APR. 22, 2022 • VIRTUAL EVENT

NEt-zero carbon summit

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.

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Welcome

4/22/22 9:00 am

Keynote: Partnership with a Purpose

4/22/22 9:05 am

Convoy’s Co-founder & CEO Dan Lewis will speak alongside Joy Tuffield, Partner at Generation Investment Management, for the keynote discussion. Dan and Joy will share their thoughts on the importance of partnership and collaboration in making supply chains more sustainable, and why sustainable products and services are increasingly outperforming traditional approaches.

Dan Lewis
CEO & Co-Founder
Convoy
Speaker Bio
Joy Tuffield
Partner
Generation Investment Management
Speaker Bio
Danny Gomez
Managing Director of Financial & Emerging Markets
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Industry Keynote: Growing a Sustainable Supply Chain

4/22/22 9:40 am

The world is moving in a greener, cleaner, and more efficient direction, and the supply chain is following suit. Join Redwood CEO, Mark Yeager, and FreightWaves Chief Technology Officer, Daniel Pickett, for an in-depth discussion on how the industry is taking steps to go carbon-neutral and the role that 3PLs play in helping clean up the supply chain.

Mark Yeager
Redwood Logistics
CEO
Speaker Bio
Daniel Pickett
Chief Technology Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: The role of collaboration in decarbonization

4/22/22 9:55 am

The scale and urgency of climate action demand a coordinated effort by all parties to reduce emissions in freight and logistics. That is why the Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance was created, to coordinate low-carbon freight initiatives among climate-leading freight buyers. Eszter Toth-Weedon, Director of the SFBA, provides an organizational overview of the program, and how it will accelerate the adoption of emission reduction technologies in the sector.

Eszter Tóth-Weedon
Director
Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance
Speaker Bio
Tyler Cole
Director, Carbon Intelligence
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: Discussing how regulations and environment impact trucking with TCA’s Jim Ward

4/22/22 10:15 am

James Ward
President
Truckload Carriers Association
Speaker Bio
Thomas Wasson
Enterprise Trucking Carrier Expert
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: Charting the railroads’ path to net-zero

4/22/22 11:10 am

The railroad industry is a critical component of a net-zero freight future. How are rail operators planning to decarbonize operations? What technologies and fuels of the future will be implemented and when? Josh Raglin, Chief Sustainability Officer at Norfolk Southern, explains how railroads are on track to meet their emission reduction targets.

Josh Raglin
Chief Sustainability Officer
Norfolk Southern
Speaker Bio
Tyler Cole
Director, Carbon Intelligence
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: AV's blazing a path for sustainable long-haul trucking.

4/22/22 11:25 am

Kaylee Nix sits down with Çetin Meriçli, cofounder and ceo of Locomation to discuss how autonomous transport will provide emissions reductions and time savings for the world of long haul trucking.

Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Çetin Meriçli
CEO & Co-founder
Locomation
Speaker Bio

Put That Coffee Down

4/22/22 12:15 pm

Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Deepti Yenireddy
Senior Director, Product Management
Samsara
Speaker Bio
Andrea Pope
Solutions Lead
Leaf Logistics
Speaker Bio
Erin Breen
EVP of Platform Services
Redwood Logistics
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: How to incentivize your sustainability program

4/22/22 12:50 pm

In this fireside chat, nonprofit One Tree Planted describes how they work with companies, like FreightVana, to coordinate a unique sustainability program that incentivizes vendors and customers to assist in reforestation efforts across the globe.

Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Shannon Breen
Co-CEO & Founder
Freightvana
Speaker Bio
Louis Lagoutte
Strategic Partnerships
One Tree Planted
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: Sustainability as a core value takes collaboration on all fronts

4/22/22 1:10 pm

Emissions reduction only works in a  team setting and XPO knows that all too well. Hear from Emily Phillips about the collaborative path to a greener future.

Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Emily Phillips
VP, Advanced Solutions
XPO Logistics
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: The role of policy in climate-positive transport

4/22/22 1:35 pm

A conversation with a leading Washington policy maker on what the Department of Transportation is doing to build more resilient transportation systems and reduce carbon footprints in the logistics and global supply chain industry.  This conversation provides industry practitioners insight into what government is doing on these vital issues.

Jonathan Hoffman
Former Chief Spokesman
Pentagon
Speaker Bio
Andrew Wishnia
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy
US Department of Transportation
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: The power of And for battery-electric and hydrogen trucks

4/22/22 2:00 pm

Larry Burns frequently uses the term 'the power of and" when describing technologies, or even everyday personal dilemmas. Why, asks the former vice president of research and development at General Motors and current author and business adviser, should we limit ourselves to a single solution to a difficult problem?

Alan Adler
Detroit Bureau Chief
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Larry Burns
Leading Authority on the Future of Autonomous Electric Vehicles
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: How to build and execute a sustainability strategy within your organization

4/22/22 2:30 pm

In this fireside chat, AIT Worldwide Logistics’ chief information officer teaches leaders how to build a successful sustainability program, including business continuity and the potential outcome that comes from disruption. Ray Fennelly explains the methods behind setting and achieving sustainability goals and the importance of stakeholder engagement when building out these programs.

Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Ray Fennelly
Chief Information Officer
AIT Worldwide Logistics
Speaker Bio

Fireside Chat: Using data to drive emission reduction

4/22/22 2:50 pm

Emissions reporting and carbon account can seem complicated and burdensome. But in order to accurately report and plan for the future, we need better data. Tracks’ CEO Jakob Muus, discusses the value of granular data as an unlock to future efficiency gains and emissions reductions.

Tyler Cole
Director, Carbon Intelligence
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Jakob Muus
Founder & CEO
Tracks
Speaker Bio

Closing Remarks

4/22/22 3:05 pm

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