Roadmap 11

2018 Keynotes

Janea A. Scott | Commissioner, California Energy Commission  

Janea A. Scott

2018 Speakers

Speaker by last name: A-D, E-H, I-L, M-P, Q-T, U-W, X-Z

Jenna Adams-Kalloch | Emerging Technology Policy Lead, Office of Innovation, Oregon Department of Transportation  

Jenna Adams

Charlie Allcock | Board Member, Forth  

Charlie Allcock

Jeff Allen | Executive Director, Forth  

Jeff Allen

Monica Araya | Founder & Director, Costa Rica Limpia /  

Monica Araya

Monica has written over 65 publications, and frequently comments in local and international media including TIME magazine, the Financial Times, National Geographic and The Guardian. She studied in economics (Bachelors and Masters in Economic Policy, National University) and environmental management (Masters and Doctorate Degree, Yale University). She co-chaired the Platform for Low-Emissions Development Strategies in Latin America and the Caribbean which she helped launch. She was a Steering Committee member of UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2012-2016. She was a WEF Global Agenda Council member in 2015-2016. She is a member of the Advisory Board of "State of the Union" - the most authoritative annual review of the state of Costa Rica and of the magazine of environmental sciences in Costa Rica (Revista de Ciencias Ambientales). The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs named her "Personality of the Future" in 2014. In 2016 she gave a TED talk about Costa Rica. In December 2016, she was a member of the world's largest all-female expedition to Antarctica - a leadership initiative by Homeward Bound.

Max Baumhefner | Attorney, Clean Vehicles & Fuels, Energy & Transportation Program, Natural Resources Defense Council  

Max Baumhefner

Robert Bertini | Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida  

Robert Bertini

Dr. Bertini received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, where he developed an online multimodal transportation data repository that is a platform for performance measurement, modeling and prediction. The recipient of many awards, he received the DeFazio Transportation Hall of Fame Award and was invited to deliver the Melvin Webber Lecture at the University of California Transportation Center, and the Ogden Lecture at Monash University in Australia. He has been named Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the TUMCREATE program "Toward the Ultimate Public Transport System," by the Technical University of Munich and National Research Foundation of Singapore. Bertini was the founding director of the Portland State University Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory and of the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC), a statewide, university transportation center focused on sustainable transportation solutions. He also served in the Obama Administration as Deputy Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (now known as OST-R) where he also led the Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office and chaired the Department's Innovation Council. He was also on the faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at his alma mater, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he developed the Transportation Engineering Student Project Area (TESPA) and co-led the award-winning Institute of Transportation Engineers student chapter. Bertini earned his B.S. (cum laude) in Civil Engineering from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, an M.S. in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Bertini is a licensed professional engineer in Florida, California and Oregon and has been recognized as a Fellow with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow with the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and Senior Member with IEEE.

April Bolduc | President, S Curve Strategies

April Bolduc

Brandi Braun | Deputy Innovation Officer, City of Columbus  

Brandi Braun

Justin Brightharp | Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technical Advisor, City of Atlanta, Mayor's Office of Resilience  

Justin Brightharp

Christina Bu | Secretary General, The Norwegian EV Association  

Christina Bu

Keith Budden | Head of Innovation Support, Centre of Excellence for Low Emission Vehicles UK  

Keith Budden

Keith has also been actively involved in Cenex's groundbreaking work on vehicle to grid systems, enabling vehicle batteries to discharge back into the building and grid to create additional value. Keith has previously worked for E.ON, delivering their sustainable cities programme, and for Birmingham City Council, leading on environmental programmes, climate change and energy. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts and Technology in 2009 in recognition of his work on tackling climate change.

Elaine Bueschen O'Grady | Senior Policy Advisor, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM)

Elaine Bueschen O'Grady

Christopher Budzynski | Director, Utility Strategy, Exelon Utilities

Christopher Budzynski

Joseph Cannon | Director of EV Solutions, Efficient Energy Systems, AeroVironment

Joseph Cannon

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Director, Clean Transportation for All Campaign, Sierra Club  

Gina Coplon-Newfield

Hana Creger | Environmental Equity Coordinator, The Greenlining Institute  

Hana Creger

Seth Cutler | Chief Engineer, Electrify America, LLC  

Seth Cutler

Maryline Daviaud Lewett | Director of Business Development, Transformative Technologies, Black & Veatch  

Maryline Daviaud

Jordan Davis | Director, Smart Columbus, Columbus Partnership  

Jordan Davis

Megan Decker | Commissioner, Oregon Public Utility Commission

Megan Decker

Peter Dempster | Strategy and Market Development Lead, ReachNow  

Peter Dempster

Andrew Dick | Connected, Automated, and Electric Vehicle Advisor, Oregon Department of Transportation  

