October 13, 2021, 9:00 AM ET – 2:30 PM ET
The Electrification Coalition (the EC) and World Resources Institute (WRI) invite you to the New Jersey Electric School Bus (ESB) State Policy Roundtable on October 13, 2021. Join us to learn about the wide-ranging benefits of deploying ESBs on a mass scale across New Jersey, understand where the market, technology, and state government are headed, and discover how you can play a part in advancing an equitable transition of the New Jersey School Bus Fleet! This is your opportunity to gain the latest ESB information from leading players at the local, state and national levels and share your ideas on how to rev up the action.
Click here for the biographies for the incredible lineup of speakers.
|9:00 – 9:15AM||Welcome Message||
|9:15 – 9:30 AM||Turning Big Yellow Green||World Resources Institute|
|9:30 – 9:40 AM||Keynote Speaker: Turning NJ into a Health and Green Economy Leader||First Lady Tammy Murphy|
|9:40 – 9:45 AM||Federal State of Play||Congressman Frank Pallone|
|9:45 – 9:55 AM||How ESBs Can Help Address Environmental and Health Injustices||Melissa Miles, Executive Director, New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance|
|9:55 – 10:05 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:05 – 10:50 AM||Electric School Buses in the Garden State||
|10:50 – 11:00 AM||The view on ESBs from the Legislature||
|11:00 – 11:45 AM||ESBs & the Private Sector: Action & Opportunities||
|11:45 – 12:00 PM||Video Case Study: ESBs in Zeeland|
|12:00 – 12:15 PM||Funding and Financing – Federal Opportunities||Trisha Dello Iacono, National Field and Legislative Manager, Mom’s Clean Air Force|
|12:15 – 12:30 PM||Next Steps: For School Districts, Interested Policy Makers, and Advocates||Electrification Coalition|
|12:30 – 1:30 PM||Lunch Break|
REGISTRATION: Please register for this session here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
To select a breakout room: When the breakout rooms are launched during the meeting, you will be able to select which group you would like to attend. You will be able to return to the main room at any time if you would like to be placed in a different group.
The breakout groups include:
|1:30 – 2:20 PM||Barriers and Solutions Breakout Conversations||Small Groups By Topic
– Funding & financing
– Equitable policy & regulatory approaches
– Operations & procurement
– Local support & engagement
|2:20 – 2:30 PM||Closing Remarks||Electrification Coalition and World Resources Institute|
Amy Malaki is the Director of Partnerships and Policy at SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas, pioneering global leaders in sustainable aviation fuel production and supply. Prior to SkyNRG, Amy was the Associate Director for the transportation portfolio at the ClimateWorks Foundation where she developed philanthropic investment strategies to advance a sustainable, equitable and low-carbon mobility system. She also pioneered the organization’s international aviation decarbonization strategy. Prior to that she focused on Asia business development at Better Place, a Silicon Valley electric vehicle network startup. She has a B.A. in Chinese and China studies from the University of Washington and an M.A. in international policy studies (energy and environment) from Stanford University.