Transportation Electrification Virtual Forum to Examine Key EV Drivers, Advances and Strategies

Complimentary registration now open for this full-day, in-depth virtual conference
DEKALB, Ill. - June 7, 2021 - PRLog -- According to a recent BNEF report, there will be over 500 different EV models available globally by 2022, and 54 million EVs on the road by 2040 -- up from from 1.7 million today. These trends have major implications for fleet operators, car manufacturers, cities, utilities, and charging infrastructure providers around the world.

Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the full-day Transportation Electrification Virtual Forum, on June 22, 2021 convenes top industry thought leaders and innovators to examine how growing EV adoption rates will impact stakeholders across the spectrum, with emphasis on emerging technologies, opportunities and challenges. Business models and programs designed to ensure widespread EV adoption and optimization for all parties involved will be a particular focus of this V-Forum.

"This will be a great opportunity for EV professionals to exchange insights into the factors that are enabling EV rollout in North America," says Daniel Coran, forum program manager.  "It will be an instructive mix of perspectives from utilities, analysts, EV manufacturers and service providers."

Speakers include:

- Carter J. Prescott, Director of Electrification, Southern California Edison
- Prashanthi Rao Raman, Director, Global Government Affairs, Cruise, LLC
- Dr. Alex Holland, Senior Technology Analyst, Energy Storage, IDTechEx
- Taylor Marvin, EV Rate Strategy Manager, San Diego Gas & Electric
- Daniel Simounet, Vice President Transportation Sector, Americas Region Hitachi ABB Power Grids
- Abel Zacharie, Product Manager, Flo
- Jerry Quandt, Executive Director, Illinois Autonomous Vehicle Association

Topics to be covered include:
  • Market Factors and Stakeholders Driving Transportation Electrification
  • Trends and Key Advances in Li-ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles
  • The Journey to Vehicle-to-Grid Integration (VGI): A Charging Network's Perspective
  • Powering the eBus Revolution: Innovations in Charging Technology, Grid Integration and Operations
  • Enabling Advances in EV Technology and Charging Networks
  • Utility Case Studies in Transportation Electrification
  • Self-Driving Electric Vehicles and the Future of Transportation
  • Watts Going to Supercharge EVs Success? Connectivity
  • Success Strategies for Utilities, Fleet Operators, Charging Infrastructure Owners, and Others
  • And more
Complimentary Registration Includes:

- Attendance at all sessions on June 22, 2021 live
- Interact with speakers and fellow attendees via text and video chat
- Attendee list
- Facilitated introductions and meetings with fellow attendees
- PDF copy of all presentations
- Link to recorded presentations post-conference
- Access to transcript of all sessions, including Q&A

For full information and to register, visit

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