ASPIRE 2024 Industry & Innovation Day

Utah State University campus

September 24 - 25, 2023

Day 1: Private Sessions & Poster Session

“NSF Private Session with members of the IIB and EAB
(By Invitation Only)

 

Location: USU Student Center, “Big Blue Room”

4:00 – 5:00 PM

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Technology Showcase – Posters, Demos, Dinner


Location: USU Electric Vehicle Roadway Track Facility

6:00 – 8:00 PM

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Day 2: IIB Day

Welcome by USU President and State of Utah Senate Leadership

 

Location: USU Student Center Ballroom

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Center Directors’ Overview
Regan Zane & Ivonne Santiago, 25 min + 15 Q&A USU

 

Location: Student Center Ballroom

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Industry & Innovation Day Kick Off
Innovation Director: Don Linford, ASPIRE

 

Location: Student Center Ballroom

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Session A: Systems of Systems Modeling to Guide the Nation’s Path Forward

 

Moderator

Hector Cruz, UTEP

Industry & Innovation Member

Utah Transit Authority [TBC]

ASPIRE Contributors

Patrick Singleton, USU

Yuanrui Sang, UTEP

Emma Rieves, CU Boulder

 

Location: Student Center Ballroom

 

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Session B: What will Define Charging Stations of the Future

 

Moderator

Tenzin Lhaden, UTEP

Industry & Innovation Member

Cummins [TBC]

ASPIRE Contributors

Scott Trimboli, UCCS

Hongjie Wang, USU

Shubhangi Gurudiwan, USU

 

Location: Student Center Ballroom

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Lunch – Industry Panel

David Schaller  North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

ENRX [TBC]

CBMM [TBC]

Location: USU Student Center Ballroom

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Session C: The Path to National Scale Roadway Electrification

 

Moderator

Dheeraj Etta, Cornell

Industry & Innovation Member

Nathan Sturdevant, Indiana DOT

ASPIRE Contributors

Khurram Afridi, Cornell

Aaron D. Brovont, Purdue

Hector Cruz UTEP [TBC]

 

Location: Student Center Ballroom

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Session D: Building the Future Skilled Workforce and Informed Public

 

Moderator

Bruno Moras, Purdue

Industry & Innovation Member

Darren Erickson, Kenworth

ASPIRE Contributors

Jen Ramos-Chavez, UTEP

Fawn Groves, USU

Polly Parkinson, USU

 

Location: Student Center Ballroom

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IIB Closing Remarks

 

Location: Student Center Ballroom

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Connection Reception

 

A golden evening of handcrafted beverages and engaging discussions, where professionals and students come together to exchange insights, explore opportunities, and foster valuable relationships.

 

Location: USU Student Center, 2nd Floor Patio Area

5:00 – 6:30 PM

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