While the world may well have reached an inflection point on transportation electrification and renewable energy technologies, successful navigation of the “mid-transition” years is far from assured. In fact, the transition will require adeptly responding to new and existing energy security challenges and supply chain vulnerabilities.
Historic legislation passed over the last several years is a great first step, but it must be properly implemented to realize the intended benefits. However, long-term success largely hinges on the ability to quickly scale new technologies, both materials and final products, that is predominantly dependent on autocracies.
The 2024 SAFE Summit will examine how geopolitical power dynamics are shifting and offer a compelling strategy—a systems approach to addressing energy security, climate change, supply chain deficiencies, a dwindling industrial base, and growing geopolitical tension—to reconfigure the foundational pieces that will enable a new global economy to thrive.
Global Chief Operating Officer, Hyundai Motor Company
President and Chair of the Board of Directors, Export-Import Bank of the United States
Chief Technical Officer,