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TRB Webinar: Programs to Support the Deployment of the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure


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Date(s)
April 03, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
$95.00
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.5 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)
Details

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that discusses the development of the electric vehicle network.  Electrification of the vehicle fleet will be a major change to the transportation sector. This may have a significant effect on the environment with the reduction in vehicle emissions.

The presenters will discuss the programs and funding sources that are supporting the deployment of electric vehicle infrastructure.  Several programs, such as the Federal Highway Administration’s Alternative Fuels Corridor program, support the development of alternative fuel sources and electric charging stations. Presenters will also discuss public partnership agreements and their role in facilitating this transition.  The material in this webinar supplements other webinars focusing on electric vehicle deployment including the Straight to Recording series on the Alternative Fuels Corridor Program and the April 25, 2018, TRB Webinar: Technology Changes Influencing the Decline of Vehicle Emissions.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Transportation and Air Quality.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar.  Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenter

  • Francisco Posada, The International Council on Clean Transportation
  • Christian Williss, Colorado Energy Office
  • Jennifer Venema, City of Sacramento

Moderated by: Kevin Black, Federal Highway Administration

Webinar Outline

  1. Transition from higher polluting conventional fueled vehicles to less polluting or “zero” polluting electric vehicles
  2. Programs and funding sources to facilitate this transition
  3. Vehicle charging infrastructure
  4. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the origin and development of programs supporting the transition from conventional fueled vehicles to electric vehicles
  • Discuss the organization structure developed to promote the transition
  • Explain how states, counties, cities, local agencies, and other organizations are using funds to further the deployment of electric vehicle fleets

Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual For approved webinars, TRB’s webinar program awards Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits associated with participation only to the registered individual and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To receive PDH credits, please register as an individual and sign into the webinar from your personal computer. After doing this, you may join your group in a meeting room.  To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

In addition, advance registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk (MyTRB@nas.edu) for assistance in signing in.

Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through RCEP.net as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in October 2018. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website: www.RCEP.net.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu.