Tuesday, February 23, 2021
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (PT)

9:30 AM | Networking Breakout Rooms

10:00 AM | Welcome and Overview | John Boesel, CEO, CALSTART

10:05 AM | Keynote Address | Lena Gonzalez, Senator, State of California

10:25 AM | Building a 100% ZE Freight System: 100% of Off-Road Vehicles by 2035
Panelists will be asked to discuss a path forward to achieve 100% Zero Emission off-road vehicles/ equipment by 2035. This panel will draw on lessons learned from the Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Inventive Project (CORE), and other of innovative freight programs in Europe. Panelists will be asked to help define milestones to achieving the 2035 goal and share their thoughts on priority mid-term actions.
Moderator: Niki Okuk, Project Manager, CALSTART

11:30 AM | Achieving 100% Zero Emission Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles by 2045
Panelists will discuss mechanisms for providing effective assistance to Medium and Heavy Duty Zero Emission Vehicles (MHD-ZEVs) such that California can have 10,000 on the road by 2024. Panelists will be asked about roles and responsibilities of the legislature, industry, and key state agencies. Additionally, they will be asked about the role MHD ZEV’s can play in expanding growth in economic downturn. Lastly, we will discuss the capacity and timeline for fleets to move forward with this executive order.
Moderator: Kevin Walkowicz , Senior Director, Truck and Off-Road Initiative, CALSTART

12:15 PM to 12:40 PM| Lunch Break with Open Networking Breakout Rooms

12:40 PM| What is the Outlook for Most Widely Used Renewable Fuels in CA Today?
Renewable liquid and biofuels are the biggest sources of non-petroleum sources of transportation energy today in California. What is the future of these fuels? Can they do more to help the state’s achieve its goals?

1:15 PM | Breakout #1 | Innovative Clean Transit – Increasing Transportation Access during a Pandemic
Panelists will discuss ways that transit agencies can increase access to innovative clean transportation options for the public. This panel will focus on ways to create permanent reductions in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) while building transportation equity, and how COVID-19 lessons learned can be applied to the future.
Moderator: Barbara Jacobson, Senior Project Manager, Innovative Mobility, CALSTART

1:15 PM | Breakout #2 | Achieving 100% Zero Emission Drayage Trucks by 2035
Panelists discuss how we as clean transit advocates can help all fleets transition to ZEVs. Continuously, we hear from our members and stakeholders about the need to for dedicated support for small fleets and individual owner operators. The group will also be asked to think, in particular, about small and medium-sized businesses and fleets.

2:00 PM | Breakout Session Recap

2:05 PM – 2:30 PM | Networking Breakout Rooms


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (PT)

9:30 AM | Networking Breakout Rooms

10:00 AM | Welcome and Overview | John Boesel, CEO, CALSTART

10:05 AM | Keynote Address | Secretary Jared Blumenfeld, California Environmental Protection Agency

10:20 AM | Keynote Address | CA Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale)

10:40 AM | Clean Mobility Options
Panelists will cover the basic needs for transportation that exist in many California communities, and how the Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program is transforming transportation equity. They will be asked to discuss how the programs being deployed through CMO can better connect underserved areas with alternative transit and mobility options. This panel is comprised of various perspectives in the Clean Mobility Options community (CMO).
Moderator: Ryan Schuchard, Director of Innovative Mobility, CALSTART
CA Assmembly Member Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella)

11:30 AM | Keynote Address | CA Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco)

11:45 AM to 12:15 PM| Lunch Break with Open Networking Breakout Rooms

12:15 PM| Getting to 100% ZEV Sales by 2035 – What Will it Take?
Moderator: John Boesel, CEO, CALSTART

12:45 PM | Deploying Infrastructure to support 100% LDV by 2035
Building upon the previous discussion around achieving 100% ZEV in light duty vehicles, panelists will cover how we can ensure the infrastructure needed will be deployed on time to support this goal. Specifically, panelists will address: how are we doing on meeting existing LD-ZEV infrastructure goals? Do we need to adjust these goals in relation to the E.O., how the Cal-EVIP program can support these goals, new ways of thinking about charging in hard-to-reach segments (multi-unit dwellings, etc.), and ensuring equitable access.

1:50 PM | Closing Remarks

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Networking Breakout Rooms