EVs & the Southeast Grid 2.0

Please join the Union of Concerned Scientists, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Georgia Power, Plug In America, Clean Cities-GA, Georgia PSC Commissioner Tim Echols, and Green4U at Château Élan on November 15-16, 2017 for the premier conference on transportation electrification in the Southeast. BuiIding on the incredible success from the first year with more than 200 attendees, this event will bring together state, utility, NGO, academic, and industry representatives to share information and foster discussion about EVs in the Southeast.

Cost: $50

November 15-16, 2017

Château Élan

        Braselton, GA    

 

Click on the presenter's name below to view their conference presentation.

 

Final Agenda

(11.14.17)

 

Wednesday, November 15

8:00-9:00        

Breakfast and Check-in

9:00-9:15        

Welcoming Remarks 

Commissioner Tim Echols, Georgia Public Service Commission

9:15-9:45       

One Year Later

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Anne Blair

9:45-10:15    

EV Market Trends

Market Strategies International, KC Boyce

10:15-11:45 

Making Charging Smarter

Greenlots, Thomas Ashley

Brightfield Transportation Solutions, Stan Cross

TEQ Charging, Isaac Wittenstein

Hannah Solar, Joseph Waybright

11:45-12:15 

Mobility and EVs

Uber, Nick Juliano & Adam Gromis

12:15-1:15

Lunch

Green4U vehicle display

 

1:15-1:45         

The U.S. EV Landscape: Federal Policies and Battery Costs

Union of Concerned Scientists, Joshua Goldman

1:45-2:00  

State Profile

Clean Cities-GA, Don Francis

South Carolina Energy Office, Landon Masters

  Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Anne Blair

2:00-3:00 

Municipal Initiatives

Moderator: Ruthie Norton, City of Atlanta, Office of Resilience

Atlanta - Justin Brightharp, City of Atlanta Office of Resilience

Chattanooga - Bill Copeland, EPB 

Greenville, SC - Fred Payne, Greenville County Council

Charlotte, NC - Stan Cross, Brightfield Transportation Solutions

3:00-3:15         Break

3:15-4:15

        

Automotive Panel

Moderator: Chelsea Sexton

GM, Britta Gross

Green4U Technologies, Jack Perkowski

BMVW Auto Sales, M. Toosi

Evolution EVs, Chris Erwin

4:15-5:00

Consumer Perspective Panel

Moderator: Katherine Stainken, Plug In America

Consumers Union, Shannon Baker-Branstetter

EV Club of the South, Michael Beinenson

University of Georgia, Julian Moore

5:00-6:00         Reception

6:00-7:00        Speaker's Conference Dinner

 

Dinner options available throughout Chateau Elan

Thursday, November 16

8:00-9:00

Breakfast

8:45-9:00

Opening Remarks

9:00-10:30         

Regional Experiences

Forth, Catherine Teebay

ChargeHub - Simon Ouellette

Center for Transportation & Environment - Blake Whitson

10:30 - 10:45

Break      

10:45-11:30    

Electric Buses

Center for Transportation & Environment, Blake Whitson

University of Georgia, Don Walter

New Flyer, David Warren

11:45-12:15

EV Policy: State & Utility Opportunities

Katherine Stainken, Plug In America

Doug Jester, 5 Lakes Energy

Georgia PSC Commissioner Tim Echols

Georgia PSC Commissioner Chuck Eaton

12:15-1:15

Lunch

Green4U vehicle display

1:15-2:15     

Utility Projects & Perspectives

Smart Electric Power Alliance, Jennifer Szaro

Southern Company, Darren Epps

Duke Energy, Lang Reynolds

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, Alan Shedd

2:15-3:30

   Making Charging Work

Ceres, Sara Forni

Mike Anderson, EFACEC

Cox Enterprises, Keith Mask

ChargePoint, Mike Waters

3:30-3:45

Break

        3:45-4:45        

News from the Research Frontier

Charging Smart, Peter O'Connor

University of Georgia, Zion Tse

4:45-5:00        

Concluding Remarks

5:00

Adjourn

5:30

Closing Dinner

Michael Britt, VP, Southern Company Energy Innovation Center

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Green4U Technologies, Georgia Power Company, ChargePoint, Greenlots,

Green Power EMC, Hannah Solar, BMVW Auto Sales and EFACEC.

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