presents

EV SUMMIT
ONLINE SERIES

We’re looking forward to bringing back our flagship two-day EV Summit in December 2020. Until then, although we can’t connect in person, we can still connect digitally. Join us for our brand new series of online events and connect with leaders within the global EV industry.

The EV Summit Online series will bring the thought leadership and industry insight that is the hallmark of the EV Summit into the digital space. Each online event will cover a deep dive dedicated to different sectors within the wider electric vehicle industry.

These events will be free to register for, keep an eye on this page for updates.

The Drive to Net Zero in partnership with Schneider Electric

The world is changing faster than we ever imagined and is leaving many companies behind. This online event looks at how to build a sustainability strategy that will help you make the move to being fully electric.

Speakers at the event:
  • Mike Hughes, President UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric
  • Matt Allen, CEO, Pivot Power
  • Toddington Harper, CEO GRIDSERVE
  • Charlie Jardine, CEO, EO
  • Oliver Craughan, Head of CSR, DPD UK

Moderated by Ade Thomas

EV Summit online - World EV Day

On World EV Day on the 9th September, we hosted a series of high level business and policy events, bringing the world’s emobility leaders together to discuss the key narratives driving electrification and sustainable transport forwards.

Emobility and the Green Recovery (World EV Day)

In this important discussion in today's post-Covid industry, we discussed how Green Recovery goes hand-in-hand with increased emobility usage and examined what can be done to support the growing industry.

Speakers at the event:
  • Rachel Maclean, UK Transport Minister
  • Isbrand Ho, Managing Director, BYD Europe
  • Alison Jones, MD for Groupe PSA in the UK
  • Daniel Bentham, UK Managing Director, ubitricity
  • Melanie Lane, CEO, NewMotion

Moderated by Ade Thomas

Marketing and emobility (World EV Day)

This panel takes a look at marketing's crucial role for consumer understanding of the key role electric vehicles play in creating a greener world, and whether or not marketing ideas are a few steps behind the technical infrastructure.

Speakers at the event:
  • Amber Putignano, Emobility Solutions, Global Marketing Leader, ABB
  • Tim Jones, Director of Marketing, DPD
  • Poppy Welch, Head of Go Ultra Low
  • Roni Dvir, Head of Marketing at Driivz

Moderated by Ade Thomas

Emobility in US Cities (World EV Day)

The opportunity for Electric Vehicles is greatest in cities where zero emissions are most needed. We take a deep dive to see what cities are doing to facilitate EV introduction as soon as possible.

Speakers at the event:
  • Asaf Nagler, Senior Director - Government Relations, ABB
  • Erika Myers, Principal - Transportation Electrification, Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)
  • Sarah Reed, Program Manager - Public Fleets, Electrification Coalition
  • Mike Salisbury, Transportation Energy Lead at the City & County of Denver
  • Catherine Kummer, Climate Advisor - Charlotte, North Carolina

Moderated by James Carter

Investing in US emobility

Investment in EV OEMs is all the rage today, yet it also needs to be supported by investment in EV infrastructure. This panel takes a close look at the importance of the financials in the EV conversation.

Speakers at the event:
  • Ahmad Thomas, CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG)
  • Arcady Sosinov, CEO, FreeWire Technologies
  • Dan Adler, Governor’s Newsom’s Climate Finance Advisor
  • Catherine Kargas, VP, Marcon
  • Robi Mitra, Finance Director, Bollinger Motors

Moderated by James Carter

Employment and the Green Recovery in the EV Sector in partnership with Hyperion

In this important discussion around jobs in the emobility sector, we assessed the state of recruitment and employment in the industry post COVID-19, as well as the role of inclusion and diversity in the EV space.

Speakers at the event:
  • David Hunt, CEO & Founder, Hyperion Executive Search
  • Jordan Brompton, Co-Founder, myenergi
  • Terry Travis, Co-Founder & Principal, EVNoire
  • Fiona Howarth, CEO, Octopus Electric Vehicles
  • Tanya Sinclair, Director of Policy UK, Ireland and Nordics, ChargePoint

EV Summit Online: EV Trucks in partnership with SVLG (Silicon Valley Leadership Group)

Silicon Valley Leadership Group in partnership with Green.TV led the very first session of the EV Summit Online Series: What is the road to electric trucking?

A panel of industry leaders and experts discussed the future of electric trucks and e-cargo in and around our cities.

Speakers at the event:
  • Heidi Sickler, Director, Energy and Environment Silicon Valley Leadership Group
  • Claire McConnell, Director of Business Development, Proterra
  • Rob Fowler, CEO, Volta Trucks
  • Adam Barmby, Founder, EAV Cargo
  • Brad Kavin, Co-Founder and CEO, Lieef