CONFERENCE ON
BIO-ENERGY PRODUCTION
THROUGH
ANAEROBIC DIGESTER TECHNOLOGY
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Lansing, MI

8:00 Registration
8:30 Welcome - Stanley "Skip" Pruss, Office of the Governor
8:45-11:50 Anaerobic Digester Basics - Charles Gould, Ottawa County MSUE
Residuals Management Alternatives - Dr. Steven Safferman, MSU, Biosystems and Agricultural Engg
Biogas Use Options - John Cuttica, Midwest Combined Heat and Power

Renewable Portfolio Standard - Tom Stanton, Public Service Commission

Funding Opportunities - Gene DeRossett, USDA Rural Development

Project Financing - Larry Urban, GreenStone Farm Credit

Funding Opportunities - Gene DeRossett, USDA Rural Development

Project Financing - Larry Urban, GreenStone Farm Credit
Anaerobic Digester Permitting – Frank Ruswick, Michigan Departmen of Environmental Quality
12:00 Noon Lunch
1:10-4:30

Michigan Conservation and Climate Initiative - Todd Parker, Delta Institute

Michigan Digester Systems - Panel Discussion - Michelle Crook, Moderator
Norma McDonald, Phase 3 Renewables; Melissa Dvorak, GHD Inc.; Sarah Lineberry, Grand Valley State
University; Dana Kirk, Wilcox Inc.; and Dan Fields, Coca-Cola North America

Regional Digester Case Study - Nick Fortune, Microgy, Inc.

Tool Box Overview - Mike DiBernardo, Michigan Department of Agriculture