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9:00am - 10:45am

Clean Fuel Vehicle Bootcamp

Tracks

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • ESG
  • Goods Movement
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle
  • Industry Investment

9:00am - 10:45am: Next Generation Fleets: Environment, Efficiency, Economics

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• An introduction to the array of alternative low carbon fuels and clean and efficient commercial vehicle technologies now available in the market.
• A general summary of the pros and cons of each fuel and technology option, including costs, operational considerations, environmental benefits, and others.
• How to deploy and utilize alternative fuels and clean fuel vehicles and key considerations for selecting vehicles for your fleet.
• The role of government regulation and grants and incentive funding in driving development and adoption.

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9:30am - 2:15pm

Achieving Fleet Sustainability With “Internal Combustion”

Tracks

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Autonomous Technologies
  • ESG
  • Goods Movement
  • Transport Refrigeration

9:30am - 9:45am: Introduction & Welcome Remarks

9:50am - 10:50am: Driving Emissions Reductions: Renewable Fuels and Technologies

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Fleet case studies on using diverse renewable and low carbon fuels and vehicle types to achieve sustainability goals.
• Strategies fleets deploy to use low carbon fuels across the U.S.—with and without a robust incentive framework.
• The role of corporate sustainability targets and how those impact the use of fuels and techniques to improve environmental and economic outcomes.

11:00am - 12:00pm: Emerging Applications: Next Generation Engines and Technologies

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• New natural gas and propane engine technologies available in today’s market.
• OEM and engine technology improvements in diesel, propane and natural gas that are cleaner and more efficient than ever before.
• The economic and environmental sustainability benefits of replacing fossil fuel use in combustion technologies with lower carbon renewable fuels.
• How low carbon renewable fuels can accelerate fleet reductions of carbon emissions and fleet operational costs.
• Ways a renewable fuel program can be quickly scaled to achieve significant economic and environmental sustainability benefits.

1:00pm - 2:15pm: Operational Improvements: Leveraging Vehicle Automation and Connected Tech in Existing Fleets

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
· The latest updates of autonomous technologies and fleet demonstrations and deployments of the technology.
· How automated and connected technology can improve fleet efficiency and reduce operational costs and carbon emissions.
· Expected commercialization and scaling timelines for this technology.
· The economic and environmental sustainability benefits of combining various connected and automated technologies across vehicle fuel types.

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9:30am - 2:15pm

Battery Tech Workshop

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Goods Movement
  • Industry Investment

9:30am - 9:45am: Introduction and Welcome Remarks

9:50am - 10:50am: Next Generation Battery Technology: Tackling Scale & Demand

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• An overview of different battery technologies available in the market today.
• New battery chemistries (e.g., LIBS, solid-state, NMC and LFPs) emerging in today’s EV market.
• An overview of the pros and cons of new battery technologies and chemistries.
• Targeted improvements in charge time, ranges, degradation rates, thermal management, and battery safety.
• Go-to-market timelines for emerging battery technologies.
• How companies are establishing manufacturing facilities.
• The state of domestic battery manufacturing industry, raw material costs, and battery prices.

11:00am - 12:00pm: Getting the Most out of Your Battery: Understanding Battery Life & Health

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Techniques and technologies to improve both the usability of batteries and total cost of ownership.
• Current battery warranties and the state of their longevity including V2G impacts.
• The use and adoption of AI and telematics to improve battery performance for fleets.

1:00pm - 2:15pm: Recycle or Repurpose: Solving for “End of Life”

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Emerging applications for second life batteries.
• Economics of second life versus new battery technologies.
• Best practices to achieve economies of scale for battery recyclers.
• Reducing the environmental impact of sourcing new materials and battery manufacturing.
• Future proofing battery development to ensure that a circular economy is possible.

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9:30am - 2:15pm

Hydrogen Workshop

Tracks

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Goods Movement
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle
  • Industry Investment

9:30am - 9:45am: Introduction & Welcome Remarks

9:50am - 10:50am: Fleet Operations: Hydrogen’s Evolving Role in Transportation

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Real-world case studies from regional haul, drayage, transit, off-road, and long-haul freight fleets who have and are demonstrating hydrogen fuel cell vehicle technologies in their operations.
• Factors and considerations driving total cost of ownership for hydrogen fuel cell vehicle operations.
• An overview of the different types of hydrogen refueling infrastructure and how to secure and access it for commercial fleet use.
• Scaling considerations when fleets go beyond pilots and into mass deployments.

