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ACT Expo 2016: Partners Gearing Up

April 20, 2016 in ACT Expo 2016, Alternative Fuels by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

CHBC’s Monday Kickoff for Long Beach Gala Is But One Example!

Partners and sponsors are gearing up for ACT Expo 2016, which takes place May 2-5 at Southern California’s Long Beach Convention Center.

ACT Expo 2016 is less than two weeks away! Click image or here to register.

ACT Expo 2016 is less than two weeks away! Click image or here to register.

To cite just one example, the California Hydrogen Business Council is hosting its day-long CHBC Spring Summit on Monday, May 2 – a forum for businesses, academia, and government agencies to explore hydrogen and fuel cells “through intelligent conversation, surprising presentations and thought-provoking sessions.”

Long Beach Convention Center

NACFE, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, is hosting a Trucking Efficiency Workshop on the morning of Tuesday, May 3: NACFE and the Carbon War Room will discuss efforts to reduce the fuel consumption and emissions of Class 8 trucks – which burn as much as 18,000 gallons of diesel per year each.

Big Discounts for Fleet Managers

West Virginia’s National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium – which will promote a new training package for Clean Cities coordinators at ACT Expo – has issued complimentary Expo Hall passes. NAFTC has reminded its prospects that all persons who manage fleets of five or more vehicles may be eligible for a VIP Fleet pass covering full conference access as well.

Also at ACT Expo 2016:

  • ACT Expo organizer Gladstein, Neandross & Associates is hosting a Game Changer forum on the morning of Tuesday, May 3 – and will release a new White Paper on how Cummins Westport’s new near-zero natural gas engine, powered by RNG/renewable natural gas, could change the heavy duty vehicles landscape;
  • GNA and WTS International are hosting the Women in ACT: Driving Sustainability with Values, Vision, and Voice workshop on the morning of Tuesday, May 3;
  • UPS Global Fleet Maintenance & Engineering president Carlton Rose is a keynote speaker on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 3;
  • Tucker Perkins, chief business development officer at PERC, the Propane Education & Research Council, will open a general session on The Future of Urban Mobility on the morning of Wednesday, May 4;
  • The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) and the Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative are hosting the Charging Ahead with EVs general session on the morning of Thursday, May 5;
  • also on Thursday morning, the Executive Roundtable: Achieving Corporate Sustainability Goals: Zeroing in on Transportation features executives from Coca-Cola, Penske, Walmart and Unilever;
  • Eric Olson of BSR/Business for Social Responsibility will moderate the Advancing Sustainability in Goods Movement workshop on Thursday morning;
  • SoCalGas president and CEO Dennis Arriola will give the Thursday morning keynote speech;
  • The California Air Resources Board, California Energy Commission and Caltrans will unveil a Joint Sustainable Freight Action Plan at 11:00am on Thursday; and
  • BSR’s Future of Fuels Spring Forum on Thursday afternoon) will feature the launch of the “Fuel Tool,” designed with UPS, Walmart, PepsiCo, and Coca-Cola to provide fleet owners and managers with credible data to compare the climate impacts, sustainability challenges and trade-offs, and best practices for the fuels they use and are considering using.
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Source: Gladstein, Neandross & Associates with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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