Cindy Thyfault - International Speaker & Author

Cindy Thyfault, Founder and CEO, is available to speak and/or write about important topics relating to:

The Power of No - Moving Forward Through Change

Project Finance Strategies for Tough Times

Risk Evaluation and Mitigation for Cleantech Projects

Challenges and Opportunities for Biofuels Development and Financing

Lessons Learned:  Case Studies of Successful Renewable Energy Development

The Bond Market – Is It Open For Renewables?

International Hotspots for Biofuels Development and Financing

The Role of US Government Programs in Establishing Renewable Energy Development

Other topics relating to Sustainability, Business Development, and Financing

Speaking Engagements

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2016

Advanced Biofuels Leadership ConferenceWashington, DC, February 11-13, 2015
BIO World Congress, San Diego, CA, April 20, 2016

2015

Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference, Washington, DC, March 11-13, 2015

Women in Cleantech & Sustainability - WCS Talks 2015,  The Power of No, San Francisco, CA, November 7, 2015

2014

CAAFI General Meeting – Panel Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities for Project Finance” - Washington, DC,January 28-29, 2014

World Biofuels Markets Conference – “Panel Discussion: Creative Financial Solutions for Bio-based Market Demand” – Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 4, 2014

European Green Bond Fixed Income Event – “Due Diligence and Monitoring - Best Practices for Green Bonds” and Moderator, “Green Bonds - Opportunities for Investors”– Paris, France, May 22, 2014

White House Rural Opportunity Investment Conference“Panel Discussion: Investing in BioFuels and Renewable Energy”Washington, DC, July 24, 2014

Renewable Energy Latin America and the Caribbean Conference (RELACCx) - Fajardo, Puerto Rico, November 20-21, 2014

2013

Low Carbon Jet Fuel: The Industry Flight Path Conference @ Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2013 - Avalon, Australia - February 26 - 27, 2013

World Biofuels Market Conference - Rotterdam, Netherlands - March 12 - 14, 2013

OPIC: Expanding Horizons 2013 Fort Worth Workshop – Financing Resources Panel PresentationFort Worth, TX - June 27, 2013

International Trade SymposiumOPIC Financing Resources Panel PresentationDallas, TX – August 28, 2013

2012

Sustainable Maritime Fuels Forum @ Pacific 2012 - "Finance Sector: Aggregating Capital for Scale Up Projects"  - Sydney, Australia - January 21- February 1, 2012

World Biofuels Market - "The Project Finance Market - Is it Open for Biofuels?" - Rotterdam, The Netherlands - March 13-15, 2012

Small Business Promotion & Network Center, 2012 Texas Export Import Forum - "Problems and Opportunities in Capturing the Global Market" – Dallas, Texas - March 15, 2012

Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference (ABLC) - "Aligning Business Fundamentals - From Feedstock to Flight: Financing Approaches"  – Washington, DC - April 5, 2012 

U.S. Africa Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Workshops Cincinnati, Ohio - June 21 - 22, 2012

ACORE’s 1st Transportation and Renewable Energy Industry Forum - Washington, D.C. - July 17, 2012

Financing the Commercialization of Biofuels and Bio-Based Chemicals  - San Diego, California - July 30, 2012

ILA Berlin Air Show Alternative Aviation Fuel Conference Berlin - Sept. 12, 2012

The World’s Leading Advanced Biofuels CEO Conference - San Francisco, California - October 29 - 31, 2012

2011

Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference (ABLC)  – Washington, DC - April 11, 2011

Paris Air Show - "Debt Financing: Creating the Opportunity" - Paris, France - June 22, 2011

ICAO Aviation and Sustainable Alternative Fuels Conference - "Financing Barriers and Solutions" - Montreal, Canada - October 18, 2011.