11:00am - 12:00pm: Staying Ahead of the Curve: Emerging Vehicle Availability

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The timeline for commercialization of medium- and heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell vehicles designed to meet different fleet applications.
• Various procurement models for this technology: purchase, lease and/or as-a-service.
• Which commercial fleet applications are best for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
• Liquid or compressed? Options and key considerations for on-board hydrogen fuel storage systems.
• What advancements can be expected with the next generation of fuel cell vehicles.
• Scaling production from pilot projects to widespread utilization.
• Making total cost of ownership competitive through fuel savings and maintenance reductions.
• Maintenance considerations and other workforce development needs to support hydrogen fuel cell vehicle operations.

1:00pm - 2:15pm: The Hydrogen Supply Chain: Production, Distribution, Storage

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The current landscape for hydrogen production, distribution, storage and fueling to support commercial fleet operations, and how this is expected to evolve in the next one, three, and five years.
• What is “green hydrogen” and how will it be made affordable?
• How federal incentives and policies will develop regional hydrogen economies.
• Future public-access infrastructure and corridor build-out strategies and plans to support scaled vehicle deployments.
• How to meet the fueling needs of a growing fleet of light, medium- and heavy-duty fuel cell vehicles.

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9:30am - 2:15pm

Regulation & Funding Bootcamp

Tracks

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Autonomous Technologies
  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • ESG
  • Goods Movement
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle
  • Industry Investment
  • Transport Refrigeration

9:30am - 9:45am: Introduction and Welcome Remarks

9:50am - 10:50am: On-Road: Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT), Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF), and Your Fleet

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) and Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF) regulations and their impact on fleets as the rules expand to more states beyond California.
• Which states beyond California are expected to adopt the ACT and ACF rules, and when.
• How truck manufacturers and utilities are working to meet the increased demands for zero emission trucks resulting from increased regulation.

11:00am - 12:00pm: Off-Road: Warehouses, Cargo-Handling, Construction

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Existing and emerging regulations that are impacting warehouses, cargo-handling equipment, and truck and trailer refrigeration units.
• Key strategies to reduce compliance costs and mitigate costs through the use of off-road incentives.
• How progressive landlords are working to provide zero emission solutions.

1:00pm - 2:15pm: Staying Ahead of the Regulations: Maximizing Funding and Planning

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• How to leverage proper planning, fleet replacement cycles, grants and incentives, and smart TCO analysis to develop a cost-effective clean vehicle and/or regulatory compliance strategy.
• Ways in which compliance costs can be minimized while benefits from transitioning into cleaner technologies are maximized.
• Maximizing the value of growing Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) programs and understanding future market trends and carbon credit pricing.

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9:30am - 2:15pm

TRU Workshop

Tracks

  • Goods Movement
  • Transport Refrigeration

9:30am - 9:45am: Introduction & Welcome Remarks

9:50am - 10:50am: Market Readiness: Case Studies and Pathways to Scale Zero Emission TRUs

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The current and near-term landscape for zero emission TRU technologies to support medium duty, last mile, and home deliveries.
• How fleets are gauging market availability and manufacturer readiness before adopting zero-emission TRUs at scale.
• Regulatory considerations that will drive wider adoption of zero-emission TRUs, including timelines, scale and geographic considerations.
• Infrastructure considerations for zero-emission TRUs.

11:00am - 12:00pm: eTRU Truck Tech Outlook

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• An overview of current and future zero emission TRU technology options for straight trucks and vans and any improvements on performance, weight, and maintenance.
• Zero emission TRU fleet case studies in Class 2-6 truck and van applications.
• Remaining zero emission TRU technology challenges and opportunities for fleets and OEMs.

1:00pm - 2:15pm: eTRU Trailer Tech Outlook

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Zero emission TRU product options and technologies for both single and multi-temp operations.
• An overview of zero emission TRU trailer development and testing to date.
• Critical path items for successful and safe zero emission TRU trailer deployments.
• Zero emission TRU fleet case studies in Class 7 and 8 trailer applications.

