EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

3D - Diverse Pathways to E-Mobility

Monday, June 12, 2023

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Ballroom B6

3:30 pm-3:47 pm

Acceptance of e-motorcycles: A longitudinal study based on a survey of motorcyclists at the motorcyclist meeting point “Loewensteiner Platte” in South Germany

Norbert Schreier
Esslingen University

Norbert Schreier is Vice Dean and Academic Director of the faculty Mobility and Technology at Esslingen University, Germany. On behalf of BMBF/DAAD he coordinates the Sino-German double-degree study program Automotive Technology at the CDHAW at Tongji University, Shanghai.

3:47 pm-4:04 pm

Intersectoral cooperation as a strategic key principle for the transformation of the automotive region Baden-Württemberg

Wolfgang Fischer
e-mobil BW GmbH - State Agency for New Mobility Solutions and Automotive Baden-Württemberg GmbH

Dr. Wolfgang Fischer studied history, rhetoric, political and economic sciences and holds a PhD in History. Since 2011 he works for e-mobil BW - State Agency for New Mobility Solutions and Automotive Baden-Württemberg, an innovation agency and competence center for the transition towards automated, connected and electric mobility in a sustainable energy system. As Divisional Head he is responsible for projects and cluster activities, especially the management of the networks Cluster Electric Mobility South-West and Cluster Fuel Cell BW, but also the close cooperation with municipalities. Especially in recent years, a special focus of his work is the transformation of the automotive industry, especially helping small and medium-sized enterprises to cope with structural change.

4:04 pm-4:21 pm

Case study: The Australian capital territory’s journey to zero-emission buses

Laurane de Gendre

Laurane is an Urban Systems Engineer, specialised in Public Transport planning and design. With 10 years’ experience worldwide, she is passionate about public transports, and demonstrated strong bus planning and network operations skills through projects around the globe (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, France, Australia, New Zealand). Laurane is leading WSP Australia's national Zero-Emission Bus (ZEB) capability. She is involved in several Zero-Emission bus transition projects across Australia, building on the wide knowledge and experience of the Global WSP ZEB team. She recently relocated to Paris, France where she enjoys seeing electric buses at every street corner.

4:21 pm-4:38 pm

Accelerating the transition - how the UK and Canada are delivering the demand, supply and infrastructure for electric vehicles

Nick Shaw
UK Office for Zero Emission Vehicles
United Kingdom

Nick has been Joint Head of the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles since July 2022, leading the UK government team supporting the transition to zero emission vehicles and the rollout of charging infrastructure. Prior to this, he was Deputy Head of Decarbonisation Strategy in the Department for Transport (DfT), including developing the 2021 Transport Decarbonisation Plan. Before DfT, he worked in Cabinet Office covering energy, environment and transport, and the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

4:21 pm-4:38 pm

Accelerating the transition - how the UK and Canada are delivering the demand, supply and infrastructure for electric vehicles

Zoiey Cobb
Transport Canada

Zoiey Cobb is the Director of On-Road Decarbonization and Electrification at Transport Canada. In this role, she is responsible for Transport Canada’s policies related to both light- duty and medium-heavy duty ZEV, providing policy oversight on Transport Canada’s Incentive programming, as well as convening the whole-of-government Community of Practice on On-Road Decarbonization. A seasoned public policy professional, Zoiey joined the Public Service in 2007 and has worked in a variety of roles across many departments and central agencies. She is known to be a collaborative and enthusiastic leader who likes to get stuff done and make a difference.

4:38 pm-4:55 pm

UK ZEV mandate - A world-leading regulatory framework to drive supply and consumer confidence

James Vickery
Department for Transport, UK
United Kingdom

James Vickery has worked in transport decarbonisation policy in the UK Government's Department for Transport since 2017. A Head of the ZEV Mandate and new car and van CO2 regulation in the UK, he leads the team responsible for delivering road vehicle carbon reduction regulation. This has included designing and developing the ZEV mandate, as well as delivering existing Co2 lesgislation retained in the UK following the UK's exit from the EU. James attended the University of Birmingham where he earned a BA and MA in International Relations