Farmington Hills, Mich. — The 2013 Green Truck Summit features two high-level keynote speakers: A leader in the vocational truck industry and a renewable energy innovator.
On March 5, the summit kicks off with a talk from Lee J. Styslinger III, chairman and chief executive officer of Altec Inc. The March 6 keynote will be provided by Michael Pacheco, associate laboratory director for deployment and market transformation at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications and contractor markets. Styslinger is a member of the Business Roundtable and the board of the National Association of Manufacturers. He also served three years on the President’s Export Council under George W. Bush.
Pacheco will share his insights into clean energy deployment with Green Truck Summit attendees. National Renewable Energy Laboratory provides expertise that spans basic research, analysis, and a deep understanding of the barriers to broad use of energy efficiency and renewable energy technology. Pacheco is in charge of NREL’s clean energy deployment programs, including those that affect commercial vehicles and efficient fleet operation. The focus of his organization is on transforming the market to achieve widespread adoption of more efficient and renewable technology; this includes alternative fuels and advanced vehicles.
The Green Truck Summit offers real-world information on the deployment and application of sustainable technologies for commercial trucks. Over its day-and-a-half run, the event features 24 breakout educational sessions and five general sessions. The complete Green Truck Summit schedule is available at www.ntea.com/greentrucksummit/schedule.
To register for the Green Truck Summit, visit www.ntea.com or call (800) 441-6832. Green Truck Summit registrations includes admission to The Work Truck Show, which features the newest Class 1-8 chassises, bodies and equipment components from some 500 exhibitors.