[March 1, 2023 – Washington, D.C.] Ms. Megan Myungwon Lee, Chairwoman and CEO of Panasonic North America, will share her perspective on America’s transition to electric vehicles during the SAFE Summit, to be held on March 28-29, 2023, in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Lee is scheduled to join Cathy Zoi, CEO of EVgo, a leading provider of fast charging networks, on the summit’s second morning session to discuss “A Path to Mass Adoption,” which will address consumer concerns associated with the auto industry’s pivot toward electrification.
The summit features leaders from other electricity transmission, grid, and battery storage companies crucial to the EV transition, including:
- Paul Segal, CEO, LS Power
- Gene Berdichevsky, CEO and Co-Founder, Sila -Nanotechnologies
- Celina Mikolajczak, Chief Battery Technology Officer, Lyten
See Agenda – Safe Summit for an updated list of speakers and topics.
The SAFE Summit aims to seize the historical moment provided by the Inflation Reduction Act and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The two days of remarks, hosted interviews, panel discussions, and engagements will offer practical next solutions to build out robust and reliable supply chains and supporting infrastructure for EVs and the broader energy transportation transition.
Approximately 40 government and business leaders from the U.S. and internationally are confirmed to attend or speak at the summit, including White House Senior Advisor John Podesta, Nissan Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta, and Gerard Barron, CEO of The Metals Company.
The summit will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. To register and more summit information go to www.SAFESummit.org.
SAFE is a non-partisan, non-profit policy thought leadership organization dedicated to accelerating the real-world deployment of secure, resilient, and sustainable transportation and energy solutions – including supply chains and infrastructure – for the United States and its partners and allies. www.secureenergy.org
About Electrification Coalition
The Electrification Coalition develops and implements a broad set of strategies to facilitate widespread adoption of electric vehicles.
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