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Political heavyweights named National Ethanol Conference’s keynote speakers

Karl Rove and Robert Gibbs will share insider perspectives on Election 2012. The outcome of the election will have an impact on federal ethanol policy moving forward.


Political heavyweights Karl Rove and Robert Gibbs have been scheduled to speak at the National Ethanol Conference, Feb. 22-24, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, FL.


Their topic will be “Insider Perspectives on Election 2012: The Presidency and Congress.” Rove served as senior advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000 to 2007, and deputy chief of staff from 2004 to 2007. He is known as “The Architect” of President Bush’s 2000 and 2004 campaigns.


Gibbs has served as press secretary to President Barak Obama, and has been an advisor and strategist since Obama’s Illinois Senate race to his election as president.


For upcoming details, visit The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) states that “with federal policy changing, the global market-driven environment in which the [ethanol] industry must compete comes with new market challenges.”


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