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ACE announces final agenda, including RFS update from EPA, for August 4-6 conference in Minneapolis

The final agenda for the upcoming ACE Conference has been set.

Sioux Falls, SD (July 24, 2014) – Ethanol advocates can expect an agenda including notable speakers and timely topics for the upcoming 27th annual ACE Ethanol Conference, August 4-6, 2014.

Today ACE released its final agenda which includes an update on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and other ethanol priorities by EPA’s Director for Fuel Programs, Paul Machiele.

“As EPA and the White House close-in on a final decision about the 2014 RFS we’re pleased that Paul Machiele will be on hand to meet with our members,” said ACE Executive Vice President Brian Jennings.

“Consistent with our conference theme of ‘Power by People’ we’re pleased that the 2014 conference will feature updates from ACE members and other speakers on the policy, marketing, and innovation initiatives that will help position the industry for future profitability,” said Jennings. 

The ACE conference will also feature new findings from an economic study on “Eco-Performance Fuel,” an Innovators panel of four ACE-member ethanol producers who are adding new processes and technologies, a Retailer Roundtable involving gas station owners who are making money and attracting new customers by selling higher blends of ethanol fuel, and panel discussion focusing on international sales opportunities for ethanol and distillers grain.

Three breakout session tracks will be offered for ethanol plant board directors, mangers/CEOs, and operators focused on technology advances.  Breakout session topics include risk management, the impact of proposed FDA regulations on plant operations, and technology to speed or increase yeast fermentation rates.

The ACE Ethanol Conference will be held in Minneapolis on August 4-6. To register to attend the upcoming ACE Conference, click here.  

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