Agenda



         
         
  ABLC ADVANCED NUTRITION
& BIOECONOMY FEEDSTOCKS & SUPPLY CHAIN 
 
  April 3, 2019 – Jefferson Auditorium, USDA      
         
1200 ABLC Opening Keynote  
  Hon. Sonny Perdue      
  31st US Secretary of Agriculture      
         
1220 ABLC Address on Energy Indep. & Green Innovation  
  Ray Mabus, chairman, The Mabus Group,       
  former Secretary of the Navy      
         
1240 Advanced Yields through Technology      
  Mod: James Iademarco, pres., Strategic Avalanche  
  Jay Vroom, former CEO, CropLife America      
  Brad Fabbri, CSO, Tech Accel      
  Marc von Keitz, program manager ARPA-E      
  Oliver Peoples, CEO, Yield 10      
         
140 Advanced supply-chain
development & deployment
   
  Moderator: Tim Zenk, Molecule      
  Jordan Solomon, CEO, EcoStrat      
  Glenn Johnson, CCO, Agrisoma      
  Alison Goss Eng, Program Manager, DOE      
  Ed Legere, CEO, Algenol      
         
240 Networking Break      
         
300 Case Studies in Supply Chain Development      
  Mod: Joanne Ivancic, Ex. Dir., Adv Biofuels USA      
  Peter Matlock, co-founder, Inst. for Tropical Bio      
  Mark Elless, Technology Mgr FCIC, DOE      
  Jan Lewandrowski, economist, USDA      
  Phil Kozera, Executive Director, BioNebraska      
         
400 Case Studies in Project Development      
  Mod: Joel Stone, ConVergince Advisors (LEC)      
  Kevin Weiss, CEO, Byogy Renewables      
  John Melo, CEO, Amyris      
  Taite McDonald, partner, Holland & Knight      
         
600 THE DIGEST’S 2019 STATE OF THE INDUSTRY: 25 KEY
TRENDS, & NETWORKING EVENT (Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC)
 
700 THE DIGEST’S 2019 NEW FORTUNES: 24 INNOVATIVE
OPPORTUNTIES, & NETWORKING EVENT (Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC)
 
         
  ABLC – April 4, 2019 – Mayflower Hotel, Washington  
         
800 BIOECONOMY POLICY FORUM      
  Moderator: Jim Lane, editor, The Digest      
  Mike McAdams, President, ABFA  
  Geoff Cooper, CEO, RFA  
  Emily Skor, CEO, Growth Energy      
  Kurt Kovarik, VP, Federal Affairs, NBB      
  Brooke Coleman, Exec. Dir., ABBC      
  Anne Steckel, Coalition for RNG      
         
900 Holmberg Award presentation and address      
  Honoree TBA      
         
925 INDUSTRY HORIZONS: PLENARY ADDRESSES      
  Moderator: Jim Lane, editor, The Digest      
  Jennifer Holmgren, CEO, LanzaTech      
  Atul Thakrar, president, DSM Biobased      
  Jim Macias, CEO, Fulcrum BioEnergy      
  Andrew Murfin, Shell      
  Pramod Chaudhari, CEO, Praj      
         
1035 Break for Networking      
         
1105 ABLC GLOBAL GROWTH KEYNOTE      
  Gene Gebolys, CEO, World Energy      
         
1125 MARKET PERSPECTIVES: PLENARY ADDRESSES      
  Peter Nieuwenhuizen, CTO, Nouryon  
  Pat Gruber, CEO, Gevo      
         
1215 Global Bioenergy Leadership Award  
  and GBLA address      
  Jeff Broin, CEO, POET      
         
1230 Lunch      
         
130 ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT SUSTAINABLE AVIATION SUMMIT  
  Mod: Tammy Klein, Future Fuel Strategies Moderator: Rebecca Coons Moderator: Nancy Young, Airlines 4 America  
  Pramod Khumbar, CTO, Praj Industries Jeff Robert, Fluid Quip Process Technologies Steve Csonka CAAFI  
  Dirk Kronemeijer, CEO, GoodFuels Tom van Aken, CEO, Avantium Tom Hicks, Partner, The Mabus Group  
  Mike McCurdy, ICF Dario Giordano, Versalis Aaron Robinson, United Airlines  
  Zia Haq, Sr. Analyst, US DOE   Jim Hileman, CSO, Environment, FAA  
         
230 Cutting Edge Funding and Contractual   ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT SUSTAINABLE AVIATION SUMMIT  
  Structures for Bioeconomy      
  Project Financing      
  Mods: John Kirkwood, Faegre Baker Daniels      
  Mark Riedy, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Mod: Paul Bryan, Sandia National Labs Moderator: Chris Tindal, CAAFI  
  Brentan Alexander, CSO, New Energy Risk Jim Andersen, Honeywell UOP Bryan Sherbacow, CCO, World Energy  
  Justin Goldstein, VP, Goldman Sachs Steve Hartig, VP, ICM Terry Kulesa, CEO, Red Rock Biofuels  
  Gavin Gretter, Trillium  David Schwalje,Bus. Dev. Mgr., Axens Bruno Miller, VP. Fulcrum BioEnergy  
  Tim Marsters, Centrica   Luc Mathis, CCO, Global Bioenergies Darrin Morgan, Head, Grwth & Invest, SkyNRG  
  Mark Fisler, Ocean Park Advisors      
         
