Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) will host guest speakers on Tuesday,
November 11, at 12:30 p.m. in the Chandler Conference Center, in conjunction with
the Common Reading program, for Farm to Tank presentations. Featured speakers are
Tom Verry of the National Biodiesel Board and Pam Keck of the National Corn Growers
Association (NCGA). The speakers will discuss how corn and soybeans are converted
and used as biofuels. The presentations are supported by OCTCs Transportation Technologies
programs, who are expanding the program curriculum to encompass all alternative fuel
Dr. Jim Klauber, President of OCTC, commented that OCTCs alternative fuels initiative
are the future of the transportation industry. Our students and community need to
understand the benefits of these fuels to the local economy.
The event is free and open to the public. The Chandler Conference Center is located
in the Advanced Technology Center, room 116, and is located on the main campus at
4800 New Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY.