Forth Webinar Series

April 21, 2020

By: Forth


2020

June Webinar: Electrification for All: Electrifying School Buses

Forth Program Manager Kelly Yearick was joined by Kuba Szczypiorski, Director of Alternative Fuels at Blue Bird Corporation, Erik Bigelow, Senior Engineering Consultant at The Center for Transportation and the Environment and Mark Childers, Manager of Powertrain and Technology Sales at Thomas Built Buses for a discussion on current electric school bus models and considerations for school districts interested in making the switch to electric buses.

Video | Szcypiorski Slides | Bigelow Slides | Childres Slides | Yearick Slides


June Webinar: EV Economy Recovery: National Stimulus Proposals

Our moderator Jeanette Shaw, Senior Director, Public Affairs and Policy at Forth was joined Robbie Diamond, Founder, President & CEO at Securing America's Future Energy, Genevieve Cullen, President at Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), Gina Coplon-Newfield, Director, Clean Transportation for All Campaign at Sierra Club, Zoe Lipman, Director, Vehicles and Advanced Transportation Program at BlueGreen Alliance and Matt Petersen, President & Chief Executive Officer at Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) to discuss leading proposals, what they have in common, how they differ, and their prospects for success.   

Video | Diamond Slides | Cullen Slides |Coplon-Newfield Slides | Lipman Slides | Petersen Slides


May Webinar: What Is the Road Ahead for Electric Car Sales?

Our moderator, Jeff Allen, Executive Director at Forth was joined by Joel Levin, Executive Director at Plug In America, John Voelcker, Automotive Journalist & Industry Analyst and Chelsea Sexton, Electric Vehicle Advocate to highlight the impact COVID-19 to the electric vehicle industry and provide strategies to continue to accelerate transportation electrification.

Video


May Webinar: Transportation Electrification, Infrastructure, and Stimulus

Jeanette Shaw, Senior Director of Public Affairs and Policy at Forth, Jonathan Levy, Senior Vice President of Business Development at EVgo and Román Partida-López, Environmental Equity Legal Counsel, The Greenlining Institute discussed the transportation electrification ecosystem working towards a collective goal of clean, affordable and equitable energy policies.

Video | Shaw Slides| Levy Slides | Partida-López Slides


May Webinar: Moving Goods With eCargo Bikes

Steve Gutmann, Senior Program Manager at Forth, Franklin Jones, Founder and CEO at B- Line Urban Delivery and Sam Starr M.Eng., MEL, Independent Consultant & Cycle Logistics Expert, discussed eCargo bike deliveries as the next movement in deliveries.

Video | Gutmann Slides | Starr Slides | Jones Slides


April Webinar: Cities Stepping Into Transportation Electrification

Erin Galiger, Program Manager at Forth, Ian Snow at the City of Denver, Dory Larsen, EV Program Coordinator at Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and Carla Walker, Climate Advisor, City of Cincinnati at Natural Resources Defense Council discussed the unique roles cities play in advancing transportation electrification. 

VideoGaliger Slides | Walker Slides | Snow SlidesLarsen Slides


April Webinar: Everything You Need To Know About Right-of-Way Charging 

Forth Program Manager, Erin Galiger will be joined by  Michael Samulon, Senior Policy Analyst, Sustainability of the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Sarah Moore, Sustainability Program Manager at the City of Berkeley and Jennifer Venema, Sustainability Manager, City of Sacramento to explore promising models and strategies to make charging an electric car as easy as parking it.

Video | Galiger Slides | Moore Slides | Venema Slides


March Webinar: Why Workplace Charging?
Forth Program Manager, Anne Ramzy was joined by  Eric Smith, Regional Sales Manager at SemaConnect and Andrew Milian, Lead Electrical Engineer of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Business Line at Burns & McDonnell to discuss the benefits of workplace charging, considerations when providing workplace charging and best practices for workplace charging.

Video | Ramzy Slides | Smith Slides |Milian Slides


February Webinar: Increasing Consumer Awareness of Electric Vehicles
Forth's Program Manager, Sergio López was joined by Kenneth Kurani, Associate Researcher at ITS-Davis and Lea Malloy, AVP of Emerging Technology, Cox Automotive Mobility Group to highlight current strategies to continue a trend toward widespread electric vehicle awareness.

