Climate Week NYC Workshop

At Climate Week NYC, CALSTART’s Global Commercial Vehicle Drive to Zero program will announce new global actions and key corporate and government partnerships aimed at meeting international climate and air quality goals by transforming the medium- and heavy-duty transportation sector.

Climate Week NYC Workshop Speakers »

Event Highlights


Agenda

9:00 – 9:30AM | Check-in and light refreshments

9:30 – 9:35 | Welcome remarks

  • J.P. Brisson (Latham & Watkins)
  • Peter Rose (Government of Quebec)

9:35 – 9:55 | Drive to Zero: Program Motivation and Objectives

  • John Boesel (CALSTART)
  • Ben Mandel (CALSTART)

9:55 – 10:30 | Panel – Government Leadership Showcase

  • Adam Ruder (NYSERDA)
  • Adam Lomasney (NYC Economic Development Corporation)
  • Dave Henry (Quebec Ministry of Transport)
  • Caroline Choi (Edison International)
  • Moderator: Anthony Eggert (ClimateWorks)

10:30 – 10:50 | Drive to Zero: Progress and Partnerships

  • John Boesel
  • Ben Mandel
  • Maruxa Cardama (SLoCaT)

10:50 – 11:00 | Private sector keynote

  • Angela Hultberg (INGKA, formerly IKEA Group)

11:00 – 11:35 | Panel – First-Movers Showcase

  • Keith Kerman (NYC Dept. of Citywide Admin. Services)
  • Russ Musgrove (FedEx Express)
  • Christine Weydig (Port Authority of New York & New Jersey)
  • Peter Rego (Lion Electric Co.)
  • Moderator: James Beard (The Climate Group)

11:35 – 11:45 | Government keynote
(introduced by George Heyman, British Columbia Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy)

  • Benoit Charette, Quebec Minister of the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change

11:50 – 12:00 | Wrap-up and call to action

  • John Boesel
  • Ben Mandel