NATSO Connect Transportation Energy Track

Recognizing that the market is moving to lower the carbon intensity of transportation energy, NATSO is offering a Transportation Energy Track during NATSO Connect 2022. On Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022  fuel retailers, transportation energy producers, equipment manufacturers and others can take advantage of a focused transportation energy track.

This educational track is offered to help truckstops and travel centers gather the information and analysis they need to understand the drastically changing regulatory and transportation energy market environment. Don't miss this important future-focused educational line-up.

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Registration. Participation in the Transportation Energy Track is included with NATSO Connect registration. It is open to all truckstops, travel centers and vendors participating in NATSO Connect. Registration for NATSO Connect is online here

Sponsor the Transportation Energy Track. Get your brand in front of the truckstop and travel center industry leaders who are investing in this growing sector as a $10,000 sponsor of the Transporation Energy Track. Contact Pamela Hayes at (615) 473-1429 or for more information.

Schedule Tuesday, February 22, 2022

How are Government Decisions Today Shaping Your Tomorrow?: Keynote and Breakfast on the Show Floor
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Speakers: David Fialkov, NATSO; LeeAnn Goheen, NATSO, Jessica Frend, NATSO

David Fialkov, NATSO’s executive vice president of government affairs, offers his take on what the political landscape in 2022 will mean for the business community and travel centers in particular.

Guided Tours
9:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Transportation Energy Track participants will be given a schedule of presentations on the show floor by vendors in the transportation energy business.

Breakout Share Sessions with Boxed Lunch
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Share Sessions provide an opportunity for fuel retailers and equipment manufacturers to share their experiences in a small group over lunch.

Trucking Economy and What it Means for Truckstops and Travel Centers: Keynote on the Show Floor
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Speaker: Bob Costello, American Trucking Associations

Bob Costello, senior vice president and chief economist at the American Trucking Associations, is back by popular demand at NATSO Connect to provide insight into the latest on the future of the trucking industry. Costello will discuss the economic factors that will influence the trucking industry throughout the coming year and how they will affect truckstop and travel center operators.

Alternatives Fuels and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Grants
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. 
Speakers:  Joe Annotti, Senior Vice President, Programs Gladstein, Neandross & Associates; Ginger Laidlaw, Vice President, Alternative Fuels Council; Mike Roeth, NACFE (North American Council for Freight Efficiency)

Alternative fuels producers and NATSO members discuss considerations for continued investment in alternative fuels.
Now is the time to start thinking about how your business can avail itself of the forthcoming grant opportunities established in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Joe Annotti, Senior Vice President, Programs Gladstein, Neandross & Associates will discuss the grant opportunities, what is the best way to secure a grant, and how to best partner with your state and local government.

Plus! Two more learning opportunities:
On Monday, Feb. 21, 2022 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., NATSO’s Alternative Fuels Council is offering a two-part Renewable Fuels Workshop.  

On Wednesday morning a panel, including Wiley Deck with Plus; Parker Meeks, Chief Strategy Officer, Hyzon Motors; and David Heller, Truckload Carriers Association, will discuss the Fleet of the Future during a breakfast keynote. What is coming and when? What do these changes mean for the drivers who operate these trucks? And, most importantly, what can truckstops do to prepare for their arrival?