Commenting on the objectives of E-Mobilia World, Koelnmesse’s Vice President Asia Pacific & Managing Director, Michael Dreyer said, “E-Mobilia World was established with the aim of becoming the number one destination for knowledge sharing and discussion on sustainable mobility. We envision E-Mobilia World as a catalyst to drive conversation and interest in the sector, inspiring the incorporation of these technologies into daily lives.”
“Over the past two years, E-Mobilia World has proved to be a tremendous success attracting delegates from all over the world and encouraging serious discourse on important topics which I believe has paved the way for greater enthusiasm for sustainable transport within the region. We have received encouraging feedback from participants of the previous conferences and I am certain this year’s E-Mobilia World will be even more successful,” he added.
The two-day conference will feature a line-up of interesting presentations and thought-provoking discussions, allowing participants to gain keen insights and exciting networking opportunities with various other key implementers, industry experts and policy makers who are driving progress in this sector.
· The Customer Voice and Capturing the Next Wave of Consumers
Panelists: Christophe di Perna, Head of Fleet – LCV, EV, Groupe Renault; Madani Sahari, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Automotive Institute; Jeffrey Bahar, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Spire Research and Consulting
· The Forefront of Vehicle Technologies, Innovations Spurring the Eco Vehicle Market
Panelist: Seiji Miyoshi, Manager, Electrical and Chemical Energy Research, Technical Research Centre, Mazda Motor Corporation, plus other industry leaders
The Conference will also feature a line-up of internationally renowned speakers who will explore a broad range of related topics including:
· Solutions for Full Integration of Electric Vehicles in Urban Mobility Systems
Dr. Tom Turrentine, Director, Plug in Hybrid & EV Research Center, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis
· The Political and Governmental Framework for the Mobility of the Future
Andreas Klugescheid, Head of Steering Government, External Affairs and Sustainability, BMW Group AG
· Ushering in the Era of Electric Mobility and Low Emission Vehicles: Roadmap for Reducing Carbon Emissions
Mohamed Azrin bin Mohamed Ali, Vice President, GreenTech Malaysia
· Commercialisation of Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technologies: US Department of Energy’s Initiatives
Geoff Morrison, Fuel Cell Technologies Office, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Department, US Department of Energy
Organised by the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) and co-organised by GreenTech Malaysia, IGEM is the region’s largest green technology and eco product conference with the 2015 edition set to feature 400 exhibition booths and attract 50,000 visitors.
Speaking on the synergy between the Conference and IGEM, GreenTech Malaysia’s Chairman, Tan Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui said, “There is a pressing need to address Malaysia’s transportation landscape. The over-reliance on conventional internal combustion engine vehicles has made road transport the second largest contributor to carbon dioxide emissions in our country, severely affecting the health and well-being of our citizens.”
E-Mobilia World is truly an international level mobility conferences, with the past two conferences featuring participation from 20 different countries with approximately 35 speakers and attracting a total of over 250 delegates.
About the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water
The Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (MEGTW) (Kementerian Tenaga, Teknologi Hijau dan Air – KeTTHA) was established on 9 April 2009. KeTTHA is responsible for formulating policies, establishing legal frameworks and regulating development project in the Energy, Green Technology and Water sectors which are under the purview of the Ministry.
About GreenTech Malaysia
Malaysian Green Technology Corporation or GreenTech Malaysia is an organisation under the purview of the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water Malaysia (KeTTHA), charged in the development and promotion of green technology as a strategic engine for socio-economic growth in Malaysia.
Founded in 1922 and headquartered in Cologne, Germany, Koelnmesse is one of the world’s largest trade fair organisers, whose international trade fairs are widely acknowledged as global leaders in their fields. Koelnmesse in Singapore functions as the regional headquarter for the group in Asia Pacific, organising trade fairs throughout Asia and offering multiple services to support companies from the Asia Pacific region to successfully participate in Koelnmesse business-to-business trade fairs in Europe and around the world.
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