The Most Innovative Industry Players Delivering the Latest Development Insights in 2018:

Julia Levin
CR&R

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David Unger
Fortistar

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Paul Relis
Paul Relis
Senior Vice President
CR&R Presentation Title: The New Biogas Paradigm View Bio
CR&R

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Lyle Schyler
Lyle Schyler, President, Calgren Renewable Fuels

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Ross Buckenham
Ross Buckenham
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
California Bioenergy Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
California Bioenergy

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Mark Riedy
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

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Dan St John
Dan St John
Director, Public Works and Utilities
City of Petaluma Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
City of Petaluma

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Kenneth Frisbie
BioFuels Energy

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Michael Brown
Organic Energy Solutions Inc.

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William Zobel
William Zobel
General Manager : Business Development, Marketing & Customer Care
Trillium CNG Presentation Title: Capitalize on RNG production for vehicle fuel (RINs/LCFS) View Bio
Trillium CNG

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Sean Mezei
Sean Mezei
Senior Advisor
Fortistar Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
Fortistar

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Johannes Escudero
Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas

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Nina Kapoor
Nina Kapoor
Director of State Governmental Affairs
Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas

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Thomas Lawson
Thomas Lawson
President
California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition Presentation Title: Capitalize on RNG production for vehicle fuel (RINs/LCFS) View Bio
California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition

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Chris Maloney
Chris Maloney
Global Head, Organics Diversion
Eisenmann Presentation Title: The New Biogas Paradigm View Bio
Eisenmann

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Harrison Clay
Harrison Clay
Vice President Strategic Development and Global Environmental Products
BP Presentation Title: The New Biogas Paradigm View Bio
BP

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Yaniv Scherson
Anaergia

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Jim Lucas
SoCalGas

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Greg Kester
Greg Kester
Director of Renewable Resource Programs
California Association of Sanitation Agencies Presentation Title: Exploring opportunities for private / public partnerships in biogas development View Bio
California Association of Sanitation Agencies

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Grant Zimmerman
Grant Zimmerman
CEO
ampCNG Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
ampCNG

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Dave Lewis
Dave Lewis
Director - Wholesale Marketing & Business Development
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

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Sam Wade
Sam Wade
Chief, Transportation Fuel Branch
California Air Resources Board Presentation Title: LCFS and RFS pathways and what these mean for your project development View Bio
California Air Resources Board

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Tyler Henn
Tyler Henn
Vice President and General Manager
Clean Energy Renewables Presentation Title: Capitalize on RNG production for vehicle fuel (RINs/LCFS) View Bio
Clean Energy Renewables

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Vikram Reddy
Vikram Reddy
Project Engineer
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

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David Fink
City of San Mateo

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City of San Mateo

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Scott Beckner
Scott Beckner
Senior Environmental Scientist
CalRecycle
Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
CalRecycle

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Valentino M. Tiangco

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Frank Caponi
Frank Caponi
Division Engineer, Head - Air Quality Engineering
Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts Presentation Title: Implication of organics diversion requirements on biogas development View Bio
Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts

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John Hake
John Hake
Manager of Resource Recovery
East Bay Municipal Utility District Presentation Title: Implication of organics diversion requirements on biogas development View Bio
East Bay Municipal Utility District

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Industry Leading Speakers who Delivered Real Biogas Insight in October 2017 included:

Government and Industry Associations

Madison Le
Madison Le
Center Director of the Fuels Compliance Policy Center, Compliance Division, Office of Transportation and Air Quality
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Presentation Title: Regulatory scene - California and Oregon state initiative and incentives View Bio
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Tim Olson
California Energy Commission

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Johannes Escudero
Johannes Escudero
CEO & Executive Director
The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Presentation Title: Push toward capturing methane from dairy-agricultural Sites View Bio
The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas

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Wes Ingram
California Air Resources Board

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Sam Wade
Sam Wade
Chief Transportation Fuels Branch, Industrial Strategies Division
California Air Resources Board Presentation Title: Regulatory scene - California and Oregon state initiative and incentives View Bio
California Air Resources Board

