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Sunday February 12
4:00-6:30 Registration Open
6:00-8:30 Informal Reception at Liaison Hotel (No Host Bar)

 
 
Monday February 13 (at the Liaison Hotel)
6:45-8:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast at the Liaison Hotel

8:30-8:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sam Spofforth, President, Transportation Energy Partners & Executive Director, Clean Fuels Ohio

8:45-9:45 Outlook for the Alternative Fuels Industry: Roundtable of Clean Transportation Industry Leaders
Charlie Ker, Director, Industry Relations & Refuse Segment, Cummins Westport
Chelsea Uphaus, Marketing Manager, ROUSH CleanTech
Dayne Delahoussaye, Head of North American Public Affairs, Neste Corporation
Bill Williams, Business Development Manager, Telefonix, Inc.
Zachary Kahn, Director of Government Relations-North America, BYD
Moderator: Kimberly Taylor, Director of Member Services, CALSTART (TEP Board)

9:45-10:45 Clean Transportation Policy Accomplishments in 2016 and Congressional Outlook for 2017
Genevieve Cullen, President, Electric Drive Transportation Association
Matthew Godlewski, President, NGVAmerica
Phil Squair, Senior Vice President, Public & Govt. Affairs, National Propane Gas Association
Anne Steckel, Vice President of Federal Affairs, National Biodiesel Board
Moderator: Phillip Wiedmeyer, Chairman, Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition (TEP Vice President)

10:45-11:00 NETWORKING BREAK – SPONSORED BY LIGHTNING HYBRIDS

11:00-12:00 The Volkswagen Settlement: Opportunities for Alternative Fuels Investments
Cassandra Powers, Senior Program Director, National Association of State Energy Officials
Michael Dowd, Director, Air & Renewable Energy Division, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Sherrie Merrow, Chair, State Government Advocacy Committee, NGV America
Moderator: Alleyn Harned, Executive Director, Virginia Clean Cities (TEP Board)

12:00-1:00 LUNCH WITH SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
Michael Berube, Director, Vehicle Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy

1:00-2:00 What Smart Cities and Smart Mobility Mean for Alternative Fuels
Thea Walsh, Director, Transportation Systems & Funding, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
U.S. Department of Transportation Official (Invited)
Mark Smith, Vehicle Technologies Deployment Manager, U.S. Department of Energy
Moderator: Sam Spofforth, Executive Director, Clean Fuels Ohio (TEP President)

2:00-2:45 Roundtable with Representative from the Trump Administration (Invited)
Moderator: Phillip Wiedmeyer, Chairman, Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition (TEP Vice President)

2:45-3:30 The Future of Advanced Idle Reduction Technologies
Mark Baer, Senior Account Manager, Altec
Yale Klat, General Counsel and Director of Government Relations, IdleAir
Evan Miller, Zero RPM
Moderator: Claude Masters, Past President NAFA Fleet Management Association (TEP Board)

3:30-3:45 NETWORKING BREAK — Sponsored by GOe3, Bruce Brimacombe, CEO

3:45-4:30 Preparing for Capitol Hill Day
Phillip Wiedmeyer, Chairman and President, Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition (TEP Vice President)
Ken Brown, Government Affairs Consultant, Transportation Energy Partners

4:30-5:00 Keynote Address
The Honorable Sheldon White house, United States Senate (D-Rhode Island)
Introduced by Bob Morton, Managing Partner, Newport Biodiesel

5:30-7:30 Salute to Clean Cities Reception — Honoring Paul Kerkhoven, NGVAmerica
SPONSORED BY CUMMINS WESTPORT

 
 

Tuesday February 14 – Capitol Hill Day
7:00-8:30 Capitol Hill Day Breakfast Briefing at Liaison Hotel

9:00-6:00 Meetings with Congressional Offices
Clean Cities Coordinators and other Summit participants will participate in a full day of meetings with key Congressional Committees and offices.

5:30-8:00 Capitol Hill Energy Independence Reception – Sponsored by UPS
UPS Town House, 421 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Jim Bruce, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, UPS

 
 

Wednesday February 15 – Roundtables with Federal Agencies (at Liaison Hotel)
7:00-8:15 Breakfast and Debrief of Capitol Hill Day Meetings at Liaison Hotel

8:30-9:15 Roundtable with U.S. Department of Energy
Dennis Smith, National Clean Cities Director, U.S. Department of Energy
Linda Bluestein, National Clean Cities Co-Director, U.S. Department of Energy
Moderator: Colleen Crowninshield, Clean Cities Manager, Pima Assoc. of Govts. (TEP Board)

9:15-10:00 Roundtable with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Benjamin Hengst, Associate Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, US EPA
Moderator: Richard Battersby, Executive Director, East Bay Clean Cities Coalition (TEP Board)

10:00-10:15 NETWORKING BREAK

10:15-11:00 Roundtable with U.S. Department of Transportation
Diane Turchetta, Transportation Specialist, U.S. Department of Transportation
Mark Glaze, Air Quality Modeling Specialist, U.S. Department of Transportation
Michael Scarpino, Transportation Project Engineer, U.S. Department of Transportation
Stephen Costa, Technical Analyst, U.S. Department of Transportation
Moderator: Lee Grannis, Coordinator, Greater New Haven Clean Cities (TEP Board)

11:00-11:30 Strategies for Group Purchase of Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Colleen Crowninshield, Clean Cities Manager, Pima Association of Governments (Tucson, AZ)
Barry Carr, Coordinator, Clean Communities of Central New York (Syracuse, NY)
Kelly Gilbert, Director Clean Cities at Metropolitan Energy Center (Kansas City, MO)