Agenda

Monday, March 26
Day 1 program: Roundtable discussions to consider issues, barriers, and needs to accelerate the commercialization of key clean transportation technologies. Program includes concurrent light-duty and medium/heavy-duty sessions in the morning and afternoon. Followed by evening reception.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Concurrent sessions:
...................Medium- and heavy-duty vehicle (MHDV) electrification: Roundtable
......................discussion on infrastructure issues and needs. With David Peterson,
......................Director of Fleet Solutions, ChargePoint; Donna DeMartino, General
......................Manager and CEO, San Joaquin Regional Transit District; Alberto
......................Ayala, Executive Director, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality
......................Management District; and John Kato, Deputy Director, California
......................Energy Commission.
...................• Getting to 5 million zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs): Roundtable
......................discussion on how to make the Governor’s executive order for ZEVs
......................a reality. Speaker announcements to come.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Lunch

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Concurrent sessions:
...................Low NOx natural gas trucks:  Roundtable discussion on the vehicle
......................landscape and key market development opportunities. With Southern
......................California Gas Company, Cummins, and other speakers to be
......................announced.
...................Connected, autonomous, electric cars: Roundtable discussion on
......................how connected and autonomous cars might help to expand electric
......................vehicles, reduce vehicle miles traveled, and support public access to
......................clean transportation. Speaker announcements to come.

5:00 pm | Reception with remarks by Michael Picker, President, California
......................Public Utilities Commission.

Tuesday, March 27
Day 2 program: Main conference day, consisting of keynote presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities that bring the clean transportation technology industry and policymakers together to consider major challenges and opportunities.

8:30 am | Looking down the road to 2030. Keynote by Dan Sperling, Board
......................Member, California Air Resources Board and Director of the Institute
......................of Transportation Studies at the University of California.

9:00 am | Clean transportation jobs and investments. Panel discussion with
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executives from Tesla and BYD, and Janea Scott, Commissioner,
......................California Energy Commission.

10:00 am | What is the future of methane in California transportation?
......................Keynote by Lisa Alexander, Vice President, Southern California Gas
......................Company.

10:30 am | Building emerging markets – concurrent panel discussions:
...................Bringing zero- and near-zero emission technologies to off-road
.................
vehicles. With Kent Meyers, ‎Advanced Engineering Project
......................Management, Volvo; and Tess Sicat, Branch Chief – Heavy Duty
......................Off-Road Strategies Branch, California Air Resources Board.
......................(Invited: AxleTech)
...................Deploying clean technologies for the “last mile.” With Suresh
......................Jayanthi, Vice President, Chanje. (Invited: Workhorse, California
......................Bicycle Coalition, and CARB)
...................Expanding in-state advanced biofuel production. With Nathan
......................Crum, Executive Vice President, Valley Pacific Petroleum Services;
......................Bill Zobel, Vice President, Trillium CNG; and Jesse Torres, Deputy
......................Director, California Governor's Office of Business and Economic
......................Development

12:00 pm | Lunch
...................What is the outlook for renewable energy and transportation
......................electrification? Keynote by Caroline Choi, Senior Vice President,
......................Southern California Edison.

1:00 pm | Stronger communities through clean transportation. Panel
......................discussion on the benefits that clean transportation technologies
......................bring to disadvantaged communities. With Jack Broadbent,
......................Executive Officer for Bay Area Air Quality Management District and
......................industry executives including Kent Leacock, Director for
......................Government Relations and Public Policy, Proterra.

2:00 pm | Is it time to ban internal combustion cars? Panel discussion on the
......................regulations and incentives needed to build the light duty
......................zero-emission vehicle market.

3:15 pm | The forefront of freight. Panel discussion on the current landscape
......................for zero-emission and near-zero emission trucks and what policies
......................are needed to dramatically increase adoption. With Mike Whitlatch,
......................Vice President of Energy and Procurement, UPS, and others.

4:15 pm | California innovators. Briefings by providers of emerging new
......................technologies made possible by incentive funding and policy support
......................from the state of California. With David Johnson, President and CEO,
......................Achates Power; David Greenfader, Vice President, Envision Solar;
......................and Andre Champagne, CEO, Hollywood Trucks.

5:00 pm | CALSTART call to action. Wrap up and next steps for policymakers
......................and the industry.

Last updated February 16, 2018. More updates to come.

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