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Scott Beckner
CalRecycle

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Evan Johnson
CalRecycle

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Greg Kester
Greg Kester
Director of Renewable Resource Programs
California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) Presentation Title: Making use of California’s wasted organics: Upcoming regulations and other efforts View Bio
California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA)

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Casey Walsh Cady
Casey Walsh Cady
Sr Environmental Scientist
California Dept. Food and Agriculture Presentation Title: CASE STUDY: Co-digestion, adding other wastes into wastewater treatment and dairy digesters View Bio
California Dept. Food and Agriculture

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Project Developers

Paul Relis
CR&R

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Daryl Mass
Maas Energy Works Inc.

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James Bier
Ameresco

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Tyler Henn
Tyler Henn
Vice President and General Manager
Clean Energy Fuels Presentation Title: RNG production for vehicle fuel View Bio
Clean Energy Fuels

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Patel Pinakin
T2M Global Logo

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Kevin Best
Kevin Best
CEO
Real Energy Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
Real Energy

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Municipalities

Andre Schmidt
Andre Schmidt
Supervising Engineer- Energy Recovery Section
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles Country Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles Country

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John Hake
East Bay MUD

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Valentino M. Tiangco
Valentino M. Tiangco
Biomass Program Manager
Energy Research and Development Department
Sacramento Municipal Utility District Presentation Title: PANEL: Developer view on capturing methane from dairy sites View Bio
Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Dr. Valentino Tiangco has over 30 years of broad experience in engineering, program & project management, energy specialist, designer, test engineer, professor and researcher. He is currently the Biomass Program Manager at Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), Energy Research & Development Department.He leads, plans, and coordinates the biomass activities that include research, development, demonstration, deployment and commercial applications of biomass for power and with co-production of value-added products. His other responsibilities include RD&D efforts in geothermal, hydro, hybrid solar and other renewable and distributed generation technologies. Prior to his job at SMUD, he was a Program Manager of Advanced Generation Program with over $100 million budget over the last ten years in service at the Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program. He worked also as a Senior Technical Lead, PIER Renewables Program, where he led the energy research, development and demonstration (RD&D) efforts of energy systems utilizing renewable resources with over $130 million budget over the last ten years, especially biomass, geothermal and other renewables. He worked as a design engineer and test engineer at the International Rice Research Institute.

Dr. Tiangco is a recipient of 2015 Power Done Right Leadership Award for his Outstanding Contributions for Community Renewables Deployment (CRED) Projects and 2014 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards (SLICE) for successfully implementing these CRED projects from Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA). Recipient of 2012 Outstanding Individual in his hometown, Cabiao, Nueva Ecija, Philippines.  Recipient of 2008 Outstanding Engineer Award in the field of Renewable Energy Generation, awarded by the Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers during the April 21-25, 2008 Annual Convention. He received an Outstanding Performance in the Area of Human Compassion and Commitment to His Colleagues in January 2008, California Energy Commission – Research and Development Division. He is also a recipient of the 2005 and 2003 Sustained Superior Accomplishment Award and Superior Accomplishment Award for Technical and Resource Leadership in Biomass in recognition for his sustained and professional lead responsibilities in the biomass program areas and provided continuing and significant knowledge and technical expertise in the Commission’s PIER Renewables programs including geothermal, wind, solar and hydro.  Dr. Tiangco received an Outstanding Achievement Award in 2002 from the U.S. Department of Energy for his exceptional contributions in bioenergy for establishing, promoting and implementing projects that demonstrate the efficient use of biomass energy resources and technologies.

Dr. Tiangco successfully transferred the rice hull gasifier system that he developed at UC Davis for power generation, irrigation, rice milling, and grain drying applications as a Visiting Scientist funded by the United Nations Development Program, TOKTEN (Transfer of Knowledge Through Expatriate Nationals) Program at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Maligaya, Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines where he and other PhilRice researchers won three awards; Best Poster Award, Best Paper Award for Agricultural Engineering category and Outstanding National R&D Paper Award, at the Philippine National Research Symposium, October 7-8, 1999. PhilRice staff continued the work and as of 2011 the rice hull gasifier system is in commercial operation.