Border Energy Forum XVIII - "Financing, Energy Projects and Infrastructure" - El Paso, Texas - October 27, 2011

Advanced Biofuels Markets - "International Markets and Financing Opportunities for Biofuels" San Francisco, California - November 9, 2011

CAAFI EXPO - "International Markets and Financing Opportunities for Biofuels"  - Washington, DC - November 29, 2011

2010

Silicon Valley Bank Clean Tech Group Presentation - "USDA Loan Guarantee Programs: Benefits and opportunities for Lenders" - Dallas, Texas - December 8, 2010

Renewable Energy World Conference - "Project Financing in a Post Credit Crunch Environment" - Austin, Texas - February 25, 2010

Rural Alliance for Renewable Energy Workshop - Stephenville, Texas - March 1, 2010

National Algae Association Conference - "Submitting a Successful USDA 9003 Biorefinery Loan Guarantee Application" - Houston, Texas - April 30, 2010

OPIC Renewable Energy Finance for Emerging Markets Conference - "Renewable Energy and Water Development in Emerging Markets" - New Delhi, India - May 6, 2010

2009

National Algae Association Conference - "Financing Programs for Algae Projects" - Texas - January 30, 2009

Rural Alliance for Renewable Energy Workshop - "Funding Strategies in Today's Financial Marketplace" - Austin, Texas - May 18, 2009

11th Annual Africa Summit Presentation - "Funding Strategies in Today's Financial Marketplace" - Dallas, Texas - June 18, 2009

National Algae Association Conference - "How to Write a Winning Grant Application" - Houston, Texas - September 17, 2009

Sustainable Technologies Issue Forum - "Financial Opportunities Solving Industry Challenges: Government Grants and Guaranteed Loan Programs" - Dallas, Texas - October 21, 2009

2008

National Algae Association Conference - "Winning Strategies for Algae Grants and Guaranteed Loans" - Texas - July 17, 2008

Champaign County Farm Bureau Presentation - "Farm Bureau Presentation" - Campaign, Illinois - August 21, 2008

Sustainable Technologies Issue Forum - "Funding Strategies in Today's Financial Marketplace" - Dallas, Texas - August 26, 2008

National Algae Association Conference - "Winning Strategies for Algae Grants and Guaranteed Loans" - Houston, Texas - October 23, 2008

2007

Bio-Energy Conference - "Winning Strategies for BioEnergy Grants" - Florida - August 27, 2007

Texas Renewable Energy Industries Conference - "Spurring Development of BioEnergy in Texas" - Abilene, Texas - November 13, 2007

2006

West Texas District Export Council Seminar - Midland, Texas - 2006

Texas Tech University Center for Public Service Conference - Lubbock, Texas - May 18, 2006

Bi-Energy Texas Conference - "Farm to Market...Biodiesel is Fueling the Economy" - Lubbock, Texas - October 25, 2006

Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association Conference - Austin, Texas - November 13, 2006

1998

Cooperative Development Training Conference - Eau Claire and Madison, Wisconsin - 1998

1997

Oklahoma Wheat Growers Annual Meeting - Alva, Oklahoma - 1997

"Export Marketing: A Proactive Approach for Entering International Markets" - Lubbock, Texas - May 21, 2007

1996

Cooperative Leadership Conference - Spokane, Washington - 1996

New Mexico Economic Development Conference - Roswell, New Mexico - 1996

1995

Cooperative Leadership Conference - Spokane, Washington - June 18, 1995

New Mexico Economic Development Conference - Roswell, New Mexico - June 18, 1995

Oklahoma Wheat Growers Annual Meeting - Alva, Oklahoma - June 19, 1995

Cooperative Development Training Conference - Eau Claire and Madison, Wisconsin - June 20, 1995

West Texas District Export Council Seminar - Midland, Texas - June 28, 1995

Texas Tech University Center for Public Service Conference - Lubbock, Texas - June 28, 1995

Bio-Energy Texas Conference - Lubbock, Texas - June 28, 1995

Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association Conference - Austin, Texas - June 28, 1995

Publications

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Article - Pacific Rim Wood Marketing Report - 1994

ArticleRural Cooperatives Magazine - 1996

Letter to USDA Secretary Vilsack Urging Opening of 2010 Funding Programs - March 4, 2010

2012 Farm Bill Energy Title Budget Recommendations - October 28, 2011

"The Project Finance Market - Is it Open for Biofuels?" - Biofuels International - Issue 3, Volume 6 - April 2012

"USDA Business and Industry Guaranteed Financing with Bonds" - White Paper

Featured In

"The Good Side of Government" - By Luke Geiver - Biorefining Magazine - September 20, 2011

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