FutureDRIVE 2014 – Denver

Montreux Energy FutureDRIVE 2014 - June 25-27, 2014, Denver, Colorado
SPEAKERS VENUE & LOGISTICS PROGRAM PDF REGISTER NOW
“Leadership in Clean Transportation Fuels and Technologies”

Montreux Energy is delighted to invite you to join us later this month for our FutureDRIVE 2014 Transportation Roundtable, to be held June 25-27 at the Sheraton Hotel Downtown Denver. This impactful, 2 1/2 day event will feature leading policy visions for cities and climate, industry views on key trends for fuels and powertrains, and an interactive dialogue on how natural gas, electric vehicles, and hydrogen can serve our nation’s diverse, low-carbon transportation fuel needs to 2050 and beyond.

We are pleased to announce our opening plenary session will feature a Keynote Address by the Honorable Michael Hancock, Mayor of the City and County of Denver.

Opening Keynote Address:
The Hon. Michael Hancock

Mayor,
City and County
of Denver
Keynote Address:
Erik Terjesen

Director, Technology Licensing,
Qualcomm HALO

 

THANK YOU TO ALL SPEAKERS, SESSION CHAIRS, AND PARTICIPANTS!
Erik Terjesen
Dir, Technology Licensing,
Qualcomm HALO,
La Jolla
Dennis Anderson
Sr Mgr, Logistics Engineering,
Kroger,
Louisville, KY
Hon Michael Hancock
Mayor,
City & Cty of Denver,
Denver
Ronald Grasman
Sr Mgr Fuel Cell Operations,
Mercedes-Benz Resch & Devel USA,
Long Beach
Dr. James Hurrell
Director
National Ctr for Atmospheric Research
Boulder
Micheal Austin
Vice President,
BYD Motors,
Chicago
Harrison Clay
President,
Clean Energy Renewable Fuels,
Newport Beach
Dr. Michael Gallagher
Sr Adviser, Former Pres, COO & Dir,
Westport Innovations,
Vancouver
Eric Van Orden
Strategic Leader Energy Innovation,
Xcel Energy,
Denver
Chris Gearhart
Director, Transportation & Hydrogen Systems,
NREL,
Golden
Tim Jackson
CEO,
Colorado Auto Dealers Assn,
Denver
Christine Shapard
Executive Director,
Colo Cleantech Industry Assn,
Denver
Robert Tschupp
VP & General Manager,
Vail Resorts,
Vail
Mike Scarpati
Mgr, E-Mobility,
BASF,
Detroit
Daryl Wilson
President & CEO,
Hydrogenics Corporation,
Toronto
Alisyn Malek
Investment Mgr
GM Ventures LLC,
Detroit
Tyler Svitak
Clean Cities Mgr,
Amer Lung Assn in Colo, Denver
Chad Nickell
New Business Director,
Air Liquide Americas,
Houston
Richard Adams
Mgr, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center,
NREL,
Golden
Tony Markel
Senior Engineer,
NREL,
Golden
Dr. Martha
Symko-Davies

Dir Partnerships, Energy Systems Integration
NREL,
Golden
Sven
Hackmann

Director,
Veremonte
Los Angeles
Daryl Wilson
President & CEO,
Hydrogenics,
Toronto
Cindy Bosco
Environ. Scientist,
City & County of Denver,
Denver
Jerry Johnson,
Western Regional Manager,
Cummins Westport,
Denver

FutureDRIVE 2014 Program:

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014:

    Opening Reception & Registration 6-7:30pm, Sheraton Hotel

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014:

    Registration & Coffee, the Sheraton Hotel

1) OUTLOOK FOR ENERGY & TRANSPORTATION

Global Mobility Trends, the Role of Cities, and Technologies to Watch
8:30 am – 10:00 am

• The Hon. Michael HancockMayor   City and County of Denver

• Dr. James HurrellDirector   National Center for Atmospheric Research

Erik Terjesen, Director, Technology Licensing   Qualcomm HALO

Richard Adams, Manager, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center   NREL

Tyler Svitak, Clean Cities Manager   American Lung Association in Colorado

Morning Break, 10:00 am – 10:30 am

2) NATURAL GAS & FLEET VEHICLES

Natural Gas Vehicles and Infrastructure at Full Speed
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Harrison Clay, President   Clean Energy Renewable Fuels

Mike Gallagher, Senior Adviser; Former President, COO & Director   Westport Innovations

 Jerry Johnson  Western Regional Manager   Cummins Westport

Cindy Bosco, Environmental Scientist   City & County of Denver

Erik Neandross, CEO   Gladstein, Neandross

Robert Tschupp, VP & General Manager   Colorado Mountain Express / Vail Resorts

3) ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BATTERY EV’S AND CHARGING STATIONS

Global Electrification of Automotive Powertrains
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Micheal Austin, Vice President   BYD Motors

Eric Van Orden, Strategic Leader in Energy Innovation   Xcel Energy

Mike Scarpati, E-Mobility Industry Manager   BASF

Alisyn Malek, Investment Manager   GM Ventures LLC

Norman Vickers, Entrepreneur in Residence   Infield Capital

Brett Hauser, President   Greenlots

4) HYDROGEN FUEL CELL ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Infrastructure, Infrastructure, and More Infrastructure
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Chris Gearhart, Director, Transportation & Hydrogen Systems Center   NREL

Ronald Grasman, Sr Manager, Fuel Cell Operations   Mercedes-Benz Research & Devel USA

Michael Koonce, President   IGX Group-H2 Fueling Services

Chad Nickell, Technical Director   Air Liquide Americas

Dennis Anderson, Senior Manager Logistics Engineering   Kroger / King Soopers

Reception, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014:

Registration & Coffee, 7-8am, The Sheraton Hotel

5) CONNECTING MOBILITY WITH RENEWABLES AND ADVANCED ENERGY STORAGE

Optimization of Low/Zero Carbon Fuels & Electrons + Storage
8:30 am – 10:00 am

Tony Markel, Senior Engineer   NREL

Daryl Wilson, President and CEO   Hydrogenics Corporation

David Cohen, Chief Strategy Officer   CarCharging

Dr. Martha Symko-Davies, Director Partnerships, Energy Systems Integration   NREL

6) CLOSING PLENARY: VISIONS FOR THE FUTURE

Investment, Technology, and Policy Roadmaps
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Sven Hackmann, Director   Veremonte

Steve Barwick, City Manager   City of Aspen

Christine Shapard, Executive Director   Colorado Cleantech Industry Association

Tim Jackson, President   Colorado Auto Dealers Association