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Project Title: Review of the U.S. DRIVE Research Program, Phase 4

PIN: DEPS-BEES-11-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
DEPS Board on Energy & Environmental Systems

RSO:
Zucchetto, James

Subject/Focus Area:
Energy and Energy Conservation; Engineering and Technology


Review of the U.S. DRIVE Research Program, Phase 4
December 5, 2011 - December 6, 2011
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: LaNita Jones
Email: ljones@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-3344
Fax: 202-334-3197


Agenda:

9:15 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
OPEN DATA-GATHERING SESSION

9:15–9:30am
Introduction and Welcome
Vernon Roan, Committee Chair

9:30–10:30am
U.S. DRIVE Overview Presentation (30 min, 30 Q&A)
Christy Cooper, DOE Director, U.S. DRIVE

10:30–11:30am
Partnership Target Setting Process (30 min, 30 Q&A)
Jake Ward, DOE Vehicle Technologies Program Analyst

11:30–12:15pm BREAK

12:15–1:15pm
DOE Perspective on U.S. DRIVE and Overview of the Vehicle Technologies Program (30 min/30 Q&A)
Patrick Davis, Vehicle Technologies Program Manager

1:15–2:15pm
Vehicle Operations Group Perspective on U.S. DRIVE (30 min/30 Q&A)
William Peirce, Director, Technology Collaboration, General Motors

2:15–3:15pm
Utility Operations Group Perspective on U.S. DRIVE (30 min/30 Q&A)
•Haukur Asgeirsson, Manager – Engineering, Distribution Ops, Power Systems Technology, DTE Energy
•Richard Cromie, Program Manager, Electric Transportation, Southern California Edison

3:15–3:30pm BREAK

3:30–4:30pm

DOE Perspective on U.S. DRIVE and Overview of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Program (30 min/30 Q&A)
Sunita Satyapal, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Program Manager

4:30–5:15pm
Fuels Operations Group Perspective on U.S. DRIVE (45 Q&A)
•Puneet Verma, Biofuels and Hydrogen Unit, Chevron
•Jack Jordan, Manager, Fuel Compliance and Trends, ConocoPhillips

5:15pm
ADJOURN OPEN SESSION

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

8:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: OPEN DATA-GATHERING SESSION

8:00–8:45am

Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Mark Ackiewicz, Director of the Division of Carbon Capture Research, Office of Fossil Energy

8:45–9:30am
Coal to Liquids
Sam Tam, Director of the Division of Advanced Energy Systems, Office of Fossil Energy

9:30–10:30am
Natural Gas as Transportation Energy Source
•Natural gas as a direct transportation fuel (20 min/10 Q&A)
Kevin Stork, Fuels Technology Team Lead, DOE Vehicle Technologies Program
•Natural gas as a feedstock for hydrogen (20 min/10 Q&A)
Fred Joseck, Technology Analyst, DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Program

10:30–10:45 BREAK

10:45–11:45am Biomass and Biofuels
Valerie Reed, Conversion Team Lead, Biomass Program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

11:45–12:45pm Smart Grid and Renewable Electricity
Patricia Hoffman, Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability

12:45–1:00pm LUNCH

1:00pm ADJOURN OPEN SESSION


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Vernon Roan
R. Stephen Berry
David Bodde
Kathryn Bullock
Dennis Corrigan
Glenn Eisman
W. Robert Epperly
David Foster
Gerald Gabrielse
Linos Jacovides
Harold Kung
Gene Nemanich
Robert Nowak
Bernard Robertson
Constantine Samaras
R. Rhoads Stephenson
Kathleen Taylor
Brijesh Vyas

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Composition and Balance Discussion for Committee Completed
Organization of Committee and Study Plan
Tentative Report Outline
Discussion of presenations and questions for U.S. DRIVE
Suggestions and plans for future committee meetings

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
None

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 12, 2011