2010 Annual West Coast Collaborative Partners Meeting

San Francisco, CA, September 28-29, 2010

Final Meeting Agenda

Presentations Available from Meeting:

  1. Addressing Air Quality Challenges in the South Coast AQMD: Dr. Matt Miyasato, Assistant Deputy Executive Officer for Technology Advancement, South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)
  2. Air Quality Opportunities and Challenges in the Sacramento Region: Larry Greene, Executive Officer, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD)
  3. Air Quality in the Puget Sound Airshed: Our Diesel Dilemma: Amy Fowler, Manager of Clean Air Initiatives, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA)
  4. Clean Air Action Plan – A Comprehensive Approach: Dr. Robert G. Kanter, Managing Director of Environmental Affairs & Planning, Port of Long Beach
  5. Public Supply Chain Efficiency Tools/SmartWay 2.0: Buddy Polovick, Environmental Specialist, EPA Office Of Transportation & Air Quality (OTAQ)
  6. National Clean Diesel Campaign: Gay MacGregor, Senior Policy Analyst, National Clean Diesel Campaign Director, EPA Office of Transportation & Air Quality
  7. Clean Cities Program Overview: Suzanne Seivvright, Clean Cities Coordinator, Coachella Valley Clean Cities Coalition and Government Affairs Coordinator for Valley Power Systems, Inc., U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
  8. 2010 Air Quality Initiative: Luana Kiger, United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  9. Diesel Retrofit Funding – A Look at the Horizon: Allen Schaeffer, Executive Director, Diesel Technology Forum (DTF)
  10. Implementing Challenges for Reducing Diesel Emissions: Scott Nester, Senior Project Manager, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD)
  11. Saving Fuel & Reducing Emissions from Trucks: Sharon Banks, President, Cascade Sierra Solutions
  12. PSCAA Opening Remarks: Craig Kenworthy, Executive Director, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
  13. Diesel Technologies & Climate Change Mitigation – A California Perspective: State Policy Implementation - Cynthia Marvin, Assistant Division Chief of Stationary Source Division, California Air Resources Board (CARB)
  14. Black Carbon, Diesel and Climate Change: Ray Minjares Policy Analyst, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
  15. Climate Change and the WCC: Ben Machol, Manager, Office of Clean Energy & Climate Change, EPA Region 9
  16. Implications of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Committee (NEJAC) Recommendations: Gay MacGregor, Senior Policy Advisor, National Clean Diesel Campaign, EPA Office of Transportation & Air Quality
  17. I-710 Corridor & Bay Area EJ Perspectives: Robert Cabrales, Community Organizer, Communities for a Better Environment
  18. Goods Movement – Environmental Justice & Communities: Port of Seattle Environmental Justice - Sally del Fierro, Community Relations, Port of Seattle
  19. SmartWay Finance Program: Buddy Polovick, Environmental Specialist, Environmental Specialist, EPA OTAQ
  20. Air Resources Board – Innovative Financing Mechanisms to Achieve Emissions Reductions: Jack Kitowski, Chief of the Alternative Strategies Branch, Mobile Source Control Division, California Air Resources Board (CARB)
  21. California Pollution Control Financing Authority: Michael Paparian, Executive Director, California Pollution Control Financing Authority
  22. What Does it Take to Complete a Successful Diesel Retrofit Project?:
    • Jim Halloran, California Regulatory Affairs Manager, Caterpillar
    • Robert Wilkosz, Mobile and Area Source Program Manger, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
    • Duane Bratvold, Application Engineer, Pacific Power Products
    • Bradley L. Edgar, Ph.D., President and CTO, Cleaire Advanced Emission Control Systems
    • Antonio Santos, Director, Special Projects, Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association
  23. Air Quality Accomplishments and Challenges in the West: Dennis McLerran, Regional Administrator, EPA Region 10
  24. Using cellphones as ground truth for global scale black carbon, air pollution,and greenhouse gas measurements by satellite: Dr. Nithya Ramanathan, Nexleaf Analytics
  25. Community Based Tracking Systems: Gale Filter, California Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC)
  26. Mitigation - Dr. Thomas Cahill, Detection & Evaluation of the 6 Long-Range Transport of Aerosols (DELTA) Group, University of California, Davis
  27. Community Outreach Programs - Dr. Anupom "Pom Pom" Ganguli, Ph.D., Assistant Deputy Executive Officer for Legislative & Public Affairs, South Coast AQMD
  28. Alternative Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program: Peter Ward, Program Manager, Fuels and Transportation Division, California Energy Commission (CEC)
  29. Air Resources Board Incentive Programs – Achieving Multiple Air Quality Goals: Jack Kitowski, Chief of the Alternative Strategies Branch, Mobile Source Control Division, CARB
  30. West Coast Collaborative – Can we have it all? Lanny Schmid, Director of Environmental Field Operations, Union Pacific Railroad