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NOTE--We are starting a standby list and looking for ways to add some seats in "theatre" style. We are at full capacity, but looking for a way to expand a bit. To be on our standby list, please email Tom Polikalas at tpolikalas@swenergy.org or call 775-386-7411.

We are also looking at the possibility of livestreaming the event over the web, TBD by one of our sponsors. Will announce by 1/18. Thank you!

JOIN US IN POWERING THE FUTURE OF CLEAN TRANSPORTATION IN NEVADA

The electrification of transportation offers Nevada and its citizens tremendous economic and environmental benefits. Additionally, by reducing foreign oil imports, electric transportation also improves our national security.

This event examines these advantages in depth, with local, regional, and national experts presenting the reasons why Nevada's policymakers should accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles and other electric transportation options ranging from transit to school buses--improving our air quality while creating jobs.

Our agenda is subject to modification with the expectation of adding in additional speakers as part of the public policy discussion:

Agenda (subject to modification and expected addition of public policy session speakers)

8:00am Registration and EV Test Drives

9:00 Call to Order & Sponsor Recognition--Rebecca Wagner, Principal, Wagner Strategies

Welcoming Remarks--David Bobzien, Councilman, Reno City Council

Keynote address:“You’re the Driver: What do you really want from transportation electrification,and when do you want it? What do you need to do to get what you want?” Ann Pongracz, Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN)

9:40 Health and Environmental Benefits from Electric Transportation Panel moderated by Assemblywoman Sarah Peters (AD24):

Daniel Inouye, Washoe County Health District, Air Quality Management Division; Matt Frommer, Senior Transportation Analyst, SWEEP; Rudy Zamora, Program Director, Chispa Nevada at League of Conservation Voters

10:20 Break

10:35 Economic Benefits of Electric Transportation Panel moderated by Assemblyman Howard Watts (AD15):

Sara Forni, Senior Manager, Clean Vehicle Programs, Ceres

Cameron Dyer, Staff Attorney, Western Resource Advocates (WRA);

Chris Reilly, Workforce Development & Education Programs, Tesla

11:30 Legislation and Public Policy

Moderator: Kyle Davis, President, Davis Strategies

Marie Steele, Principal, E-Centricity

Matt Frommer, Senior Transportation Analyst, SWEEP

Attendee participation & roundtable

12:30 pm Lunch & Lunch Program--Sponsored by NV Energy

Update on the Nevada Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund, Danilo Dragoni, Chief, Bureau Of Air Quality Planning, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP)

Introduction of Featured Legislative Speaker

Kyle Davis, President, Davis Strategies

Featured Legislative Speaker: Nevada State Senator Chris Brooks

1:30pm Adjournment

The concluding session will note the legislative bills associated with electric transportation that will be part of the 2019 session of the Nevada Legislature, which commences the following week, on Feb. 4, 2019. This session provides a high-level overview of the opportunities and challenges presented by EVs and policies related to the clean transportation market.

DISCLAIMER: Views and opinions expressed by any speaker are their own and don't necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the organizers, sponsors, other speakers, participants, or attendees. The intent of the forum is education, information sharing, networking, and advancing the conversation on electric transportation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND--Everyone interested in the sustainable economic development of Nevada are welcome to attend, in addition to businesses, economic development advocates, subject matter stakeholders, policymakers, and government agency staffs. This forum is also intended to bring together key stakeholders to discuss needed research and identify tangible next steps.

Tickets/registrations are transferable, but not refundable. Sponsor and speaker inquiries should be directed to Tom Polikalas at tpolikalas@swenergy.org or 775-386-7411.

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