Current Agenda

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9:00 am

Welcome from CEO

John Boesel – President and CEO, CALSTART

9:05 am

Mobile source strategy

Liane Randolph – Chair, California Air Resources Board

9:15 am

Build It Up: Supporting All Fleets with Publicly-Available Infrastructure

Moderator: Jeff St. John – Editor-in-Chief, Canary Media

Commissioner Patty Monahan – California Energy Commission

Salim Youssefzadeh – CEO and Co-Founder, WattEV

Stella Ursua – Programs & Partnerships Manager, GRID Alternatives

9:42 am

Fireside Chat: The Future of Green Hydrogen

Councilmember Felicia Williams – Pasadena City Council, District 2
Janice Lin – Founder and President, Green Hydrogen Coalition

10:00 am

Lightning Talk: Global lessons from California to accelerate zero-emission commercial vehicles

Cristiano Facanha – Director of Drive to Zero, CALSTART

Dawn Fenton – Vice President, Government Relations & Public Affairs, Volvo Group North America

10:28 am

Frontiers in Mobility: Moving Beyond California’s Car Culture

Moderator: Liz Morrison – Mobility Analyst, GreenBiz

Megan Richer – Director Of Public Policy, VIA

Denée Evans – Transportation Demand and Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond

11:00 am

Funding Paves the Way: Maintaining California’s Leadership in Commercial Fleet Transformation

Moderator: Jessie Lund – Lead Project Manager, Trucking and Off-road Initiative, CALSTART

Assemblymember Christopher M. Ward 78th Assembly District, CA

Assemblymember Laura Friedman 43rd Assembly District, CA

Assemblymember Steve Bennett 37th Assembly District, CA

11:30 am

California’s Ports and Corridors: Connecting Drayage and Shipping Centers to Zero-Emissions

Alycia Glide – Vice President, Clean Fuel & Infrastructure, CALSTART

Philippe Gerretsen -Director of Customer Fueling Solutions, Nikola Motor Company

Hector De La Torre – Assembly Appointed Member, California Air Resources Board

12:00 pm

Light Duty Solutions for California: More than One Size Fits All

Moderator: Robyn Marquis – Director, Innovative Mobility, CALSTART

Assemblymember Phil Ting 19th Assembly District, CA

Aaron McCall – Federal Advocacy Coordinator, California Environmental Voters

12:22 pm

Summary – Closeout

Jessica Olson – Vice President of Policy, CALSTART