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Press Release: HDMA’s Heavy Duty Dialogue to Feature Session by Energy Analyst Robert Bryce

Date: July 22, 2020

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the commercial vehicle division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), has announced Robert Bryce, energy analyst and author, as a speaker at Heavy Duty Dialogue (HDD), a completely virtual event on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm EDT.
 
In his session “Future of Power,” Bryce will cover electricity in the commercial vehicle industry and the challenges in power generation. The session will also look forward to the role electricity will play on the road ahead and the fuels of the future, including solar, nuclear, and natural gas.
 
One of America’s top energy analysts, Bryce is the acclaimed author of six books, including his most recent release A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications, including The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesAustin ChronicleThe Guardian, and Forbes. He has given over 300 invited or keynote lectures to groups ranging from the Marine Corps War College to the Sydney Institute and has appeared on a panoply of media outlets ranging from Fox News to Al Jazeera.

Bryce is also the producer of a new feature-length documentary Juice: How Electricity Explains the World, which is now available on major streaming services.
 
HDD is an exceptional business conference developed specifically for executives in the global and domestic commercial vehicle industry. HDD conference attendees will hear experts discuss strategies, learn about trends and new developments in the market, and enhanced industry knowledge to sustain business in worldwide changing economic conditions.
 
Other session topics will include:
 

  • OEM Advanced Technology Road-map

  • Government Affairs & Policy Briefing

  • Comprehensive Global Economic Industry Outlook

 
Other speakers currently scheduled will include:
 

  • Dr. Jeffrey Rosensweig – Director, John Robson Program in Business, Public Policy, and Government, Goizueta Business School of Emory University

  • Ann Wilson – Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, MEMA

 
Additional speakers and panelists will be announced soon.
 
For more information and to register, visit www.hdma.org/events/heavy-duty-dialogue-hdd-virtual-conference
 
ABOUT HDMA
Based in North Carolina, HDMA is the Commercial Vehicle Division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), a major industry association with a forward looking strategy and a 115-year legacy of advocacy for the motor vehicle supplier industry.
 
A member driven organization, HDMA provides industry leadership for NAFTA based original equipment and aftermarket suppliers in the on and off-highway commercial vehicle equipment industry. This is accomplished through a range of services to its more than 200 member companies, which represent direct employment of nearly 200,000 in their US facilities.
 
For more information, visit www.hdma.org or www.mema.org.
 
ABOUT MEMA
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and its four specialized divisions comprise the leading international trade association in the fast-changing mobility industry. Representing vehicle suppliers that manufacture and remanufacture components, technologies, and systems for use in passenger cars and heavy trucks, MEMA serves as a critical bridge between high-tech capabilities in new vehicles –such as autonomous vehicles and vehicle connectivity—and the “nuts and bolts” of vehicle manufacturing. MEMA works at state, Federal, and international levels to ensure that the marketplace and public policy support the development of advanced, transformative technologies that enable safer, smarter, and more efficient vehicles. By directly employing more than 734,000 Americans and generating a total employment impact of 3.6 million jobs, MEMA’s member companies are the largest sector of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. MEMA’s members are represented through four divisions: Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) and Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA). For more information on how MEMA is leading transformation in the mobility industry, visit www.mema.org.