Fax: (719) 942-4358
 
 
 
 
Information:
Anne Wester
719-942-4353
 
 


Thanks to the following companies for additional sponsorship:

Fagen, Inc.

www.fageninc.com


Burns & McDonnell


www.burnsmcd.com


ICM, Inc.


www.icminc.com


New Jersey Farm Bureau

www.njfb.org

Regional Ethanol Symposiums for Lenders logo (13k GIF)

AGENDA
Regional Ethanol Symposium for Lenders
New York City, New York

Wednesday, August 28, 2002

10:00am   Registration Opens
1:30pm - 2:00pm
 
  Opening Remarks
  • Kathy Bryan
    Vice President, BBI International
2:00pm - 2:45pm   A National Perspective - Federal legislation is an important element in the emerging ethanol industry.
  • Larry Schafer
    Legislative Counsel, Renewable Fuels Association
2:45pm - 3:30pm   Concept to Construction - This session deals with the manner in which a typical ethanol project is conceived, created, and finally built.  What are the steps, the thought process, and the motivations?
  • Mike Bryan
    President, BBI International
3:30pm - 4:00pm   Refreshment Break
4:00pm - 4:45pm   The Ethanol Market - We know how to make ethanol, the question is once it's made is there a market for it?  What is the market now?  Where will it be in the future?  Will we over-produce?  How is ethanol priced?  And more.
  • Bob Casper
    President,
    Ethanol Products
4:45pm - 5:30pm   Co-Product Markets - Co-products make up a significant percentage of the actual profit of an ethanol plant.  Understanding the markets, both present and future, is essential.
  • Scott Trainum
    Board Chairman & Consultant, Adkins Energy LLC
6:00pm - 7:00pm   Reception... Dinner on your own
     

Thursday, August 29, 2002

7:30am - 8:00am   Registration -
Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 8:30am   USDA Loan Guarantees - A financing tool for Lenders.
  • Lowell Gibson
    Program Director, USDA Rural Business Cooperative Services
8:30am - 9:30am   Building an Ethanol Facility -
A perspective on what is required in terms of the expenditures, construction times, capital draw down and financial projections.
  • Jeff Roskam
    Senior Vice President, ICM, Inc.
9:30am - 10:00am   Tax Implications -
Issues associated with the small producers credit, proper accounting procedures and other financial matters.
  • John Peak, Jr.
    CPA and Partner: Edwards, Peak, Gerdes & Lantz LLP
10:00am   Refreshment Break
10:30am - 12:00pm   The Cooperative Structure - Many of the new plants are cooperatives, LLC's, or a combination of both.  This session explores the options and opportunities.
  • Bill Hanigan
    Attorney - Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville & Schoenbaum
  • Mark J. Hanson
    Attorney - Lindquist & Vennum, PLLP
12:00pm - 1:30pm   Lunch
Guest Speaker:
"The Potential for Developing Ethanol Production in the Northeast"
  • Rick Handley
    Director, Northeast Regional Biomass Energy Program
1:30pm - 3:00pm   Energy - What are the costs and logistics that utilities impose on an ethanol plant?
  • Peter Nessler
    Director, Renewable Fuels, FCStone, LLC
  • Gary Swanson
    Vice President, US Energy Services, Inc.
3:00pm - 4:00pm   Wrap up - An open discussion... What did we learn?  What do we still need to know?  And more!

Moderator: Mike Bryan
BBI International

  • Jeff Kistner - Business Development Officer, CoBank
  • Brian Thome - Commerical Loan Officer, First National Bank
4:00pm   Adjourn

 

Dates:   August 28-29, 2002
Location:   Metropolitan Hotel
569 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Further Information:

Anne Wester
BBI International
PO Box 159
5015 County Rd. 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Phone: 719-942-4353
Fax: 719-942-4358

Copyright 2002, BBI International
   


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