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Past Events

To read news and see videos from our past speakers, click on an event below. You can use the filters to find events that are of greatest interest to you.

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Susan Shaheen, PhD, co-director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, spoke as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s 2021 thought leadership series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System, on September 23, 2021.

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Dr. Shelley Francis, co-founder and principal at EVNoire, presented her talk "Mobility Best Practices and E-Mobility Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Accelerating EV Adoption" as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s 2021 thought leadership series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System, on September 14, 2021.

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Tim Wallington, PhD, Senior Technical Leader, Research and Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company, delivered a talk as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s 2021 thought leadership series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System, on August 24, 2021.

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James Bradbury, PhD, mitigation program director of Georgetown Climate Center at Georgetown University Law Center, presented his talk as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s 2021 thought leadership series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System, on August 3, 2021.

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Marilyn A. Brown, PhD, Regents' and Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems in the School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, presented her talk as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s 2021 speaker series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System, on July 20, 2021.

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Erin Mayfield, PhD, sustainable systems engineering and public policy researcher and postdoctoral scholar at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and the High Meadows Environmental Institute at Princeton University, presented her talk, "Net-Zero America: Potential Pathways, Infrastructure, and Impacts," as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s 2021 speaker series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.

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Ed Carr, PhD, director and professor in the International Development, Community, and Environment Department at Clark University, presented his talk, “A Climate-Resilient Future Is an Equitable, Just Future,” as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s 2021 speaker series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System, on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg kicked off the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's 2021 thought leadership series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System, on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

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Dr. Stephen Flynn presented options for overcoming barriers to advancing the widespread adoption of resilient design and engineering best practices. Dr. Flynn is the founding director of the Global Resilience Institute and a professor of political science and of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University.

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Randell H. Iwasaki, Executive Director, Contra Costa Transportation Authority - California, delivered his talk "Redefining Mobility" as part of Our New Mobility Future on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 12 p.m. (ET).

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