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Registration Rates Early Bird Rate
May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022

Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel, Ethanol, Advanced Biofuels/Biochemical, Cellulosic
If your plant is listed as "Producing," "Not Producing," or "Under Construction" on the Ethanol Producer Magazine plant list or "Existing" or "Under Construction" on the Biodiesel Magazine plant list, then your plant qualifies for free passes. Please reference the Biodiesel Magazine plant list here. Please reference the Ethanol Producer Magazine plant list here.

Full Conference $1,195 $1,395

Full Conference - Speakers $595 $645

Full Conference - Exhibitors 2 FREE/$895 2 FREE/$895
Exhibitors receive two free pass per booth. Additional full-conference passes can be purchased for $695 each. This is a 40% discount from the full conference registration price. Call 866-746-8385 to get exhibitor passes.

Full Conference - Government $1,095 $1,295

Full Conference - Student $445 $695

Monday Evening $695 $695

Tuesday Only $895 $1,095

Wednesday Only $895 $1,095

Cancellation Policy Requests for a conference registration refund must be submitted in writing to For cancellation requests received 20 days prior to the event, a $100 service charge will be issued. No refunds will be issued less than 20 days prior to the event.

Preconferences - Click logo to learn more


Create Meetings By Becoming an Exhibitor
Now more than ever, ethanol and biofuels producers are seeking out the leading-edge service providers who can help them as they start increasing production at their facilities, so, the Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit is proud to offer an expo hall. Co-located with the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, this online experience will assist exhibitors with building and maintaining relationships, providing opportunities for timely conversations and the ability to connect with one another, in the comfort of their home or office — all while saving money on the cost of travel and fees associated with an in-person event.

Exhibit Booth Includes

  • One 10' x 10' (foot) booth and company identification sign
  • Two complimentary full conference registrations (Exhibitors receive a 40% discount on additional passes)
  • Company listing on the conference website
  • Company listing in the onsite program
  • Company mention in promotional e-mails and brochures

Booth Fees

Booth payment must be made online, with a credit card, at the time of purchase. A confirmation will be sent via e-mail after the checkout process is complete.

Booth Fees  
Inline US $2,995
Corner US $3,395
Premium US $3,649
Larger Booths Available

To purchase a booth you must login or create an account, which will contain all the information routinely used when purchasing booths or registering to attend a conference. Once your account is created, you will no longer need to re-enter this information for future BBI International events.

  1. Login or register. You will need your e-mail address and password.
  2. Launch the booth map.
  3. Select a booth(s) of your choice and then click on "Checkout".
  4. Review your booth choices and choose a payment option.
  5. Enter your correct billing information.
  6. You will receive a booth confirmation receipt via e-mail after checkout process is complete.

Booth Payment

Booth payment must be made online, with a credit card, at the time of purchase. A receipt will be sent via e-mail after the checkout process is complete.

Booth Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing via letter or e-mail ( A refund of 80% of the total price will be given for cancellations received ≥ 180 days prior to the event. No refund will be given for cancellations received < 180 days prior to the event.

Send written cancellations to:

BBI International
308 2nd Avenue North, Suite 304
Grand Forks, ND 58203

For more information contact BBI International at or call 866-746-8385.
All data and information collected at the Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit is owned by BBI International. By participating, attendees, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors are in full agreement of these terms

Who Should Exhibit

The Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit is the largest gathering of private and public sector biofuels professionals in the world. Your customers will be here seeking tailored solutions to the unique challenges they face. Attendees will include current and future producers of biofuels, industry vendors, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, project developers, investors and policymakers. Demonstrate your commitment to the future of the biofuels industry and plan to exhibit at this once-a-year opportunity.

Primary Exhibitors
Exhibitors can come from across the industry and represent every facet of biofuels production and service. Some key groups will include:

Economic Development, Finance and Lending Professionals
Navigating the complicated world of finance and risk management challenges even the most resolute. Finance and lending professionals can expect many questions about coming legislation affecting the green economy.

Suppliers and Technology Service Providers
Attendees of the Summit seek precision, and your company offers just that. Testing equipment, technology services companies that deliver economic efficiencies and the companies that bring clear-cut solutions to their customers will find an eager audience.

Equipment Manufacturers
As biodiesel and biofuels producers look for ways to increase facility margins, exhibiting your equipment at the show not only makes for a vivid demonstration, but it establishes a strong relationship and shows the first-hand the solutions to their challenges.

And many more!

