2019 Conference Agenda

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM – Subject to Change
All events at Georgia World Congress Center unless otherwise noted.

Monday, October 28, 2019

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM NGVA Federal Government Affairs Committee Meeting
NGVA State Government Affairs Committee Meeting
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM NGVA Technology & Development Committee Meeting
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM U.S. Department of Energy Forum
Come share your viewpoint and perspective with representatives from DOE and its national laboratories. Receive an update on DOE’s natural gas vehicle research, discuss opportunities and challenges for the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel, and provide valuable insights to inform the research community in this open interactive session.
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM NGVA Executive Committee Meeting – invitation only

 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

8:00 AM Breakfast Available
8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

2019 Annual Meeting / Board of Directors Meeting

This sesson is sponsored by SoCalGas

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Networking Break
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

2019 Industry Summit Opening Luncheon/Speaker
Keynote by Scott Phillippi, UPS Senior Director of Maintenance and Engineering – International Operations, Corporate Automotive Engineering

This sesson is sponsored by Clean Energy
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Networking Break
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM How RNG is Upping the NGV Value Proposition
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Sustainable Fleeting
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Industry Summit Networking Reception
(heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails served)
Der Biergarten
300 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, GA

 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

8:00 AM Breakfast Available
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM NGV Achievement Awards Presentation

Clean Cities-Georgia 25th Anniversary Recognition
Stephanie Stuckey, Co-Coordinator, Clean Cities-Georgia

Presentation of Awards – recipients to be announced soon; nominations open through 9/27/19; details here.

This session is sponsored by Southern Company Gas

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Morning Welcome / Speaker

“An LDC Perspective on Clean Transportation”
Bryan Batson, President at Atlanta Gas Light & Chattanooga Gas, Senior Vice President Southern Company Gas

“Regulatory Partnerships Advancing Safe, Reliable and Affordable Clean Transportation”
Hon. Tim Echols, Commissioner, Georgia Public Service Commission

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM Mobile Pipelining, Storage and Fueling Solutions
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Networking Break
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM New Technologies and OEM Market Outlook
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Actionable Clean Transportation Today
12:30 PM Industry Summit Concludes
Afternoon

Industry Networking Activities (Optional):

Golf – 9-holes and Networking @ Atlanta’s acclaimed Bobby Jones Golf Course
Network with key contacts over a round of golf at Atlanta’s historic Bobby Jones Golf Course. Opened in 1932, the Bobby Jones Golf Course was the first public golf course in Atlanta and a tribute to one of the greatest golfers of all time: Bob Jones. The Bobby Jones Golf Course Foundation transformed the course in 2018 into a facility worthy of his name featuring a revolutionary new golf course design with two flags on every green! Registration fee includes a box lunch, two drink tickets, club rentals, and roundtrip transportation from the GWCC.

Production & Refueling Facility Tour
Join fellow NGV stakeholders in an afternoon tour of two noteworthy industry facilities in the Greater Atlanta region – Air Liquide Advanced Technologies’ Live Oak landfill gas processing facility and UPS’s new Southeast Metro Automated Routing Terminal (SMART) Hub CNG refueling facility. This small registration fee includes transportation, with pick up and drop off at the GWCC.