NET-ZERO
CARBON SUMMIT

APRIL 22, 2021 // VIRTUAL EVENT

The climate is changing. Higher temperatures, more intense and frequent natural disasters, and rising sea levels are among the many challenges that climate change poses. The transportation sector has recognized its role and is paving the way for a more sustainable future. From fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction goals to hydrogen-powered aircraft and battery-electric trucks, sustainable transportation technologies are advancing every day. Tune in to the Net-Zero Carbon Summit to hear industry experts discuss strategies to decarbonize the transportation sector.

AGENDA

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Welcome

4/22/21 9:00 am

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Tim Dooner
FreightCaster
FreightWaves
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Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
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Keynote with Craig Harper

4/22/21 9:05 am

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Craig Harper
Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Vice President
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
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George Abernathy
President
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Alternative fuels for transportation

4/22/21 9:35 am

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Logistics is about trade offs and overcoming these trade offs. There are many emerging alternative fuels for freight transportation and all of them have advantages and disadvantages. We will discuss these alternatives and trade offs.

Matt Waller
Dean
University of Arkansas ­- Sam M. Walton College of Business
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Milton Bevington
Principal
Carbon Neutral Consulting
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Fireside Chat: Reducing Emissions through Carbon Measurement Technology

4/22/21 10:00 am

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George Abernathy
President
FreightWaves
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Rachel Schwalbach
VP of ESG
C.H. Robinson
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Tim Gagnon
VP of Analytics and Data Science
C.H. Robinson
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Fireside Chat: Pathway to profit: Driving down the cost of hydrogen

4/22/21 10:25 am

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As hydrogen grows in consideration as a fuel source for long-haul trucking, Nikola Corp.'s President of Energy and Commercial Pablo Koziner is tasked with finding ways to bring down the cost of making the fuel so it can be profitably  power the startup's fuel cell trucks in the U.S. and Europe.

Pablo Koziner
President
Nikola Energy
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Alan Adler
Detroit Bureau Chief
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: An industry look at Carbon Intelligence and Net-Zero

4/22/21 10:40 am

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Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
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Danny Gomez
Managing Director of Financial & Emerging Markets
FreightWaves
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Intro to FreightWaves Carbon Intelligence (FCI)

4/22/21 10:55 am

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Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
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Zach Strickland
Market Analyst
FreightWaves
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Travis Rhyan
Chief Product Officer
FreightWaves
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Laura Fava
EVP
FreightWaves
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Danny Gomez
Managing Director of Financial & Emerging Markets
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: The role of freight railroads in sustainable supply chains

4/22/21 11:25 am

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In this fireside chat, Josh Raglin, Chief Sustainability Officer of Norfolk Southern, and Mike Baudendistel, Market Expert at FreightWaves, discuss railroads’ continued role in reducing the environmental impact of surface transportation. The discussion will include thoughts on the railroads “taking trucks off the road,” operational actions to improve fuel efficiency, advances in locomotive technology, and the ways that freight rail best fits into increasingly efficient supply chains.

Josh Raglin
Chief Sustainability Officer
Norfolk Southern
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Mike Baudendistel
Market Expert in Rail, Intermodal and Equipment
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: How to create a procurement strategy focused on environmental sustainability

4/22/21 11:45 am

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Angie Slaughter
Vice President of Sustainability Procurement
Anheuser-Busch
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Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
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WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

4/22/21 12:05 pm

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Tim Dooner
FreightCaster
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
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Daniela Perlmutter
SVP Marketing
Bringg
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Rick Zullo
Co-Founder and General Partner
Equal Ventures
Speaker Bio
Stephan Sieber
CEO
Transporeon
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Glenn Jones
GVP of Product Strategy
Blume Global
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Icebreaker Networking Session presented by Loadsure

4/22/21 1:00 pm

Fireside Chat: The vital role that transparent carbon markets will play in a Net Zero carbon future

4/22/21 1:35 pm

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The world can't get to a net zero carbon world unless it has a benchmark to measure the costs and benefits of that quest. That is why carbon markets will play such a vital role. Lisa Street is the director of global carbon pricing for OPIS and understands how the global carbon markets work. She will explain their basics in this segment of the summit hosted by editor at large John Kingston.

John Kingston
Executive Editor and Oil Market Expert
FreightWaves
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Lisa Street
Director of Global Carbon Pricing
OPIS by IHS Markit
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Fireside Chat: railroads on track for the net-zero shift

4/22/21 1:55 pm

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Because of the inherent efficiencies of shipping by rail, railroads have built-in advantages when it comes to cutting emissions. In this fireside chat, Wabtec Chief Technology Officer Eric Gebhardt discusses how the rail sector is powering up that advantage using battery-electric locomotives, hydrogen fuel cells, and public-sector partnerships.

John Gallagher
Chief Washington Correspondent
FreightWaves
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Eric Gebhardt
Chief Technology Officer
Wabtec
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Cyberly

4/22/21 2:15 pm

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Blythe Brumleve
Founder
Digital Dispatch
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Doniga Feliz Markegard
Owner
Markegard Family LLC
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Put That Coffee Down

4/22/21 2:30 pm

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Kevin Hill
Director of Editorial & Research
FreightWaves
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Mustafa Azizi
Co-Founder and CEO
ZUUM
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Fireside Chat: How renewable natural gas (RNG) can create net negative zero carbon emissions

4/22/21 2:45 pm

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Alan Adler
Detroit Bureau Chief
FreightWaves
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Hugh Donnell
Business Development and Growth
Cummins-Westport
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Fireside Chat: The state of the emissions market

4/22/21 3:05 pm

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Dan Scarbrough and Danny Gomez will discuss the growing presence of ESG Globally. They will explore how firms are finding value in emission reduction efforts and highlight the tools available for meeting ESG targets.

Daniel Scarbrough
Founder, President & Chief Operating Officer
IncubEx
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Danny Gomez
Managing Director of Financial & Emerging Markets
FreightWaves
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Fireside Chat: Cutting through the hype of net zero: What’s feasible today and how to get started

4/22/21 3:30 pm

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It seems like Net-Zero is the current industry buzz-term around sustainability. For a company interested in getting to net-zero, or as close to it as possible, what are some ground-level processes that need to be in place? If you're a logistics manager and have measurement processes, goals and executive buy-in, then you are on the right track.

Andrew Cox
Market Research Analyst
FreightWaves
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Kathleen Hegyesi
Senior Program Manager
Flexport.org
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Fireside Chat: Helping investors match money and ethics

4/22/21 3:50 pm

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Transparency about sustainability plans is incredibly important and investors are interested in knowing how companies are working towards carbon neutrality. As You Sow helps investors gain visibility on the companies they are looking to invest in.

Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
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Lila Holzman
Senior Energy Program Manager
As You Sow
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Closing Remarks

4/22/21 4:15 pm

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Tim Dooner
FreightCaster
FreightWaves
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Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
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