Htuf national meeting preview webinar 8 19-14

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Steve Sokolsky, the High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum Program Lead, gave a brief preview of the upcoming 2014 National Meeting, scheduled for September 23-24 in Argonne, IL. At the meeting, attendees will hear about the latest policies and technologies for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles from government, industry and fleet professionals. Attendees will also get tours of the Argonne National Lab and participate in the famous HTUF Ride & Drive.

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Htuf national meeting preview webinar 8 19-14

  1. 1. HTUF National Meeting Preview Steven Sokolsky August 19, 2014 www.htuf2014.org
  2. 2. • Theme • Objectives • Schedule at-a-glance • Plenary sessions • Working group meetings • Ride-and-drive • Logistics, registration and security www.htuf2014.org
  3. 3. National Meeting Theme Increasing the efficiency of commercial vehicles • How will upcoming regulations affect the development of high-efficiency technologies? • What technologies will increase vehicle efficiency? • How will it all affect fleet operations? www.htuf2014.org
  4. 4. Meeting Objectives • Identify barriers and enablers associated with increased efficiency of commercial vehicles • Introduce fleets and industry to the latest commercial vehicle technologies • Update stakeholders on the status of current HTUF initiatives • Solicit input on future HTUF direction and activities www.htuf2014.org
  5. 5. Schedule At-A-Glance • Monday September 22: – US VIP meeting (invitation only) - 2pm – Welcome reception - 5pm • Tuesday September 23: – Plenary sessions - 8am to 11:45am – Working Group meetings – 12:30 to 2:15pm – Ride & Drive – 2:30 to 5:30pm – Reception – 5:30 to 7pm • Wednesday September 24: – Plenary sessions – 8am to 12:15pm – Working group meetings – 1 to 2:30pm www.htuf2014.org
  6. 6. Plenary Sessions • Two keynotes: – David Friedman – Acting Administrator, U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – “Dealing with the effects of increased vehicle efficiency “ – Karl Simon – Director, Transportation & Climate Division – U.S. Environmental Protection Administration – “EPA Phase 2 fuel economy standards for trucks” www.htuf2014.org
  7. 7. Plenary Panel Sessions: Thought Leader Discussions 1. The Effect of Emerging Regulations on the Development of More Efficient Technologies 2. Near-Term Enablers for Increased Efficiency 3. Revolutionary Enablers: Driving Toward Ultra- Efficiency 4. Launching Early Markets for High-Efficiency Technologies: The Fleet Perspective www.htuf2014.org
  8. 8. Working Group Meetings • Battery Jumpstart Advisory Group – review KPPs • Commercial Truck Action Group – results of CTAG survey on focus issues • E-Truck Task Force - identify issues associated with electric truck development including charging • Fleet Automation Forum - identify stakeholders & issues associated with connected vehicle demonstrations • Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fuel Economy Task Force - guidance for implementation of Phase 2 standards • Military Truck Action Group – technology transition report, vehicle electronic architecture update • NAFA Sustainable Fleets – charter fleets setting sustainability standards www.htuf2014.org
  9. 9. Ride-and-Drive www.htuf2014.org
  10. 10. Meeting Logistics Argonne National Laboratory is a secure government facility…early registration is required!! - Register online at www.htuf2014.org - Complete the security form during registration - Quick clearance for U.S. citizens – allow 5-7 days…foreign nationals allow 10-14 days - Transportation to Argonne: highly recommend using A-1 Limousines (630-833-3788) – they are familiar with Argonne security procedures - Argonne Guest House onsite….$75/night! www.htuf2014.org
  11. 11. Meeting facility Guest House
  12. 12. Clean Transportation Technologies and Solutions SM www.calstart.org For info contact: Steven Sokolsky (510) 307-8772 ssokolsky@calstart.org Megan Maguire (303) 503-2287 mmaguire@calstart.org www.htuf2014.org

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