“Staying Plugged In: ACT’s Annual EV Charging Workshop” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 28, 2020

Fleet adoption of EVs has grown tremendously over the past year, spurred by the increasing availability of vehicle models and incentive funds, as well as advancements in battery technology. Across the nation, early adopter fleets—from municipal to transit and goods movement—have gained valuable hands-on experience developing project timelines and learning how to control implementation costs.

Get plugged into the latest advancements that have taken place on the EV charging side to support this exciting growth! Join the organizers of North America’s largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for their annual Fleet EV Charging Workshop—now coming to a computer near you! This year’s workshop is being presented online as part of ACT Virtual, a 4-month, online education series that will spotlight the trends, policies, and technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Join the organizers of ACT Expo for their annual Fleet EV Charging Workshop—now coming to a computer near you!

Secure your spot in the EV Charging Workshop to participate in four dynamic days of online programming—September 22 and 24, and October 27 and 29. Attendees will hear how the EV charging landscape has evolved, including key lessons learned in fleet charging infrastructure deployments, as well as strategies to control costs, protect assets, and integrate advanced energy management and storage.

Each day of the 4-part workshop will feature engaging programming with charismatic keynote speakers, powerhouse executive panels, small-group video networking, and more.

Tuesday, September 22: Best Practices in Scaling EV Charging Infrastructure for Fleet Operations

Enjoy a morning filled with cutting-edge EV charging technology demonstrations, followed by a deep dive plenary session on the success stories and challenges that exist in scaling EV charging infrastructure.

Participate in small-group video networking conversations in the ACT Lounge, followed by the Virtual Exhibit Hall.

After that, participate in small-group video networking conversations in the ACT Lounge, immediately followed by the opening of the Virtual Exhibit Hall, where you can connect with leading technology providers.

Thursday, September 24: Choosing the Right Charging Hardware Options for Your Fleet

Explore innovative hardware solutions that have entered the market in a solutions-driven discussion on matching the right hardware to your fleet needs. Then, participate in an industry expert keynote speech highlighting the standards of future EV charging hardware, and network in the open Virtual Exhibit Hall.

Tuesday, October 27: EV Charging Workshop; Smart Charging & Cost Control

Managing and paying for electricity is often uncharted territory for fleets accustomed to paying for fuel with fuel contracts. Fortunately, the technology and its capabilities in managing cost and energy profiles are becoming more robust each day.

Hear highlights on the industry’s most popular and groundbreaking software technologies.

Hear highlights on the industry’s most popular and groundbreaking software technologies, complemented by a plenary with leading fleets and technology providers on the opportunities and challenges of navigating cost and implementing smart charging solutions. Then, join in small-group video networking conversations in the ACT Lounge and connect in the open Virtual Exhibit Hall.

Thursday, October 29: EV Charging Workshop; Advanced Energy Management with Storage, Solar, Microgrids

Another necessary support framework for fleet electrification is the electrical grid. Powering electric vehicles using solar, storage, and microgrid technology enables fleets to get the electricity they need at a predictable cost.

Attend a plenary session with leading fleets and technology providers.

Attend a plenary session with leading fleets and technology providers highlighting the role that these advanced energy management systems play in the future of EV charging, followed by a deep dive “how to” session outlining important funding strategies in utilizing these systems challenges of navigating cost and implementing smart charging solutions. Then share with others in the open Virtual Exhibit Hall.

Confirmed EV Charging Workshop speakers include:
  • Natalia Swalnick, Senior Director, Electrification Coalition
  • Lisa Arellanes, Senior Manager, Business Development & Partnerships, eMobility, SCE
  • Henrik Holland, Chief Operating Officer, Greenlots
  • Rustam Kocher, E-Mobility Ecosystem Lead, Utility Engagement, Daimler Trucks North America
  • Mike Barnes, Senior Regional Facilities Manager, Penske Transportation Solutions
  • Kevin Schnepp, Environmental Program Manager, California Department of Food and Agriculture

ACT Virtual will bring a new event experience to the transportation industry, providing education and networking to fleets and industry insiders wherever they are digitally connected. Attendees can build their own agenda by selecting from five different advanced transportation modules scheduled from August to November 2020:

ACT Virtual will bring a new event experience to the transportation industry wherever they are digitally connected.

  • Module 1: The Main Stage
  • Module 2: Deep Dives on Battery Technology, Connected Tech & Natural Gas
  • Module 3: Advanced Transportation Investor Summit
  • Module 4: Staying Plugged In: ACT’s Annual EV Charging Workshop
  • Module 5: Ultra Clean HD Vehicle Summit

Whether you are looking to see the latest technology firsthand, network with peers and industry leaders, or learn about the future of transportation, ACT Virtual has something for you. To learn more and register to attend, visit ACT-Virtual.com.