ESD The Engineering Society Presents EnV 2001: Global Solutions for Sustainable Mobility Conference, June 10-13 in Southfield

Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from ESD The Engineering Society

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer purchase decisions
 are affected by an increasing need for better fuel economy, primarily in
 higher fuel price markets.  Industry is challenged with meeting regulations
 and societal concerns about environmental issues, by improving current
 technology and creating new solutions.  Don't miss this opportunity to witness
 the latest developments in advanced vehicle technologies and alternative
 fuels.
     ESD The Engineering Society presents EnV 2001: Global Solutions for
 Sustainable Mobility Conference and Exposition (EnV 2001).  The conference,
 sponsored by General Motors Corporation and U.S. Department of Energy, will be
 held Sunday to Wednesday, June 10-13, 2001, at Lawrence Technological
 University, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan.
     EnV 2001 will focus on the technology and global standardization of
 environmental vehicles and alternative fuels.  The latest environmental
 vehicles will be showcased at a Ride & Drive.  This portion of the event will
 allow attendees to drive state-of-the-art electric and hybrid vehicles on a
 closed course.
     Dennis R. Minano, V.P. Environmental Energy, General Motors and Chief
 Environmental Officer will present the keynote address.  Minano is responsible
 for General Motors environmental and energy policies worldwide.  Luncheon
 speakers include Lester B. Lave, PhD and Edward Barlow, Jr.  Dr. Lave is a
 professor at Carnegie Mellon University.  His research and teaching focus on a
 wide range of environmental and public policy issues.  Dr. Lave will speak
 about What Sells and What Doesn't: An Economic View of Sustainable Mobility.
 Mr. Barlow, a leading futurist dedicated to assisting organizations and
 communities prepare for the world tomorrow, will address societal acceptance
 of technological change.
     Numerous technical presentations will address how energy, environment,
 infrastructure and economics impact and are impacted by society, public policy
 and technology.  The cost for ESD members is $450 or $225 daily.  The cost for
 non-members is $500 or $275 daily.  Sponsorships and exhibitor opportunities
 are still available.  For more information, please contact Geraldine Robak at
 248-355-2910 or register online at www.esd.org .
     Founded in 1895, as the Association of Graduate Engineers of the
 University of Michigan, ESD has evolved into the nation's largest multi-
 disciplinary engineering & scientific society of its kind.  With more than
 6,000 members throughout the Great Lakes Region, ESD unites engineers,
 scientists, architects and those in related technical fields.  The Society's
 programs and services are dedicated to the enhancement of professional
 development, the advancement of technology and the promotion of the
 engineering and scientific professions, thereby enabling positive
 contributions to society.  For membership information or program registration
 visit the ESD website at www.esd.org or call 800-659-2559.
 
 

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    SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer purchase decisions
 are affected by an increasing need for better fuel economy, primarily in
 higher fuel price markets.  Industry is challenged with meeting regulations
 and societal concerns about environmental issues, by improving current
 technology and creating new solutions.  Don't miss this opportunity to witness
 the latest developments in advanced vehicle technologies and alternative
 fuels.
     ESD The Engineering Society presents EnV 2001: Global Solutions for
 Sustainable Mobility Conference and Exposition (EnV 2001).  The conference,
 sponsored by General Motors Corporation and U.S. Department of Energy, will be
 held Sunday to Wednesday, June 10-13, 2001, at Lawrence Technological
 University, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan.
     EnV 2001 will focus on the technology and global standardization of
 environmental vehicles and alternative fuels.  The latest environmental
 vehicles will be showcased at a Ride & Drive.  This portion of the event will
 allow attendees to drive state-of-the-art electric and hybrid vehicles on a
 closed course.
     Dennis R. Minano, V.P. Environmental Energy, General Motors and Chief
 Environmental Officer will present the keynote address.  Minano is responsible
 for General Motors environmental and energy policies worldwide.  Luncheon
 speakers include Lester B. Lave, PhD and Edward Barlow, Jr.  Dr. Lave is a
 professor at Carnegie Mellon University.  His research and teaching focus on a
 wide range of environmental and public policy issues.  Dr. Lave will speak
 about What Sells and What Doesn't: An Economic View of Sustainable Mobility.
 Mr. Barlow, a leading futurist dedicated to assisting organizations and
 communities prepare for the world tomorrow, will address societal acceptance
 of technological change.
     Numerous technical presentations will address how energy, environment,
 infrastructure and economics impact and are impacted by society, public policy
 and technology.  The cost for ESD members is $450 or $225 daily.  The cost for
 non-members is $500 or $275 daily.  Sponsorships and exhibitor opportunities
 are still available.  For more information, please contact Geraldine Robak at
 248-355-2910 or register online at www.esd.org .
     Founded in 1895, as the Association of Graduate Engineers of the
 University of Michigan, ESD has evolved into the nation's largest multi-
 disciplinary engineering & scientific society of its kind.  With more than
 6,000 members throughout the Great Lakes Region, ESD unites engineers,
 scientists, architects and those in related technical fields.  The Society's
 programs and services are dedicated to the enhancement of professional
 development, the advancement of technology and the promotion of the
 engineering and scientific professions, thereby enabling positive
 contributions to society.  For membership information or program registration
 visit the ESD website at www.esd.org or call 800-659-2559.
 
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