CONFERENCE DAY TWO

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks by Chairperson

9:10 am - 9:40 am Snapshot of South-East Asia’s Electric Vehicle Market


  • Market outlook and future trends for Asia’s emerging EV hubs
  • The current state of play: Presently  installed charging points and future targets
  • Public versus private charging infrastructure: What works best in Asia?
  • Which industries and sectors are likely to see a rise in EV uptake?


Terence Siew, President at Electric Vehicles Association of Singapore (EVAS)

Terence Siew

President
Electric Vehicles Association of Singapore (EVAS)

9:40 am - 10:20 am Financing Your EV Initiative: What Makes a Project Investable?



  • What are the commercial factors to consider when making the investment decision?
  • The role for infrastructure debt providers and investors
  • Creating an attractive proposition for debt and equity funders
  • Encouraging uptake from local authorities of government funding


Maneesh Tripathi, Group CEO and Executive Director at Singapore Electric Vehicles (SEV)

Maneesh Tripathi

Group CEO and Executive Director
Singapore Electric Vehicles (SEV)

10:20 am - 11:00 am Trends in Battery Technology and Its Impact on EV Adoptability


  • Developments in energy storage capacity of batteries and its impact on EV cost
  • Can lithium-ion batteries triple the range of EVs and how close are we?
  • What are the upcoming trends in battery storage, design and capability to look out for


Terence Goh, Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at National University of Singapore (NUS)

Terence Goh

Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
National University of Singapore (NUS)

11:00 am - 11:30 am MORNING TEA AND NETWORKING SESSION


  • Developing  resilient local industries and supply chains around EVs
  • Overcoming the barriers to EV adoption in Asia among end-users
  • Who will take the risk on demand or does this risk have to be shared?
  • Fostering vertical integrations and partnerships along the value chain: What further initiatives are needed?


Pang Mei Yee, Vice President of Innovation, Solutions Delivery & Service Management – Asia Pacific at DHL

Pang Mei Yee

Vice President of Innovation, Solutions Delivery & Service Management – Asia Pacific
DHL

Terence Siew, President at Electric Vehicles Association of Singapore (EVAS)

Terence Siew

President
Electric Vehicles Association of Singapore (EVAS)

Jenny Lim, Commercial and Network Director at BlueSG

Jenny Lim

Commercial and Network Director
BlueSG

Terence Goh, Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at National University of Singapore (NUS)

Terence Goh

Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
National University of Singapore (NUS)

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm Public Private Partnership Opportunities for the EV Market


  • The role of government and private companies  in de-carbonising transport and the need for industry collaborations
  • PPP options for running a commercial vehicles network and creating a manufacturing base and associated infrastructures
  • Case studies and industry partnerships: What are the lessons learned from Asia


Subhabrata Ghosh, Project Head, EV Manufacturing at MODI Group

Subhabrata Ghosh

Project Head, EV Manufacturing
MODI Group

12:50 pm - 2:00 pm LUNCH AND NETWORKING BREAK

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Creating a Commercially Successful Charging Network



  • Assessing the real value of operating a charging network
  • Overcoming the risk of obsolescence by future-proofing your charging station
  •  Running multi-technology projects: Solar, EVs, batteries and retail concessions
  • Strategies for ensuring the scalability of your charging network


Monica Huang, General Manager, Energy Services Group at Red Dot Power

Monica Huang

General Manager, Energy Services Group
Red Dot Power

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Combined Charging System & Why a single standard will help the development of EV in a region



Jacques Borremans, Director at CharIN Asia

Jacques Borremans

Director
CharIN Asia

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm 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.
 
  • 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)

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm CLOSING REMARKS FROM CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN AND END OF CONFERENCE