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


Regional Ethanol Symposiums for Lenders logo (13k GIF)

Regional Ethanol Symposium for Lenders
San Francisco, California

Thursday, July 18, 2002

10:00am   Registration Opens
1:30pm - 2:00pm   Opening Remarks
  • Mike Bryan
    BBI International
2:00pm - 2:45pm   A National Perspective - Federal legislation is an important element in the emerging ethanol industry.
  • Neil Koehler
    Renewable Fuels Association
2:45pm - 3:45pm   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?
  • Dave Kolsrud
    Kolsrud Farms
3:45pm - 4:15pm   Refreshment Break
4:15pm - 5:30pm   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.
  • Neil Koehler
    Kinergy Resources, LLC
6:00pm - 7:00pm   Reception... Dinner on your own

Friday, July 19, 2002

7:00am   Registration -
Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 8:30am   USDA Loan Guarantees - A financing tool for Lenders.
  • Larry Strong
    USDA Rural Business Cooperative Services
8:30am - 9:00am   Topic TBA
  • John Christianson
    CPA -
    Christianson & Associates, PLLP
9:00am - 10:00am   Building an Ethanol Facility -
A perspective on what is required in terms of the expenditures, construction times, capital draw down and financial projections.
  • Boyd Ruppelt
    BBI International
10:00am   Refreshment Break
10:30am - Noon   The Cooperative Structure - Many of the new plants are cooperatives, LLC's, or a combination of both.  This panel explores the options and opportunities.
  • Bill Hanigan
    Attorney - Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville & Schoenbaum
  • Mark Hanson
    Attorney - Lindquist & Vennum, PLLP
  • Karen Spatz
    USDA Rural Business Cooperative Services
Noon   Lunch
1:00pm - 1:30pm   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
    Adkins Energy, LLC
1:30pm - 3:00pm   Energy - What are the costs and logistics that utilities impose on an ethanol plant?
  • Peter Nessler
    F.C. Stone
  • Gary Swanson
    US Energy Services
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
4:00pm   Adjourn


Dates:   July 18-19, 2002
Location:   Clift
495 Greary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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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