Program

Day 1: Thursday, October 25

12:00 to 1:00 Registration

1:15 to 1:30 Director’s Welcome: Anna Stefanopoulou, University of Michigan Energy Institute

1:30 to 3:00 Panel: Global Transportation Energy Demand

Chair: John DeCicco, University of Michigan Energy Institute

Cynthia Lin Lawell (Cornell University), Yuan Chen (University of California). Supply, Demand, and the Effects of Government Policy in the Chinese Automobile Market: A Random Coefficients Mixed Oligopolistic Differentiated Products Model.

Panelists:
Marianne Kah, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University
Timothy Johnson, Corning Inc.

3:00 to 3:30 BREAK & NETWORKING

3:30 to 5:00 Panel: Economic, Environmental and Energy Assessment of Emerging Mobility Systems

Chair: Mark Schwartz, S&P Global Platts

Panelists:
F. Todd Davidson
, Energy Institute, University of Texas at Austin
Tayo Fabusuyi, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Jacob Ward, Carnegie Mellon University

5:00 to 6:30 Reception

5:15 to 5:35 Perspectives on Connected and Automated Vehicle Developments
Carrie Morton, Mcity
Steve Vozar, May Mobility

Day 2: Friday, October 26

8:00 to 8:45 Breakfast and Registration

8:45 to 9:00 Welcome, Summary of Day 1: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, University of Michigan Energy Institute

9:00 to 10:20 Paper Session: Empirical Research on New Mobility Topics

Chair: Gloria Helfand, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

David Rapson (University of California, Davis) and Erich Muehlegger (University of California, Davis). A Quasi-Experimental Estimate of the Demand Elasticity for Electric Vehicles in the Mass Market.

Jonathan B. Scott (University of California, Berkeley). Arms Race Dynamics in Vehicle Purchases.

Discussant:
Tom Lyon, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

10:20 to 10:40 BREAK

10:40 to 12:00 Panel: Economics of Batteries and Electrified Vehicle Demand

Chair: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, University of Michigan Energy Institute

Panel Discussion Members:
Alex Laugharne, CRU Group
Evan Leon, University of Michigan
Elsa Olivetti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12:00 to 1:20 LUNCH

1:20 to 2:40 Paper Session: Travel Behavior and Demand

Chair: Kate Whitefoot, Carnegie Mellon University

Lang Sui (Aramco Services Company), Steven Przesmitzki (Aramco Services Company). American Mobility: Change in American Travel Behavior and Implication on Future Fuel Consumption.

Benjamin Leard (Resources for the Future), Joshua Linn (Resources for the Future), Clayton Munnings (Resources for the Future). Explaining the Evolution of Passenger Vehicle Miles Traveled in the United States.

Discussant:
Sam Stolper, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan

2:40 to 3:00 BREAK

3:00 to 4:20 Panel: Mobility at the Intersection of People and Goods

Chair: Robert Hampshire, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Panelists:
Cheryl Bynum, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Ali Hortacsu, University of Chicago
Kenny Vieth, ACT Research
Jon Walker, Lyft

4:20 to 4:30 Conference Closing Remarks: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick