2017 National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day & LCF Luncheon

    April 20, 2017
    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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    BRCC Automotive Technology Center
    2115 North Lobdell
    Baton Rouge, LA 70818

    LCF and BRCC invite you to celebrate National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day!

    April 20, 2017
    BRCC Automotive Technology Center
    Baton Rouge, LA
    11AM - 2PM

    Odyssey is one of many events being held across the United States and internationally. National AFV Day Odyssey is a biennial event created and coordinated by the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) at West Virginia University. This year marks the twelfth anniversary of the event and is themed “Driving toward a clean, secure energy future.”

    We are pleased to join Odyssey 2017 as we continue to drive toward a clean, secure energy future. With our event we will share the message of embracing alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles with our community, continuing down the road toward energy independence.

    Featuring VW Settlement Funding Update
    Stop #3 on the CNG School Bus Tour!
    Lunch-time Cookout sponsored by Westport
    Vehicle Display
    Tour of the BRCC Automotive Technology Center

    This year, we are proud to be Stop #3 on the Blue Bird School Bus tour! Come learn about the basics of the CNG engines and transmission! See both CNG and Propane buses and get the latest update on the VW Settlement funding opportunity from LDEQ!


    Special Guest Speaker:


    Dr. Chuck Carr Brown, LDEQ Secretary to give VW Settlement Update

    As Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Dr. Brown is responsible for facilitating the Department’s Mission of providing service to the people of Louisiana through comprehensive environmental protection in order to promote and protect health, safety and welfare while considering sound policies regarding employment and economic development, with a vision of being a respected steward of the State's environment. 



    10:30 – 11:00  Registration & Networking   
    11:00 – 11:15 Welcome
    Randy Hayden, LCF Board President
    BRCC Chancellor, Invited
    11:15 – 11:30 Volkswagen Settlement Update
    Dr. Chuck Carr Brown, LDEQ Secretary
    11:30 – 12:00 Penske Demonstration Program
    Dean Stapleton, PENSKE
    12:00 – 12:30 Lunch, Vehicle Display & Networking (Outside)
    Lunch sponsored by Westport
    12:30 – 12:45 EVs and the Louisiana Market - Infrastructure & Pilot Projects
    Ann Vail Shaneyfelt, LCF Executive Director
    12:45 – 1:30  CNG & Propane School Bus Panel Presentation
    • Jenna Van Harpen, Blue Bird
    • Kent Meadows, NGV Solutions
    • Kevin Picket, Amerigas
    1:30 – 2:00 The Basics of Biodiesel and Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel
    Adam Sander, Renewable Energy Group
    2:00 – 3:00 Networking, Door Prizes, Vehicle Display & CNG Bus Demo
    2:15 – 2:30 Tour the new BRCC Automotive Technology Center
    Tour participants should meet back inside by the auditorium


    Vehicles on Display:

    • Propane & CNG Blue Bird School Buses
    • Westport Propane Truck
    • Republic Services CNG Refuse Vehicle
    • Propane Dodge Grand Caravan
    • PENSKE 2015 CNG Freightliner Cascadia, ISX12G, 400HP, Allison 6 speed auto 
    • UPS CNG Tractor
    • and more!

    LCF Odyssey Day Sponsors:


    CNG Bus Tour Presented By:


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    $0.00 Free Member Registration: Lunch Included

    $0.00 Free Guest Registration: Lunch Included

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