Electrifying Conversations 2019 is a one-day event featuring a stellar line up of keynote speakers providing insights on the latest developments within the Sustainability, Transport, and Tourism sectors. We will be connecting you with senior representatives from business, Government, and NGOs, who are interested in driving New Zealand’s leadership in innovation and electrification.
Our keynote speakers include Philippe Vangeel, Secretary General of The European Association for Electromobililty (AVERE), who will be sharing insights on the European EV market and transportations conversion. Record-breaking Electric Motorcycle Creator, Dr. Eva Håkansson will be inspiring you with her passion for electrification, building the world’s fastest electric motorcycle and the new KiWieel. One of New Zealand’s most celebrated technology entrepreneurs, Xero founder Rod Drury, will share his progress on making renewable energy a competitive platform for New Zealand, and electrical engineer and CEO of Dynami, Sergio Baron will be sharing insights on all things battery related— from lithium deposits in Argentina to innovation in battery technology.
The keynote sessions will be combined with interactive panel sessions featuring sector experts focussing on developments within the Transport, Energy, Software, Tourism, Charging Infrastructure and hardware sectors.
There will be plenty of time to network with our amazing line up of speakers and panellists. This event will become an annual fixture, providing a platform for New Zealand to come together to celebrate advances within zero emission technology, helping New Zealand become a world leader in clean transportation.