Transforming Trucking with Natural Gas: Goods Movement for Tomorrow
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PDT)
Advance registration has closed. Limited seating my be available onsite but is not guaranteed.
- Joe Lyou, President & CEO, Coalition for Clean Air
- Hal Snyder, Vice President of Customer Solutions, Southern California Gas Co.
- Christoper Cannon, Director of Environmental Management, Port of Los Angeles
- Terry Alger, Dept. of Engine & Vehicle Research, Southwest Research Institute
- Jerry Johnson, Western Regional Manager, Cummins Westport
- Robert Carrick, Western Region Vocational Manager-Natural Gas, Freightliner Trucks
- Alex Madrinkian, Vice President of Sales Western Region, Ryder System, Inc.
Join us from 9 to 9:30 a.m.for a networking continental breakfast before the start of the event.
Joe Lyou representing the Coalition for Clean Air will open with an introduction on opporunties for natural gas in goods movement applications.
Hal Snyder will highlight SoCal Gas's continued leadership in deploying clean vehicles powered by natural gas. The company plans to expand over the next few years all of its 13 company-owned public access natural gas fueling stations.
Terry Alger of Southwest Research Institute will discuss research and development efforts to increase efficiency and further reduce emissions from natural gas engines.
Jerry Johnson will discuss Cummins Wesport's new ISX12 G natural gas engine built for heavy-duty regional haul applications. The ISX12 G operates exclusively on compressed, liquified or renewable natural gas.
- Robert Carrick of Freightliner Trucks will talk about the company's leadership in the automotive manufacturing market in the production of natural gas-powered commercial vehicles. Freightliner parent company Daimler Trucks North America celebrated the delivery of its 1,000th natural gas truck in November 2011.
Alex Madrinkian will discuss Ryder's partnership with the San Bernardino Associated Governments to purchase and deploy 202 heavy-duty natural gas fueling stations. The project will reduce 9.2 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions, reduce 131 tons of NOx, and eliminate 2.65 tons of diesel particulates.
Guests attending this event will also receive a FREE PASS* to the 2012 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach May 15-17, compliments of the Southern California Gas Company. ACT Expo will have 100,000 sq. ft. of jam-packed space filled with 50-plus of the latest alternative fuel vehicles from Freightliner, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Honda, Toyota, GM, Ford and many others.
If you have questions about this event, contact Kristen Rockwell Weiss at 310-573-8555 or Kristen.Weiss@gladstein.org.
*Free pass grants unlimited access to Expo Hall only.