He is an avid Vintner and a recipient of  90 awards; Best of Class, 2nd Best of Class, 3rd Best of Class, and several Double Gold, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honoroble Mention Awards at the 2009 & 2010 California State Fair Home Wine Competitions, 2010 San Joaquin Home Wine Competition, and 2009 Tulare Home Wine Competition.

He authored and co-authored over 100 technical papers and reports. He taught renewable energy resources and advanced renewable energy technologies at the University of California at Davis and he participates as member of Examination Committee and Thesis Committee for Ph.D. and M.S. graduate students specializing in the conversion of biomass to power, fuels, and chemicals at the University of California at Davis and California State University, Sacramento.

He is a holder of Ph.D. in Engineering at UC Davis as USAID Scholar and research scholarship funding from University of Wisconsin and Philippine Energy Project, Briggs & Stratton Corporation, and Biological & Agricultural Engineering Department, UC Davis. He is a holder of M.S. in Engineering at UC Davis as USAID Scholar. He is a recipient of Master of Engineering at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand as King of Thailand Scholar and Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering at the University of the Philippines at Los Banos, Philippines as Philippine Sugar Commission Scholar.

Contact Information:

Dr. Valentino M. Tiangco
Biomass Program Manager
Energy Research and Development Department
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
6201 S Street, MS B257, Sacramento, California 95817
w.916-732-6795 | c.530-304-1280
Valentino.Tiangco@smud.org  or vtiangc@smud.org or vtiangco@gmail.com

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Utilities

Jim Lucas
SoCalGas

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Finance

Mark Riedy
Mark Riedy
Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

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Tony Rice
Tony Rice
Vice President - Environmental Services
Comerica Bank
Presentation Title: TBC View Bio
Comerica Bank

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Asset Management and Compliance Services

Tom Moffett
Tom Moffett
Senior Vice President – Environmental Products
Elements Markets
Presentation Title: Pricing and revenue streams View Bio
Element Markets

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Biogas Upgraders

Brent Jaklin
Brent Jaklin
Managing Director
Greenlane Biogas North America
Presentation Title: Gas to Grid Interconnection standards and cost predictions View Bio
Greenlane Biogas North America

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Treatability Testing Laboratories

Will Charlton
Digester Doc

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Robert M. Cowan, Ph.D.
EnviTreat

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If you are interested in US Biogas 2018 please contact us:

Diana Dropol

Diana Dropol

Project Director
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7528 (Global)
+1 800 814 3459 - Ext. 7528 (US)
+1 866 996 1235 - Ext. 7528 (Canada)
Email: diana@newenergyupdate.com

Andre Elkana

Andre Elkana

Commercial Manager
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7231 (Global)
+1 800 814 3459 - Ext. 7231 (US)
+1 866 996 1235 - Ext. 7231 (Canada)
Email: andre@newenergyupdate.com

Dovile Kantauskaite

Dovile Kantauskaite

Head of Delegate Registrations
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 4334 (Global)
+1 800 814 3459 - Ext. 4334 (US)
+1 866 996 1235 - Ext. 4334 (Canada)
Email: dovile@fc-bi.com

2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Silver Sponsor

  • Greenlane Biogas

Sponsor

  • Anaergia

Exhibitors

  • Western Energy Systems
  • GraniteFuel Engineering
  • Swinerton Builders

Sli.do Sponsor

  • EISENMANN

2018 Media Partners

  • Adbrevio
  • Bioenergy Insight
  • BE-Sustainable Magazine
  • Bioenergy Insight
  • Biogas Channel
  • BiogasWorld
  • Greenmatch
  • Renewables Now
  • Renews
  • SWANA
  • https://teitimes.com/
  • Waste Advantage Magazine
  • Waste Disposable Hub
  • Waste Management World

2017 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Silver Sponsors

  • Digester Doc
  • Element Markets
  • Greenlane Biogas

Sponsors

  • AECOM
  • Anaergia
  • envitreat
  • swinerton
  • topsoe

Exhibitors

  • Air Liquide
  • Tomorrow Water
  • Western Energy Systems