U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20585
Main Auditorium, July 22, 2010

8:30 - 8:45 Welcoming Remarks and Workshop Purpose
David Sandalow, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, DOE

8:45 - 9:15 Case study: Oregon's plug-in vehicle and infrastructure plan
Rick Wallace, Oregon Department of Energy

9:15 - 11:00 Panel Discussion: Planning, Processes, Financing, and Partnerships

      • Planning a city's plug-in vehicle deployment efforts
      • The charger installation and permitting process
      • Incentives and financing models for vehicles, chargers, and power
      • Partnerships across city governments, utilities, nonprofits, educational institutions, and other key actors

Panel moderated by Don Karner, ECOtality
Panelists: Colleen Crowinshield, Pima Association of Governments (AZ); Susan Freedman, San Diego Association of Governments (CA); Paul Mitchell, Energy Systems Network (IN); Laura Spanjian, City of Houston (TX); Rick Wallace, Oregon Department of Energy

11:00 - 12:00 Facilitated discussion on community best practices

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:15 Automakers' & dealers' perspectives on building plug-in vehicle markets
Incentives, innovative city models, technical, first responder and other workforce training, outreach and consumer education
Panel moderated by Patrick Davis, U.S. Department of Energy
Panelists: Nancy Gioia, Ford; Douglas Greenhaus, National Automobile Dealers Association; Britta Gross, GM; Tracy Woodard, Nissan

2:15 - 2:45 Q and A and comments

2:45 - 3:00 Remarks, Matt Rogers, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, DOE

3:15 - 4:45 Utilities' roles in developing plug-in vehicle initiatives

3:15 - 4:30 Moderated session on innovative plug-in vehicle utility initiatives and Recovery Act demonstrations
Panel moderated by Richard Lowenthal, Coulomb
Panelists: Larry Alford, Austin Energy; James Ellis, TVA; Bob Graham, Southern California Edison; Mike Rowand, Duke Energy

4:30-4:45 Q and A and comments

4:45 - 5:15 Wrap up: Donald Hillebrand, Argonne National Laboratory