Futureproof Your Heavy-Duty Vehicles at Centennial College’s School of Transportation- Ashtonbee Campus
UPDATE: This workshop is now full! Register to be put on our waitlist. You will be emailed directly if a spot becomes available.
The second Futureproof Your Fleet workshop will be in the morning of February 29th, 2024 at Centennial College’s School of Transportation in Scarborough.
In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we are excited to feature some inspiring women leaders in the transportation industry to deliver our presentations and panel discussion. Come learn about low/zero-emissions vehicle technologies available for your business today and in the near future.
For anyone who would like to stay after the workshop has concluded, PPG has arranged for a complimentary tour of Centennial’s School of Transportation led by Dean Alan McClelland. Tour is approximately 40 minutes.
Benefits of attending:
- Learn about 4 types of low/zero carbon vehicle technologies in the same session
- Network with peers & service providers across transportation & sustainability sectors
- Direct access to industry experts that can answer your questions and concerns
- Get inspired by the research and innovation led by Centennial College and their School of Transportation
- Test drive opportunities of low/zero emissions vehicles
Who should attend:
- Fleet owners, operators, & managers
- Women in trucking, transportation, and logistics
- Health & Safety personnel
- Students and young professionals interested in sustainable transportation
- Professionals working in vehicle procurement & finance
- Small & medium enterprises in logistics
Sherena Hussain, Esq. PhD.c MBA JD GDREI BBA (H), COO and Legal Counsel, FleetZero
Sherena Hussain is an accomplished business and legal professional in the area of sustainable infrastructure, business model transformation, public-private partnerships, contracts, public management and transaction financing. Sherena is currently the Chief Operating Officer at FleetZero, turn key solution provider helping fleets decarbonize through the adoption of alternative propulsion technologies including Hydrogen.
Tariq Qurashi, Specialist, CNG Stations and Trucks, Enbridge Gas Inc.
Enbridge Gas is Canada’s largest natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario, with 2023 marking its 175th anniversary of providing safe and reliable service to customers. They provide an energy choice for approximately 3.9 million residents and businesses, and are actively supporting the transition towards a net-zero future.
Mary Mallin, Manager of EVents and Logistics, Plug’n Drive
Plug’n Drive is a non-profit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles in order to maximize their environmental and economic benefits. Since 2011, Plug’n Drive has established itself as a Canadian leader in the electric vehicle industry, a trusted and unbiased source of information about electric cars, charging stations and the electricity sector.
Zohrab Mawani, Co-Founder and Director of Development, Refuel
Refuel is producing renewable fuels for use in existing equipment and infrastructure. Renewable fuels including renewable diesel (RD) are a way to reduce carbon emissions for heavy-duty transportation in the immediate future. On a local level, Refuel Energy Inc. is planning a renewable fuel production facility for the GTA, expected to begin in early 2025.
Gupar Punia, Engineering Design and Market Analyst, Change Energy Services
Change Energy Services (CES) is an experienced engineering services firm specializing in gaseous fuel systems solutions. We help our clients transition to the low carbon economy by guiding them to execute major fuel system changes within their operations to achieve desired economic, environmental, and social outcomes.
Sarah Herdman, CEO, AXOS Renewable Energy Ltd.
AXOS Renewable Energy is a certified Canadian Women-Owned company that specializes in providing smart solutions for progressive companies wanting to reduce their carbon footprint and achieve net zero emission targets. Their goal is to be a leader in supplying clean combustible fuel solutions and be a major contributor in helping companies reduce their greenhouse gasses and carbon footprint.
Alan McClelland, Dean of the School of Transportation, Centennial College
Alan McClelland joined Centennial College in 2007 as the chair of truck/coach, heavy duty and modified apprenticeship programs, and stepped into the role of dean in 2011. He has sat on the Colleges Ontario Heads of Apprenticeship Training Committee since 2010 and is currently the chair for this provincial committee. He holds trade qualifications for Automotive Service Technician, Heavy Duty Equipment Technician and Truck and Coach Technician. He has spent more than 20 years as an educator in the college system as well as over a decade in corporate automotive training.
For more information, contact Futureproof Your Fleet’s Coordinator, Energy Performance, Julia Kole at email@example.com or 437-880-2156.