Please join AURI and our Renewable Energy Roundtable partners for a virtual event focusing on Resiliency and Innovation in Biofuels.
10:00 am - 10:10 am | Welcome
Commissioner Thom Petersen | Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Shannon Schlecht | Executive Director, AURI
10:10 - 10:35 am | Economic Overview
David Ripplinger, Ph.D. Associate Professor, North Dakota State University
10:35 am - 11:15 am | Biofuels Policy
U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson
U.S. Senator Tina Smith
11:15 am - 11:30 am | Governor's Council on Biofuels
Deputy Commissioner Andrea Vaubel | Minnesota Department of Agriculture
11:30 am - 12:00 pm | Ethanol Industry Resiliency
Anthony Hicks | General Manager, Green Plains - Fergus Falls
Devin Mogler | VP Government Affairs, Green Plains Inc.
Eric Hakmiller | VP Operational Excellence, Green Plains Inc.
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm | Q&A
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm | Break
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm | State of Biodiesel Industry
Mike Youngerberg | Sr. Director of Product Development and Commercialization, MN Soybean
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm | Renewable Diesel
Luca Zullo, Ph.D. | VP of Business Development/Principal, GREENYUG/VerdeNero
1:00 pm - 1:10 pm | Q&A
1:10 pm - 2:25 pm | Agriculture's Opportunity in the Emerging Hydrogen Economy
Chad Friese | General Manager, Chippewa Valley Ethanol Co.
Connor Dolan | Director of External Affairs, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association
Jason Sekhon | Advanced Technology Research Consultant, Toyota North America
Trevor Brown | Executive Director, Ammonia Energy Association
Moderator: Harold Stanislawski | Business Development Director, AURI
2:25 pm - 2:55 pm | Q&A
2:55 pm - 3:00 pm | Closing
Dan Skogen | Director of Government and Industry Relations, AURI