Monday, June 13

8:30 am - 4:50 pm Preconference
Ethanol 101 Workshop
Room 101HI
Learn More | Register Now

8:30 am - 5:00 pm Preconference
Carbon Capture & Storage Summit
Room 101FG
Learn More | View Agenda | Register Now

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Expo Grand Opening & Welcome Reception
Exhibit Halls BC
View Break Menu
Beginning of agenda

Tuesday, June 14
8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast
Auditorium Lobby
View Break Menu
9:00 am - 11:15 am General Session
Int'l Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo General Session View Agenda
11:00 am - 6:30 pm Expo Open
Exhibit Halls BC
11:00 am - 1:30 pm Dedicated Expo Time
Lunch in the Expo (Noon - 1:30pm)
Exhibit Halls BC
View Break Menu
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit
A Review of the Technologies Available and Under Development for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production
Room 200BC - (1:30 pm – 3:00 pm)
Read Description
Moderator: Asfia Qureshi, Head of Application Technology, BASF Enzymes LLC
  • John Oyen, Business Development Manager, ABB Inc.
    Key Considerations in the Development of SAF Facilities
  • Tim Cesarek, Chief Commercial Officer, Gevo Inc.
    Paths to Sustainable Aviation: Ethanol-to-Jet
  • Mark Yancey, Chief Technology Officer, SAFFiRE Renewables
    Ultralow Carbon SAF — Be a Part of this 10 Billion Gal/Year Opportunity
  • Justin Sluiter, Biomass Composition Specialist, National Renewable Energy Laboratories
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory Flying Towards Sustainable Aviation Fuel
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Refreshment Break in the Expo
Exhibit Halls BC
View Break Menu
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit
Preparing for the Upgrade: Making Corn Oil Ready for Swift and Efficient Conversion to Renewable Diesel
Room 200BC - (3:30 pm – 5:00 pm)
Read Description
Moderator: Brian Cooke, Technical Manager, Clariant Corporation
  • Chuck Gallop, Director, Innovation, ICM, Inc.

    Purifying Feedstocks for Renewable Diesel Refineries
  • Scott Kohl, Chief Technology Officer, Visionary Fiber Technologies
    DCO Cleanup for Renewable Diesel
  • Juan Vargas-Ramirez, Product Line Manager, Novozymes
    Distiller's Corn Oil (DCO) — Overcoming Hurdles to Improve its Desirability as Feedstock for Renewable Diesel
  • Tara Vigil, Vice President/GM Bioprocess Solutions, Trucent Separation Technologies, LLC
    Next-level DCO - Elevating Distiller's Corn Oil from a Commodity to a Premium Product
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Networking Reception in the Expo
Exhibit Halls BC
View Break Menu
Beginning of Agenda

Wednesday, June 15
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast in the Expo
Exhibit Halls BC
View Break Menu
7:30 am - 1:30 pm Expo Open
Exhibit Halls BC
8:30 am - 10:00 am Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit
How Feedstocks Decisions Impact Conversion Approaches, Carbon Intensity and Downstream Market Opportunities for Biodiesel Producersbr> Room 200BC - (8:30 am - 10:00 am)
Read Description
Moderator: Art Wiselogel, ORISE Fellow, US Department of Energy, Bioenergy Technologies Office
  • Melita Kyriakou, Senior Consultant, Christianson PLLP
    Capitalizing on Low CI Feedstocks
  • Scott Kohl, Chief Technology Officer, Visionary Fiber Technologies
    New Low Carbon Renewable Diesel Feedstock Cleanup Process
  • Bryan Yeh, General Management, Community Fuels
    Practical Processing Tips for Producing Biodiesel with Alternative Feedstock
  • Ron Fedie, Senior Research Scientist, SarTec Corporation
    Catalytically Converting Waste Greases with Continuous Flow Supercritical Water into Biocrude to Produce Renewable, Green Gasoline, Jet and Diesel Biofuels
10:00 am - 10:30 am Refreshment Break in the Expo
Exhibit Halls BC
View Break Menu
10:30 am - Noon Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit
Early Thoughts on Keeping Pace with Feedstock Demand as Renewable Diesel and SAF Production Grows
Room 200BC - (10:30 am - Noon)
Read Description
Moderator: Paul Kamp, VP of Business Development, Whitefox Technologies Limited
  • Dave Collings, Senior Consultant, 1898 & Co.

    In Search of the Next Feedstock
  • Jordan Godwin, Senior Journalist, OPIS
    Renewable Diesel, SAF & The Pending Battle for Feedstocks
  • Jie Dong, Assistant Professor/Fermentation Specialist, National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center
    Bio-jet Fuel Precursor Production in Engineered E.coli from Corn Starch
Noon - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch in the Expo
Exhibit Halls BC
View Break Menu
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm Exhibitor Move-Out
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit
Pretreatment Strategies Aimed at Making a Diverse Array of Feedstocks Ready for Conversion into Renewable Diesel and Sustainable Aviation Fuels
Room 200BC - (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
Read Description
Moderator: Richard Gaona, In-Plant Services Manager, Richard
  • Christopher Check, Senior Research Scientist, Oil-Dri Corporation of America

