Day 2 Conference

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.

7:30 am – 8:30 am | Doors open and breakfast, Room 204

8:30 am | Keynote: Looking down the road to 2030, Room 202.
………………..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, Room 202
………………..Moderator: Karen Hamberg, Vice President, Strategy, Westport
………………..Nina Kapoor, Director of State Government Affairs, Coalition for
………………..Renewable Natural Gas
………………..Macy Neshati, Senior Vice President of Electric Buses, BYD
………………..Heavy Industries
………………..Sanjay Ranchod, Director and Counsel, Business Development
…………………and Policy, Tesla
………………..Janea A. Scott, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
………………..Tyson Eckerle, Deputy Director of ZEV Infrastructure, Office of
………………..Governor Jerry Brown

10:00 am | Keynote: What is the future of methane in California transportation?, Room 202
………………..Yuri Freedman, Senior Director of Business Development, SoCalGas

10:15 am | Keynote: The importance of clean transportation in meeting California’s …………….goals, Room 202
………………..Matt Rodriguez, Secretary for Environmental Protection, California
………………..Environmental Protection Agency

10:30 am | Break, Foyer

10:45 am | Building emerging markets – concurrent panel discussions:
………………••  Advancing zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty technologies, Room 202
…………………..Moderator: Alycia Gilde, Director, CALSTART
…………………..Jason Gies, Director of Business Development for Electric
…………………..Vehicle Systems, AxleTech
…………………..Kent Meyers, ‎Director, Advanced Engineering Project
…………………..Management, Volvo
…………………..Tim Reeser, CEO, Lightning Systems
…………………..Tess Sicat, Branch Chief – Heavy Duty Off-Road Strategies
…………………..Branch, California Air Resources Board

…………….•  Expanding in-state advanced biofuel market, Room 203
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…………………..Moderator: Jasna Tomic, Research Director, CALSTART
…………………..Nathan Crum, Executive Vice President, Valley Pacific
…………………..Petroleum Services
…………………..Anthony Tarabini, Renewable CNG Account Manager, Biorem Energy
…………………..Jesse Torres, Deputy Director, California Governor’s Office of
…………………..Business and Economic Development
…………………..William Zobel, Vice President, Trillium CNG

12:00 pm | Lunch, Room 204
………………•  Keynote: What is the outlook for renewable energy and 
…………………transportation electrification? Caroline Choi, Senior Vice
……………………•President, Southern California Edison.

1:00 pm | Stronger communities through clean transportation, Room 202
………………..Moderator: Sekita Grant, Manager, Policy and Impact
………………..Strategy, Emerson Collective
………………..Jack Broadbent, Executive Officer for Bay Area Air Quality
………………..Management District
………………..Kent Leacock, Director for Government Relations and Public
………………..Policy, Proterra
………………..Karen Magliano, Assistant Division Chief, Air Quality Planning
………………..and Science Design, California Air Resources Board
………………..David Snyder, Executive Director, California Bicycle Coalition

2:00 pm | Is it time to ban internal combustion cars?, Room 202
………………..Moderator: Katie Fehrenbacher, Greenbiz
………………..Marie Liu, Policy Consultant, Office of Assembly Speaker
………………..Anthony Rendon
………………..Colin Murphy, Transportation Policy Manager, NextGen Policy
………………..Andrew White, Legislative Director, Assemblymember Ting

3:00 pm | Break, Foyer

3:15 pm | The forefront of freight, Room 202.
………………..Moderator: Tim Taylor, Division Manager, Sacramento Air Quality Management District
………………..Craig Duehring, Manager, Mobile Source Control Division, California Air Resources Board
………………..Duane Hughes, CEO, Workhorse
………………..Craig Scott, Director, Advanced Technologies Group, Toyota
………………..Mike Whitlatch, Vice President of Energy and Procurement, UPS

4:15 pm | California innovators, Room 202
………………..Moderator: Joseph Oldham, San Joaquin Valley Regional Director, CALSTART
………………..Andre Champagne, CEO, Hollywood Trucks
………………..David Johnson, President and CEO, Achates Power
………………..Desmond Wheatley, CEO, Envision Solar

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

Last updated March 21, 2018. More updates to come.

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