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2014 Pre-Conference WEBINARS

Considering alternative fuel vehicles for your fleet? Learn from public and private fleet managers that have been down this road before.

The Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo webinar series provided a small preview of the fleet-focused educational content that was offered at ACT Expo 2014, May 5-8. The conference showcased dozens of fleet case studies, the latest OEM technologies, fueling infrastructure solutions, total cost of ownership, zero-emission vehicle trends, and more across all alternative fuels and weight classes.


WEBINAR 3: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fleet Leasing

Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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Not sure about purchasing alternative fuel vehicles on your own? Watch the recorded one-hour “Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fleet Leasing” webinar to hear from leading fleet leasing companies GE, Penske, and Ryder on the benefits of AFV fleet leasing for your operations. Learn how to create your own AFV fleet plan, including how to select the right mix of alternative fuel vehicles, develop an effective refueling strategy, manage and maintain driver and vehicle data, select efficient maintenance services, ensure proper AFV driver safety training, and determine expected vehicle residual value. Our expert webinar speakers include:

Scott Jastrow
GE

Steve Jastrow
GE Capital


Steve Jastrow is manager of strategic consulting services and fleet services with GE Capital. In his current role, Steve is responsible for creating a strategy to enhance fleet customer productivity, provide customized recommendations based on industry best practices that reduce expenses and meet customer goals. His team is responsible for providing high impact value-added technical and analytical support to our customers to grow existing relationships. www.gecapital.com

 
Drew Cullen
Penske

Drew Cullen
Penske Truck Leasing


Drew Cullen is vice president of fuels and environmental affairs for Penske Truck Leasing. His areas of responsibility include fuel and energy purchasing and management, alternative fuels, utility management, environmental compliance, waste disposal and telecommunications. Before joining Penske in 1995, Drew was employed by a leading civil and environmental engineering consulting firm. www.gopenske.com

 
Scott Perry
Ryder

Scott Perry
Ryder System, Inc.


Scott Perry currently serves as vice president of supply management for Ryder Fleet Management Solutions with more than 20 years of industry experience. In this role, Scott leads Ryder’s vehicle procurement, parts procurement, warranty operations, inventory planning and management, and corporate real estate functions for North American operations. He also carries direct responsibility for developing and deploying Ryder’s alternative fuel and vehicles strategies for the organization. www.ryder.com




WEBINAR 2: Basics of Alternative Fuel Station Design

In this two-part ACT Expo webinar on the Basics of Alternative Fuel Station Design, we invite you to learn how to develop cost-effective and operationally sound charging and fueling infrastructure for your fleet operations. Gain insight on developing specifications and performance requirements, vendor selection and project cost estimating, permitting and code compliance, fuel procurement and contracting options, personnel training, and more.


 

Part 1: Electric/Hydrogen

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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Scott Briasco
California Fuel Cell Parnership

Scott Briasco, P.E.
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power


Scott Briasco is manager of fleet engineering and electric transportation at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). In this capacity, he oversees the LADWP’s efforts to support the growth of the electric transportation industry and to provide effective, low-cost infrastructure for electric vehicle users. As a 28-year employee of LADWP, Scott is also responsible for spearheading the development and launch of several highly visible electric transportation projects, including advanced vehicle demonstrations, and electric vehicle infrastructure deployment. www.ladwp.com

 
Eileen Wenger Tutt
CalETC

Eileen Wenger Tutt
California Electric Transportation Coalition


Prior to becoming the executive director of CalETC, Eileen Tutt worked in California State government for over 15 years. Most recently, Eileen served as deputy secretary for the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA). Prior to her time at Cal/EPA, Eileen worked for the California Air Resources Board, helping to develop regulations and programs that have placed the State of California at the forefront of environmental protection. www.caletc.com

 
Bill Elrick
California Fuel Cell Parnership

Bill Elrick
California Fuel Cell Partnership


Under Bill Elrick's leadership as technical program director, CaFCP members have developed new analysis tools and detailed roll-out plans that state and federal agencies reference in planning support for hydrogen stations. He works directly with automakers, station developers, and government to facilitate collaborative actions that fulfill each organization’s needs. His team supports developing standards that ensure safe, reliable, and economically viable alternative fuel products; educates emergency response personnel about alternative fuel vehicles; and works with the fuel reseller community that will install stations and sell fuel. www.cafcp.org



Part 2: Propane Autogas/Natural Gas

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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Tucker Perkins
PERC

Tucker Perkins
Propane Education & Research Council


Tucker Perkins is the chief business development officer for PERC where he leads the team responsible for creating propane-fueled products and works with manufacturers, distributors, and users to commercialize them. With more than 23 years of experience in the propane industry, Tucker has lent his expertise to companies such as CleanFuel USA, and is currently active with the National Propane Gas Association and the Virginia Propane Gas Association. www.propanecouncil.org

 
Mark Barton


Mark Barton
Trillium CNG


Mark Barton joined Trillium USA as vice president of Operations in 1996 and became president in 2005. With his leadership, Trillium USA developed a respected position in the market, strong financial performance, and year-over-year sales growth that made Trillium USA the second largest company in the United States focused on designing, building, owning, and operating compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling stations.  In 2011, Integrys Transportation Fuels purchased Trillium USA and Pinnacle CNG to form Trillium CNG, where Mr. Barton assumed the position of vice president responsible for new station design and construction. www.trilliumcng.com





 

WEBINAR 1: How to Integrate Alternative Fuels into Your Fleet Operations

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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Learn from two leading public and private fleets about how they evaluated the economic and environmental benefits of AFVs for their fleet operations, as well as how to select the right equipment and fuel options, secure funding and tax credits, and maintain and operate equipment safely and cost-effectively.

Rick Sikes


Rick Sikes
City of Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica municipal fleet is comprised of 78% alternative fuel vehicles, including electric, propane, CNG, hydrogen, and biodiesel. Rick brings 35 years of fleet management experience to the first ACT Expo webinar and will share his observations on integrating a wide variety of alternative fuel vehicles into the City’s clean fuel fleet. www.smgov.net

 
Joe Stergios


Joe Stergios
Enterprise Fleet Management

Enterprise represents the world's largest fleet of passenger vehicles, with 1.3 million vehicles on the road and 8,200 locations around the globe. Enterprise’s diverse fleet includes hybrid, electric, biodiesel, and compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. With  23 years of automotive experience, Joe will share his experience in alternative fuel vehicle fleet management, funding, compliance, and operations. www.enterprise.com


Additional webinar topics and dates will be announced soon.
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