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2019 AltWheels Fleet Day Agenda and Presentations

2019 Fleet Day Keynote Speaker

John Davis

Creator, Host & Senior Executive Producer

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An Emmy® Award-winning producer, host and creator of MotorWeek, television’s original and longest running automotive series, John Davis can be seen and heard throughout the U.S. on public television stations and the Velocity cable network.

As outreach, Mr. Davis and the MotorWeek team have worked in recent years with the U.S. Department of Energy to promote public awareness of alternative fuels.  We were delighted to have Mr. Davis join us at our 2019 Fleet Day!

2019 AltWheels Fleet Day Agenda - October 7

With Links to Presentations or Videos

8:00 - 8:30

Breakfast and registration

Ride-and-Drive opportunities and networking



8:30 - 9:00                                                 

Welcome: Alison Sander, Founder - AltWheels

Steve Connors Visionary Award Presentation


9:00 – 9:45

Keynote speaker:  John Davis, Creator, Host & Senior Executive Producer MotorWeek


9:45 - 10:45 

Future Technologies:  What’s Coming Down the Road?

Nate Oscarson, Cross-Vehicle Product Marketing Manager - Ford Motor Company

Cornelius Willingham, Manager, EV/Fleet Business Development – Nissan

Frank Dean, Business Development Manager - Green Fleet - Altec

Moderator:  Ben Mandel, Northeast Regional Director - CALSTART Northeast



10:45 – 11:00



11:00 - 12:00

Sustainability: Best Practices for Corporate, Government and Utility Fleets – What Works and What Doesn’t

Allan Kirchner-Theriault, Director of Benefits and HR Operations - Dunkin’ Brands, Inc.

Kevin O’Laughlin, Fleet Manager - Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

Alex Giannantonio, Director of Fleet Policy and Administration - Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Kate Duffy, Fleet Program Manager – Liberty Mutual Insurance

Bill Hillbrunner, Director Fleet Services – National Grid

Moderator:  Cathy Morrissey, Ford Motor Company (ret.)


12:00 - 1:15

Fueling Infrastructure - Government, Utilities, Alt Fuel Providers

David Breault, David Breault, Sr. Manager, Govt. & Utility Fleet Solutions - ChargePoint

James Cater, EV Charging Station Program Lead - Eversource

Brookes Shean, General Manager - FLO

Mike MacComiskey, Government Sales Manager - GPS Insight

Taylor Hudson – Managing Director, Commercial Sales - Sprague Operating Resources, LLC

Mark Siegal, EV Program Manager - National Grid

Moderator:  Jessica Wilcox, Coordinator - Granite State Clean Cities Coalition


1:15 - 2:00

Lunch, Exhibits, and Ride-and-Drive opportunities


2:00 - 3:15

Clean Corridors - Opportunities to Expand Alt Fuel Infrastructure on Major Routes

Charlie Myers, President - Massachusetts Hydrogen Coalition

Mark Riley, Vice President - Clean Energy

Ryan Lamberg, Consultant - National Biodiesel Board

Mike Morrissey, Autogas Committee - PGANE

Kathleen Connors, CEO - Voltrek

Moderator:  Barry Carr, Clean Communities of Central New York/Trillium


3:15 - 4:00

School/Transit Bus Panel - Current/Near Term Options

Lee Grannis - Proterra

Rick Lee, Director of Sales, School Bus - Lion

Stephen Whaley, Autogas Advisor - Propane Education & Research Council

Marc Riccio, Alternative Fuels Manager - Blue Bird

Moderator:  David Keefe, Coordinator - Greater Rochester Clean Cities Coalition


4:00 - 4:30

Ride-and-Drive opportunities and networking - Kick some tires and test drive the vehicles!

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