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11:00am - 12:00pm

Navigating Your Utility Bootcamp

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Goods Movement
  • Industry Investment

11:00am - 12:00pm: Streamline Electrification: The Customer Journey

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• What leading electric utility companies are doing to help commercial fleets transition to zero emission electric vehicles.
• The significant incentive programs these utilities are offering to offset the costs of electrical service and EV charging infrastructure for commercial fleet operations, and how to stack the funding with other grant programs.
• Infrastructure deployment processes and what to expect from the utility along the way.
• Selecting (and understanding!) both the appropriate utility and EV rates to meet EV charging needs.
• Key techniques to implement when collaborating with utilities on the design of electric vehicle supply infrastructure, such as distributed energy strategies and phased capacity.

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12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Infrastructure & Vehicle Procurement Workshop

Tracks

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Industry Investment

1:00pm - 2:15pm: Infrastructure & Vehicles: Investing in Your Fleet Operations

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Developing specifications and evaluating options for clean vehicles and low carbon fueling infrastructure to meet the needs of your fleet.
• Ownership models associated with fueling infrastructure procurement such as purchase, lease, finance, “anchor tenant” or “as a service” and how those impact delivered fuel costs and ultimately the total cost of ownership.
• How to manage supply chain delays and rising costs to efficiently develop infrastructure and deploy electric vehicle fleets.

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2:30pm - 2:45pm

Mainstage Session: Welcome and Keynote Address

2:45pm - 4:00pm

Mainstage Session: 2023 Launch of State of Sustainable Fleets

Join us as we highlight the latest research and trends that shaped the 2023 State of Sustainable Fleets report.

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4:00pm - 4:30pm

Mainstage Closing Remarks

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Welcome Reception Outside on the Grand Plaza

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Kick-off an exciting, educational week at the ACT Expo Welcome Reception.

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9:15am - 9:30am

Mainstage Session: Opening Keynote Address

9:30am - 10:45am

Executive Infrastructure Roundtable

This engaging roundtable will give you multiple perspectives into the lessons learned and success stories that are transforming the future of transportation.

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10:45am - 11:00am

Mainstage Session: Fleet Awards

The annual Fleet Awards ceremony recognizes fleet operators who exemplify leadership in clean transportation.

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11:00am - 11:30am

Mainstage Session: Keynote Remarks and Expo Hall Kick Off

11:30am - 5:00pm

Expo Hall Open – Media Events and Catered Lunch in the Navistar Lunch Pavilion

The Expo Hall hosts 275+ leading OEMs and suppliers, showcasing their latest lineups of 185+ clean vehicles and advanced technologies. Media events take place throughout the Expo Hall, featuring new product and vehicles debuts, major transportation project updates, and game-changing partnership announcements.

11:30am - 5:00pm: Expo Hall

12:00pm - 1:30pm: Lunch

Check your registration type to see if lunch is included with your badge. Lunch available for purchase for Expo Hall Only – Industry & Expo Hall Only – Academic.

1:00pm - 4:00pm: Media Events

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12:00pm - 1:00pm

Ride & Drive (Press/Media Only)

Press and media will have a unique opportunity to test drive more than 35 advanced vehicles.
By Appointment Only

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1:00pm - 5:00pm

Ride & Drive (Fleet Attendees Only)

Fleet operators will have a unique opportunity to test drive more than 35 advanced vehicles.
By Appointment Only

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7:00am - 8:30am

NACFE Run on Less – Electric Depot (Breakfast)

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NACFE and RMI will conduct their fourth Run on Less in 2023 highlighting the benefits and challenges of accelerating the adoption of battery electric trucks. Run on Less – Electric Depot, builds on the excitement of Run on Less – Electric conducted in 2021 and will take place throughout 2023, with the actual Run occurring in September. Come and meet some of the key participants as they share their real-world experiences scaling dozens of battery-electric trucks at depots in their operations. Representatives from the fleets, truck OEMs, facility owners, charging equipment suppliers, utilities, and others will be on hand to discuss how they are making electric trucking a reality. Fast, spirited discussions will leave you excited to become even more engaged in this transportation transformation. (Pre-Registration Required, Opening Soon)

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9:00am - 9:15am

Mainstage Session: Opening Remarks

9:15am - 10:15am

Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Roundtable

Hear executive-level insights on some of the largest personal transport and regional delivery deployments in the nation.

