Detailed Agenda

3RD ANNUAL ABLC FEEDSTOCKS SUMMIT

March 1, 2017

Jefferson Auditorium, United State Department of Agriculture

1230pm The Sustainble Agriculture Imperative
Moderator: Todd Campbell
Peter Brown CEO, FFA Fuels
John Pieper, Dupont Industrial Biosciences
Daphne Preuss, CEO, Chromatin
Delayne Johnson, CEO, QCCP

1:40 ABLC FEEDSTOCKS KEYNOTE: TBA

200 New energy crops
Moderator: Genet Garamendi, ‎Strategic Communications Advisors
Anna Rath, CEO, NexSteppe
Naveen Sikka, CEO, TerViva
Steve Fabijanski, CEO, Agrisoma
Dave Hazlebeck, CEO, Global Algae Innovations

330 Woods, waste carbon and sugars & project developemnt
Moderator: Steve Weiss, GreyHeron
Sandy Ferguson, Sr VP, Conifex
Lawrence Walmsley, CEO, Culture Biosystems
Kimberly Samaha, CEO, Synthesis Venture Partners
Jeffrey Robert, Director, Tech. Dev., Fluid Quip Process Technologies

430 Agencies & Institutes
Moderator: Doug Faulkner, Leatherstocking LLC
Gene Lester, National Program Director, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Alison Goss Eng, Program Manager, Feedstock Supply and Logistics, US Department of Energy
Brian Davison, Oak Ridge National Lab
Quang Nguyen, Idaho National Laboratory

630 THE DIGEST’S STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PRESENTATION & NETWORKING EVENT
Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC

ABLC
March 2, 2017  
Mayflower Hotel, Washington

800 ABLC OPENING REMARKS
Governor Paul LePage of Maine

815 DOMESTIC POLICY FORUM
Moderator: Jim Lane, The Digest
Mike McAdams, President, Advanced Biofuels Association
Brooke Coleman, Executive Director, Advanced Biofuels Business Council
Brent Erickson, EVP, BIO
Kathleen Roberts, Partner, Bergeson & Campbell
Anne Steckel, VP, Policy, National Biodiesel Board

900 INDUSTRY HORIZONS FORUM
Moderator and Remarks: Kathryn Sheridan, Sustainability Consult
Pavel Molchanov, VP, Raymond James
Jason Kelly, CEO, Gingko BioWorks
John Melo, CEO, Amyris
Marcel Lubben, CEO, Reverdia
Babette Pettersen, CBDO, Capricorn Ventures

1040 Global Leadership Award and Holmberg Lifetime Achievement Award
1115 Break and Structured Networking

1150 1ST GAS CONVERSION & MARKETS SUMMIT Session 1
Chair: David Dodds, Dodds & Associates
Bob Walsh, SVP, Intrexon
Lori Giver, CBO, Calysta
Mark Wright, Professor, Iowa State University
David Sudolsky, CEO, Anellotech

1150 7TH RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT Session 1
Moderator & Remarks: Katrina Cornish, OSU/EnergyEne
Mike Hartmann, EVP, BioAmber
Matt Carr, ExDir, Algae Biomass Organization
Marc Delcourt, CEO, Global Bioenergies

1150 8TH SUSTAINABLE AVIATION SUMMIT Session 1
Moderator: Doug Rivers
Bryan Sherbacow, CEO, AltAir
Pat Gruber, CEO, Gevo
Bruno Miller, VP, Fulcrum BioEnergy
Aaron Robinson, United Airlines
Kevin Weiss, CEO, Byogy

100 Lunch

200 1ST GAS CONVERSION & MARKETS SUMMIT Session 2
Chair: David Dodds, Dodds & Associates
Steve Davey, CEO, Fiberight
Bryan Tracy, CEO, White Dog Labs
Martin Sabarsky, CEO, Cellana
Terry Mazanec, Lee Enterprises

200 7TH RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT Session 2
Chair: Corinne Young, Chief Advocate, re:Chem
Robert Wedinger, CEO, Rennovia
Bill Radany, CEO, Verdezyne
Scott Tudman, VP, Eng., Sweetwater Energy

200 SUSTAINABLE AVIATION SUMMIT Session 2
Moderator: Ron Cascone, Nexant
Jim Andersen, Business Director, UOP
Terry Kulesa, CEO, Red Rock Biofuels
Randy LeTang, CEO, SG Preston
Chuck Red, SVP, ARA

