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Alternative Clean Transportation Expo 2012 full agenda is released

Gladstein, Neandross and Associates (GNA), organizers of the 2012 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, has released the full agenda for the three-day event taking place May 15–17 at the Long Beach (CA) Convention Center.

Topics to be discussed at ACT Expo 2012 include: the ever-diversifying transportation fuel outlook for North America; the latest in alternative fuel vehicle and equipment offerings across a variety of weight classes and application types; strategically planned fueling infrastructure; essential elements to make the business case for investing in advanced clean vehicle technology; and trends and critical issues that lay ahead for the alternative fuels market.

Added to the list of featured speakers at ACT Expo 2012 is Jerry Moyes, chairman of the board, founder, and chief executive officer of Swift Transportation. He will speak May 17.

Other notable speakers include:

•Michael Allman, president and CEO, Southern California Gas Company •Jim Arthurs, president, Cummins Westport •James Burns, general manager, LNG for Transportation, Shell Upstream Americas •Wesley K Clark, retired army general, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe, co-chairman of Growth Energy, and member of Clinton Global Initiative’s Energy and Climate Change Advisory Board •Brian Daniels, product manager, powertrain, Daimler Trucks North America •David Demers, president, Westport •Andy Douglas, national sales manager, Kenworth Truck Co •Nadine Haupt, director, alternative fuels, Navistar •Jim Hebe, senior vice-president, North American sales, Navistar Inc •Jeff Kissel, president and CEO, The Gas Company •Robert Sturtz, managing director Strategic Sourcing–Fuel, United Airlines •Gregory T Swienton, chairman and CEO, Ryder System Inc •Samuel F Thomas, president and CEO, Chart Industries •Steve Weiner, medium-duty and alternative fuels marketing manager, Peterbilt Motors Co •Roy Willis, president and CEO, Propane Education & Research Council The 2012 ACT Expo will also provide training opportunities in alternative fuel, fleet management, and first responder safety; technology and vehicle displays in the expo hall; and a ride-and-drive with the latest clean light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles.

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