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The 10th Annual OPIS RFS2, RINs & Biodiesel Forum is rapidly approaching. We have compiled some venue and event information that we hope you will find helpful as you prepare for next week.
Meeting Venue & Hotel Information

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Direct Phone: 312-944-4100


Check-in time is 3:00 pm, however, the hotel will make every effort to accommodate early arrivals. Check-out time is 12:00 pm. If you plan to check out on Wednesday morning, prior to the conference or during the first break, please contact the concierge or bell desk to store your luggage.

Parking at the hotel

Valet parking fee: $68 daily, 24 hours with in/out privileges

Conference Information

Click here for the full conference agenda.

Monday, October 1, 2018

3:30 pm-5:30 pm | Registration Opens

5:30 pm-7:00 pm | Networking Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

7:45 am-8:45 am | Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 am-12:15 pm | General Session

12:15 pm-1:45 pm | Networking Lunch

1:45 pm-5:00 pm | General Session

5:30 pm-7:00 pm | Networking Reception

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

8:00 am-9:00 am | Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am-11:30 am | General Session

11:30 am | Conference Adjourns

Meeting Rooms
1st Floor 
Registration | Avenue Foyer
General Sessions | Avenue Ballroom
Welcome Networking Reception | Camelot (3rd Floor)
Luncheon | Center Court (2nd Floor)
Meals, Networking Reception, Sponsor Tables | Avenue Foyer
** Please check reader board for room assignment changes. Click here for hotel floor plan.


Dress for the conference is business casual. Because the room temperatures may fluctuate, we suggest you bring a sweater or jacket to the meeting.

Transportation and Parking

The InterContinental Chicago Hotel is located approximately 19 miles / 40-60 minute drive (depending on traffic and time of day) from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and 13 miles / 25-45 minute drive (depending on traffic and time of day) from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).  Here are a few transportation options:

From ORD to JW Marriott Chicago

From MDW to JW Marriott Chicago

Driving in?  Click here for directions.

Dining and Entertainment

Click here for a listing of restaurants located in the InterContinental Chicago.

For more information on local activities, dining, clubs, bars or shopping please visit Chicago’s convention visitor’s bureau at:

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!


If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to send a substitute. To receive a full refund of your registration fee, you must cancel in writing by September 17, 2018 by emailing After that time, there is a $450 cancellation fee, provided we receive written cancellation before the conference. Registrants who do not cancel in writing, or do not attend are liable for the full registration fee.