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

Episode 1: EV Charging Reliability

Episode 1: EV Charging Reliability

NOVEMBER 9, 2022 1PM ET / 10AM PT

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

SPEAKERS:
  • 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 and Energy Partnerships, FLO EV Charging
  • Emma Jarratt, Managing Editor, Electric Autonomy Canada (Moderator)
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Episode 2: Readying the Grid for EVs

Episode 2: Readying the Grid for EVs

NOVEMBER 16, 2022 1PM ET / 10AM PT

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

SPEAKERS:
  • 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)
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Episode 3: Simplifying the EV Charging Experience

Episode 3: Simplifying the EV Charging Experience

NOVEMBER 23, 2022 1PM ET / 10AM PT

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

SPEAKERS:
  • 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)
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Episode 4: Democratizing EV Charging

Episode 4: Democratizing EV Charging

NOVEMBER 24, 2022 1PM ET / 10AM PT

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

SPEAKERS:
  • Margarita Pacis, Policy Analyst, City of Vancouver
  • David 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)
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Episode 5: Charging EVs in Condos and MURBs

Episode 5: Charging EVs in Condos and MURBs

NOVEMBER 30, 2022 1PM ET / 10AM PT

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

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