UCI Beall Applied Innovation


Driving Mobility 9

Driving Mobility 9

Event Details

Driving Mobility 9

9th Annual Driving Mobility Symposium

June 29, 2022

Driving Mobility has emerged as a premier event focused on the evolving trends in mobility and advanced transportation.
This symposium and EXPO will bring together, IN- PERSON, statewide and regional leaders to discuss electrification, V2X, hydrogen/fuel cell, OEM and investor trends, connected vehicles, mobility as a service, incentives, policy & legislation and sustainability.

EXPO immediately after event.

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Agenda, speaker list and sponsorship details below. 


1:00 – 1:20 Registration / Networking
1:20 – 1:25 Welcome by Sustain SoCal Board of Directors

•Scott Kitcher, President & CEO, Sustain SoCal

•Errol Arkilic, Chief Innovation Officer, UC Irvine & Executive Director, UCI Beall Applied Innovation

•Angelina Galiteva, Board of Governors, CA Independent System Operator

•Brendan O’Donnell, Sales Director Southern CA, ChargePoint

1:25 – 1:30 Welcome by Cheryl Osborn, President, CASCO Contractors
1:30 – 1:50 Key Transportation Ingredients for a Sustainable Community

•Jennifer Gress, Chief, Sustainable Transportation & Communities Division,
CA Air Resources Board

1:50 – 2:00 Path to Zero Emission Transit

•Kurt Brotcke, Director, Strategic Planning, Orange County Transportation Authority

2:00 – 2:30 Heavy Duty Electrification: Lessons Learned

•Patricia Kwon, Program Supervisor, Technology Demonstration, South Coast Air Quality Management District

•Aravind Kailas, Advanced Technology Policy Director, Volvo Group N.A.

2:30 – 2:40 Vanpooling: A Top Option for the Returning Commute

•Neil Semcheski, Sales Manager, Commute with Enterprise

2:40 – 2:50 OC Power Authority’s initiatives in Clean Transportation

•Brian Probolsky, CEO, Orange County Power Authority

2:50 – 3:00 The City of Irvine’s Vision for Transportation

•Mayor Farrah Khan, City of Irvine

•Jaimee Bourgeois, Director of Public Works & Transportation, City of Irvine

3:00 – 3:10 Inspired for Positive Impact

•Julia Hunter, Senior Vice President, Virgin Galactic

3:10 – 3:20 Forging the Future of Sustainable Aviation

•Scott Cutshall, SVP, Development & Sustainability, Clay Lacy Aviation

3:20 – 3:30 Investor Trends in Electrification

•Neal Rickner, Managing Partner, Elevation Ventures

3:30 – 3:40 Battery and EVTOL Taking Off in OC

•Sameer Rao, CFO, Enevate

•Josh Aronoff, Head of Business Development, Overair

3:40 – 3:50 UC Irvine Leading in the Future of Mobility

•Dominik Haering, Chief Engineer, Horiba Institute for Mobility and Connectivity,
UCI Samueli School of Engineering

3:50 – 4:00 Electrification of the Gig Economy

•Paul Francis, CEO & Co-founder, KIGT

4:00 – 4:30 Trends in Fleet Electrification

•Tony Chang, Director Strategic Partnerships, ChargePoint

•Ernesto Martinez, Acquisitions Superintendent, Long Beach Financial Management

•Brian Bustamante, Sr. Advisor Government & Institutions, SC Edison

•Justin Beck, Capital Projects Coordinator, City of Long Beach

4:30 – 5:00 Innovators Showcase

eCamion, Tanya Krackovic, VP Special Projects – Sustainability

ElectricFish, Anurag Kamal, CEO

Evolectric, Jakson Alvarez, Co-CEO & CFO

IQHi, Mira Li, Founder & CEO

Parthian Energy, Farshid Roumi, Founder & CEO

Sensagrate, Darryl Keeton, Founder & President

Veloce Energy, Randy Palombi, Chief Commercial Officer & Co-founder

5:00 – 7:30 Reception & EXPO


Participating Organizations

  • Arcadis
  • Black & Veatch
  • California Air Resources Board
  • ChargePoint
  • Commute with Enterprise
  • Evolectric
  • IQHi
  • LACI
  • Orange County Power Authority
  • Orange County Transportation Authority
  • Parthian Energy
  • Rexel Energy Solutions
  • Sensagrate
  • South Coast Air Quality Management District
  • UC Irvine
  • Veloce Energy
  • Volvo Group N.A.

Keynote Speaker

Jennifer-Gress, CARB

Jennifer Gress
Chief, Sustainable Transportation and Communities Division, CARB
“Key Transportation Ingredients for a Sustainable Community”

Read Jennifer’s bio

Platinum Sponsors

            LACI logo

Gold Sponsors


Exhibitor Sponsor

          SoCal Gas_logo

In marketing partnership

Investor brand network IBN logo      GreenBiz Marketing Logo