The Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) is extending an open invitation to the Ethanol Summit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this Thursday, May 24 from 9:30 to 11:00 am.
The purpose of the summit is to provide information to the media and the general public about the benefits of ethanol and its use as the official fuel in this year’s 91st Running of the Indianapolis 500.
A variety of ethanol industry leaders will be on hand to speak about a wide range of ethanol issues, from performance, environmental and economic benefits, to E85 initiatives, growing consumer demand and the renaissance of rural America.
Speakers will include: USDA Undersecretary for Rural Development Thomas Dorr, Team Ethanol car driver Jeff Simmons, explorer Will Steger, EPIC executive director Tom Slunecka, IndyCar Series president Terry Angstadt, Jim Gentry with Gas America, and Dave Vander Griend of ICM, Inc.
The Ethanol Summit will take place in the North Pavilion in the infield of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The gates at the speedway open at 9:00 a.m., and no gate admission is needed.