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
Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa
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
1150 Global Bioenergy Leadership Award
and GBLA address
Jeff Broin, CEO, POET
1215 ABLC Secret Speaker
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)
Robert Andres, US Senate Finance Comm. Ben Thorp, chairman, BDN Glen Farris, pres., Farris Advisory Services (LEC)
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