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Tuesday, July 24 • 2:30pm - 4:45pm
Transportation: ACES

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There are four powerful trends coming together to transform transportation and vehicles: Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared – ACES. An ACES world promises to catalyze a new transportation future that reduces congestion, limits traffic accidents, cleans up our air and water, and enhances social equity by reducing the costs of personal mobility. ACES will also revolutionize the supply chain logistics world of marine, surface and air transportation while electrification offers new business opportunities for our bi-national region’s utilities. This session follows from our first ACES briefing on electrification and US Canada border technology enhancements at the Leadership Conference in Victoria, BC.

Is the public ready for an ACES world?
  • Kyle Quinn, PACCAR Chief Technology Officer - Truck Platooning and Automation
Moderated by Steve Marshall, City of Bellevue
  •  Rep. Jake Fey, Washington Legislature 
  • Reema Griffith, Executive Director, Washington State Transportation Commission -  Washington’s new Autonomous Vehicle advisory committee
  • Jeff Marker, Freight Program Manager, Idaho, Transportation Department
  • Joel Fisher,  Business Development Manager, Verizon Smart Communities

The “E” in ACES – Transportation Electrification can boost our economies while enhancing our environment
  • Matthew Hepner, Certified Electrical Workers of WA (IBEW)
  • Jeff Allen,  Executive Director, Forth 
  • Jeffrey Phillips, Managing Director, Dawson Strategic
  • Rendall Farley, Avista

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Speakers
avatar for Bruce Agnew

Bruce Agnew

Director; Working Group Co-chair, Cascadia Center
Since 1993, Bruce Agnew has been the Policy Director of Seattle-based Discovery Institute's Cascadia Center. The Cascadia Center is a strategic alliance from Vancouver, BC, to Eugene, Oregon, promoting high speed passenger rail, Interstate-5 freight mobility, seamless border crossings... Read More →
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Jeff Allen

Executive Director, Forth
Jeff Allen has served as Executive Director of Forth (formerly known as Drive Oregon) since December 2011. Forth is a nonprofit industry organization working to advance electric, smart, and shared transportation in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Through innovation and industry... Read More →
avatar for Jake Fey

Jake Fey

Represenative, Washington House of Representative
Born and raised in Port Angeles, Jake’s experience in the YMCA Youth and Government program pointed him early on toward a life of public service. He was the first in his family to attend college, earning a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington and then an MPA... Read More →
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Reema Griffith

Executive Director, Washington State Transportation Commission
Reema Griffith has been the Executive Director of the Washington State Transportation Commission since 2005.  Under her leadership, the Transportation Commission serves as the State Tolling Authority, sets the fares and policies for the Washington State Ferry System, leads the state’s... Read More →
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Isaac Kastama

Managing Partner, Water Street Public Affairs LLC
Isaac represents business, utility, and public interest clients in Washington State. His areas of emphasis include environment, telecommunications, financial services, and general business issues. He previously served as Director of Government Affairs for the Washington Business Alliance... Read More →
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Jeffrey Phillips

Managing Director, Dawson Strategic
Jeffrey Phillips is Managing Director of Dawson Strategic, an Ottawa-based consulting firm specializing in evidence-based research on international trade, transportation, and digital issues. Jeff helps a wide range of public, private, and not-for-profit sector clients understand and... Read More →
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Kyle Quinn

Chief Technology Officer, PACCAR
KYLE QUINN joined PACCAR in May 2005 and is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.  Prior to this role, Mr. Quinn was PACCAR Senior Vice President and General Manager, Peterbilt Motors, responsible for the Division, as well as PACCAR Engine Company.Prior to his General... Read More →
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Sen. Chuck Winder

Legislator; Working Group Co-chair, Idaho Legislature
Chuck is a member of the Idaho Senate serving his third term as an Idaho State Senator representing east Meridian and west Boise. He also serves at the Idaho Senate Assistant Majority Leader and is active on Transportation and State Affairs Committees. Chuck attended the College of... Read More →



Tuesday July 24, 2018 2:30pm - 4:45pm
Birch Ballroom

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