E-Mobility – The future of the automobile – Symposium in Stanford and Los Angeles
September 2nd, 2011
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“E-MOBILITY – THE FUTURE OF THE AUTOMOBILE”
What are the next steps towards an emission-free, mass-produced electric vehicle?
This symposium held in Los Angeles and in San Francisco, will connect the local electric vehicle industry, universities, government, utilities, research and development, and communities with some of the thought leaders from Germany. The focus will be on enhancing the knowledge transfer between Germany and North America and will help to drive the advancements of e-mobility in both markets.
Monday, October 24, 2011 – 8.00am to 2.00pm
Stanford Faculty Club, Stanford University, 439 Lagunita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 – 8.00am to 2.00pm
W Hotel Los Angeles/ Westwood, 930 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Representatives from German and US institutes and manufacturers will showcase their latest developments and present concepts and solutions to overcoming hurdles that are holding back the adoption of EVs. Pressing topics such as the discussion of electric vehicle vs. hybrid vehicle, charging issues and impact on infrastructure, battery solutions, and the future of the automobile in general will be discussed, along with insights into the US and German markets. In addition representatives from the US electric vehicle industry will share their latest developments, exchange thoughts and concepts with the audience, and government and utilities will provide their insights.
The event is free of charge, RSVP required.
Join us to meet these exciting speakers amongst others:
- Daniel Rousta, Director General Ministry of Finance and Economics of the State of Baden-Württemberg
- Paul Scott, Founding Board Member of Plug In America and President of the Electric Vehicle Association of Southern California
- John Tillman, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America
- Dr. Horst Münzel, President Bosch Research and Technology Center
- Dr. Sven Beiker, Stanford University, Director of the center for automotive research
- Franz Loogan, Managing Director of the agency for e-mobility, Baden-Württemberg