    The Effect of Water on Metals Removal During Renewable Diesel Pretreatment
  • Matthew Clingerman, Process Development Expert, Sulzer GTC
    Overcoming the Challenges of Triglyceride Pretreatment for Renewable Diesel & SAF
  • Chelsea Grimes, Global Strategic Marketing Manager, W.R. Grace & Co.
    Renewable Feedstock Pretreatment with Silica Adsorbents
  • Neal Williams, Research Engineer, Imerys
    Adsorbent for Renewable Diesel Feedstock Purification
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Refreshment Break
101 Lobby
View Break Menu
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit
Strategies and Technologies Available to Streamline and Optimize Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Production
Room 200BC - (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Read Description
Moderator: Marco Marquez, Director of Hydrogen Business Development - Refining and Renewable Energy, MATHESON
  • Rudy Pruszko, President, Pruszko Consulting
    Solutions to your Biodiesel Production Problems
  • Chris Stine, Director of Project Management, Norwest Engineering
    Making Renewable Diesel Work with What You Have
  • Leslie McHenry, Applications Supervisor, XOS
    Biodiesel Sulfur Test Method Comparison and the Importance of Oxygen Correction for XRF
5:00 pm Sessions Conclude
Beginning of Agenda

The deadline for submitting abstracts was February 11, 2022.

Although the abstract deadline has passed, speaking and moderating opportunities may still be available.
Have additional questions? Please send inquiries to:
Dayna Bastian, Program Coordinator
BBI International



Richard is a full-service engineering, procurement and construction firm known for its integrity and reliability, achieving project-wide efficiency and economies of scale. Over the last 10 years, Richard has been at the forefront of Large-Scale Renewable Diesel Project engineering, design, and construction.

An innovative, global leader in oilseed process solutions, Crown specializes in custom engineered design and aftermarket support for crush, refining, biofuels, advanced renewables, oleochemicals, & specialty extraction. Crown’s state-of-the-art, 15,000 sq. ft. Innovation Center features a fully functional plant allowing access to real-world piloting capabilities within a confidential, controlled environment.

CPM has partnered with the ethanol industry from the beginning to be the largest supplier of particle size reduction equipment in the business; supplying Roskamp rollermills as well as Bliss and Champion branded hammermills. With the CPM reputation of "it just runs," you're getting equipment that will survive no matter what changes happen in this growing industry.

W. R. Grace & Co is a leading global innovator built on talent, technology and trust. We serve customers in over 60 countries and have over 4,300 highly skilled employees worldwide. Our renewable technology solutions improve yield and productivity while reducing the environmental footprint.

Water Tech is the innovative leader for process additives to the ethanol and biodiesel industry. We provide our clients best-in-class corn oil demulsifiers that maximize yield, caustic replacement products for CIP that enhance safety and performance, as well as boiler, cooling and wastewater solutions.

With operations in 130 countries and employing over 10,000 people worldwide, SUEZ’s water technologies & solutions leverages ethanol industry expertise, innovation and global capabilities to solve customers’ toughest water, wastewater and process challenges wherever they occur.


June 13-15, 2022

The Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit is a forum designed for biodiesel and renewable diesel producers to learn about cutting-edge process technologies, new techniques and equipment to optimize existing production, and efficiencies to save money while increasing throughput and fuel quality. Produced by Biodiesel Magazine, this world-class event features premium content from technology providers, equipment vendors, consultants, engineers and producers to advance discussion and foster an environment of collaboration and networking through engaging presentations, fruitful discussion and compelling exhibitions with one purpose, to further the biomass-based diesel sector beyond its current limitations. Co-located with the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo and the National Biomass Conference & Expo, the Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit conveniently harnesses the full potential of the integrated biofuels industries while providing laser-like focus on processing methods that are sure to yield tangible advantages to biomass-based diesel producers. Registration is free of charge for all employees of biodiesel and renewable diesel production facilities, from operators and maintenance personnel to board members and executives.


Now in it's 18th year of continuous publication, Biodiesel Magazine is a trade journal dedicated to objective, independent coverage of biodiesel news, events and information relevant to the global industry. With editorial focus on U.S. and international methyl ester manufacturing, trade, distribution and markets, Biodiesel Magazine also provides valuable insight into feedstock and market share competition from the non-ester renewable diesel sector.

Editorial Contacts

To contribute news content to Biodiesel Magazine, please send material (including text, digital photos, illustrations, etc.) to:

Tom Bryan, President


Click here to subscribe to Biodiesel Magazine . The cost is FREE of charge to everyone with the exception of a shipping and handling charge for any country outside the United States. Please feel free to contact our circulation department with any questions you may have:
(866) 746-8385


Biodiesel Magazine provides a specific topic delivered to a highly targeted audience. Our advertising reaches all levels of decision makers in the biofuels industry. Our readers include chief executive officers, chief financial officers, general managers, plant managers and operations managers, as well as board members of existing and future production facilities. Biodiesel Magazine is distributed at biofuels conferences, meetings, workshops and trade shows worldwide. As part of the BBI International family of trade publications, Biodiesel Magazine is committed to editorial excellence and high-quality print production and distribution.

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