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EV CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE
CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION 2024

May 13-14, 2024

Long Beach, California, USA

DRAFT AGENDA - 2024

08:30 – 09:20

Registrations

09:20 – 09:30

Welcome Speech

09:30 – 10:00

EV Charging Infrastructure Made Possible with Renewable Energy

1. Common stall: Insufficient local electrical capacity
2. Issue: Upgrades are costly enough to halt projects
3. Session focus: Creative engineering solutions
4. Objective: Enable projects by combining renewable energy technologies

SepiSolar LLC

Rob Brown

10:00 – 10:30

Charging The Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Adoption

1. Challenges in EV adoption: Discussing factors like range anxiety, charging infrastructure, and vehicle cost that hinder widespread adoption.
2. Opportunities for growth: Exploring government incentives, advancements in battery technology, and environmental benefits as drivers for EV adoption.
3. Future trends: Addressing upcoming developments in EV technology, such as fast-charging networks and autonomous EVs.

QCharge

Sergej Marojevic

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break

11:00 – 11:30

Reserved presentation Slot

11:30 – 12:00

Technology for Ultrafast Charging – Medium Voltage Solid-State Transformer

1. Challenges and obstacles of the current fast chargers and solutions.
2. Medium voltage grid-tide solid state transformer technology and its advantages.
3. Commercialization of the medium voltage solid state transformer technology.
4. Progression of the key players and achievements.

Infinity Miles Inc.

Siavash Sadeghi

12:00 – 13:30

Networking Break

13:30 – 14:00

EV Charging Financing Trends and Lessons Learned from Global DCFC Deployment

1. Profile of EV charging and fleet electrification business cases, highlighting the roles of industry participants by sector and by phase of development cycle
2. Market overview focused on dominant trends and investor perspectives
3. Spotlight on the finance of EVCI, breaking down appetite and participation between various profiles of equity and debt providers. 4. Two cases studies: one on the roll-out of DCFC across Europe led by a consortium of major OEMs, and another on truck charging deployment in Australia

Green Giraffe Advisory

Angus Scott

14:00 – 14:30

Charging for heavy duty vehicles and fleets

1. Improving the charging experience so people don’t even think about it.
2. Enabling autonomy – and not just for robotaxis, but in other uses.
3. Helping the grid thrive by maximizing the potential of EVs—the energy storage on wheels—to reshape our energy landscape.

WiTricity

Justin Scalzi

14:30 – 14:40

Closing Remarks

14:40 – 15:30

Networking Session

09:20 – 09:30

Welcome Speech

09:30 – 10:00

Opportunities for E-mobility and Infrastructure Players

1. Building a Pathway to Sustainable Design: Understanding/Defining the technologies.
2. How to market and determine the best pathway through transparency, certification and life cycle assessment to avoid greenwashing.
3. Closing the loop through circular design with complimentary sustainable technologies.

Ravago

Adam Wozniak

10:00 – 10:30

Opportunities for E-mobility and Infrastructure Players

1. Overview of XEV Market – Global vs USA Developments in EV Charging Station Infrastructure– USA Trends within the Charging Station Infrastructure Arena
2. Developments in EV Charging Station Infrastructure– USA
3. Trends within the Charging Station Infrastructure Arena

Frost & Sullivan

Anjan Kumar

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break

11:00 – 11:30

Bringing in a new EV workforce to meet 97% uptime guarantees

1. Educating on accurate data about access to skilled labor for maintaining 97%+ uptime guarantees.
2. Primary reason for choosing EVs over ICE vehicles: Availability of a dependable nationwide charging infrastructure.
3. Significant potential for technicians, electricians, and electrical contractors to tap into this market and provide a solution to the charging network challenge.

SkillFusion

Rue Phillips

11:30 – 12:00

Reserved presentation Slot

12:00 – 13:30

Networking Break

14:00 – 14:30

Transport Electrification in the Australian Grid

1. Challenges and opportunities for transport electrification in Australia.
2. Electric vehicle trends and integration in the Australian grid.
3. Unlocking the potential of transport electrification to support the electricity system and infrastructure.

CSIRO

Kate Cavanagh

14:30 – 14:40

Closing Remarks

14:40 – 15:30

Networking Session