Tuesday, October 16th

7:00am – 8:20am      Check-In / Registration

8:20am – 8:35am      Opening Remarks (Katy Gondring – Midland Scientific)

8:35am – 8:45am      Brand Announcement (Bion is Axion)

8:45am – 9:30am      Speaker: Kristy Moore from KMoore Consulting (ASTM and Fuel Quality Updates)

9:30am – 10:30am    Speaker: Dr. Kurt Rosentrater from Iowa State University (DGTC and its Role in the DDGS Market)

10:30am – 11:15am   Exhibitor/Networking Break

11:15am – 12:00pm   Speaker: Shon Van Hulzen from POET (Part II – A Mycotoxin Sequel)

12:00pm – 1:00pm     Lunch

1:00pm – 3:00pm       Special Session: The Application of HPLC in Biofuel Industry (Seminar/Q&A by SPARQ)

3:00pm – 3:30pm       Exhibitor/Networking Break

3:30pm – 3:45pm       Speaker: Kristi Plack from Bion (ASTM Initiative to Draft a New Standard for Determination of the Converted Faction of Starch and Fiber)

3:45pm – 4:15pm       Speaker

6:00pm – 9:00pm       Social Event at The Old Mattress Factory Bar & Grill (“Mad Scientist” Theme Party)


Wednesday, October 17th

8:30am – 9:00pm      Breakfast / Morning Announcements (Katy Gondring from MSI)

9:00am – 9:45am      Speaker: Bradley Plantz from DuPont (Bacteriology and How to Prevent High Organic Acids in Ethanol Fermentation)

9:45am – 10:30am     Speaker: Dr. Dennis Bayrock from Ethanol Performance Group

10:30am – 11:15am   Exhibitor/Networking Break

11:15am – 11:45am   Speaker: Novozymes (Advanced Yeast and Customized Enzymes for Resetting Performance Expectations)

11:45am – 12:45pm   Lunch

12:45pm – 1:30pm     Speaker: Kevin Klommhaus from FDA (CGMP and some PCs – What Investigators will be looking for as PCAF inspections begin in FY19)

1:30pm – 2:15pm     Interactive Q&A Session (Moderated by Amanda Huber)

2:15pm – 3:00pm     Speaker: Mark Fashian from Biodiesel Analytical Solutions (Equipment required to test for ASTM grade biodiesel in your lab. 17 different analyzers required for biodiesel)