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Energy & Electric Vehicle Transitions Symposium

March 11, 2024 @ 3:30 pm 7:00 pm ET

Join Dynamic Sustainability Lab and NECEC for the second session of the Boston Sustainability Symposiums!

The EV transition brings with it a unique set of challenges for state and local governments including financial, operational, and socio-economic. The Dynamic Sustainability Lab in partnership with Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) is developing a national Guidebook for Local Governments. The research team will provide an overview of the forthcoming Guidebook at this event.

By bringing together a diverse set of thought leaders and local experts, this event will explore the challenges and opportunities for the deployment of electric vehicles.


3:30 to 4:00 p.m. Registration

4:00 to 4:10 p.m. Welcome with Dr. Joe Curtatone, President of NECEC

4:10 to 4:30 p.m. ‘Resources for State and Local Governments’ with Dr. Jay Golden, Pontarelli Professor of Environmental Sustainability & Finance at Syracuse University

4:30 to 5:15 p.m. ‘Electric Vehicle Transitions for Local Governments and Developers’ panel featuring:

  • Emily Kelly, Sr. Manager of Public Policy at Chargepoint
  • Hugh Reece, Sr. Program Manager, Electric Vehicles, National Grid
  • Barry Carr, Executive Director, Clean Communities of Central NY
  • Irina Sidorenko, Project Manager for Energy & Sustainability for the City of Cambridge
  • Moderated by Alistair Pim, VP of NECEC

5:15 to 5:45 p.m. Keynote remarks from Ms. Melissa Hoffer, Inaugural Climate Chief for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Venue Information

Parking is incredibly limited at Greentown Labs and we encourage attendees to consider taking advantage of public transportation. We’re a short 1-mile walk from the Harvard MBTA station down Kirkland and Washington Streets. Union Square in Somerville is also easily accessible via the #86 and #91 MBTA buses. We offer indoor bike parking on-site and the closest Bluebikes stations are at Dane St., Conway Park and Union Square.

Greentown Boston
444 Somerville Ave
Somerville, Massachusetts 02143 United States
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Event Health + Safety Policy

This event is slated to be in-person and masks are encouraged but not required Greentown Labs. We recommend a medical grade or K/N95 mask; Greentown provides medical grade masks at the front desk of each location.

Greentown Labs is committed to the health and safety of our team, startups, partners, and attendees, and is actively monitoring local guidelines and CDC recommendations. Please reach out Kelly Wilson ([email protected]), Events Manager, with any questions on our safety policy.