The 2014 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference took place July 27-29 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, FL.

Conference Presentations
Monday, July 28th

State of the Industry Report

Scott Jacobs, PFI Chairman
Jennifer Hedrick, PFI Executive Director

Global Pellet Market Report
Ulises Lacoa, North Carolina State University
John Arsenault, Wood Pellet Association of Canada
Arnold Dale, Ekman

Maximizing Opportunities: Pellets versus Fossil Fuels
William Strauss, FutureMetrics

Policy Update: State, Regional and National Initiatives
Pat Rita, Orion Advocates
Charlie Niebling, New England Wood Pellet

Tools to Promote and Enhance your Business
Wood Energy Financial App Demonstration, Rob Davis, Forest Energy Corporation
Using Data to Understand the Residential Heat Market, Adee Athiyaman, Western Illinois University
Wood2Energy Website Overview and Demonstration, Olga Khaliukova, University of Tennessee

Enhancing Pellet Mill Operations
Gordon Lane, Jr., USI Insurance Services
Mark Fecke, Exponent
Eric Conn, Epstein Becker & Green
Brad James, Trinity Consultants

Tuesday, July 29th

Pellet Standards: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Kenny Lisle, Energex
Jason Robison, Conway & Robison
Chris Wiberg, Timber Products Inspection

Navigating the Export Pellet Market
Seth Walker, RISI
Jouko Sipila, AgCom/International Feed
Adam Mook, Logistics Plus

Thank You to Our 2014 Sponsors:










Pellet Grill Giveaway

One lucky attendee won a LG 700 pellet grill, courtesy of Louisiana Grills! Congratulations, Irvin!