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12Sep
Fast-Tracking Global Electric Vehicle Deployment [GCAS]
3:30 PM - 11:59 PM SPUR
Date: September 12, 2018 to September 12, 2018
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, California, United States, 94105
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Business
Ticket Price: N/A
Global Climate Action Summit Fast Tracking Global Electric Vehicle Deployment   Please join a group of visionary, international business leaders and policymakers working to move the world's transportation systems to a clean, sustainable future. The event will be followed by a cocktail and appetizer reception and zero emission vehicle showcase at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (one half-block away from SPUR). Please RSVP as seating is limited.   Speaker Panel: September 12, 3:30 - 6 PM Location: San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR)  654 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94105     Reception: September 12, 6:30 - 8 PM Location: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94105   3:30 - 3:40 Opening Remarks Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Chief Program Officer, NRDC    3:40 - 4:40 The International Landscape for Electric Vehicles   Widespread, global adoption of electric vehicles will be needed to address climate change, air quality, and petroleum dependency. Business representatives from some of the world's largest vehicle markets will discuss their efforts to help meet subnational and national-level commitments to electrify the transportation sector. Anirban Ghosh, Group Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group Liu Xiaoshi, Executive Deputy Secretary-General, China EV100 Ryan Popple, CEO, Proterra Analisa Bevan, Assistant Division Chief, California Air Resources Board Anthony Eggert, Program Director, ClimateWorks Foundation 4:40 - 4:55 Break: Coffee and Tea   4:55 - 5:55 Charging Infrastructure: Bridging the Gap   Creating a ubiquitous charging network will be a key enabler for electric vehicle deployment. This visionary groupp of executives will discuss how their companies and governments around the world are taking steps to expand the charging infrastructure network for passenger vehicles and commercial fleets, including what needs to happen to bridge the gap.   Caroline Choi (Senior VP Government Aff