Gladstein, Neandross and Associates (GNA), the organizer of the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, has announced the keynotes and full speaker lineup for the 2014 ACT Expo and co-located 2014 NGV Global event, scheduled for May 5-8 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.
Market trends, including fueling technologies, dual-fuel options, new vehicle and engine technologies, and policy initiatives, will be highlighted throughout the four-day event. With a focus on peer-to-peer learning, case studies will be presented by a number of major fleets.
Dennis Slagle, head of commercial operations for the Volvo Group's truck brands (Mack, Volvo, Renault and UD) in the Americas, will deliver the opening keynote address on Tuesday, May 6. Slagle will share his company's latest sustainability advancements for heavy-duty trucks, as well as buses, construction equipment, and marine and industrial engines.
Leading into the general session on Thursday, Ronald L. Litzinger, president of Southern California Edison, will share how his organization is advancing the electric drive industry, starting with the company's deployment of electric vehicle technologies in its own utility fleet.
The 2014 ACT Expo and NGV Global conferences will also provide off-site technical tours to local alternative fuel vehicle and infrastructure projects; fueling, equipment, technology and vehicle displays in the expo hall; and a ride-and-drive with the latest light-, medium- and heavy-duty alternative fuel and clean technology vehicles.
More information about the ACT Expo and these related events can be found here.