25th Annual Ethanol Conference August 8-10, 2012 Omaha, NE
ACE Executive Vice President Brian Jennings says the theme of the grassroots organization’s silver anniversary event is
“Proud History, Bright Future,” where timely and important topics will be covered.
“Our 25th anniversary conference will provide forward-looking previews on the policy and market development
opportunities and challenges facing the U.S. ethanol industry,” said Jennings. “Ethanol producers are feeling the effects
of the E10 blend wall, we are in the midst of introducing E15 to the market, and expectations are high for progress on the
advanced and cellulosic ethanol front,” continued Jennings.
Some of the general session topics to be covered at the ACE Conference include an outlook on the markets and policies
that will impact ethanol profitability in the future, the role octane and vehicle technology innovations will play for ethanol
demand, an update on E15 implementation, product and technology process innovations at ethanol plants, and an
update on cellulosic and advanced ethanol.
Breakout sessions at the event will be particularly useful for ethanol plant board members and management, and titles
for these sessions include the ABC’s of E15, Quality Assurance for Distillers Grain, Fiduciary and Governance
Responsibilities for Ethanol Plant Board Directors, Feedstock Quality and Its Impact on Profitability, and an Energy
Market Price Outlook.
“As we celebrate ACE’s 25th year, the conference will show how far we’ve come as an industry and how we as a
grassroots organization are positioned to help the industry evolve, innovate, and succeed well into the future,” Jennings
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