Keynotes and Full Speaker Lineup Announced for the co-located 2014 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo and NGV Global Conferences
Leaders from the sustainable transportation and automotive industries will speak at North America's largest clean fleet conference
SANTA MONICA, Calif.—March 26, 2014—Gladstein, Neandross and Associates (GNA), organizers of the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, this week announced the keynotes and full speaker lineup for the 2014 ACT Expo and co-located 2014 NGV Global event. Taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center, May 5 to 8, the co-located conferences will bring together more than 3,500 industry stakeholders, making this the largest clean transportation conference in North America's history.
Nearly 200 alternative fuel and clean transportation industry leaders will present throughout the conference program on the key advancements driving the future of sustainable transportation around the world. Attendees will hear the latest updates on alternative fuels and clean vehicle technologies–including electric, hybrid, hydrogen, natural gas, propane autogas, clean diesel, and renewable fuels. View the full conference agenda.
Market trends—including innovative fueling technologies, dual-fuel options, new vehicle and engine technologies, and policy initiatives—will be highlighted throughout the four-day event. With a focus on peer-to-peer learning, case studies will be presented by leading fleets—including:
*City of Chula Vista
*City of Santa Monica
*CR&R Waste and Recycling Services
*DHL Worldwide Express
*Federal Express Corporation
*Golden Eagle Distributors
*Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
*National Renewable Energy Laboratory
*Pacific Gas & Electric Company
*Portland Public Schools
*Saddle Creek Transportation
*San Diego Gas & Electric Company
*Southern California Gas Company
*Sysco Food Services
*The Kroger Co.
*United States National Park Service
*United States Postal Service
*University of California San Diego
*Whittlesea Bell Transportation
Dennis Slagle, head of commercial operations for the Volvo Group's truck brands (Mack, Volvo, Renault, and UD) in the Americas, will deliver the opening keynote address on Tuesday, May 6. Slagle will share his company's latest sustainability advancements for heavy-duty trucks as well as buses, construction equipment, and marine and industrial engines. Leading into the general session on Thursday, Ronald L. Litzinger, president of utility-giant Southern California Edison, will share how his organization is advancing the electric drive industry, starting with the company's successful deployment of EV technologies in its own utility fleet.
The 2014 ACT Expo and NGV Global conferences will also provide off-site technical tours to local alternative fuel vehicle and infrastructure projects; fueling, equipment, technology and vehicle displays in the massive expo hall; and a ride-and-drive with the latest light-, medium- and heavy-duty alternative fuel and clean technology vehicles.
Sponsored by more than 175 leading equipment manufacturers, technology providers and fuels suppliers, the 2014 ACT Expo and NGV Global conferences will host some of the top names and transportation leaders across the alternative fuels and clean vehicle technologies arena. To learn more, visit www.actexpo.com.