Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum 2012 Meeting

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The Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum (NGVTF) held a meeting for stakeholders on Oct. 16–17, 2012, at the International House on the University of California, San Diego campus.

The California Energy Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted this meeting to support the development and deployment of commercially competitive natural gas engines, vehicles, and infrastructure.

Agenda and Presentations

This agenda includes presentations featured at the meeting. Also see the meeting summary.

Day 1: Update NGV Industry R&D Roadmap Activities and Opportunities
Time Session Presenter
8:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome Reynaldo Gonzalez, CEC
Gary Mathews, UCSD Vice Chancellor
8:40 – 8:50 Introduction & Agenda Review Margo Melendez, NREL
8:50 – 9:10 NGVTF – DOE Update Dennis Smith, DOE
9:10 – 9:40 CEC's Vehicle Technologies and Renewable Natural Gas R&D – Report on Current Projects – 2012 Requests for Proposal (RFPs) Reynaldo Gonzalez, CEC
9:40 – 10:10 South Coast AQMD – Update – NGV Program Adewale Oshinuga, SCAQMD
10:10 –10:30 Break
10:30 –11:30 CA's AB 118 – Report on 2011 Projects – 2012 RFPs Jim McKinney, CEC
11:30 – 11:50 CEC AB 118 Incentive Programs Jim McKinney, CEC
11:50 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 International NGV Technology Update Alex Lawson, NGV Global
1:30 – 1:50 Fuel System Integration Ron Eickelman, Agility
Project Reports
1:50 - 2:20 Gas Optimized Advanced Heavy-Duty Engine Concept Ingemar Magnusson, Volvo
2:20 – 2:50 Westport HD 15L Engine Update Sandeep Munshi, Westport Innovations
3:00 – 3:10 Break
3:10 – 3:40 Cummins Westport 11.9L Scott Baker, Cummins Westport
3:40 – 4:10 Doosan 11L Engine Development Update Tim Callahan, Doosan
4:10 – 4:45 Natural Gas Engine Development Gaps Brad Zigler, NREL
4:45 – 5:00 Wrap-Up John Gonzales, NREL

Day 2: NGV Technology Deployment Efforts
Time Session Presenter
8:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 Introduction & Agenda Review Margo Melendez, NREL
8:45 – 9:15 Future Transportation Fuels Study Mike Gallagher, Westport
9:15 – 9:45 NGVs and Petroleum Marketers: Market Bottlenecks and Market Opportunities Tristan Adler, Chesapeake
9:45 – 10:30 LNG Infrastructure Development Don Horning, Clean Energy
Brett Hovland, Shell
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:45 DOE National Clean Fleets Partners: Ryder and GE Scott Perry, Ryder
Tanya Spencer, GE
11:45 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 1:30 U.S. Light-Duty Development Gaps
Current & Future Technology
Dick Kauling, GM
John Lapetz, Westport LD
Jim Baldridge, Chrysler
1:30 – 2:10 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) – Regulations for NGVs Quon Kwan, FMCSA
2:10 – 2:40 DOT CNG Cylinder Safety Project Update Doug Horne, CVEF
2:40 – 3:10 Break
3:10 – 3:40 NGV Market Outreach Dennis Smith, DOE
3:40 – 4:40 Open Discussion with NGVTF Attendees All
4:40 – 5:10 Discussion – Questions – Wrap-Up Margo Melendez, NREL
Mark Smith, DOE
Reynaldo Gonzalez, CEC