April 18 at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles
The non-profit Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles will present an afternoon symposium titled Why Alt Fuels Now? on April 18. The event will focus on the rise in awareness, implementation, and accessibility of alt fuel transport in recent years.
The day’s events will be structured as a series of panel presentations and discussion. It will cover
- Infrastructure and Policy: The issues of alt fuel infrastructure will be discussed by leaders in energy, utilities, consumer access, and policy such as the California Energy Commission, Clean Cities Coalition, Southern California Edison, and Chesapeake Energy among others.
- Manufacturing: Representatives from various vehicle and equipment OEMs will speak about how they have adapted to the economic and environmental situation in recent years and what their plans for further development are.
- Fleets: Alternative fuel fleet operators and technology providers in the public and private sector will speak about the challenges and benefits of utilizing various fuel technologies in their fleets. Panelists include representatives from Venchurs Vehicle Systems, Roush CleanTech, the L.A. County Office of Sustainability, and others.
“We are not just an automotive history museum,” says education manager Clayton Drescher.
“To stay relevant to the changing automotive industry and culture we host programs, lectures, workshops, and symposia that speak to the current and future state of the automobile in America and the world.”
The Petersen Automotive Museum mounts a regular Alternative Power: Lessons from the Past, Inspiration for the Future exhibit (link).
Source: Petersen Automotive Museum