PO Box 159
5015 Cty Rd 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
(719) 942-4353
Fax: (719) 942-4358
Jaime Keating Klco

Thanks to the following companies for additional sponsorship:

Fagen, Inc.


Burns & McDonnell


ICM, Inc.


New Jersey Farm Bureau


Regional Ethanol Symposiums for Lenders logo (13k GIF)

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
    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:

Jaime Keating-Klco.
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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