TRUE SPIRITS: David Kelsall (1945-2008) of Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (above left) was awarded the FEW’s High Octane Award in 2007. The award presenter, BBI International co-founder Kathy Bryan (1945-2009), received the same award in 2009.
MILWAUKEE’S BEST: Working together, Fagen Inc. CEO Ron Fagen and Wayne Newton of Australia’s NPH Farming Syndicate cut the expo ribbon at the 2006 FEW in Milwaukee, Wis.
SURVEY SAYS: At the 2003 FEW in Sioux Falls, S.D., industry technology providers faced off against producers in a memorable mock game show dubbed “The Family Fuel.” On the technology team was (left to right) consultant Greg Heuer, Gunter Brodl of Vogelbusch, Dave Vander Griend of ICM, and Bib Swain of the former Delta-T Corp.
GOOD ADVICE: In a rare appearance, Martin Andreas of Archer Daniels Midland Co. takes the stage at the 2005 FEW in Kansas City, Mo., to praise the biofuels industry for its success. Listening intently are RFA President and CEO Bob Dinneen (right) and Joe Jobe, CEO of the National Biodiesel Board.
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GLOBAL GATHERING: Today, the FEW draws attendees from 30 countries. Here, Dehua Liu of Bejing, China’s Tshinghua University, shares his perspectives on ethanol at the 2005 FEW in Kansas City, Mo.
AT THE MICROPHONE: Raphael Katzen, the late founder of Katzen Engineering, was famous for his challenging speaker enquiries at the FEW. Here, he is pictured at the 2008 FEW in Nashville, Tenn.
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