Solving the Puzzle of Public EV Charging
August 29, 2023 | 10:00am – 10:45am

HARDTECH | Room 132-133

Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) are on the rise thanks to government incentives and mandates, climate initiatives and Tesla’s phenomenal success. But a hurdle to mass adoption is making public charging as easy, convenient and pervasive as filling a traditional car with gas. Broken chargers, confusing interfaces, standards, frustration among EV drivers and skepticism by traditional car owners are substantial hurdles to the mainstream adoption of EVs. This panel of EV experts discuss where EV charging stands and how it needs to evolve.


Frank Menchaca
Kristin Slanina
John Voelcker
Michael Winter