AFOA Annual Meeting
October 14, 2020
ONE-DAY VIRTUAL EVENT
Keynote Speaker: Charlie Cook
Confirmed Keynote Speaker for Oct. 14th
Renowned Political Analyst and Publisher of the Cook Political Report
• Called “the man who knows more about politics than anyone else” by Washingtonian and “the Picasso of election analysis” by the Wall Street Journal
• Discusses today’s political and legislative environments in a balanced, non-partisan way
• Hugely popular speaker known for an encyclopedic knowledge and quick wit
Charlie Cook is a political analyst and commentator, the publisher of the Cook Political Report, and a columnist for the National Journal. For more than two decades he has been a trusted and accurate voice on all things political. Once deemed “the Picasso of election analysis” by the Wall Street Journal, Cook’s expertise and encyclopedic knowledge of American politics has been featured on myriad news outlets. Using poll numbers, economic indicators, and historical data, Cook discusses today’s political and legislative environments in a balanced, non-partisan way.
Biofuels Forum Speaker: Paul Nazzaro
Confirmed Speaker for Oct. 14th
Paul Nazzaro became an early adopter of utilizing the latest chemical technologies to enhance fuel quality on behalf of organizations such as Northeast Petroleum, Coastal Corporation, and Global Companies, LLC. Paul has also represented the National Biodiesel Board since 1996 as their petroleum liaison, helping to reduce roadblocks impeding biodiesel’s domestic commercialization.
He serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Finance Committee for the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association and the New England Fuel Institute. His writing has appeared in Fuel Oil News, Biodiesel Magazine, Transport Topics, Commercial Fuel Buyer, Fuel Marketer News, and Indoor Comfort Marketing, among others notable industry publications.
Last year, AFOA looked to the west coast for its perspectives, this year Paul will share initiatives and perspectives from the east coast.
2020 AFOA Annual Meeting Sponsors
Sponsors as of July 27
AgriBio Commodities, LLC
Geo. Pfau’s Sons Co., Inc.
Hudson Tank Terminals Corporation
Sunbelt Commodities, Inc.
The Scoular Company
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The initial membership fee allows your company the option of one primary location and three members. If you would like to add multiple locations or, if you have more than three members that would like to take advantage, AFOA Member Benefits of AFOA membership, you will have the opportunity to attach additional information and contacts.
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Updating & Informing Our Members of News in the Industry
AFOA Member benefits include access to AFOA Trading Rules, our extensive member list, discounts on annual events and up to date information and news in the industry.
We work to improve trade relations in the fats and oils industry around the world. The initial membership fee allows your company the option of one primary location and three members. If you would like to add multiple locations or if you have more than three members that would like to take advantage of AFOA membership, you will have the opportunity to attach additional information and contacts.
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