ACT Expo: Electrifying the Commercial Transportation Sector (+ Keynote Announced!)

March 28, 2018

The Commercial Electric Vehicle Summit, co-located with the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, allows attendees to gain insight into the latest advancements in battery and fuel cell electric vehicle technologies for the medium- and heavy-duty market. More than 3,500 progressive urban fleets, OEMs, utilities, infrastructure developers, and policymakers, will convene for 4-days of fleet-focused sessions, including Key Considerations for Commercial EV Deployment and Market Development, Costs and Considerations for Developing MD & HD Charging Infrastructure, Global Trends Accelerating Advanced Transportation Innovation, and Maximizing Return on Connected Electric Vehicle Investments.

ACT Expo keynote speaker:

ACT Expo just announced the 2018 keynote speaker, Jay Craig, the CEO and President of Meritor, a company that specializes in medium and heavy-duty vehicle components. Mr. Craig will discuss the company’s global vision and goals, where he sees the market going, and how Meritor had to change its strategy to integrate EV components into its portfolio.

Additional commercial electric vehicle speakers include:
  • Michael O’Connell, VP Supply Chain, Fleet Sustainability, Frito-Lay
  • Timothy Papandreou, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Waymo
  • Duane Lippincott, Director L&D, Automotive Engineering, UPS
  • Joshua Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, LA Metro
  • Bill Combs, Director of Connected Fleet, Penske Truck Leasing
  • Julie Furber, Executive Director of Electrification, Cummins
  • Stella Li, President & Chief Executive Officer, BYD Motors
  • Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resource Control Board
  • Kenneth Williams, Fleet Maintenance Superintendent, Kansas City International Airport
  • Brendan Wiggins, Global Fleet Analytics Manager, PepsiCo
  • Richard Tree, Transit Manager, City of Porterville
  • Lauren Skiver, CEO & General Manager, Sunline Transit

The full list is speakers is available on the ACT Expo website. To attend ACT Expo and the Commercial Electric Vehicle Summit, register online.