Andrew Dick

Anthony Eggert | Program Director - Transportation, ClimateWorks Foundation  

Anthony Eggert

Sara Forni | Senior Manager, Clean Vehicles, Ceres  

Sara Forni

Derek Fretheim | Director of Business Development, Moovel  

Derek Fretheim

Mark Goody | Manager, Electric Vehicle Programs, FleetCarma  

Mark Goody

Bengt Halvorson | Environmental Editor, Car and Driver  

Bengt Halvorson

Asim Haque | Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio  

Asim Haque

He serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). He serves on NARUC's Electricity Committee and Critical Infrastructure Committee. He is the immediate past president of the Mid-Atlantic Conference of Regulatory Utilities Commissioners (MACRUC), and serves on the MACRUC board of directors. In addition, Chairman Haque was elected to serve on the Member Representative Committee of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation where he represents state government interests in maintaining reliability of the electric grid. Passionate about public service, Chairman Haque is heavily involved in his local community. He has served on a few non-profit boards, and currently serves on the board of trustees of The Columbus Academy. Additionally, he is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy, and was a long-time mentor in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters school-based mentor program. Chairman Haque is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University where he received a bachelor's degree in chemistry and political science, graduating cum laude with department honors. He received his juris doctorate from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and received the Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award from Moritz in 2015.

Zach Henkin | Deputy Director, Forth  

Zach Henkin

Ashley Horvat | Vice President Public & Private Partnerships, Greenlots  

Ashley Horvat

Prior to this appointment, Horvat designed and implemented the West Coast Electric Highway program in Oregon, which included 44 DCFC locations throughout the entire state and serves as a major EV corridor for travel. In addition to managing EV projects, she also has experience managing large scale solar and other renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

Kevin Hughes | Chairman, Maryland Public Service Commission  

Kevin Hughes

Tyler Hughes | EV Infrastructure Development, Burns & McDonnell  

Tyler Hughes

Lauren Isaac | Director of Business Initiatives, EasyMile

>Lauren Isaac

Andre Javier-Berry | ChooseEV Outreach, D+R International  

Andre Javier

Suresh Jayanthi | Vice President of Energy Services, Chanje Energy  

Suresh Jayanthi

Previously, Suresh served as the Senior Manager for Business Development at AeroVironment where he secured key global partnerships for industrial heavy duty electric vehicles. Suresh also served as the President of MassCus Technologies and the Senior Director of Global Business Development for 3D Systems. He brings strong experience in the areas of new opportunity identification and assessment, strategic business modeling, as well as financial analysis. Suresh has a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware, and earned an MBA in Strategy, Finance, and Entrepreneurship from UCLA Anderson School of Business.

Alan Jenn | Researcher, Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Group, Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis  

Alan Jenn

Brendan Jones | Chief Operating Officer, Electrify America, LLC

Brendan Jones

Zach Kahn | Director of Government Relations North America, BYD  

Zach Kahn

Wayne Killen | Senior Director of Infrastructure Planning and Business Development, Electrify America LLC  

Wayne Killen

Michelle Kinman | Clean Energy and Transportation Program Director, Environment California  

Michelle Kinman

Bert Klerk | Chairman, Holland E-Mobility  

Bert Klerk

Sustainable mobility is more than electric vehicles; it also encompasses a network of high speed lines, of electric busses and taxis and of course in the Netherlands (electric) bikes. Sustainable mobility plays therefore a key role in the development of smart sustainable urban areas. As former CEO of ProRail, the Netherland's Rail Infrastructure Organization and Chairman of the European Infrastructure Management Organization, Mr. Klerk was responsible for the construction of the dedicated rail freight line between the port of Rotterdam and the German border.

Jason Klotz | Manager of Emerging Technologies for Retail Strategy and Development, Portland General Electric  

Jason Klotz

Jason then worked as the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance's policy advisor, before heading to Salem where he worked for the Oregon Public Utility Commission. Jason had a broad portfolio of work for the Commission including a brief turn having oversight of Energy Trust activities. While with the Oregon Commission Jason led work on GHG regulation, environmental compliance, electric vehicles, energy storage and demand response. Jason now works for Portland General Electric managing emerging technology work the utility. Jason lives in Salem with his wife and two children. Jason enjoys people and the great outdoors.