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10:00am - 5:00pm

Expo Hall Open – Media Events and Catered Lunch in the Navistar Lunch Pavilion

The Expo Hall hosts 275+ leading OEMs and suppliers, showcasing their latest lineups of 185+ clean vehicles and advanced technologies. Media events take place throughout the Expo Hall, featuring new product and vehicles debuts, major transportation project updates, and game-changing partnership announcements.

10:00am - 5:00pm: Expo Hall

11:00am - 4:00pm: Media Events

12:00pm - 1:30pm: Lunch

Check your registration type to see if lunch is included with your badge. Lunch available for purchase for Expo Hall Only – Industry & Expo Hall Only – Academic.

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10:15am - 10:30am

Mainstage Session: Fleet Awards

The annual Fleet Awards ceremony recognizes fleet operators who exemplify leadership in clean transportation.

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10:30am - 11:00am

Mainstage Session: Keynote Remarks

11:00am - 11:15am

Mainstage Session: Closing Remarks

11:00am - 2:00pm

Ride & Drive (Fleet Attendees Only)

Fleet operators will have a unique opportunity to test drive more than 35 advanced vehicles.
By Appointment Only

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1:00pm - 2:15pm

Breakout: Driving to Zero Emissions with Cargo and Material Handling Equipment

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • ESG
  • Goods Movement
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The growing array of ultra clean technologies and low carbon fuels available in the off-road CHE and MHE sectors.
• Fleet case studies showcasing the use of zero and near-zero emission yard trucks, forklifts and other material handling equipment.
• How fleets have been able to leverage incentives and ensure a positive total cost of ownership.

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1:00pm - 2:15pm

Breakout: Economies of Scale – How to Grow an Electric Fleet

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • ESG
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• "First of its kind” large-scale battery electric truck deployments and first impressions from fleets, regulators, and other stakeholders.
• Key steps learned from existing 50+ electric truck projects for successfully developing future pilot projects and large-scale zero-emission truck deployments.
• Workforce training programs to help employees at all levels to successfully manage the operation and maintenance of electric fleets.
• Building large-scale charging stations with resiliency by leveraging solar, energy storage, and second life batteries to improve fleet performance, operations and fuel costs.

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1:00pm - 2:15pm

Breakout: Getting the Most Out of Vehicle to Grid Technologies

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The current status of V2X technologies for the commercial vehicle sector.
• Early lessons learned from V2G pilots.
• The power of V2G technologies to improve TCO for fleets utilizing battery electric vehicles.
• The best ways to manage the health of your vehicles’ batteries while employing V2G technology.

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1:00pm - 2:15pm

Breakout: Municipal & Refuse Fleets at the Cutting Edge

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The latest from the front-lines of zero-emission refuse truck pilot projects and commercial deployments.
• Leading municipal fleet zero-emission vehicle deployment case studies.
• Case studies showcasing pilot projects and early deployments of zero-emission vehicles in emergency service operations.

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1:00pm - 2:15pm

Breakout: Scaling Electric School Bus Adoption

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Case studies of successful electric school bus fleet transitions from development and design to community engagement and deployment.
• Electric school bus economics and total cost of ownership considerations.
• Key opportunities for energy storage and V2G applications given school buses’ unique duty cycle and operations, and lessons learned from the first school bus V2G pilot projects.
• Finding the best methods to take advantage of funding opportunities, particularly given the massive increased funding for electric school buses.

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1:00pm - 2:15pm

Breakout: Sustainability & Emissions Planning for Fleets

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • ESG
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Deciphering the leading acronyms and programs such as Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol and Science-Based Targets.
• Creating an implementation strategy and plan for fleet asset carbon emission reductions.
• Using carbon emission reduction for customer and employee retention and acquisition.
• Understanding the timing and opportunity for carbon emission reduction to transform the landscape of business relationships.
• Achieving multiple goals by aligning carbon reduction targets, grants and incentives, and regulatory compliance requirements.

