2019 American Coalition for Ethanol Conference

The 32nd annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference is August 14-16, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska.

The event includes a welcome from Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, followed by industry updates and a keynote presentation by new U.S. Grains Council CEO Ryan LeGrand, as well as panels and sessions on current issues.

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.

Photos

2019 ACE Conference Photo Album

Audio/Interviews

Annual meeting preview from ACE Senior Director of Operations and Programming Shannon Gustafson
Interview with Shannon Gustafson, ACE

Opening General Session

Welcome remarks from Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts
Gov. Pete Ricketts remarks to 2019 ACE Conference

Opening remarks from ACE leadership:
ACE Board President Duane Kristensen, Chief Ethanol Fuels

ACE CEO Brian Jennings remarks

ACE Senior VP Ron Lamberty remarks

Keynote Address – U.S. Grains Council CEO Ryan LeGrand
USGC CEO Ryan LeGrand remarks

Panels

Mexico Market Update: ACE Senior VP Ron Lamberty
Stephan Wittig, U.S. Grains Council Mexico Director
Jorge Lerdo de Tejada, Ethanol Consultant, U.S. Grains Council
ACE Conference Mexico Market Update

Capitalizing on Carbon:
The emerging carbon economy and new opportunities on the horizon
ACE Conference Carbon Panel, Brian Jennings, ACE

ACE Conference Carbon Panel, Pam Miller, Siouxland Ethanol

ACE Conference Carbon Panel, Brendan Jordan, Great Plains Institute

RINS, Carbon credits, and other E15 and Flex-Fuel Math
Paul Dana Marketing Award winner – Pearson Fuels co-founder Mike Lewis
ACE Conference retailer panel, Mike Lewis, Pearson Fuels

ACE Conference retailer panel, Randy Gard, Bosselman Enterprises

Update on legal battles to protect the RFS and ethanol market share – Bryan Stockton, Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP,
ACE Conference legal update, Bryan Stockton remarks

Steps to a Biorefinery
Neal Jakel, Partner and VP Strategy & Technology, Fluid Quip Technologies
ACE Conference remarks Neal Jakel, Fluid Quip
Jeff Scharping, Sales Director, ICM Inc
ACE Conference remarks Jeff Scharping, ICM Inc

Interviews

ACE Conference wrap up interview with CEO Brian Jennings

ACE Conference interview with Duane Kristensen, Chief Ethanol

ACE Conference interview with Ryan LeGrand, USGC CEO

ACE Conference interview with Randy Ives, Merle Anderson Award

ACE Conference interview with Mike Lewis, Paul Dana Marketing Award

ACE Conference interview with John Christianson, Christianson PLLP

ACE Conference interview with attendee Cal Dalton, United Wisconsin Grain Producers

ACE Conference interview with attendee John Didion, Didion Milling

ACE Conference interview with attendee Tom Hitchcock, Redfield Energy

ACE Conference interview with attendee Mike Jerke, SIRE

ACE Conference interview with attendee Troy Knecht, Redfield Energy

ACE Conference interview with attendee Pam Miller, Siouxland Ethanol

ACE Conference interview with attendee Owen Jones, South Dakota

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