Speaker Profile Chris Richards qualified from Heriot-Watt University in 1981 with a BSc.  In  Brewing and Biological Sciences,  He started his career  at Traquair House Ales (a small brewery attached to the oldest inhabited house in Scotland – using equipment dating back to the 1700s).  On leaving Chris spent 3 years in micro-brewing both running […]

3rd Americas Sugar Trade & Ethanol Summit, part of the successful Americas Sugar Trade series, will focus on the impact of NAFTA (10 months on) on the sugar and ethanol markets in the US, Mexico and the region, as we know how important a role NAFTA is going to play in shaping the marketplace. With […]

Speaker Profile Born in Buenos Aires on March 26th, 1945. He graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He completed his university training by studying the career of Actuary at the above mentioned University (thesis pending). He specialized in International Trade by undertaking postgraduate studies in Argentina and further […]

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Las autoridades encargadas de la toma decisiones brindarán sus opiniones acerca de la comercialización del etanol celulósico obtenido del azúcar, los cambios en el mercado del azúcar y del etanol de los Estados Unidos, Sudamérica y el Caribe, como también sobre la importancia creciente de la caña de azúcar como fuente de etanol y […]

MIAMI, Flórida–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Importantes tomadores de decisão estarão oferecendo suas reflexões sobre a comercialização de etanol celulósico de cana-de-açúcar, as mudanças no mercado de etanol e açúcar nos EUA, América do Sul e Caribe, além da crescente importância da cana-de-açúcar como fonte de etanol e etileno, na 3 a Conferência Americas Sugar & Ethanol […]

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Key decision makers will be providing insights on commercialization of cellulosic ethanol from sugar, the shifts in the American, South American and Caribbean sugar and ethanol marketplace, as well as the rising importance of sugar cane as an ethanol and ethylene source at the 3rd Americas Sugar & Ethanol Trade conference on October 16 […]

Speaker Profile Morris J. Bitzer is State Extension Specialist for corn, soybeans, small grains, grain sorghum and sweet sorghum production. He is now on Post Retirement Appointment as Sweet Sorghum Breeder for Univ. of Kentucky. He has received many awards for outstanding service to Kentucky Agriculture, Certificate of Excellence for Development of Agronomic Educational Material […]

Speaker Profile Faustino Jimenez, an Economist by profession, graduated from the Autonomous University of Santo Dominingo. He obtained his Masters in Agricultural Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) He has held various positions in public and private institutions, including: • Executive Director of the Institute Dominican Sugar (INAZUCAR) 1998-2000 / 2004-2008. […]

Speaker Profile Jaime Finguerut, Brazilian, Chemical Engineer since December 1974, post-graduate from Polytechnical School of Engineering of the São Paulo University (Brazil) in Biochemical Engineering. Has worked since 1972 with fermentation, having teached biochemical engineering at Industrial Engineering Faculty in São Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo worked in the Biological Process Treatment Development at the […]

Speaker Profile Owen Wagner is a Research Economist specializing in the US and Mexican sugar and sweetener markets for LMC International, a UK based consultancy specialzing in agricultural commodities and their end products. He is based out of the LMC office in Washington, DC. Prior to joining LMC, Mr. Wagner worked in a genetics lab […]

Speaker Profile Ricardo E. Schaeuffler is Guatemalan born, with more than 32 years of professional experience in the sugar industry in Guatemala and the region. He holds a BS. from Nicholls State University (LA) with an Agricultural Economics degree, and some studies on Business Administration in a Guatemalan University. Before joining La Union Sugar Group, […]

Speaker Profile Ron Cascone is Manager of Biofuels Development at Nexant, Inc / ChemSystems’ White Plains, NY office. He is a chemical engineer with forty years of industrial experience in a broad range of energy and chemical processes and products, most recently focusing on biorenewables (fuels and chemicals) as part of Nexant’s global practice. He […]

Speaker Profile Dr. George Philippidis is Associate Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC) and Co-Director of the Energy Business Forum (EBF) at Florida International University.  He has 18 years of experience in leading strategic business units in biofuels, energy, and biotechnology.  Before joining FIU, he worked in the private sector as business director at […]

Speaker Profile Manuel Enríquez Poy is a Graduate in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in tha UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).  He has been a member of the Engineer Faculty teaching  for more than 30 years. Enríquez started to work in the sugar cane industry since 1970 in several Sugar mills (La Margarita, Central Progreso, […]

Speaker Profile Paul Mazzarulli is currently Director of Biofuels at Evolution Markets Inc. in White Plains, New York. He has over 16 years of experience in energy, transportation, and emerging markets, including physical freight, shipping derivatives, electricity, and renewable fuels. During 2003-2004 Paul was Chairman of the Forward Freight Agreement Brokers Association at the Baltic […]

Speaker Profile Francois Nehama is the Director of Trade at Sucden Americas Corp. based in Miami, FL where he has been working for the last 12 years. At Sucden Americas, Mr Nehama is in charge of trading and management in the Americas with direct supervision of Sucden Americas subsidiaries located in Mexico, Peru, Chile and […]

The Sugar and Ethanol Industries of the Americas are in a flux. The recent closure of many small and mid sized ethanol and sugar projects in the US means that there are rising opportunities in the region’s sugar and ethanol industries since US ethanol demand is most definitely on the rise. In the Caribbean for […]

Speaker Profile Guillermo Ferreyros obtained a Bachelor degree in Business Administration at Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru and a Master degree in Business Administration at Harvard University.  He worked for IBM in Peru and for Colgate Palmolive in Mexico, in the Marketing Area.  He started working for Maple Gas Corporation in 1993 as Vice […]

Speaker Profile Antoine Halff is head of energy research at Fimat USA, Inc, the brokerage arm of Societe Generale bank, and adjunct professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University (Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy), both in New York City.   From 2001 to 2005, Halff was a Principal Administrator of the […]

Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2008 — The 3rd Americas Sugar Trade & Ethanol conference will be held in Miami, Florida, U.S. on October 16-17, 2008. The conference will gather together the major authorities on the shifting dynamics of the American & South America and Caribbean sugar and ethanol marketplace, the commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol […]