2020 Summit Agenda

(Schedule and Times Subject to Change)

Presenting Sponsor:   

NGV20 is the only dedicated natural gas in transportation alternative fuels conference and show focused on the North American market.  On-road, off-road and everything in between will be featured, from traditional freight, refuse, and transit applications to growing marine, rail, and construction use. 

Tuesday, October 20th

Net Zero Now!  Proven and Growing NGV Markets
Sponsored by Cummins Westport

12:00 PM ET Welcome and Introductions
Dan Gage, President NGVAmerica
  Morning Keynote – “The Next Transportation Transition”
Jim Arthurs, Chairman NGVAmerica  |  EVP, Westport Fuel Systems
  Presenting Sponsor Welcome
Andrew Littlefair, President and CEO Clean Energy Fuels
12:20 PM ET Panel Discussion – “NGV’s Around the Globe”
MODERATOR – Jeff Seisler, CEO Clean Fuels Consulting  |  Founder & Past President, NGV Global
Andrea Gerini, Secretary General NGVA Europe
Jim Arthurs, Executive Vice President Westport Fuel Systems  |  Chairman, NGVAmerica
Eric Bippus, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing Agility Fuel Solutions
1:00 PM ET Sustainable Fleet Stories
1:10 PM ET Panel Discussion – “Ever-Evolving Technology”

MODERATOR – Ted Barnes, Director Transportation & Advanced Energy Systems, GTI
Thomas Healy, Founder & CEO Hyliion
John Hatley, Americas VP Marine Solutions Wartsila North America
Steven Wolverton, Product Planning Manager – Powertrain Peterbilt Motors Company (PACCAR Inc.)
Ronald Gulmi, Director, Product Development & Strategy Russell Energy Corporation

2:00 PM ET “Maximizing Clean Transit Investment”
Jeff Clarke, Director, Regulatory Affairs & GC NGVAmerica
2:20 PM ET Panel Discussion – “Outlook Bright for Heavy-Duty NGVs”

MODERATOR – Jeffrey Clarke, Director of Regulatory Affairs & General Counsel NGVAmerica
Thomas Hodek, General Manager New Product Development, Cummins Westport Inc.
Matt Gold, Director of Sales, Hyliion
John Dannan, Principal Generate Capital

3:00 PM ET Conclusion

Wednesday, October 21st

Net Zero Now! Sustainable Solutions Today
Sponsored by American Natural Gas

12:00 PM ET Welcome and Introductions
Dan Gage, President NGVAmerica

Morning Keynote
Hon. Mark Menezes, Deputy Secretary
U.S. Department of Energy

12:15 PM ET Panel Discussion –  “Energy Transition Outlook”
– Andres Carlos, Director Sustainability and National Accounts Clean Energy Fuels
Elim Yeoh, Sales, Marketing & Partnerships – Renewable Fuels/Sustainability Chevron
Sam Gabbita, CFO, Founder & Director Qell Partners LLC
Adam Comora, President TruStar Energy, a Fortistar Company
1:15 PM ET Panel Discussion – “Waste to Wheels: the Imperative of RNG”
MODERATOR – Tyler Henn, Vice President & General Manager Clean Energy Renewables
Brad Douville, CEO Greenlane Renewables Inc.
Johannes Escudero, CEO & Executive Director Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas
Zach Chapin, Senior Gas Business Development Manager (RNG) Dominion Energy
Doug Stout, Vice President Market Development Fortis BC
Bryan Berry, Chief Revenue & Sustainability Officer American Natural Gas
2:00 PM ET

Mobile Pipelining
Paul Sandsted, Director, Tech & Sustainability NGVAmerica

2:05 PM ET Refuse Investment
Jeff Clarke, Director, Regulatory Affairs & GC NGVAmerica
2:10 PM ET Sustainable Fleet Stories
2:20 PM ET Panel Discussion – “Is Hydrogen Happening?”
MODERATOR – Emily O’Connell, Director, Energy Markets Policy American Gas Association
Ron Kent, Advanced Technologies Development Manager Sempra Utilities
Kristine Wiley, Executive Director Hydrogen Tech Center, GTI
Kevin Harris, Director, Sales & Business Development, Americas Hydrogen Infrastructure Hexagon Purus
3:00 PM ET Conclusion

Thursday, October 22nd

Net Zero Now! Responsible Policy Awaits
Sponsored by American Gas Association

12:00 PM ET Welcome and Introductions
Dan Gage, President NGVAmerica

Morning Keynote
Hon. Andrew Wheeler, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  “Investing in Results: A Case Study: TX vs. CA”
Sherrie Merrow, Director State Government Advocacy
12:25 PM ET Panel Discussion – “Battle Lines: ZEV-Only vs. Near-Zero Low NOx”
MODERATOR – Erik Neandross, CEO Gladstein, Neandross & Associates
Dan Lapato, Senior Director, State Affairs American Gas Association
Tom Swenson, Business Development Manager Cummins Westport, Inc.
Todd Campbell, Chair Steering Committee California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership  |  VP, Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Clean Energy Fuels
1:15 PM ET Leg/Reg Rundown
Allison Cunningham, Director, Federal Government Affairs NGVAmerica
Jeffrey Clarke, Director, Regulatory Affairs & General Counsel NGVAmerica
Sherrie Merrow, Director, State Government Affairs NGVAmerica
  “NGVs Here and Now”
Hon. Lizzie Fletcher Member of Congress (TX-07)
2:05 PM ET Panel Discussion – “11/4/20 Now What?”
MODERATOR – Dan Gage, President NGVAmerica

Craig Varoga, CEO Varoga & Associates
Chris Mathey, Vice President Government Relations Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions
Senate Policy Expert (invited)
U.S. House Policy Expert (invited)

2:55 PM ET Capstone Comments
3:00 PM ET Conclusion

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