Agenda | Tuesday, November 6-Pasadena Convention Center

7:00 a.m.         Registration

Continental Breakfast and Vehicle Display

8:30 a.m.         Opening Welcome

John Boesel, CEO and President, CALSTART

8:40 a.m.         Getting Back Into the Ring-What is the US Climate Agenda 2.0

Moderator: Alberto Ayala, Air Pollution Control Officer & Executive Director, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
George Frampton, Co-Founder, President and Acting CEO, Partnership for Responsible Growth
Terry Tamminen, President & CEO, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

9:30 a.m.         Shaping the Future of Investment-Super-Trends in Transportation

Moderator: Scott Phillippi, Corporate Automotive Engineering, UPS
Victoria Beasley, Principal, Prelude Ventures
Michael Linse, Founder and Managing Director, Linse Capital
Puon Penn, Executive Vice President/Head of Technology Capital, Wells Fargo

10:15 a.m.       Plaza Break

Incentivizing the Drive-to-Zero: A Clean Vehicle Marketplace Introduction Convention Center Plaza

Moderator: Andy Swanton, Director of Trucks, CALSTART
JoAnne Avelar, Marketing & PR Executive, Phoenix Motorcars
Nate Baguio, Vice President of Sales, The Lion Electric Company
Julie Johnson, Manager, Business Development, Ryder
Abas Goodarzi, President, CEO, US Hybrid Corporation
Tim Reeser, CEO and Co-Founder, Lightning Systems
Ryne Shetterly, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, GreenPower Bus
Christine Smith, VP of Sales and Marketing, Zenith Motors
Jack Symington, Project Manager, BYD
Mike Saxton, Cheif Commercial Officer, Orange EV
Takehito Yokoo, Senior Executive Engineer Powertrain Chief Engineer Product Development Office – Advanced Fuel Cell, Toyota Motor North America R&D

11:00 a.m.       Drive-to-Zero: Global Medium-and Heavy-Duty Market Acceleration

Moderator: Bill Van Amburg, Executive Vice President, CALSTART
Julie Furber, Executive Director, Electrification, Cummins, Inc.
Ian Gardner, President, Chanje
John Gerra, Director of Business Development, BYD Motors-Truck Division
Paul Stith, Director, Strategy & Innovation, Black & Veatch

11:50 a.m.        Drive-to-Zero: Light-Duty Market

Spencer Reeder, Director, Government Affairs, Audi of America

Noon                  Lunch

Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Mary Nichols, Chairwoman, California Air Resources Board
(Introduction by Laura Renger, Principal Manager, Air & Climate, Southern California Edison)

1:15  p.m.         California Opportunities

Tyson Eckerle, Deputy Director of Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

1:30 p.m.          Beyond Ground Vehicles-Emerging Aviation and Marine Opportunities

Moderator: Joseph Oldham, Regional Director, CALSTART
Joe Burgard, Executive Vice President and Director, Red and White Fleet
Cory Combs, CTO, Co-Founder, Ampaire
Justine Harrison, Aviation Attorney & Counselor at Law
Heather Tomley, Director of Environmental Planning, Port of Long Beach

2:20 p.m.         The Outlook and Potential for Biofuels and Solar Fuels in the U.S

Moderator: Shelby Neal, Director of State Governmental Affairs, National Biodiesel Board
Freya Burton, Chief Sustainability and People Officer, LanzaTech
Matt Leuck, Technical Manager, Neste North America
Dr. Nathan Lewis, Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
Jon Scharingson, Executive Director of Sales & Marketing, Renewable Energy Group

3:10 p.m.         Sponsor Video Competition

3:15 p.m.         Break and Vehicle Display on the Plaza

3:30 p.m.         Bending the Curve in California

Moderator: Jack Broadbent, Executive Officer, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Kevin Barker, Deputy Director of Transportation and Fuels, California Energy Commission
Marlon Flournoy, PMP, Deputy Secretary for Transportation Planning, California State Transportation Agency
Ethan Elkind, Director, Center for Law, Energy and the Environment, UC Berkeley Law
Robert S. Myers, Chief, Division of Equipment, California Department of Transportation
Wayne Nastri, Executive Officer, South Coast Air Quality Management District

4:30 p.m.         Sponsor Video Competition

4:35 p.m.         Cassini-The Grand Finale

Dr. Earl Maize, Program Manager Cassini Mission, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

5:00 p.m.        Break

5:30 p.m.        CALSTART and ESNA: Where Transportation and Storage Meet

Moderator: John Boesel, President & CEO of CALSTART
Julie Furber, Executive Director, Electrification, Cummins, Inc.
Val Miftakhov, Founder & CEO, eMotorWerks
Carla Peterman, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Sarah Van Cleve, Energy Policy Advisor, Tesla Motors

7:15 p.m.        CALSTART and ESNA: Reception

* The programming and reception from 5:30-8:30 p.m. are included for all registered CALSTART Symposium attendees

* An ESNA/CALSTART All-Access Pass to both events from November 6 through November 8 is available here