2006 WASHINGTON STATE ODYSSEY DAYS   •   OCTOBER 13 - 14, 2006, at Shoreline Community College
     …Driving Toward the EverGreener State!

Please visit www.shoreline.edu/odyssey/registration to register to attend Odyssey Days – free and open to the public.

On Friday, parking on the Shoreline Community College (SCC) campus will be limited due to classes in session (particularly in the morning).  Please consult the directions, parking, and transportation information just prior to the event for the most up-to-date details on parking arrangements.

Map of Odyssey Days activities will help you find your way around campus to each event.


(Times and presenters are subject to change)

9:00 AM Odyssey Days Exhibits Open – SCC Gymnasium (Bldg 3000)
9:10 AM Odyssey Days "Breaking Free!" Music – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Helena Azevedo, Pianist
9:30 AM Welcome + Purpose of Odyssey Days – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Kate Riley, Editorial Writer and Columnist, Seattle Times
9:35 AM Honoring the Earth – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Cecile Hansen, Chair, Duwamish Tribe
9:45 AM Special Greetings from Governor Gregoire – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Gidget Terpstra, Chair, Board of Trustees, Shoreline Community College
9:50 AM Opening Remarks + Environmental Leadership On & Off Campus – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Lee Lambert, President, Shoreline Community College
10:00 AM Acknowledgements from Metropolitan King County Council – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Bob Ferguson, King County Councilmember, District 1
10:10 AM Greater Seattle Leadership Reduces Carbon Emissions – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Steve Nicholas, Office of Sustainability and Environment, City of Seattle
KC Golden, Policy Director, Climate Solutions
10:30 AM "Global Warming: We Know the Problem …Now, the Solution!" – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Jerome Ringo, President, Apollo Alliance and
Chairman of the Board, National Wildlife Federation
     The time has come for the U.S. to pull together – as we have in other tough times – to create millions of jobs by unleashing the potential of clean, renewable energy projects.  Inspired by the "can do" spirit of the Apollo moon launch, we must start now to clean up the environment and achieve energy independence.
11:00 AM Panel: "Green" Business Leaders: Dollars & Sense:
Sustainable Practices = Competitive Advantage
– Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Moderator: PS Reilly, President, The Athena Institute
Kevin Hagen, Corporate Social Responsibility Program Manager, REI
Ben Packard, Director of Environmental Affairs, Starbucks
     Private sector global leaders describe the "smart business decisions" that drive socially responsible, environmentally motivated strategies.
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK – Delicious lunch options available for purchase from a variety of vendors at various locations near the activities and exhibits.  View the following displays or attend a session during the lunch break:

Clean Vehicle "Ride-and-Drive" Advanced Technology Vehicles – Bldg 2100
     •   Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs)
•   Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs)
     -   GEM (Global Electric Motorcars, LLC) Cars
     -   ZENN (Zero Emission No Noise) Cars
•   Flex-Fuel Vehicles (FFVs)
•   High Performance Electric Vehicles (HPEVs)
•   Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles
•   Smart Cars
•   Fuel Cell Vehicles
•   Light and Medium Duty Hybrid Trucks
•   Biodiesel Vehicles

"Human-Powered & Light Electric Vehicles" Exhibit – Courtyard Lawn (just east of Theater)
     Various "cycle-inspired" and other emission-free light vehicles (original and manufactured vehicle designs) on display in advance of the "Race for Clean Transportation" event on Saturday afternoon, October 14th

"Earth Odyssey: Caring for our Cool Planet" Art Gallery – Bldg 2000
     Environmental poster entries and winners on display in Visual Arts Technology Building

"Zero Energy Home" Solar Demonstration Tours – West of Theater
     This sustainable modular home – run completely on solar energy and built by Washington State University architectural and energy research students – is the new site of the Northwest Solar Center.

Shoreline Community College Tours
     Center of Manufacturing Excellence – Rm 2501
Visual Arts Technology – Bldg 2000
Music Building – Bldg 800

Professional Automotive Training Center – Bldg 2100
     Manufacturer-Sponsored Technical Training Sessions: Hybrids, Hydrogen, Flex-Fuel and More

Honda Hybrid Technology – A Quick Look – Rm 2104
11:45 – 12:45 PM
Bob Biesiedzinski, ASE Master Technician, Shoreline Community College
     This one-hour class taught by Honda's most highly trained instructor in the country provides an overview of the full-day Honda Hybrid Vehicle Technology class offered through Shoreline Community College's Extended Learning Program.

Toyota Camry Hybrid, Highlander Hybrid, and Prius – Rm 2105
12:00 – 12:30 PM
Paul Westergard, Service Training Specialist, Portland Region, Toyota Motor Sales, USA
     Three models of Toyota hybrids will be on display, with a 30-minute presentation on current Toyota hybrid technology.

Volvo Flex-Fuel Vehicle – Rm 2109
12:00 – 12:30 PM
Rick Ewald, Volvo
     Volvo's new Flex Fuel Vehicle will be displayed and an overview of the Volvo Flex Fuel technology – gasoline or ethanol based – will be given.

GM Flex-Fuel Vehicle – Rm 2103
12:15 – 12:45 PM
Patrick Koenen, GM Service Technical College Instructor
     This overview will cover GM's new Flex Fuel and Alternative Fuel technologies - such as Hybrids - now available on the market.

