SAE 2015 Hybrid & Electric Vehicles Technologies Symposium

February 10-12, 2015

Los Angeles, California, USA

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

Opening Keynote: Senator Fran Pavley, CA, Representing Senate District 27

Senator Fran Pavley California State Senator Fran Pavley has focused on energy, environmental and transportation issues throughout her legislative career. In 2002, she authored a law limiting greenhouse gas emissions from new cars and light trucks, creating a model for national standards. In 2006, she authored Assembly Bill 32, which set a cap on statewide greenhouse gas emissions through 2020. During the 2013-14 legislative session, she worked with a broad coalition of stakeholders including environmental organizations and the auto and clean technology industries to invest more than $2 billion in advanced transportation and clean air programs. Senator Pavley is currently engaged in efforts to develop long-term greenhouse gas targets to spur innovation and advance collaboration beyond California's borders.