BAC Workshop: The Electrification of Transportation

A Look at the Road Ahead of Us

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 – 1:00-5:00 pm

James L. Allen Center - Tribune Foundation Auditorium
Northwestern University
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL

With ever growing concerns regarding the diversification of our country’s energy resources and the recent emergence of consumer and fleet electrical vehicles (EV), this workshop will explore opportunities and challenges facing the implementation of electric vehicles, the current state of the EV market, factors impacting the user experience and user adoption, and transport electrification in the context of other energy choices.

1:00 - 2:15 pm – Panel 1: Infrastructure, Policy and Regulatory Hurdles

Dr. Kimberly Gray - Moderator, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering

Mr. Ted Bohn, Senior Power Electronics Engineer, Center for Transportation Research, Argonne National Laboratory

Mr. Dan Gabel, Manager, EV and Technology, Commonwealth Edison

Ms. Kate Tomford, Chief Sustainability Policy Advisor, Illinois Energy Office, DCEO; Chair, Illinois EV Advisory Council

Mr. Bryan Wagner, Senior Environmental Planner, Illinois Tollway

2:15 - 2:45 pm: Networking Break

2:45 - 4:00 pm – Panel 2: EV User Demand, Impacts and Constraints

Mr. Joshua Milberg - Moderator, Regional Vice President, Midwest Operations, Willdan Energy Solutions

Dr. Jing Dong, Center for Transportation Analysis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Ms. Sharon Feigon, CEO, iGo Car Sharing

Mr. David Goodridge, Vice President - Sales, 350Green

Ms. Terry L. Komlos, Manager, Zero Emission Mobility Corporate Planning, Nissan North America

4:00 - 4:45 pm – Featured Speaker

Dr. David L. Greene, Corporate Fellow, Center for Transportation Analysis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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