Presentations from the conference are available on the speaker biography page
The Aperiron Institute
ENE (Environment Northeast)
The Essex Partnership
Project Get Ready Rhode Island
RI League of Cities and Towns
RI Science & Technology Advisory Council
RI Trucking Association
URI Energy Center
Discuss legislation to promote plug-in vehicles and EV infrastructure development. Explore case studies of progressive EV policy and implementation initiatives. Examine the impact that Low Carbon Fuel Standard will have on the adoption of plug-in vehicles.
Increase interest and awareness among state officials, municipalities and private companies of the benefits of plug-in vehicles. Highlight case studies of early fleet adoption.
Research and Development Overview:
-Highlight URI and Brown University collaboration on lithium-ion batteries research, jumpstarted by the RI Science and Technology Advisory Council.
-Showcase regional and national corporate research and development efforts to improve plug-in vehicle technology
Display commercially available electric vehicles, plug in hybrid electric vehicles, electric vehicle supply equipment (charge points), and emerging vehicle technologies.
Registration, Poster Session, Coffee and network (Hazard Room)
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Managing Expectations: Research, Policy, and Deployment
Kristin Zimmerman, Volt Infrastructure Team, General Motors
Jim Hall, Public Relations Consultant, Mitsubishi
Ron Brost, Vice President of Electrochemical Research, CODA Automotive
Lunch-and-learn with Inskip in Room B.
Policy Forum (Room A)
Moderator: Dan Sosland, Environment Northeast (ENE)
Ken Moraff, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1
Peter Fontaine, Cozen O’Connor Attorneys
Arthur Marin, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM)
Luke Tonachel, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
3:20 - 4:00 pm(Parking Lot)
Vehicle Demonstrations, ride-n-drives
DATTCO E-Star Electric Vehicle
Plug-in Toyota Prius (Converdant Vehicles)
Ford Escape Plug-In (National Grid)
Electric Smart Car (Inskip)
Xtreme Green Vehicles
Coulomb ChargePoint Level 1 Charging Station (Green Power Technology, LLC)
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