PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Workshop A: Industry Partnerships for Advancing EV infrastructure in Asia


EV infrastructure has proven to be a key hurdle in the advancements of E-mobility in the region however; the responsibility of solving this problem does not rest solely with a single company but needs the support of the entire ecosystem comprising of financiers, OEMs, utility companies and governments.

The workshop will asses the partnership opportunities available for driving infrastructure including:

  • Strategies for creating successful partnerships
  • Overcoming the legal, financial and commercial challenges
  • Assessing the role of PPPs in driving industry collaborations
  • Case studies and industry examples

Samuel Chng, Research Fellow at Lee Kuan Yew Centre of Innovative Cities at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Samuel Chng

Research Fellow at Lee Kuan Yew Centre of Innovative Cities
Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Workshop B: Financing Your Electric Vehicle Initiatives: Challenges and Solutions

Investments towards the EV sector are expected to grow as we see more projects
and EV initiatives being carried out across Asia. However despite these positive signs,
financing remains a major challenge for companies seeking to venture into the EV
market.
The workshop will evaluate the options around financing EV projects including:
• What you need to bear in mind when you are planning investment
• Encouraging uptake from banks and investment companies
• Making a project commercially viable for investors
• Assessing the available financing options available
Maneesh Tripathi, Group CEO and Executive Director at Singapore Electric Vehicles (SEV)

Maneesh Tripathi

Group CEO and Executive Director
Singapore Electric Vehicles (SEV)