Toyota Highlander – Hydrogen Fuel Cell – Rm 2105
12:30 – 1:00 PM
Doug Sato, FCHV Product Engineer, Toyota Motor Sales, USA
     This briefing and Q&A session will cover the history, fueling and infrastructure issues of Toyota's new hydrogen fuel cell technology.
1:00 – 3:15 PM Choose from Tracks A, B, C or activities in
Gymnasium (Bldg 3000),
Professional Automotive Training Center (Bldg 2100),
Theater (Bldg 1600)
(or visit some of each)

Track A: "Green Fleet" Strategies
     Professional Automotive Training Center Showroom – Bldg 2100
Session #1 – Fleet Managers Seminar
(Open to the public)
1:00 – 2:00 PM
How to "Green" Your Fleet and Justify the Process

Moderator: Mark Brady, Program Manager, Puget Sound Clean Cities Coalition
David Carr, Manager, Motor Pool Operations, University of Washington
David Kerrigan, Fleet Administrator, City of Seattle
Dave Seavey, Fleet Manager, City of Olympia
     Presenting the "Green Fleet Management Guide" – developed by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency and Puget Sound Clean Cities Coalition; Panel discussion and Q&A with developers of the guide and fleet managers who have experienced the process of "greening" their fleets

Professional Automotive Training Center Showroom – Bldg 2100
Session #2 – Fleet Managers Seminar
(Open to the public)
2:15 – 3:15 PM
Clean Fleets: What Will the Future Hold for Fleets?

Moderator: Kim Lyons, Washington State University Energy Program
Doug Cameron, Regional Manager, Clean Energy Fuels
Dan Clarkson, Prometheus Energy
Clay Okabayashi, Fleet Account Executive, General Motors
Greg Rock, Sustainability Engineer, Green Car Company
Eric Burmeister, District Sales Manager, GEM (Global Electric Motorcars, LLC)
     Industry panel discussion of what lies ahead + Puget Sound Clean Cities Coalition Annual Meeting & Awards

Track B: Sustainable "Clean Technology" Cluster Growth
     Session #1 – Clean Technology's Rich Harvest – Rm 2925
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Reaping the Economic Benefits from Sustainable Energy & Development

Moderator: PS Reilly, President, The Athena Institute
David Allen, Executive Vice President, McKinstry Company
Bert Gregory, President & CEO, Mithun Architects
     Seattle's "stand-out" companies share through Q&A how using "green" principles differentiates their positions in competitive markets.

Session #2 – Clean Technology's Rich Harvest – Rm 2925
2:15 – 3:15 PM
Tracking Success: Getting "Clean Cluster" Stakeholders on the Same Page

Graham Evans, Executive Director, Washington Clean Technology Alliance
Ted Bernhard, Stoel Rives, LLC
Tim Botkin, Kitsap SEED – Sustainable Energy and Economic Development
Steve Gerritson, Enterprise Seattle
     What's required to really grow emerging Northwest Clean Technology companies and industries? What kinds of initiatives are underway to transform our region into a center of excellence in sustainability?

Track C: Global Warming & Climate Change – Day 1
     Session #1 – Energy Challenges & Solutions – Rm 2926
1:00 – 2:00 PM
The Global Warming Crisis: Now that We Believe It, What's Next?

Charlie Cunniff, ECOSS (Environmental Coalition of South Seattle)
Rachel Smith, Transportation Choices Coalition
Tim Stearns, Washington State Office of Community Trade & Economic Development
Rich Feldman, Apollo Alliance of Washington State

Session #2 – Energy Challenges & Solutions – Rm 2926
2:15 – 3:15 PM
Climate Change Leadership: Real Champions + Real Ideas in Action

Moderator: John Mauro, City of Seattle, Office of Sustainability and Environment
Vic Opperman, Sustainable Ballard
Tracy Carroll, NetGreen
Lynn Best, Director of Environmental Affairs, Seattle City Light
Bill LaBorde, Initiative I-937 and Northwest Energy Coalition

Gymnasium – Building 3000
     1:30 – 2:30 PM
Pacific Science Center's Volts & Jolts! Show
     Volts & Jolts! brings interactive hair-raising science that's fun-for-all-ages and uses zip-zappy experiments to introduce electricity, conservation and Green Power.

Professional Automotive Training Center – Rm 2109
     2:30 – 3:15 PM
Breathable Bus Coalition

Lyle (aka BioLyle) Rudensey, Co-founder, Breathable Bus Coalition
     Learn how this group's mission to get school buses using biodiesel is making progress – and all about why that's a good thing!

Theater – Building 1600
     2:00 – 3:00 PM
Northwest Environmental Education Council Film Series
     Global Warming: The Signs and the Science (narrated by Alanis Morisette)
3:15 – 3:30 PM Break and Networking
3:30 PM NetGreen "Carbon Offsets" for Odyssey Days – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     Tracy Carroll, Executive Director, NetGreen
3:35 PM State of the Region: Current/Pending Clean Car Legislation, Environmental Standards & Conditions – Theater (Bldg 1600)
     KC Golden, Policy Director, Climate Solutions
3:55 PM Final Wrap Up and Challenges for Next Steps – Theater (Bldg 1600)
4:00 PM End of Odyssey Days – Day 1 (Continued on Day 2 – Saturday Agenda)

Contact Madhuri Hosford, Odyssey Days Coordinator, at madhuri@oz.net or (206) 478-6621 for more details and for exhibit booth and sponsorship opportunities.

For more information about international Alternative Fuel Vehicle Odyssey events, visit www.nationalafvdayodyssey.org.