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Monday, March 14 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Goodbye Oil: Accelerating the Electric Car Movement

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Join leaders of the electric car movement to debate how online organizing, culture jamming, and social influence can turn electric cars into cultural icons. The only way to break our addiction to oil is to stop driving cars that use it. In 2011, mass-market electric cars will, for the first time, become a real option for everyday drivers. But common misperceptions, old habits, and powerful interests could prevent electric cars from breaking through to the mainstream.

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Jeremy Heimans

FounderPurpose.comJeremy Heimans is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose (www.purpose.com), a profit-with-purpose business that builds movements to help solve major global problems. Purpose has built global movements to fight cancer (with LIVESTRONG) and eliminate nuclear weapons in... Read More →
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Nathan Pinsley

Co-founderHello ElectricNate is the co-founder of Hello Electric and a specialist in consumer adoption of electric vehicles. At Hello Electric, Nate oversees content and platform development for campaigns that build mainstream knowledge, familiarity, and demand for electric vehicles... Read More →

Laura Schewel

Chief StrategistVirtual Vehicle CompanyLaura Schewel is the founder and Chief Strategic Officer at Virtual Vehicle Company. She is also pursuing a PhD at UC Berkeley's Energy and Resources Group. Previously, she was the program manager for vehicle electrification at Rocky Mountain... Read More →

Monday March 14, 2011 9:30am - 10:30am CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB

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