330 Break and Structured Networking      
         
400 FINANCE & INVESTMENT WORKSHOP DIGITAL BIOLOGY FORUM SUSTAINABLE TECH. SUMMIT  
  Mod: Cindy Thyfault, CEO, Global Energy Sltns Moderator: Steve Weiss, Grey Heron Moderator: Helena Kennedy, The Digest  
  Jeremy Gilpin, EVP, Greater Comm. Lending Vineet Rajgharia, CEO, Constructive Biology Larry Feinberg, CEO, KnipBio  
  Barry Mohr, Senior MD, Tribal Capital Mkts Alex Zanghellni, CEO, Arzeda Tim Cesarek, CCO, Gevo  
  Donald Hughes, MD, Raymond James & Assoc. Will Patrick, CEO, Culture Biosciences Rolf Hogan, Executive Director, RSB  
  Tom Markowski, MD, Debt ,FCSA      
  Stephan Leser, Sr. Undrwtr, Munich Re      
         
510 REGULATORY WORKSHOP ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT HOT TECHNOLOGIES SUMMIT  
  Moderator: Rich Engler Moderator: Michele Rubino Moderator: David Dodds  
  Rich Engler, Bergeson & Campbell Perry Toms, CEO, Steeper Energy David Winsness, CEO, Attis  
  Graham Noyes, Noyes Law Firm Henrik Wareborn, CEO, Velocys John Hannon, CCO, Vertimass  
  Ray Matulka, The Burdock group Theodora Retsina, CEO, American Process Nick Andrews, CEO, USA BioEnergy  
         
  THE HOT PARTY AND 50 HOTTEST COMPANIES IN
THE ADVANCED BIOECONOMY ANNOUNCEMENT
 
610  
         
         
  ABLC – April 5, 2018 – Mayflower Hotel, Washington  
         
800 FEDERAL PERSPECTIVE & PROGRAMS FORUM      
  Moderator: Tim Zenk, Molecule      
  Jonathan Male, Director, BETO, DOE      
  Paul Argyropoulos, pres. Policy Nexus Advisors      
  Mark Brodziski, Dep.
Administrator, Energy Prgrms, USDA
   
         
900 INDUSTRY HORIZONS ADDRESSES      
  Moderator: Helena Kennedy, the Digest      
  Markus Pompejus, VP Innovation, BASF      
  Mark Allen, chair, Algae Biomass Organization      
  Jon McIntyre, CEO, Motif      
  Dirk Vaughn, Head, Rnwbl Diesel Sls. Neste      
         
1010 ABLC Address on
Bioeconomy Industrial Policy
 
  Jim Greenwood, CEO, BIO      
         
1030 Break and Structured Networking      
         
1100 MARKET PERSPECTIVES: PLENARY ADDRESSES      
  Moderator: Doug Faulkner      
  Paolo Corvo, Head of Sales & Marketing, Clariant      
  Brian Foody, CEO, Iogen      
  Eric McAfee, CEO, Aemetis      
  Peter J. Lapp, Special Agent, FBI      
         
1230 Lunch      
         
130 HOT TECHNOLGIES SUMMIT BIOGAS & RNG SUMMIY RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT  
  Mod: Scott Chaplin, Pres. SCMC Consulting Moderator: Paul Bryan Moderator :David Dodds  
  James Stephens, CEO, Blue Marble Bio Rashi Akki, CEO, Ag-Grid Energy Kim Nelson, VP, GranBio  
  Gillian Harrison CEO, Whitefox Dan Cummings, CCO, Sevana BioEnergy Alex Michine, CEO, MetGen  
  David Anton, CTO, Trelys Jonathan Hirte, Fed. Affairs, DTE Energy David Sudolsky, CEO, Anellotech  
         
230 PUBLIC POLICY WORKSHOP ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT DUE DILIGENCE WORKSHOP  
  Mod.: CJ Evans, Amer. Diversified Energy Moderator: Joel Stone Mod: Wayne Lee, Lee Enterprises Consulting  
  Manning Feraci, Coalition for RNG Gary Scoggins, chairman, EnerSysNet Canada Terry Mazanec, President, TMAZ (LEC)  
  Speaker TBA Ben Thorp, chairman, BDN Glen Farris, pres., Farris Advisory Services (LEC)  
  Speaker TBA Brian Davison, ORNL Doug Rivers, Director, LEC  
      Corinne Young, RE:chem Alliance  
330 Break and Structured Networking      
         
400 ABLC WOLFPACK      
  James Iademarco, David Dodds, Ron Cascone, Paul
Bryan, Joel Stone, Michele Rubino
 
  6 companies devoured and dissected in a search for
underlying value
 
  Amyris, Modern Meadow, Xyleco,       
  Ryze Renewables, Bolt Threads,      
  Carbon Engineering      
515 Closing Remarks