5th CharIN NORTH AMERICA Conference and Networking event

November 16, 2021
Newark, California (USA)
Host: Lucid Motors

Connect with other CharIN members and hear from industry speakers on how to best tackle the region’s most difficult challenges that arise from building and effectively implementing smart charging

Agenda and panelists

November 16th, 2021 (Speakers within the panels in alphabetical order - f.l.t.r.)

Welcome and agenda introduction

Oleg Logvinov

Oleg Logvinov

Chairman CharIN Inc.

CV/Biography

CharIN Welcome and Keynote Speech

Claas Bracklo

Claas Bracklo

Chairman CharIN e.V.

CV/Biography

Testing Symposium Host Welcome

Eric Bach

Eric Bach

Lucid Motors

CV/Biography

Panel 1

Panel 1

The State of the E-mobility Industry

Welcome to the 5th Annual CharIN NA Conference! In this introductory panel, you’ll hear from key e-mobility leaders on the latest trends in EV charging station investment, infrastructure, and interoperable technologies like CCS and MCS.

Moderator:

Oleg Logvinov

Oleg Logvinov

IoTecha Corp.

Robert Barrosa

Robert Barrosa

Electrify America, LLC

CV/Biography

Sanjay Dayal

Sanjay Dayal

Ford Pro Charging

CV/Biography

Cliff Fietzek

Cliff Fietzek

InCharge Energy, Inc.

CV/Biography

Nathan Hill

Nathan Hill

Daimler Trucks North America

CV/Biography

Panel 2

Panel 2

Transportation Electrification and the Grid

The rise of electric vehicles will necessitate an exponential increase in electricity demand, which carries major challenges for our aging power grid Hear from utility representatives and renewable experts about key technologies like battery storage and bidirectional charging, as well as the regulatory steps needed to sustain the transition to EVs.

Moderator:

Mark Schlocker

Mark Schlocker

Lucid Motors

CV/Biography

Ian Beil

Ian Beil

Portland General Electric (PGE)

CV/Biography

Stephen Davis

Stephen Davis

Umlaut

CV/Biography

Patrick Kelly

Patrick Kelly

PowerFlex

CV/Biography

Paul Stith

Paul Stith

Black & Veatch

CV/Biography

Panel 3

Panel 3

The magic of Plug and Charge

This event will feature discussion around “Plug and Charge” technology – user-friendly,
convenient, and secure way to charge EVs.

Moderator:

Barton Sidles

Barton Sidles

bp

CV/Biography

Christian Hahn

Christian Hahn

Hubject GmbH

CV/Biography

Michael Macaluso

Michael Macaluso

IoTecha Corp.

CV/Biography

Satyajit Patwardhan

Satyajit Patwardhan

ConnectMyEV

CV/Biography

Barry Sole

Barry Sole

Lucid Motors

CV/Biography

Panel 4

Panel 4

Range Anxiety in the Rear-View Mirror

In this panel, you’ll hear from auto industry, on-the-go and fleet charging infrastructure experts, and other key stakeholders on the technologies and approaches that have been developed to put range anxiety in the rearview mirror and accelerate EV adoption.

Moderator:

 Aakar Patel

Aakar Patel

Duracell Power Center

CV/Biography

Sarah Hipel

Sarah Hipel

Rivian Automotive

CV/Biography

Jonathan Katz

Jonathan Katz

Lucid Motors

CV/Biography

Chris King

Chris King

Siemens eMobility

CV/Biography

Arcady Sosinov

Arcady Sosinov

FreeWire Technologies

CV/Biography

Panel 5

Panel 5

EV Charging Policy: Federal, State, and Local Efforts to improve Charging Infrastructure

The current Administration and Congress have proposed massive investments in electric vehicles, with billions of dollars of federal, state, and local dollars set to trickle down to support EV infrastructure to accelerate the decarbonization of transportation. This panel will feature expert discussion between government and academic professionals on the range of established and proposed EV programs to help promote EVs.

Moderator:

Meredith Alexander

Meredith Alexander

CALSTART

CV/Biography

David Hochschild

David Hochschild

California Energy Commission

CV/Biography

Ben Prochazka

Ben Prochazka

Electrification Coalition

CV/Biography

Sara Rafalson

Sara Rafalson

EVgo

CV/Biography

Rep. Paul Tonko

Rep. Paul Tonko

Congressman (D-NY-20)

CV/Biography

Sen. Bob Wieckowski

Sen. Bob Wieckowski

California State Senate

CV/Biography


Closing

Closing remarks

Oleg Logvinov

Oleg Logvinov

Chairman CharIN Inc.

04:45 pm

Networking Happy Hour

07:00 pm

End


Week flow of 5th CharIN NA Conference and Networking event & CharIN Testival NORTH AMERICA 2021

Sponsors of the CharIN Testival and Conference NORTH AMERICA

Silver Sponsor

ConnectMyEV, Inc.

Bronze Sponsor

DEKRA

Charging Tower Sponsor

Black & Veatch

Silver Sponsor

Hubject GmbH

Biergarten Sponsor

IoTecha Corp.

Food Park Sponsor

E-valucon Inc.

Bronze Sponsor

Mercedes-Benz AG

Wine Bar Sponsor

ABB

Testival Evening Reception Sponsor

ChargerHelp!

Contact

Mechthild Maria Mohr

Managing Director North America

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