320 Break and Structured Networking

350 8th ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT Session 3
Moderator: Tammy Klein, Future Fuel Strategies
Eric McAfee, CEO, Aemetis
Karl Seck, CEO, Mercurius Biorefining
Chad Huovie, Processing Dir., UOP
Chris Castaniere, Neste Oil
Robert Fanick, SWRI

350 7TH RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT Session 3
Moderator: James Iademarco, Strategic Avalanche
Scott Fulbright, CEO, Living Ink Tech.
Seema Singh, Dep. VP, Deconstruction, JBEI
Rich Engler, partner, Bergeson & Campbell
Michele Rubino, Synthetic Genomics
Len Humphreys, CEO, Licella

350 SUSTAINABLE AVIATION SUMMIT Session 3
Moderator: Julie Felgar, Boeing
Steve Csonka, Ex. Dir., CAAFI
Nate Brown, FAA
Alex Menotti, Airlines 4 America
Adam Klauber, Carbon War Room

515 FINANCING & INVESTING WORKSHOP 
John May, MD, Stern Brothers
John Kirkwood, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels
Mark Riedy, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend
Taite McDonald, Holland & Knight
John Cozens,New Energy Risk
Doug Sherman, Freepoint Commodities

615 THE HOT PARTY AND 50 HOTTEST COMPANIES IN THE ADVANCED BIOECONOMY ANNOUNCEMENT
Whisky Business: Special Tasting Event with Caletic Renewables and selected Scottish disillers

ABLC
March 3, 2017
Mayflower Hotel, Washington

800 FEDERAL PERSPECTIVE & PROGRAMS FORUM
Moderator: Doug Faulkner, Leatherstocking LLC
Harry Baumes, Director, Office of Energy Policy, USDA
Jonathan Male, Director, Bioenergy Technologies Office, DOE
Paul Argyropulos, EPA
Chris Tindal, Dir. Operational Energy, USN

915 INDUSTRY HORIZONS FORUM
Moderator: Steve Weiss, GreyHeron
Atul Thakrar, President, DSM Biobased
Michael Saltzberg, Global Business Director, Biomaterials, DuPont Industrial Sciences
Jacques Beaudry-Losique, CBO, Algenol

1030 ABLC KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Dan Oh, CEO, Renewable Energy Group

1055 Gary Wehs, Managing Director, Kincannon & Reed
1100: Break and Structured Networking

1130 7TH RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT Session 4
Moderator: Scott Chaplin
Alex Michine, CEO, MetGen
Brent Shanks, Professor, Iowa State Univ.
Eric Bowen, REG Life Sciences
Christophe Schilling, CEO, Genomatica

1130 8TH ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT Session 1
Moderator: Helena Kennedy, Nuu
Gillian Harrison, CEO, Whitefox
Perry Toms, CEO, Steeper Energy
Martin Mitchell, Dir, BD, Clariant
Martin Tangney, President, Celtic Renewables

1130 ABLC 360 LIVE
Moderator: Jim Lane, The Digest
Rebecca Coons, Chemical Week
James Iademarco, Strategic Avalanche
David Dodds, Dodds & Associates
Ron Cascone, NEXANT
Michele Rubino, Synthetic Genomics

1250 Lunch

155 7TH RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT Session 5
Moderator: Rebecca Coons, Chemical Week
Colby Underwood, co-CEO, Blue Marble
Sean Sutcliffe, CEO, Green Biologics
Alex Zanghellini, CEO, Arzeda

155 8TH ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT Session 2
Moderator: Michele Rubino, Synthetic Genomics
Philipp Strattman, Bus Dev Dir, Velocys
Steve Hartig, SVP, ICM
Sam Weaver, CEO, Proton Power

155 3RD ABLC FEEDSTOCKS SUMMIT Session 5
Moderator: Will Thurmond, Emerging Markets Online
Rich Troyer, CEO, Comet Biorefining
Mike Hamilton, CEO, Renmatix

315 Break and Structured Networking

335 ENERGY SECURITY FORUM; SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL
Moderator and remarks: Gerry Ostheimer, SE4ALL
Barbara Bramble, Chair, Roundtable of Sustainable Biomaterials
Jeff Passmore, CEO, Passmore and Company
Zia Haq, US Department of Energy
Chris Tindal, Senior Adviser, US Navy