Dialogue with the Experts - Session B - Screen 09
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meet the Belgian e-driver 2022
Vrije Universiteit Brussel – MOBI
Dennis Verbist is a graduate in Business Economics from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where he is now active as a PhD student and teaching assistant. His main field of research revolves around the socio-economic aspects regarding the adoption of Electric Vehicles and their integration into the mobility landscape, with a particular focus on policy and energy justice related issues.
EV Access thru EV lowriding
Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
Jaime R. Lemus is a descendent of the Purepecha Indigenous people of Michoacan, Mexico. He was raised by farm working parents in the Salinas Valley, and in 1998, Jaime attended U.C. Davis where his passion in the environment led to air and wastewater quality research. Jaime started his career at the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District in 2001, and since, gained a wide breadth of experience working in multiple divisions in various capacities. He was appointed Division Manager of the Transportation and Climate Change Division in 2019, and now leads the District in promoting zero emission innovative transportation strategies, regional climate impact mitigation and regional air quality.
Community impacts: Accessible electric vehicle carsharing programs
Kelly leads Forth’s Access to Cars programs, overseeing the teams implementing projects such as the GoForth CarShare, SiLVERS, and CRuSE. She also helped shape the Electric Vehicle Adoption Leadership Program (EVAL) which laid the foundation for Forth's national workplace charging campaign. Kelly holds a Master’s in Environmental Management and Sustainability from Portland State University, a B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is on the board of Solar Oregon.