Innovations Towards Zero. Upcoming event at House of Sweden re: electrification and safety in vehicles

9th of June, 2011 ∙ House of Sweden ∙ 2900 K Street, NW ∙ Washington, DC

Join us for a seminar that will focus on the latest findings on safety and electrification of 
vehicles and discuss how manufacturers, government and the public can work together to 
reduce emissions as well as reduce fatalities and injuries on our roads.


8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast around exhibition in Anna Lindh Hall
 Exhibition will include:

  • C30 Electric Cars
  • Ener1 Battery
  • One Tonne Life House Model
9:00-10:30 a.m. Speakers program:
Welcome Remarks        
               H.E. Jonas Hafström, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States
Welcome Remarks        
               Mr. Bradley J. Olson, Chairman, Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Washington DC

Seminar Introduction
               Dr. Jeffrey Runge, Principal, The Chertoff Group, and former Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Innovations Towards Life
              Mr. Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO, Volvo Car Corporation
US Electrification Policy
              Senator Byron Dorgan, Senior Policy Advisor, Arent Fox LLP, and former U.S. Senator from North Dakota

Safety in Electrification
             Mr. Lennart Stegland, President, Volvo Cars Special Vehicles
US Vision for Sustainable Mobility
             Mr. Patrick Davis, Program Manager, Vehicle
Technologies Program, Vehicle Technologies Program, U.S. Department of Energy

Saving Lives While Supporting Innovation
            Mr. Kevin Vincent, Chief Counsel, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Enerdel Vision for Electrification 
             Mr. Charles Gassenheimer, CEO & Chairman of Ener1, Inc.

10.30 – 10:50 a.m. Coffee Break

10:50 – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Runge
  • Stefan Jacoby
  • Lennart Stegland
  • Charles Gassenheimer
  • Kevin Vincent
  • Patrick Davis
Register now via this link!

Contact: or (202) 536-1570

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