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Day 1 - September 25, 2019

8:00

Coffee and Networking

8:30

Introductory Remarks

Mark Shmorhun

BETO

8:45

"Risk" Overview - A Lender's Perspective

Tom Houser

Co-Bank

9:15

U.S. Ethanol Demand: Challenges and the Role of Policy

Gabriel Lade

Macalester College

9:30

Carbon Capture and Sequestration from Biorefineries

Dan Sanchez

UC Berkeley

10:00

Break

10:15

DSM’s Solutions for Corn Fiber Conversion

Paul Klassen

DSM

10:30

Kernel Fiber Technology - A Proven and Diverse Value Proposition

Delayne Johnson

Quad County Corn Processors

10:45

A Hybrid Approach to Generation 1.5 for High Volumes of Cellulosic Ethanol

Brandon Emme

ICM

11:00

Cellulosic Ethanol from Corn Fiber: Technology, Challenges and Future Improvements

Mark Yancey

D3MAX

11:15

Cost Effective Pure Corn Fiber for Cellulosic Conversion

Neal Jakel

Fluid Quip

11:30

Perspectives on Corn Kernel Fiber Commercialization

Shon Van Hulzen

POET

11:45

The Challenge of Cellulose

Justin Sluiter

NREL

12:00

Lunch

12:45

Verification of the NCERC Starch and Cellulose Methods for Testing Corn Matrix Samples

Yan Zhang

NCERC

1:00

Preliminary Techno-Economic Analysis of Gen 1.5 Technology

Ling Tao

NREL

1:15

Rapid Fire Talks

2:15

Break

2:30

Break Out Sessions

5:00

Day 1 End

 

Day 2 - September 26, 2019

8:00

Introduction to Ames Laboratory

Adam Schwartz

Iowa State

8:15

Utilizing 1st Generation Biofuel Production Facilities to Develop Enabling Biorefinery Technology

Brent Shanks

NSF CBiRC

8:30

Valorizing Corn Fiber: Cellulosic Sugars and More

Robert Brown

Iowa State

8:45

TBD

Aaron Sadow

Iowa State

9:00

TBD

Fred Perras

Iowa State

9:15

Breakout Groups Reconvene

10:30

Break

10:45

Breakout Groups Report Out

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Optional: Ames Lab Tour

Optional: Lincolnway Energy Dry Mill Ethanol Plant Tour (3 hours)