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CALSTART SPEAKS

April 28-29, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde will chair a session on “Commercial Vehicle Deployment" at the 2014 Advanced Energy Conference in Albany, NY on April 29.

September 22-24, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg, VP Fred Silver, Sr Project Manager Steve Sokolsky and others will speak at the National Meeting of the High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum in Argonne, IL, near Chicago, on topics ranging from incentives for fleets to transition to alternative fuels, to the military's use of clean tech to save fuel. See the agenda and register now for early bird discounts.

September 30-October 2, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, will speak at Energy Storage North America in San Jose, CA.

Recent past events:

April 16, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde and Regional Director, Tom Brotherton, presented at the Northeast Regional HTUF Fleet Workshop and Ride and Drive, which was held at the Queens Theatre at Flushing Meadows Corona Park and the World’s Fair Marina Park. See the event agenda, check out the event sponsors and Ride and Drive vehicles

March 18, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde spoke on Electric Vehicles, EV Workplace Charging and the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) at the Long Island Comm Real Estate Expo at the Long Island Hilton in Long Island, NY.

March 14, 2014
HTUF Lead Steve Sokolsky chaired a panel on fleet sustainability and previewed a best practices guide for fleets at Bay Area Alt Car Expo in Richmond, California. CALSTART was a proud supporter of this event.  

February 27, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde presented on clean refuse truck technologies and incentives at the New York City Commercial Refuse Clean Truck Workshop. The NYC Commercial Refuse Clean Truck Workshop was organized in partnership with the New York City Business Integrity Commission (NYCBIC), New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and CALSTART. The event was held at Brooklyn Army Terminal Leasing in Brooklyn, New York.

February 28, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde spoke at the Diesel Retrofit Boot Camp(SM) at Columbia University, New York, New York. Download the agenda here.

 

January 21-23, 2014
CALSTART Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg, and HTUF Director/VP, Kevin Beaty spoke and moderated sessions at the World LNG Conference in Houston, TX on the topics of Current LNG-Fuels Highway Trucking Experience, LNG-Fueled Highway Trucking Barriers and Enablers, and LNG-Fueled Highway Trucking Next Steps. 

January 14 & 15, 2014
In partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) hosted a two day event, the Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum 2014 Meeting, focused on the development and deployment of commercially competitive natural gas engines, vehicles and infrastructure. CALSTART's Alycia Gilde provided a presentation on the benefits of incentive programs driving the market for clean vehicle technologies and the funding available for CNG trucks through the New York Truck - Voucher Incentive Program. The event was held in Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY.

January 15, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, VP Kevin Beaty, Senior VP Bill Van Amburg will all speak at the CALSTART Leadership Circle in Palm Springs. To learn more about how you can attend this exclusive event, contact Kimberly Taylor at 626-744-5600 or by email at ktaylor@calstart.org.

Experts from CALSTART including VP Kevin Beaty, Senior VP Bill Van Amburg, and Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde spoke at recent webinars about clean medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and a nationwide expansion plan to bring incentives to American fleets. In case you missed the HTUF webinar on December 12, Kevin Beaty provided a look at 2014's coming policy and other tech initiatives sure to have an impact on the clean truck sector.

November 20, 2013
CALSTART's Senior Director Hydrogen Program Dr Lawrence Wnuk spoke at the 3rd International Conference on Urban Transportation Systems on the topic of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses and Infrastructure in Paris, France.

November 19, 2013

CALSTART’s NYT-VIP Project Leader and Northeast Representative Alycia Gilde presented at Metropolitan New York Trucking Conference, hosted by New York State Motor Truck Carrier Association (NYSMTCA) on November 19th in Queens, NY.

November 7, 2013
President and CEO John Boesel spoke at The California Roundtable 2013 on the panel The Massive Transformations in Energy & Mobility at Future Drive 2013: Global Trends, the Evolution of California’s Energy Marketplace, and Leadership in Transportation at The City Club of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. 

October 22-24, 2013
CALSTART hosted the US-China Clean Truck and Bus Summit in Shanghai China. Speakers include Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg and VP Kevin Beaty. Read the agenda. Visit chinacleantrucksummit.org for more information.

October 23-24, 2013
Regional Director Tom Brotherton spoke on the panel Solutions at Scale: Leading Examples and Lessons Learned at Net Zero Cities in Transportation Innovations Session 3 on October 24. The event was held in Fort Collins, CO.

October 25, 2013
Research Director Dr Jasna Tomic and Senior Project Manager Whitney Pitkanen both spoke at the Pasadena Electric Vehicle Workplace Charging Workshop in Pasadena, CA at City Hall.

October 14-17, 2013
On Wednesday, October 16, President and CEO John Boesel spoke at VERGE in San Francisco, CA on the topic The Future of Fuels: Creating Cleaner Fleets. Read the agenda.

October 7-9, 2013
President and CEO, John Boesel, Senior VP Bill Van Amburg, VP Kevin Beaty, VP Fred Silver, Research Director Dr Jasna Tomic, Regional Director Tom Brotherton, and Senior Project Manager Steve Sokolsky, spoke at the High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum National Meeting in Chicago, IL. Read the agenda.

October 4, 2013
NYT-VIP Project Leader and Northeast Representative Alycia Gilde spoke about incentive programs for clean vehicles at Last Mile Freight Conference, Baruch College, CUNY – William and Anita Newman Conference Center in New York, NY. The event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.   

October 1-3, 2013
Senior Project Manager Steve Sokolsky spoke at The International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE) in Louisville, KY. He will make one presentation on fleet sustainability on October 2nd and will moderate a panel on fleet sustainability best practices on October 3rd.

October 3, 2013
NYT-VIP Project Leader and Northeast Representative Alycia Gilde spoke about incentive programs for clean vehicles at New York State Electric Vehicle – Voucher Incentive Fund (NYSEV-VIF) Informational Workshop in at Frito Lay in Clifton Park, NY. The event runs 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Download the workshop flyer.

CURRENT LNG-FUELED HWY TRUCKING EXPERIENCE
Moderator: Bill Van Amburg, Senior Vice President

LNG-FUELED HWY TRUCKING BARRIERS, ENABLERS
Moderator: Kevin Beaty, Vice President

LNG-FUELED HWY TRUCKING NEXT STEPS
Moderator: Kevin Beaty, Vice President
 

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CALSTART Press Releases 2014

  • NAFA Press Release: NAFA Pioneering Fleet Sustainability Program
    NAFA, a not-for-profit association for professionals who manage fleets of vehicles, is developing a Sustainable Fleet Standard Program, which aims to increase efficiency, while reducing emissions and fuel use. Developed in conjunction with CALSTART, the NAFA Sustainable Fleet Standard Program is one of its kind. With its development, NAFA intends to pioneer a movement in the fleet community which emphasizes the economic and environmental benefits and overall importance of sustainability. 

CALSTART Press Releases 2013