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The Plug-in Electric Vehicle Revolution: Are We Ready?

CleanTech OC

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)

The Plug-in Electric Vehicle Revolution: Are We Ready?

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CleanTech OC Hosts “The Plug-In Electric Vehicle Revolution: Are We Ready?”

Sponsored by Ernst & Young, and UCI's Advanced Power and Energy Program

Wednesday, May 11.   Program: 1:30pm  |  Reception: 5:30pm

 

Electric vehicles are quickly becoming the hottest autos on the market, and their wider adoption presents an array of opportunities and challenges for our cities, utilities, businesses, and neighbors.

CleanTech OC and UC Irvine are hosting a series of panel discussions exploring what it means to be “PEV-ready,” featuring speakers representing startup and major auto manufacturers, electric vehicle charging systems, the utilities, regulatory agencies, and other critical stakeholders. 

Capacity for this event is limited, so register today.

 

 

 

Welcoming remarks: Greg Trimarche - Chairman, CleanTech OC

Opening keynote: Matt Sapp - Partner & Cleantech leader, Ernst & Young

Panel #1: The PEV Has Arrived
Panel 1 will take the “30,000 foot view” of the PEV industry and readiness, with a broader focus on issues related to charging infrastructure build-out (residential and beyond), how widespread PEV adoption relates to the electrical grid, thoughts from the EV automotive industry, and the early challenges posed by widespread PEV adoption.

Moderator: Diane Wittenberg - Executive Director, California PEV Collaborative
Panelist: Edward Kjaer - Director of PEV Readiness, Southern California Edison
Panelist: Alexander Keros - Senior Project Engineer, General Motors
Panelist: Adrene Brios - Utilities Representative, ECOtality

 

Panel #2: PEV readiness at the city, regional, and state levels
Three panelists will focus on what cities/regions/the state are doing to be PEV-ready, what still needs to be done, and what policies will promote greater PEV-readiness and adoption.

Moderator: Hon. Bill Campbell, Orange County Board of Supervisors

Panelist: Baernard Kotlier - Director, Sustainable Energy Solutions

Panelist: Joshua Cunningham - Air Resources Engineer, California Air Resources Board
Panelist: Scott Briasco - Manager of Electric Transportation, LA Dept. of Water & Power

 

Panel #3: The future of PEV: Investment, economic impacts, and infrastructure
The third panel will explore how the growth of the PEV industry relates to issues such as investment, energy security, the smart-grid, the PEV's impact on the economy, and how related technologies will continue to advance the transportation industry.

Moderator: Brian Kremer - Director of Cleantech Investment Banking, ROTH Capital Partners.
Panelist: David Mazaika - COO, Quantum Technologies
Panelist: Christopher Chen - Smart Grid Market Manager, Sempra
Panelist: Chris Paulson - Vice President, CODA Automotive

Closing remarks: Dr. Scott Samuelsen - Director of the Advanced Power & Energy Program, and National Fuel Cell Research Center, UC Irvine.

Reception & Electric Vehicle Expo: 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Have questions about The Plug-in Electric Vehicle Revolution: Are We Ready?? Contact CleanTech OC

When & Where


UC Irvine Student Center - Pacific Ballrooms
A311 Student Center
Irvine, CA 92697

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)


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CleanTech OC, a non-profit organization, is a catalyst to job creation and economic growth in the cleantech industry in Orange County and throughout California. The collaborative platform facilitates cooperation among its community including business, government and academia, and, so, helps to align goals and objectives to advance the development of renewable energy, clean transportation, energy efficiency (and other resource conservation), green building, green consumer products, and corporate sustainability. Finally, we serve to educate our community in all issues related to cleantech and sustainability.

 

 

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