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CALSTART SPEAKS

May 12, 2015
Program Manager Steve Sokolsky will present on making the business case for NG vehicles at the Southern California Natural Gas Trucking Fleet Workshop held by SoCal Gas at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, CA, from 5:30 - 8:30pm.

May 21, 2015
Program Manager Steve Sokolsky and others will speak at the Southern California Airports Green Fleet Workshop. More details will be posted about the event soon. Sponsorship and speaking opportunities are still available. Contact Steve Sokolsky to learn more at 626/744-5604 or ssosolsky@calstart.org

July 7-9, 2015
President and CEO John Boesel will speak at the EVs and the Grid Summit in Los Angeles, CA on July 9. His panel's topic is Establishing EV Charging Infrastructure for Commercial and Public Sites. Senior VP Bill Van Amburg is also moderating a panel dealing with electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Recent past events:
April 18, 2015
Project Manager Andrew Papson spoke at the unveiling of the new California Energy Commission-funded fuel cell bus at UC Irvine. Built by ElDorado with Ballard and BAE technology, the newest addition to the "Anteater Express" is the first zero-emission vehicle in UCI's fleet and will be refueled on-site at UCI's hydrogen station at the University's Advanced Power and Energy Program.

April 14-16, 2015
Senior VP Bill Van Amburg and others from CALSTART spoke at multiple sessions at NAFA 2015 Institute & Expo. At the event, Van Amburg helped unveil the NAFA Sustainable Fleet Standard Accreditation Program. The event was held in Orlando, FL.

April 6, 2015
Program Manager, Steve Sokolsky and others presented on fleet best practices at the Clean Fleet Transportation Efficiencies Forum, held in tandem with the Green California Summit & Expo. See the Forum's agenda

March 17, 2015
Policy Director Jamie Hall testified before the California State Senate at an informational hearing, The Road to 2020 and Beyond: The Role of the Transportation Sector in Meeting California's Climate Goals,giving stakeholder perspective to a joint session of the Senate Transportation and Housing and Environmental Quality Committees. 


March 12, 2015
President and CEO, John Boesel spoke at The Cars of Tomorrow Conference 2015in Mebourne, Australia on California's technology innovation, market development and strong policies to grow the global clean transportation industry.

February 8-10, 2015

Fred Silver
, VP, moderated a session, Novel approaches for transferring power to stationary and moving vehicles through conductive methods, on Tuesday,February 10 at the Conference on Electric Roads and Vehicles event in Park City, UT.

December 9, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, Senior VP Bill Van Amburg,and others from CALSTART were joined by industry and governmentleaders at CALSTART's Annual Meeting and Blue Sky Awards. Among the stellar speaker line up, attendees heard from Richard Corey, Executive Director, CARB, Chris Grundler, US Environmental Protection Agency, Dr. Cheryl Martin, US Department of Energy, Janea Scott, Commissioner, California Energy Commission, and many more thought-leaders. See the agenda here.

November 10-13, 2014
Program Manager Steve Sokolsky facilitated a track onhydrogen infrastructure, and presented on CALSTART's hydrogen infrastructure committee work at the Fuel Cell Seminar & Expo on Best Practices in Hydrogen Fueling for Fuel Cell Transit Buses. Project Manager Andrew Papson presented survey results on transit agencies and fuel cell buses on November 10, and gave a presentation on November 11. Theevent was held in Los Angeles, CA.

October 15-16, 2014
Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg, gave the luncheon keynote address on the topic of fleet metrics at the North American Green Fleet Forum on October 16, day two of the event in Sacramento, CA. 

October 6-7, 2014
CALSTART Program Director, Steve Sokolsky, spoke about military and heavy-duty electric transportation issues at EPRI’s Non-Road Electric Transportation Advisory Committee meeting in Savannah, GA.

September 30-October 2, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, chaired the Mobility Track at Energy Storage North America and presented in a session: Electrification of Transportation in North America, Status, Drivers and Applications.

September 22-24, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, Senior VP Bill Van Amburg, Program Director Steve Sokolsky and others spoke at the High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum National Meeting at Argonne National Laboratory. Industry and military thought leaders gathered to identify and addressthe barriers to the adoption of high-efficiency truck and bustechnologies. Read the press release. Visit the web site. See the agenda. Watch the recap slideshow.

September 4-5, 2014
Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg, spoke at the 2014 West Coast Collaborative Partners Meetingon the Clean Technologies Panel on September 4, and on a breakoutsession panel, Medium- and Heavy-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs):Accelerating Deployment in the Western U.S. on September 4. 

July 23, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, presented at a half-day roundtable, Building a Regional Perspective: Goods Movement Opportunities and Issues in the Bay Areain an hour-long panel discussion, titled “Trends and Innovations in theNorthern California Megaregion." Hosted by Alameda CountyTransportation Commission (Alameda CTC) and the MetropolitanTransportation Commission (MTC), the event was held in Oakland, CA.

June 25, 2014
Senior Project Manager, Steve Sokolsky, spoke at the Northern California Green Airports Workshop and Expo,co-hosted by CALSTART and East Bay Clean Cities. The event will be heldat the Oakland International Airport Maintenance Center in Oakland, CAand included a vehicle expo and lunch. See presentations and photos from the event here.

 

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