34th Annual American Coalition for Ethanol Conference

The American Coalition for Ethanol’s (ACE) 34th annual conference is August 18-20, at the Renaissance Depot Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This year’s “Accelerate” conference theme and programming focus on the latest growth strategies and market opportunities shaping the future of the ethanol industry.

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


2021 Annual ACE Conference Photo Album


ACE Senior Director of Operations and Programming Shannon Gustafson
ACE 2021 preview interview with Shannon Gustafson 4:34

Rep. Angie Craig (D-MN) – interview and address
ACE 2021 interview with Rep. Angie Craig 3:35
ACE 2021 Rep. Angie Craig remarks 19:29

ACE CEO Brian Jennings – opening remarks
ACE 2021 CEO Brian Jennings remarks 19:36

Wrap up interview with CEO Brian Jennings
ACE 2021 CEO Brian Jennings wrap up interview 9:24

ACE President Dave Sovereign, Golden Grain Energy
ACE 2021 Interview with Dave Sovereign, ACE president 4:59

ACE Policy & Legislative Leadership Award – Brendan Jordan, Great Plains Institute
ACE 2021 Interview with Brendan Jordan, Great Plains Institute 5:34

ACE Grassroots Award winner – Hormel Institute
ACE 2021 Interview with Gail Dennison, Hormal 2:59

ACE Merle Anderson Award – Larry Johnson, the Ethanol Answer Man – awarded posthumously
ACE 2021 Interview with Adam Johnson, son of the Ethanol Answer Man 1:55

ACE Paul Dana Marketing Award – Christianson PLLP
ACE 2021 Interview with Jamie Cline, Christianson PLLP 3:40

ACE Past President Ron Alverson – net zero to net negative carbon
ACE 2021 Interview with Ron Alverson, past ACE president 4:26
ACE 2021 - Ron Alverson remarks 14:19

ACE Senior VP Ron Lamberty – E85 and hybrid electric vehicles
ACE 2021 Interview with Ron Lamberty, ACE 9:27

Researcher Steffen Mueller, Univ of ILL Chicago
ACE 2021 Interview with Steffen Mueller, Energy Resources Center 9:19