August 12th & 13th, Denver, Colorado

Cancelled Due to COVID-19

We regret to inform you that The 9th Annual Jacobsen Conference, scheduled for August, has been canceled due to COVID-19. We are still planning to hold a conference in May of 2021, in Denver, Colorado.

Our team has received interest from customers in a virtual conference as a replacement for this year’s event. If that something that is of interest to you, we’d appreciate receiving your thoughts and guidance on how you would like that to look. Please do so by visiting this short feedback form.

If you have any additional comments or questions please reach out to Erin Perkins at [email protected]

Venue

Grand Hyatt Denver

1750 Welton Street, Denver, Colorado

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Speakers

Tore Alden

Dir. Forecasting/Sr. Analyst:  Oilseeds

Tore Alden

Tore Alden began his career as an analyst for the Agricultural Marketing Group at Smith Barney. When the group left to form International Agribusiness Group (IAG), he directed the firm’s fundamental research reports covering the markets for grain, oilseed, coffee, frozen concentrated orange juice, along with oil and natural gas. After leaving IAG, he developed ... read more

David Becker

Senior Analyst - Organic & Non-GMO

David Becker

David Becker is an analyst and portfolio manager with 30 years of experience in the capital markets. Prior to joining The Jacobsen, he worked for 2-investment banks and 3-hedge funds in London and New York, focusing on commodities, fixed income, equities and foreign exchange. David is the editor of The Jacobsen’s Organic & Non-GMO Bulletin.... read more

John Cusick

Consulting Manager / Sr. Analyst Biodiesel

John Cusick

John Cusick has 15 years of experience as a trader in biodiesel and biodiesel feedstock. His career has included work for the trading upstart RBF Port Neches, Texas, the largest biodesel production facility in the US, along with Morgan Stanley Commodities, Trafigura, Glencore and Imperium Renewables. He has successfully navigated the complex and challenging relationship ... read more

John Donicht

President

John Donicht

John Donicht earned a degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA in finance from the University of Minnesota. In the 1990s, he traded fats and oils for five years before joining with a partner to create By-Products Interactive (BPI). BPI created a platform to trade by-product commodities that were not traded ... read more

Bob Lane

Senior Analyst - Biodiesel, Vegetable Oil and Grain

Bob Lane

Bob Lane holds an MBA and a BBA in finance from Loyola University in Chicago. He has experience in real estate asset management and spent more than 15 years as a professional analyst and trader for options, futures and equities on the floors of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Board Options Exchange. ... read more

Ryan Standard

Director of PRA Ops & Senior Analyst - U.S and Intl Animal Fats & Proteins

Ryan Standard

Ryan Standard earned a degree in English literature and history from Monmouth College, while maintaining a parallel track in economics. With a background in logistics and sales, he joined The Jacobsen in 2007 as an analyst and the editor of the Animal Fats and Feed Bulletins, and contributor to the Biodiesel Bulletin. He has built ... read more