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2020 High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum (HTUF) Webinar Series – vehicle electrification to microgrids

August 20, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

CALSTART and their partners at the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) will present a series of 4 monthly webinars that will explore advanced technology issues that highlight the connection between commercial and military vehicles. HTUF continues its role as the process for bringing together stakeholders to identify commercialization barriers and solutions and this webinar series will feature speakers from commercial industry and the military.

In lieu of an HTUF National Meeting this year they are taking advantage of current circumstances to drill down into a few key topics and to let more stakeholders participate through webinars. Each 75-minute webinar will include 2-3 presentations by subject matter experts, a moderated discussion with the presenters, and plenty of time for audience questions and answers. Here is the webinar schedule:

Webinar 1 – Thursday June 18, 1:00pm Eastern (10:00am Pacific): HTUF Program Overview

This session will include an overview of the HTUF program including a detailed description of the 2020 program elements, a discussion about the future direction of the program and stakeholder needs, and information about commercial industry developments that relate to military vehicle advancements. Presentations by participants from CALSTART, GVSC, and our commercial industry partners.

Register for Webinar 1 Here

Webinar 2 – Thursday July 23, 1:00pm Eastern (10:00am Pacific): Vehicle Electrification: Lessons from commercial industry and the military

This session will explore the trends in commercial vehicle electrification, the barriers to greater electrification and where commercial industry and the military can collaborate. This will also include an introduction to CALSTART’s Global Drive to Zero program and the toolbox that was developed under its direction. Presentations by participants from CALSTART, GVSC’s Ground Vehicle Power & Mobility team, and select industry representatives.

Register for Webinar 2 Here

Webinar 3 – Thursday August 20, 1:00pm Eastern (10:00am Pacific): How vehicle electrification contributes to the development of microgrids

This session will illustrate what commercial and military facilities are planning in this area, vehicle requirements, and where stakeholders can collaborate in the future. Participants will include members of HTUF’s Microgrid/Export Power Working Group, a military-commercial collaboration.

Register for Webinar 3 Here

Webinar 4 – Thursday September 17, 1:00pm Eastern (10:00am Pacific): The critical role of cybersecurity in advanced commercial and military vehicle development

Increased vehicle electrification and automation are revealing new cybersecurity vulnerabilities. We will investigate where the industry stands today, what are areas of potential collaboration, and what additional research is needed. This session Includes presentations and a panel discussion with representatives from GVSC’s Ground Systems Cyber Engineering Team, IQM Research Institute, and other industry developers.

Register for Webinar 4 Here

Details on each session will be released at least 2 weeks in advance of its date. If you have comments on the topics or suggestions for speakers please contact Steve Sokolsky at (626) 744-5604 or ssokolsky@calstart.org


August 20, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
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