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2:30pm - 3:45pm

Breakout: Advancing Environmental Justice and Equity Through Fleet Transitions

Tracks

  • ESG
  • Goods Movement
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• How environmental justice, community engagement and funding equity are playing a more significant role in determining funding awards for clean vehicle and infrastructure projects, especially with federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) funding.
• Case studies on effective collaboration with disadvantaged communities and Tribal Communities.
• Hiring “local” and ways to integrate the local community in workforce development efforts.
• Designing incentive programs and fleet marketing efforts to address the needs of small businesses and independent owner operators.

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2:30pm - 3:45pm

Breakout: Autonomous – Developments in Piloting and Scaling Commercial Autonomous Vehicles

Tracks

  • Autonomous Technologies
  • Goods Movement

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Fleet case studies on lessons learned and rationale for using commercial vehicle automation in operations.
• Perspectives on commercial vehicle automation and its value proposition in long-haul, middle, and last mile delivery.
• The latest regulatory guidelines and how to navigate this landscape during early-stage adoption.
• The role partnerships play between fleets, OEMs, and tech companies to accelerate the commercialization timeline.

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2:30pm - 3:45pm

Breakout: Building the Future with Electric Construction Equipment

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Goods Movement
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The current and near-term landscape for zero emission construction equipment.
• Fleet case studies highlighting lessons learned from early deployments of electric and hydrogen fuel cell construction equipment.
• Charging and fueling infrastructure solutions for this unique equipment class and on-site and often remote operations.
• Forward expectations for technology development, incentive funding, policy and regulatory developments, and other factors that will drive forward zero emission construction equipment.

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2:30pm - 3:45pm

Breakout: Microgrids and Nonutility Strategies for Fleet Electrification

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Commercial fleet case studies where microgrids, onsite power generation and energy storage technologies have been employed to reduce power/fuel costs and improve charging operations and fleet resiliency.
• Different technology options (solar, battery, natural gas, etc.) for microgrids and effective deployment strategies to integrate onsite.
• How to begin thinking about a microgrid for your commercial fleet operation.
• How the Inflation Reduction Act’s new tax credits and tax credit transfer rules can make microgrids more affordable.

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2:30pm - 3:45pm

Breakout: Shippers and Carriers Driving Towards Increased Sustainability and Net Zero

Tracks

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • ESG
  • Goods Movement
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Aligning priorities between shippers and carriers to accelerate the transition to zero-emission vehicles.
• Case studies showcasing how shippers and carriers have been able to work together to achieve GHG emission reductions in the supply chain.
• Adapting to increasing demands for visibility into supply chain carbon emissions, increased transparency, and how to manage and meet customer expectations.
• How carriers can leverage low carbon technologies and fuels as a sales tool for growth.

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2:30pm - 3:45pm

Breakout: Vehicle and Infrastructure Maintenance – How Zero-Emission Technology is Altering Business Models

Tracks

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle
  • Industry Investment

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Meeting the unique training needs for zero-emission capable technicians.
• Opportunities on where and how to find training resources.
• Fleet case studies showcasing how to successfully manage a multi-fuel fleet and multiple types of fueling infrastructure.
• Strategies for reducing maintenance costs, maximizing uptime, and extending the life of your fleets using predictive maintenance and “better” smart charging tools.

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8:30am - 11:30am

EV Charging Event

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Goods Movement
  • Industry Investment

8:30am - 9:40am: EV Charging Event: MD/HD Charging: Fleet Case Study

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• Fleet testimonials on future-proofing charging infrastructure with flexible site design.
• Working with utilities and other stakeholders to confirm service, and design charging infrastructure for maximum reliability and affordability.
• Leveraging connectivity and smart charging to optimize vehicle operations and reduce charging costs.
• The potential role for charging-as-a-service subscription models.

9:45am - 10:00am: EV Charging Event: Mini-Keynote - The Next Generation of Charging Technology for Fleets

10:00am - 10:15am: Break

10:15am - 11:30am: EV Charging Event: Publicly Accessible Fleet Charging

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• How billions of dollars are being poured into the development of a national EV charging network via the NEVI program, utility investments, private capital, and other funding sources.
• Ways public EV charging can meet the needs of the commercial fleet sector, and where it will struggle to meet the needs of today’s progressive fleets.
• Charging hubs to meet the needs of various medium- and heavy-duty fleets and a variety of uses including drayage, refuse, and public transit.

