The bootcamp will cover the wide-ranging benefits of electric medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles –from refuse trucks and delivery vans to school and transit buses to tractor trailer trucks. We will also discuss the policy opportunities for accelerating their deployment in Virginia. Speakers from the public sector and industry will discuss the state of the market, technology, and the experiences of fleets that are transitioning to EVs including municipalities, school districts and private industry.
|9:00 AM – 9:05 AM||Welcoming Remarks||Anne Blair
Sr. Policy Manager, Electrification Coalition
|9:05 AM – 9:25 AM||Keynote Remarks||
Congressman Don Beyer, 8th Congressional District of Virginia
Delegate David Reid, 32nd District and Loudoun County
Video Remarks: Governor Northam
|9:25 AM – 9:40 AM||Medium- and Heavy- Duty Market Update||Spencer Burget, Atlas Public Policy|
|9:40 AM – 10:05 AM||Business Perspectives on Medium & Heavy-Duty Policy||
Moderator: Dakoury Godo-Solo
|10:05 AM – 10:15 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:15 AM – 10:35 AM||Why Electrification? Perspectives on National Security, Equity and Economic Opportunity||
Moderator: Anne Blair
– General Charles F. “Chuck” Wald
|10:35 AM – 11:10 AM||Federal Partnerships for Fleet Electrification||
Moderator: Katherine Stainken
|11:10 AM – 11:40 AM||Getting Buses on the Streets: Electrifying Municipal Transit||
Moderator: Alleyn Harned
|11:40 AM – 11:50 AM||Creating Collaboration: Pitch Your Idea for M&HD Electrification in VA|
|11:50 AM – 11:55 AM||Heavy Duty Deployment Demonstration Video|
|11:55 AM – 12:00 PM||Closing Remarks||Anne Blair, Electrification Coalition|
Please click here to submit your proposal if you would like to showcase your program, proposal, or idea during the Creating Collaboration session. A link will also be emailed to you after registration. Four groups or individuals will be selected to share your high-level ideas in a 5-minute pitch to the entire webinar group. Public-sector, non-profit, industry, and individuals are welcome to submit ideas.
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.