From worries about materials sourced overseas to controversial subsidies for producing batteries to consumer appetite, the future of electric vehicles remains a work in progress. Learn more by attending the Thursday, July 13, Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon in Wauwatosa.
Panelists include Art Harrington, a shareholder in Godfrey & Kahn’s environmental and energy strategies practice groups; Wade Leipold, executive vice president of Faith Technologies; and David Noyce, an associate dean at the UW-Madison College of Engineering and director of its Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory.
The event will take place at UWM’s Innovation Accelerator, 1225 Discovery Parkway, Wauwatosa. Registration, networking and hors d’oeuvres start at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for students and returning veterans, $25 for individual members, $35 for non-members and included for Tech Council corporate members. Click here to register.
“The EV industry is humming along in many ways, but there remain solid questions about EV growth timelines and what it means for the environment, global relations and consumers,” said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, who will moderate. “Our panelists will be able to get beyond the headlines and offer first-hand expertise.”
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