Refiners and Renewables Working Together to Meet the Global Energy Challenge

Venue: L\'Enfant Plaza Hotel

Location: Washington, D.C. 20024, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2007 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2007
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October 15, 2007
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Opening Reception

Featuring IFQC's 10th Anniversary:
a Celebration of the History and
Future Promise of Clean Fuels


October 16, 2007
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Frederick L. Potter, Executive Vice President, Hart Energy Consulting

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Keynote Remarks
Rex Tillerson*, Chairman, ExxonMobil
*invited

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote Remarks
Michael Pacheco, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) Chief Technology Officer

09:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Remarks

10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment and Networking Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Keynote Remarks
"The Policy for Renewables: Outlook for Tax Code Changes, Expansion of the RFS, Promise of Corn and Outlook for Cellulose"
Bob Dinneen*, President & CEO, Renewable Fuels Assocation
*invited

11:00 a.m.- 12:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
Second Generation Technologies: The Promise of Renewables in North American motorfuels

Moderator: Michael J. McAdams, Executive Director, Government Affairs, Hart Energy Consulting

Rahul Shendure, Vice President of Product Development, Amyris
Jeff Webster, Vice President of Strategy, Tyson Foods
Jeff McDaniel, Vice President, Velocys

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Address
Rob Brenner, Director of Policy, Analysis & Review, Office of Air and Radiation - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA outlook, renewable fuel standards, ozone standards and expansion of low-sulfur diesel

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Keynote Remarks
Bruce Scherr*, President & CEO, Informa Economics
*invited

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion - Update on International Invitiatives: Refining & Renewables

Moderator, Kristine Klavers, Managing Director, Hart Energy Consulting

Frederico Guilherme da Costa Kremer, Manager of Commercial Solutions & Products Development, Petrobras
Faith Goodman, Vice President - Ontario Division, Canadian Petroleum Products Institute
Dr. Partha P. Maitra*, Senior Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd.
*invited


4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Panel Discussion - The Latest State Action

Moderator: Michael J. McAdams, Executive Director, Government Affairs, Hart Energy Consulting

Commissioner James D. Boyd, California Energy Commission, legislation in California regarding alternative fuels specifically B-32 and LCSR 1007

Dean Simeroth*, Chief, Criteria Pollutants Branch, California Air Resources Board


6:00 p.m. Global Energy & Environmental Excellence Awards
Mission: Recognize and document the remarkable progress of the global energy industry, automobile manufacturers, technology partners and government are making toward sustainability of our global natural resources while leaving an ever-softer environmental footprint on our globe.

Co-Chairs:

William K. Reilly, Former Administrator - United States Environmental Protection Agency and President & CEO, Aqua International Partners
Carol M. Browner, Former Administrator - United States Environmental Protection Agency and Principal, The Albright Group

Keynote Speaker:
James L. Connaughton, Chairman, White House Council on Environmental Quality, Senior Environmental Advisor to President George W. Bush


Keynote Speaker:
Robert Meyers, Acting Assistant
Administrator, Office of Air
and Radiation, U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency



October 17, 2007
08:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Mike McAdams, Executive Director, Government Affairs - Hart Energy Consulting


08:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Keynote Remarks
Andy Karsner*, Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, United States Department of Energy
*invited


09:00 a.m. - 09:30 a.m. Keynote Remarks
Mike Brien*, General Manager, BP America Inc.
*invited


09:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Remarks
Red Cavaney, President and CEO, American Petroleum Institute *


10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment and Networking Break


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion - Energy & Climate Policy Discussion: Understanding Our Options

Moderator:
William J. Piel, Business Director, TIER Associates

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Featured Congressional Remarks

Conclusion of Conference

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480 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W.,
United States
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