OdysseyDay ForWebSouthwestern Community College is hosting a National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey on October 18, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the automotive area of the Instructional Center on the Creston campus.  High school groups and the general public are invited to attend.

The event will focus on looking at the use of alternative fuels and learning about advanced technology vehicles.  Visitors to campus will browse alternative fuel displays in the automotive area and listen to guest speakers explain a number of "green" topics.  Lunch will be served.

Odyssey Day Schedule of Breakout Sessions
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
TIME (40 min sessions) SESSION 1, ROOM 402B SESSION 2, ROOM 418
9:15 AM

Stephanie Weisenbach, Iowa Clean Cities
Iowa Economic Development Authority
Topic:  Municipalities

Jeff Sorenson, automotive repair instructor
Southwestern Community College
Topic:  Biodiesel Board
10 AM Jim Huyser
NatGas Services
Topic:  Vehicle CNG Conversions and Vehicles
Ryan Brock
Great Plains, Shenandoah
Topic:  Wind Energy
10:45 AM

Doug Latham
Orient-Macksburg Schools
Topic:  Cleaner Fuel in Buses

Randy Caviness
Wolverine Wind Energy, LLC
Topic: Wind Energy
12:15 PM Sean Sager
Bio-Fuels Mobile Education
Topic:  Use of Ethanol Fuels
Matt Clayton
Stalker Chevrolet
Topic:  Volt, Malibu E and Vehicle Promotions
1 PM Matt Hughey
Topic:  Propane Vehicles
Ryan Brock
Great Plains, Shenandoah
Topic:  Algae Based Ethanol