Thank you to the webinar sponsor: Electrify America | Normal Now Slides 
Video | Kurani Slides | Malloy Slides | López Slides


January Webinar: Clean Transportation for All | Electrifying Rural Communities
Forth’s Program Manager, Kelly Yearick and speakers  Dick Wanderscheid, Director Renewable Energy Special Projects, Renewable Energy Group at Bonneville Environmental Foundation and Eva DeCesaro, Sr. Program Manager, Electric Transportation at Pacific Power highlighted current programs to electrify transportation in rural communities.
Video | Yearick Slides | DeCesaro Slides | Wanderscheid Slides 




2019

January Webinar: The Community eBike Project
Forth's Program Manager, Sergio Lopez discussed our recently published Community eBike Project.
Video | Lopez Slides 

February Webinar: Equity in Transportation Electrification
This interactive webinar explored the key dimensions of equity as it relates to transportation electrification programs. Forth Executive Director, Jeff and guest speaker Joel discussed why it is so critical to center equity early in program development, explored strategies for developing effective programs and highlighted some promising strategies, developments, and pilot projects.
Video | Presentation Slides

March Webinar: The Small Utilities' Approach to Transportation Electrification
Program Manager, Kelly Yearick and guest speakers Juan Serpa Muñoz, Business Line Manager at Eugene Water & Electric Board(EWEB) and Stu Green, Climate and Energy Analyst City of Ashland explored several approaches to promoting electric vehicles among utility customers. Our speakers focused on their current programs and key insights from their transportation electrification efforts.  
Video | Muñoz Slides | Green Slides

April Webinar: Reach Your Driver Goals |The TNC Campaign
Forth's Program Manager, Tegan Molloy and guest speaker, Lauren Switzer, Oregon Marketing Manager at Lyft. They discussed the successes and challenges of current campaigns to electrify shared mobility.
Video | Molloy Slides

May Webinar: Building Codes and The Future of EVs
Our Program Manager, Eric Huang and guest speakers Ed Pike, Technical Lead at Energy Solutions and Hannah Goldsmith, Deputy Executive Director at California Electric Transportation Coalition for a webinar on current strategies for EV ready building codes and what the future holds.
Video | Huang Slides| Energy Solutions Slides

August Webinar: The Forth Guide to Ride and Drives
Forth’s Program Manager, Steven Alaman was joined by Terry Travis, Co-Founder at EVHybridNoire, and Kylie Morgan, Program Coordinator at Plug In America for a webinar exploring best practices for executing ride and drive events. 
Video| Alaman Slides| Morgan Slides | Travis Slides 

September Webinar: Dealership Engagement: Making The EV Case to Dealerships
Our Sr. Program Manager, Thor Hinckley, was joined by Hieu Le, Campaign Representative at Sierra Club to explore strategies to empower the dealerships to sell electric vehicles.
Video | Hinckley Slides | Le Slides 

October Webinar: Overcoming Barriers to Smart Transportation for Underserved Communities
Our Program Manager, Sergio López, was joined by Vivian Satterfield, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Verde will discuss how to address the smart transportation needs of underserved communities.
Thank you to the webinar sponsor: Ride Report
Video | Lopez Slides | Satterfield Slides 

November Webinar: The Micromobility Policy Playbook 

Our Senior Director of Public Affairs and Policy, Jeanette Shaw was joined by speakers Seth Shultz, Executive Director at Streets For All Coalition and Founder & CEO at Urban Breakthroughs and Regina Clewlow, CEO & Co-Founder, Populus to discuss current policies around micromobility guidelines and how city and state regulations can create safe streets while meeting sustainability, safety, and economic goals.
Thank you to the webinar sponsor: Ride Report | Intro Slides
Video |Shaw Slides | Schultz Slides | Clewlow Slides

December Webinar: Reviewing 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020 
Forth’s Executive Director, Jeff Allen was joined by AVERE’s Secretary General, Philippe Vangeel to recap the top electric transportation industry news of 2019, as well as give key insights into what’s to come in 2020.
Video | Allen Slides | Vangeel Slides 

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