Electric Vehicles 101

Electric Vehicles 101

January 17, 2023 | Online :: Central Time

“Excellent discussion about pioneer programs and actions implemented to drive the electrification into our societies.” Researcher, LACTEC

“Very knowledgeable speakers with real world experience.” Transportation Supervisor, PPL Electric Utilities

Electric vehicle (EV) programs are spreading across the nation as a vital component of new federal policies and corporate ESG goals. Both legacy auto manufacturers and new OEMs continue to develop new EV models and overall affordability is penciling out according to trailblazing fleets and early adopters. Factor in rising gas prices and the market can expect to see even more drivers make the switch to electric than ever before.

This virtual course is designed to provide a thorough foundational primer on EVs, while emphasizing the learning needs and perspectives of utilities, the energy industry, and fleet and site managers.  The program will delve into the latest policies and initiatives impacting the EV marketplace and consumer trends, cost, and performance of innovative EV technologies, including charging infrastructure.

Learning Outcomes

This virtual course will provide attendees an opportunity to:

  • Review the Inflation Reduction Act and federal initiatives to accelerate EV adoption
  • Gain a better understanding of EV models and vehicle performance:
    • Battery chemistry, range, charging times
    • Impacts to the grid
  • Evaluate the needs of fleet and site managers for improved customer engagement
  • Hear case studies:
    • A customer’s journey through electrification
    • ESG & EVs
  • Review the latest information on ICE vehicle bans and trending state policies and mandates
  • Gain a better understanding of the utility’s role in transportation electrification
    • Grid readiness
    • Enabling accessibility to EV charging
    • Rebate programs and rate design
    • V2G and managing EVs as DERs
    • Resiliency applications

Agenda

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Course Timing

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. :: Keynote Address: The Inflation Reduction Act and Federal Initiatives to Accelerate EV Adoption

Mona E. Dajani, Global Co-Head Energy & Infrastructure Projects Team, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. :: Introduction to EVs Beyond the Passenger Vehicle

  • Battery chemistries, range, and charging times
  • Vehicle performance
  • Converting heavy-duty vehicles to electric
  • Impacts to the grid
  • Best use-case: Deep dive into school buses & heavy-duty fleets with predetermined or local routes

Dominik Beckman, VP Marketing & Communications, Lion Electric

Andrea Pratt, Zero Emission Technology Program Director, Volvo Group North America

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. :: Morning Break

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. :: Engaging the EV Customer: Educating on EV Benefits for Fleet Owners and Consumers

  • Factors fleet managers should consider alongside vehicle selection and operational needs
  • How load management changes site configurations and project economics
  • Battery innovations: capacity, bi-directional charging, degradation, life-cycle
  • Emerging trends: Battery remanufacturing, repurposing, and recycling

Alan Westenskow, Director of Business Development, Proterra 

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. :: Case Study: The Journey Through Electrification

  • Pilot project results
  • Financing
  • Site assessments
  • Lease plans
  • ICE vehicle vs. EV total cost of ownership (TCO)

David Breault, Business Development Manager, Alta eMobility

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. :: Lunch Break

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. :: State Initiatives to Accelerate EV Adoption: Enabling Policies & Mandates

  • Overview of Advanced Clean Cars II Regulations
    • Rapid scale down of light-duty passenger vehicles emissions
  • States that have adopted California’s Vehicle Standards under Section 177 of the Federal Clean Air Act
  • Are we ready for 100% new ZEV sales?

Lisa Chiladakis, ZEV Market Advancement, California Air Resources Board

1:45 – 3:15 p.m. :: The Utility’s Role in Transportation Electrification

  • Grid readiness
  • Accessibility to EV charging
  • Rebates and rate design
  • Managing EVs as DERs
    • Bi-directional charging, V2G & V2X
  • Resiliency applications

Erik Lundeen, Electric Vehicle Program Manager, Black Hills Energy

Clay Wilson, Project Manager of Emerging Technologies, Austin Energy

3:15 – 3:30 p.m. :: Afternoon Break

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. :: Case Study: ESG & EVs

  • Results: Fleet emissions reductions
  • Impacts to air quality and the community
  • Hurdles in EV adoption

Cris Liban, Chief Sustainability Officer, LA Metro

4:30 p.m. :: Program Adjourns

Instructors

  • Dominik Beckman, VP Marketing & Communications, Lion Electric

  • David Breault, Business Development Manager, Alta eMobility

  • Lisa Chiladakis, ZEV Market Advancement, California Air Resources Board

  • Mona E. Dajani, Global Co-Head Energy & Infrastructure Projects Team, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

  • Cris Liban, Chief Sustainability Officer, LA Metro

  • Erik Lundeen, Electric Vehicle Program Manager, Black Hills Energy

  • Andrea Pratt, Zero Emission Technology Program Director, Volvo Group North America

  • Alan Westenskow, Director of Business Development, Proterra

  • Clay Wilson, Project Manager of Emerging Technologies, Austin Energy

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: After November 30 you will not be able to join a Teams meeting using Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
  • You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
  • Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
    • You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.

Register

Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all attendees for 7 days after the event

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Electric Vehicles 101

January 17, 2023 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 895.00 each

Volume pricing also available

Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

Pack of 5 attendees - $ 3,580.00 (20% discount)
Pack of 10 attendees - $ 6,265.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 10,740.00 (40% discount)

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EV Charging Infrastructure

January 18, 2023 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 895.00 each

Volume pricing also available

Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

Pack of 5 attendees - $ 3,580.00 (20% discount)
Pack of 10 attendees - $ 6,265.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 10,740.00 (40% discount)

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before December 16, 2022 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800

CEUs

Credits

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EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEUs for this event.

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must sign in and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

Case studies, panel discussions and PowerPoint presentations will be used in the program.


Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Course CPE Credits: 7.0
There is no prerequisite for this Course.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

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Who Should Attend

  • Utility, city, fleet, and transit representatives responsible for:
  • EV Program
  • Transportation Electrification
  • eMobility
  • Decarbonization & Sustainability
  • Emerging Technologies/Energy Innovation

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