SEATTLE– King County and WestStart are holding a clean vehicle conference Sept. 19 in Seattle, Wash. Visit:, to register. For more information, contact Elizabeth Willmott at

Tentative Agenda:

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.

    Originally posted on Fleet Financials