Cellulosic Ethanol Summit

Cindy Zimmerman

Cellulosic SummitThe second annual Cellulosic Ethanol Summit in October will be a veritable “who’s who” in the rapidly accelerating industry of cellulosic ethanol.

The keynote address will be given by Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns. Among those on the multi-faceted program are Ross MacLachlan of Lignol Energy Corp. Doug Berven of POET, Jeff Passmore from IOGEN, Gerson Santos-Leon of Abengoa, Craig Evans from Alico and Arnold Klann, the President of Bluefire Ethanol, Inc. This panel of developers will discuss the projects in development and what they portend for cellulosic ethanol industry building. Check out the full agenda here.

The conference features a dozen corporate sponsors, including Verenium, Baker & McKenzie and Genencor among others, as well as an unprecedented twenty supporting organizations and media partners, including USDA, the US Department of Energy, 25 x 25, the American Coalition for Ethanol, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC), the National Sorghum Producers, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Nebraska Ethanol Board (NEB), and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).

The event will be held October 15-17 in Washington, DC at the Almas Temple Club. Register on-line here.

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