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8:30am - 11:30am

GNA Funding Workshop

Tracks

  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • ESG
  • Goods Movement
  • Industry Investment

8:30am - 9:40am: GNA Funding Workshop: How to Take Advantage of the Wide Variety of Local, Regional, State, and LCFS Funding

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The robust and growing landscape of incentives, grants, rebates, credits, loans and other forms of financial assistance available to commercial fleets to assist with the purchase and implementation of clean vehicle and infrastructure projects.
• How to develop a “funding strategy” to maximize the use of third-party funding to offset acquisition and operational costs, including how to “stack” funding from various incentive sources.
• The value of carbon credits under the growing number of LCFS programs, now available in California, Oregon, Washington (state) and British Columbia, and how these credits can be accessed on an ongoing quarterly basis.
• Insight into the $5 billion National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) formula program that will be available beginning in 2023 to support the development of EV charging infrastructure.

9:45am - 10:00am: GNA Funding Workshop: Mini-Keynote on Funding

10:00am - 10:15am: Break

10:15am - 11:30am: GNA Funding Workshop Federal Funding Discussion – Maximizing Federal Funds for Your Fleet

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The exciting changes coming in the Renewable Fuel Standard Program – generating electricity may finally be part of the equation!
• The billions of dollars and wide array of grant opportunities created by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) – from sourcing to transmission infrastructure to vehicles to greenhouse gas reduction plans, and a lot in between!
• The new and complex world of available tax credits as a result of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
• Complexities and strategies related to the NEVI formal program and how to take advantage of block grant funding opportunities.
• How strategic partnerships and community engagement will be critical for commercial fleets to access the billions available in federal dollars to support their clean vehicle and infrastructure project.

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8:30am - 11:30am

GNA Ultra Clean Summit

Tracks

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Battery Electric Vehicles
  • ESG
  • Goods Movement
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle
  • Industry Investment

8:30am - 9:40am: GNA Ultra Clean Summit: Today’s Zero Emission Vehicle Products and Strategies

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• The current and near-term landscape for battery and fuel cell electric products from North America’s leading OEMs.
• Where and how zero-emission vehicles are beginning to see success, including proven total cost of ownership models.
• Key considerations for developing and/or accessing fueling infrastructure to support zero emission fleet vehicle deployments.
• How to design an effective pilot program and think about project scaling.
• Preparing the workforce to successfully maintain, operate, maintain and fuel zero emission commercial vehicles.
• New business models where vehicles, infrastructure, fuel, maintenance, and/or insurance can be bundled into a single cost.
• Emerging "as-a-service” models that can be leveraged to mitigate high up-front capital costs of new zero emission technology and reduce other project cost risks.

9:45am - 10:00am: GNA Ultra Clean Heavy-Duty Fleets: Mini-Keynote

10:00am - 10:15am: Break

10:15am - 11:30am: GNA Ultra Clean Heavy-Duty Fleets: The Future of Ultra Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles

In this session, you will hear from industry experts on:
• How a confluence of regulations will result in only near-zero and zero-emission technologies being available to purchase by commercial fleets
• Timelines for future ultra-low emission combustion-based technologies and the impacts on future product offerings, maintenance, operational considerations, and both CapEx and OpEx costs.
• Which clean commercial fleet vehicle and engine products may no longer be available in the market in the years to come.
• How vehicle OEMs are increasingly partnering with fuel and infrastructure suppliers to ensure alignment on product offerings and to facilitate fleet sales.
• What the commercial fleet vehicle and fuel market will look like in 2025, 2030 and beyond, and how today’s commercial fleet operators can successfully navigate an incredibly dynamic future.
• What happens to the petroleum industry and petroleum-based fleet operations in the next two decades?

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10:00am - 2:00pm

Expo Hall

The Expo Hall hosts 275+ leading OEMs and suppliers, showcasing their latest lineups of 185+ clean vehicles and advanced technologies.
Lunch available for purchase

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