Emissions Conference 2012

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GHG Emissions Conference 2012

April 30 & May 1, 2012
Hotel Fort Garry

PDFAgenda   Please note:  the conference agenda is subject to change without notice.

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Heavy Duty Vehicle GHG Emissions & Fuel Efficiency in Canada Conference

Conference Purpose:
Policy-makers, manufacturers and importers of new on-road heavy-duty vehicles, engines and components; manufacturers of air conditioning units will consider Canadian strategies for dealing with the environmental, economic, and community impact of the proposed regulations outlined to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from new on-road heavy-duty vehicles for model year 2014 and beyond.

Although mirroring the rules currently being proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA), the proposed Canadian rules and standards will also consider the competitiveness, safety and unique aspects of the Canadian industry.

Thank you to all of our presenters and participants!!  The Emissions Conference was an amazing success and generated an incredible amount of dialogue during each session and well after the close of the conference!!  Available for download below are pdf versions of our speakers' presentations (in order of appearance). 

Presentations - April 30, 2012

Mr. Ronald Medford, Deputy Director, NHTSA (audio only)

Mr. Louis-Philippe Gagné, Transportation Division, Environment Canada

Mr. Mark A. Nantais, President, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers Association

Mr. Ben Sharpe, International Council on Clean Transportation

Mr. Dave Piech, JD, Director, Product Regulatory Affairs, NAVISTAR

Mr. Stan Lew, Manager - Industry Standards & Government Regulations, Michelin North America Inc.

Mr. Bill Van Amburg, North American Council for Freight Efficiency

Mr. Thomas Reinhart, Institute Engineer, Southwest Research Institute

Mr. Dave Pech, JD, Fuel Economy Center of Excellence, NAVISTAR

Presentations - May 1, 2012

Mr. Bob Oliver, CEO, Pollution Probe

Dr. Siddiq Khan, Senior Researcher, Assoc. Research Programs, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Mr. Claude Robert, President & CEO, Groupe Robert Inc.

Hon. Steve Ashton, Minister of Infrastructure & Transportation, Province of Manitoba   (audio only)

Mr. Bill Van Amburg, Vice President, CALSTART

Dr. Sam Shaw, Vice President - Natural Gas Policy Development, ENCANA

Mr. Marius Surcel, Technical Leader, Performance Innovation Transport Group, FPInnovations

Dr. Bernard Tanguay, National Research Council of Canada 

Ms. Jennifer Tuthill, Senior Manager, ES OE Fleet Vehicle Programs, Natural Resources Canada

Mr. Norm Meyer, Senior Engineer, Transport Canada

Mr. Bill Stanton, Director of Product Development, Sigma Industries Inc.

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