– King County and WestStart are holding a clean vehicle conference Sept. 19 in Seattle, Wash. Visit: www.kingcounty.gov/cleanvehiclesnow
, to register. For more information, contact Elizabeth Willmott at Elizabeth.Willmott@metrokc.gov
7-8 a.m.: Registration, coffee.
7-9:15 a.m.: Visit one of the largest clean vehicle ride-and-drives/stationary exhibits in the United States.
9:15 a.m.-10 a.m.: Welcome: Ron Sims, King County Executive, John Boesel, WestStart CEO, and Brian Wynne, Executive Director of the Electric Drive Vehicle Association.
10-10:45 a.m.: Keynote speaker: Terry Tamminen, Former Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency.
10:45 a.m.-Noon Plenary briefing panels:
“Solutions Are Here and Now”
“Real Life Stories from the Road”
Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch. Another chance to ride and drive in clean vehicles.
1:15 p.m.-3 p.m.: Register in advance for three breakout sessions. An invitation-only special executive session will be held concurrently.
“Local-to-global policy solutions for clean vehicles.”
“Consumer clean vehicle solutions.”
“Funding solutions for clean vehicles.”
3-4 p.m.: Breakout session summary presentation.
4-4:30 p.m.: Closing speaker.