For the new breed of R-EV heads: the Revolution of Electric Vehicles!

Webinar #1 of 8: THE EV REVOLUTION
6 – 7pm 11 August 2020


On Tuesday, 11 August, Zero Emissions Byron (ZEB), will kick start a series of eight Zoom webinars, entirely focused on the Electric Vehicle Revolution.Replacing our original plan to hold a combined “live” EV Expo and Forum, ZEB will be staging monthly, hour-long, facilitated online discussions, delving into every nook and cranny of EV life.

The R-EV 8-webinar series will give you the opportunity to listen to, and ask questions of, knowledgeable industry leaders on the topic of EVs. From conversions to charging options, from batteries to the grid, from range anxiety to the secondhand market – we’ll explore them all. From the privacy of your own space, tune in to Australia’s leading EV industry experts to learn how EVs are changing our lives. Find out how you can cut back your use of fossil fuels and reduce your carbon emissions with electric vehicles.

In R-EV#1, CEO of the Electric Vehicle Council, Behyad Jafari and NSW Net Zero expert, Dr Stephen Bygrave will present short slideshows on the challenges and benefits of transitioning to electric vehicles, and what NSW is doing to assist the path to zero emissions transport. Facilitated by Mick O’Regan, there will be an opportunity for listeners to ask curated questions via the Zoom chat window afterwards.

BEHYAD JAFARI, CEO of the Electric Vehicle Council
As the CEO of the Electric Vehicle Council, Behyad works with industry, government and the media to accelerate the electrification of road transport, for a more sustainable and prosperous Australia. With experience advising politicians, businesses and non-profits, Behyad has a strong understanding of Australia’s political, corporate and media landscape.

DR STEPHEN BYGRAVE, Director, Climate Resilience and Net Zero Energy for NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Dr Stephen Bygrave has worked on climate change and environment issues at the international, national and local levels for over 25 years across government, academia, the private and not for profit sectors. Stephen spent three years as CEO of national think tank Beyond Zero Emissions and two years at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris. He’s also worked for 10+ years in various state and federal government agencies, and worked on a number of significant environmental reforms.  He has a PhD in Resource and Environmental Management from the Australian National University, focused on village scale renewable energy projects in Fiji, Kiribati and Solomon Islands.

Mick O’Regan is a former ABC broadcaster, now working as a freelancer and an event MC. He has lived in the NSW North Coast for 20 years, and has a particular interest in renewable energy.

Booking is essential via the Eventbrite link. Prior to the event, you will be sent a link via email to access the webinar. The event is free, but to help cover costs, we request a minimum $1 donation.

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