Tom Knox | Executive Director, Valley Clean Air Now  

Tom Knox

Robert Langford | Manager, Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales, Honda

Robert Langford

Jonathan Levy | Director of Policy and Strategy, Vision Ridge Partners, LLC  

Jonathan Levy

Rebecca Lewis, PhD | Assistant Professor and Research Director, University of Oregon Sustainable Cities Initiative

>Rebecca Lewis

Steve Lommele | Project Leader, Vehicle Technology Integration Group, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Steve Lommele

Mary Lunetta | Campaign Representative, Electric Vehicles initiative, Sierra Club  

Mary Lunetta

Jill MacKay | Senior Associate, Connected & Automated Vehicle Practice Lead, IBI Group  

Jill MacKay

Loreana Marciante | Strategy Manager, Climate & Energy, Impact, Paul G. Allen Philanthropies  

Loreana Marciante

Kevin Matthews | Managing Director, NSI, LLC

Kevin Matthews

Prior to joining NSI, Kevin served as the director of government relations for AIG Environmental. Kevin has also served in various positions with the US Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. where he worked for Administrator Carol M. Browner as both Special Assistant and Senior Congressional Liaison. Kevin holds a B.A. in History from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas and an MPA from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He previously was a certified Environmental Risk Manager from Texas State University.

Michelle McCutcheon-Schour | Consultant, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation  

Michelle McCutcheon-Schour

Sarah McKearnan | Senior Policy Advisor, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM)

Sarah McKearnan

Matthew Metz | Founder and Co-Executive Director, Coltura  

Matthew Metz

Ian Metzger | Program Development Engineer, Lockheed Martin Energy  

Ian Metzger

Brennon Morioka | General Manager of Electrification of Transportation, Hawaiian Electric Company

Brennon Morioka

Dr. Matteo Muratori | Transportation and Energy Systems Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory  

Matteo Muratori

Erika Myers | Director, Research, Smart Electric Power Alliance

>Erika Myers

Chris Nelder | Manager, EV-Grid Integration, Rocky Mountain Institute  

Chris Nelder

Stacy Noblet | Senior Manager, ICF  

Stacy Noblet

Ed Pike | Senior Engineer, Energy Solutions  

Ed Pike

Maria Pope | President and CEO, Portland General Electric  

Maria Pope

Ben Prochazka | Vice President, Electrification Coalition

Ben Prochazka

Before joining FieldWorks, Ben served as the lobbyist for the Colorado Environmental Coalition (CEC) a statewide group representing more than 100 environmental, public health, and religious organizations. As lobbyist Ben was responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of the conservation community agenda at the legislature. During Ben's two years with CEC, the conservation community passed over 100 "pro-conservation" bills including several first-in-the-nation efforts.

Clement Rames | Sustainable Mobility Systems Research Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory  

Clement Rames

Hannon Rasool | Clean Transportation Business Development Manager, San Diego Gas & Electric Company  

Hannon Rasool

David Reichmuth | Senior Engineer, Clean Vehicles Program, Union of Concerned Scientists  

David Reichmuth

David Roberts | Senior Consultant, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation  

David Roberts

Sandra Roling | Head of EV100, The Climate Group  

Sandra Roling

Kate Rood | Community Engagement Officer, Beneficial State Foundation  

Kate Rood

Nancy Ryan | Partner, E3

Nancy Ryan

Norm Saari | Commissioner, Michigan Public Service Commission  

Norm Saari

Commissioner Saari was most recently Chief of Staff for the Michigan House of Representatives under Speaker Kevin Cotter as well as under former Speaker Jase Bolger. He also served as Governor Snyder's manager of appointments and Chief of Staff for former State Senator Jason Allen. Commissioner Saari earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Michigan State University, and served as a public information officer in the Michigan National Guard.

Ruchi Sadhir | Associate Director, Strategic Engagement & Development, Oregon Department of Energy

Ruchi Sadhir

Rolf Schreiber | Energy Systems Program Manager, Google  

Rolf Schreiber

Craig Scott | Senior Manager, Advanced Business Strategy, Toyota Motor North America

Craig Scott

Jeanette Shaw | Director, Government Relations, Forth

Jeanette Shaw

Philip Sheehy | Technical Director, ICF  

Philip Sheehy

Mark Simon | Director, Electric Vehicle Policy, Transportation Planning & Management Division, New York City Department of Transportation  

Mark Simon

Peter Slowik | Researcher, International Council on Clean Transportation  

Peter Slowik

Beth Snoke | Director, Transportation and Traffic Management, Ohio State University  

Beth Snoke

Brian Spak | Leader - Grids and Renewable Integration, CSIRO  

Brian Spak

Josh Stebbins | Managing Attorney, Sierra Club

>Josh Stebbins

Paul Stith | Director of Strategy & Innovation, Black & Veatch

Paul Stith

Natalia Swalnick | Director, Electric Vehicle and Smart Mobility Programs, Electrification Coalition

Natalia Swalnick

Catherine Teebay | Program Manager, Forth  

Catherine Teebay

Matt Teske | Founder, Chargeway  

Matt Teske

Leah Treat | Director, Portland Bureau of Transportation  

Leah Treat

Brett Williams, Ph.D. | Principal Advisor, Clean Transportation, Center for Sustainable Energy  

Brett Williams

Barry Woods | Director of Electric Vehicle Innovation, ReVision Energy  

Barry Woods

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