Southeast Alternative Fuels Conference & Expo

Call for Speakers

The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center is soliciting proposals for breakout session presentations at the Southeast Alternative Fuels Conference and Expo. Presentations should focus on alternative fuels, efficiency, and alternative transportation options covering technical details, policies and programs as well as successful implementation stories.

The Southeast Alternative Fuels Conference and Expo will be held on October 22-24, 2014 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The target audience for conference is organizational leaders, fleet managers, decision makers, vehicle technicians, educators and sustainability, purchasing, planning, energy and fuel-related personnel.

Suggested presentation topics areas are listed below, however additional subjects will be considered.

  Alternative Fuels
  • Fueling and Infrastructure
  • Fuel and Vehicle Performance
  • Light-, Medium- and Heavy-Duty OEMs
  • Vehicle Conversions and Upfits
  • Financial Modeling and Calculating ROI
  • AFV Training and Maintenance Shop Requirements
  • New Trends and Innovations

  Smart Travel:  Efficiency
  • Telematics Use
  • Idle Reduction Technologies and Policies
  • Eco-Driving Training
  • Fleet Assessments
  • Alternative Transportation Options (Transit, Telecommuting, Car Sharing, etc.)
  • New Trends and Innovations
  • Financial Modeling and Calculating ROI

  Fleet Success Stories
  • Alternative Fuel Implementation
  • Emission Reduction Strategies
  • Infrastructure Construction
  • Maintenance Shop Requirements
  • Eco-Driving/Efficiency Training
  • Financial Modeling and Calculating ROI

  Driving Change:  Policies, Programs and Partnerships
  • NGO, Local, State and Federal Technical Assistance Programs
  • Green Fleet Recognition Programs
  • Public-Private Partnership
  • Federal, State and Local Funding Programs


>>  How to Submit

Applications should be submitted to Andrea Bachrach, andrea_bachrach@ncsu.edu by Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Please submit the following:

Note:  All presenters will be provided with a PowerPoint template to use for conference presentation. Business-related presenters are welcome, but presentations must broadly address the industry as a whole to which the business is a part of and not be focused solely on specific technology offerings provided by the presenter's company.

Please contact Andrea Bachrach with any questions regarding speaking opportunities, andrea_bachrach@ncsu.edu or 919-515-5693.



>>  Interested in Sponsoring or Exhibiting at this event?

There are many opportunities available to become involved in the Conference and Expo, please visit our sponsors and expo pages details or contact Marcy Bauer at 919-515-0277.







Alliance Autogas
Duke Energy
Novozymes
Piedmont Natural Gas
PSNC Energy
Renewable Energy Group
ROUSH CleanTech
Thomas Built Buses
Volvo Group North America



Cummins Westport
National Biodiesel Board
NC DENR Division of Air Quality
Nuovo Energy Solutions
VIA Motors
Waste Management