December 9-10, 2014
Troy, Michigan, USA
Keynote Presentation: Perspectives on Worldwide Light-Duty Regulations and Technical Approaches for AttainmentTuesday, December 9, 2014
8:30 a.m. John German
International Council for Clean Transportation (ICCT) John German is a Senior Fellow for the International Council for Clean Transportation, with primarily responsibility for technology innovation and U.S. policy development. Mr. German has been involved with advanced technology and efficiency since joining Chrysler in 1976, where he spent 8 years in Powertrain Engineering working on fuel economy issues. He then spent 13 years doing research and writing regulations for EPA's Office of Mobile Sources' laboratory in Ann Arbor, MI. Prior to joining ICCT five years ago, he spent 11 years as Manager of Environmental and Energy Analyses for American Honda Motor Company, with an emphasis on being a liaison between Honda's R&D people in Japan and regulatory affairs. Mr. German is the author of a book on hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles published by SAE and a variety of technical papers, including the future of hybrid vehicles, technology costs and benefits, consumer valuation of fuel savings, feebates, and light truck trends. He was the first recipient of the Barry D. McNutt award, presented annually by SAE for Excellence in Automotive Policy Analysis.
Keynote Presentation: Light Duty Emissions RegulationsWednesday, December 10, 2014
9:00 a.m. Bill Charmley
Director, Assessment and Standards Division
United States Environmental Protection Agency Director, Assessment and Standards Division United States Environmental Protection Agency Bill Charmley has worked for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since 1992. During the past 20 years he has worked on a variety of engine and vehicle emission control programs, including the 2004 and 2007 highway heavy-duty diesel standards, EPA's off-highway farm and construction Tier 4 diesel program, as well as several programs which established standards for off-highway gasoline engines. In the past several years Mr. Charmley has worked on establishing greenhouse gas emission standards for light-duty vehicles covering the 2012-2025 model years. Mr. Charmley is currently the Director for the Assessment and Standards Division, where he is responsible for developing vehicle, engine, and fuel environmental air quality regulatory standards for all transportation sources in the United States, as well as the development and on-going improvements to EPA's official air pollution emissions inventory forecasting model for highway and nonroad transportation sources. Prior to his current position, Mr. Charmley was the Deputy Director for Assessment and Standards Division from 2005 - 2012. Mr. Charmley was EPA's Director for the On-road Heavy-duty Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan from 2003 - 2005, which is responsible for the development of EPA's highway heavy-duty diesel and gasoline standards, and from 2005-2007 Mr. Charmley was the EPA's head of delegation to the United Nation's World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Standard's Group of Experts on Pollution and Energy. Mr. Charmley has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Alma College, a Bachelor in Engineering Physics and a Master of Science in Atmospheric Science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is married, has two sons, and lives in Beverly Hills, Michigan.