E-Mobility Equity Conference

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E-Mobility
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Virtual Conference

The E-Mobility Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Virtual Conference will take place on November 17th and 18th, 2021. This 2-day conference is presented by EVNoire, national thought leaders in e-mobility best practices and e-mobility equity and Forth, leaders in clean transportation and producers of the national Roadmap Conference. The E-Mobility Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference will explore and facilitate real conversations about strategies and best practices for engaging diverse communities often hit first and worst by air pollution. To realize this potential, we will need to work together in new ways, build new capabilities, and engage in new ways of thinking, programs and policies.

Who Should Attend: This conference is designed for e-mobility, transportation, environmental, and social justice professionals and advocates from government, utilities, mobility companies, nonprofits, NGOs and other organizations. Interactive sessions will explore best practices and lessons learned, highlight case studies, explore tools, build capacity to forge new relationships and tackle difficult conversations. 

Schedule of Events 2021

Wednesday, November 17th
Time Policy People Practice

9:00AM - 9:15AM PST
12:00PM - 12:15PM EST

Opening Remarks

9:15AM-9:30AM PST
12:15PM-12:30PM EST

Opening Keynote Address

9:30AM-10:00AM PST
12:30PM-1:00PM EST

Introductory Session
 
Exploring e-mobility historical perspectives, public health, community perspectives, and intersectionality.

10:00AM-10:45AM PST
1:00PM - 1:45PM EST

Keynote Panel: Hearing from EV Consumers

10:45AM-11:00AM PST
1:45PM - 2:00PM EST

Networking / Break

11:00AM-12:00PM PST
2:00PM - 3:00PM EST

Location, Location, Location! Siting Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Equitably

Diversifying E-Mobility Experts: Diversity and Inclusion in the           E-Mobility Space

 Looking Beyond the MSRP: Used EV Markets and Their Role in Affordability
 

12:00PM-12:30PM PST
3:00PM - 3:30PM EST

Networking

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM PST
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST

   Connections to the Grid:     Utilities and Their Role in Clean Transportation
 

Gender Dynamics of the E-Mobility Space: Learning from Diverse Women Leaders’ Industry Experiences

Loading Up Electric School Buses: Mobilizing the Most Impacted Communities to Support School Bus Electrification Efforts
 

 

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM PST
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM EST

Day 1 Closing Remarks
Thursday, November 18th
Time Policy People Practice

9:00AM - 9:45AM PST
12:00PM - 12:45PM EST

Introductory Day 2 Session
 
Building Back Better: The Path to Success for Federal Electrification

9:45AM - 10:45AM PST
12:45PM - 1:45PM EST

Influx of Federal Funding: How Cities and States can Utilize Incoming Grant Dollars to Advance E-mobility
Messenger Matters: Marketing to and Educating Diverse Consumers

Driving the Economy: The Role of Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicles

10:45AM - 11:00AM PST
1:45PM - 2:00PM EST

Networking / Break

11:00AM - 12:00PM PST
2:00PM - 3:00PM EST

Transitioning Transit: Highlighting Needs and Benefits of Electrifying Mass Transit
Clean Transportation on Tribal Lands: Understanding Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Autonomous Vehicle Access: Ensuring Communities are Receiving the Benefits from AVs

12:00PM - 12:30PM PST
3:00PM - 3:30PM EST

Networking / Break

12:30PM - 1:30PM PST
3:30PM - 4:30PM EST

Electrifying Multi-Unit Dwellings: Lessons Learned from Electrification of Multi-Unit Dwellings

Electrified Employment: Clean Transportation and Workforce Development

Rideshare Electrification: Implications for Drivers and Users

1:30PM - 1:45PM PST
4:30PM - 4:45M EST

Day 2 Closing Remarks

2021 Speakers and Schedule to be Published Soon

The speakers displayed below are from last year's conference. Information for 2021 will be posted soon!

Keynote Remarks

Michael S. Regan

Featured Speakers

Amy Achtley

Austin Energy
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Jeff Allen

Forth

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Nadia Anderson

Cruise
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William Barber III

Climate Reality Project
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Lester Booker

General Motors
[Read Bio]

Quincy Brown

We All Rise
[Read Bio]
Anh Bui
ICCT
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Kwame Canty
Edison Electric Institute
[Read Bio]
Uny Que Carlyle
Uber / Lyft Driver
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Dr. Kathleen Carson

Seattle Job Initiative
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Chris Castro

City of Orlando
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Sabrina Cerquera

Forth

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Hana Creger

The Greenlining Institute
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Rebecca Dane

Blue Crab
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Rev. Dr. Gerald L Durley

Interfaith Power & Light
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Veronica Eady

Bay Area Air Quality Management District
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Joel Espino

Wend Collective
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Ingrid Fish

City of Portland
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Daniel Ferguson

LACI
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Mary Ferguson

California Shared-Use Mobility Center
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Dr. Shelley Francis

EVNoire
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Henry Greenidge

EVNoire
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Maurice Henderson

Bird
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Misty Jappa

Electrify America
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Peter King

Duke Energy
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Gabriella Lanzas

EVNoire
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Karen Laughlin

Heising Simons Foundation
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Sergio Lopez

Forth

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Flor Lorenzo

Beneficial State Foundation
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Terea Macomber

Grid Alternatives
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Courtney McRae-Alston

Lyft Driver
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Waffiyyah Murray

Better Bike Share
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Scott Ogilvie

City of St. Louis
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Hind Ourahou

City of Detroit
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Alejandra Posada

Peninsula Clean Energy
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Vivian Rahwanji

CHDC
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Dr. Marshall Shepherd

Univ. of Georgia
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Dr. Gretchen Sorin

SUNY Oneonta
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Angela Tin

American Lung Association
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Terry Travis

EVNoire
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Shin-pei Tsay

Uber
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Dexter Turner

Op Connect
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Jennifer Venema

City of Sacramento
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Nathan Willcox

EVHybridNoire
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Cherie Wilson

General Motors
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Dr. Sacoby Wilson

Professor – Univ. of Maryland
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Dr. Beverly Wright

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
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Aminah Zaghab

Energy Foundation
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