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You are invited to join a series of panel discussions as Electric Autonomy Canada hosts industry experts and key stakeholders taking a deep dive into the issues and opportunities facing the public electric vehicle charging experience in Canada

The webinar series will look at issues ranging from charger reliability, to consistency and continuity in the user experience, to access to charging in rentals and condos, to building a smart grid to sustain and leverage EVs.

EV charging experts, energy professionals, government officials, automakers, research institutions and industry consultants will gather to critique and examine the most urgent questions shaping the industry and give insights into where they believe the path forward leads and when we will get there.

Register for each webinar individually below.


Episode 1: EV Charging Reliability

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A huge amount of investment is being made into building Canadian EV charging infrastructure. As chargers become more prevalent, how do we ensure this critical infrastructure is consistently reliable and accessible to EV drivers – both in terms of operational availability and maximum charging speeds? How do we monitor and maintain public EV chargers to ensure consistent uptime? How do we develop national standards to ensure transparency, accurate measurement and accountability?

This episode is sponsored by FLO EV Charging

PANELISTS
• Brent Hartman, Director of Fuel & Transportation Standards, CSA Group
• William York, Senior Engineer EV Services, ATCO
• Donna Sanker, President, Parkland Canada
• Frank Fata, Global Head of Utilities, FLO EV Charging
• Emma Jarratt, Managing Editor, Electric Autonomy Canada (Moderator)


Episode 2: Readying the Grid for EVs

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The EV-ready grid checklist: smart charging with load management, bi-directional charging from vehicle-to-grid (V2G) and vehicle-to-load (V2L), micro grid, using EVs as distributed energy resources and honing a proactive grid that anticipates rather than responds to demand. How far along this checklists are Canada’s grids, where do we need to be on what timeline in order to meet increasing demand from EV adoption?

This episode is sponsored by Alectra

PANELISTS
• Bronwyn Lazowski, Senior Policy Advisor, Natural Resources Canada
• Cara Clairman, President and CEO, Plug’nDrive
• Matthew Sachs, COO, Peak Power Inc
• Daniel Carr, Smart Cities Head, Alectra Utilities
• Emma Jarratt, Managing Editor, Electric Autonomy Canada (Moderator)


Episode 3: Simplifying the Charging Experience

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How do we move to an EV charging experience that utilizes Plug & Charge technology, is flexible with network roaming agreements, is billed by the power you use rather than the time you spend and overall is designed to simplify and streamlined the customer experience?

This episode is sponsored by ABB E-Mobility

PANELISTS

• Don Romano, President & CEO, Hyundai Auto Canada Corp
• Monika Curman, Program Manager, Customer Experience, BC Hydro
• Stephen Bieda, Regional Sales Manager – Ontario/ Eastern Canada, Shell Recharge Solutions
• Matthew Bartolone, National Sales Manager Car & Fleet, ABB E-Mobility
• Emma Jarratt, Managing Editor, Electric Autonomy Canada (Moderator)


Episode 4: Democratizing EV Charging

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Whether a driver is able-bodied or has special mobility needs; lives in a rural, remote or urban community; or drives a luxury or mainstream model, what steps are being taken to ensure the Canadian EV public charging experience is accessible, equitable and consistent?

This episode is sponsored by FLO EV Charging

PANELISTS
• Margarita Pacis, Policy Analyst, City of Vancouver
• David W. Paterson, Vice President, Corporate & Environmental Affairs, General Motors
• Chris Frye, Senior Policy Advisor, Natural Resources Canada
• Elizabeth France, Senior Legal & Public Affairs Director, FLO EV Charging
• Emma Jarratt, Managing Editor, Electric Autonomy Canada (Moderator)


Episode 5: Charging EVs in Condos and MURBs

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Securing EV charging in multi-unit residential buildings (MURBs) remains one of the most challenging areas of public infrastructure for both residents, boards and infrastructure installers. What is being done by governments at all levels, developers and building managers to bring clarity to a murky, fragmented and oftentimes frustrating process that varies by province, community and even building?

This episode is sponsored by SWTCH

PANELISTS
• Graeme Armster, Director, Innovation and Sustainability, Tridel
• Reid Arkinstall, Program Manager, BC Hydro
• Brendan McEwan, Managing Consultant, Dunsky
• Mike Mulqueen, Director of Partnerships, SWTCH Energy
• Emma Jarratt, Managing Editor, Electric Autonomy Canada (Moderator)