Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Kennesaw State University Continuing Ed Facility

3333 Busbee Drive, NW

Kennesaw, GA 30144

(Behind the Cracker Barrel at I-75 and Chastain Road)

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Bill Greer 
Georgia Tank & Environmental Contractors Association 

Fuels Issues Seminar - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly! What You Need to Know 

Special Discounted Fee for members of the co-sponsor associations.  The Co-Sponsor Associations are:

GTEC - Georgia Tank & Environmental Contractor Association

GACS - Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

GMTA - Georgia Motor Trucking Association

ACCG - Association of County Commissioners of Georgia

AIPG - American Institute of Professional Geoligists (Georgia)

GAPT - Georgia Association of Pupil Transportation

ARA - Atlanta Retailers Association

PBA - Platinum Business Alliance

Are you a member of another association that might qualify as a co-sponsor?  Have your association contact Bill Greer 770-235-9144.

What's In Your Wallet? What's In Your Tank?? Find Out About Problems and How to Treat Them Also: Find out About the Status of Other Alternative Fuels. What are Renewable Fuels. What Do You Need to Know About Electric Vehicle Charging Stations - Home and Commercial ?

Fuels Issues Seminar Agenda

 8:00      Exhibit Spaces Open     -     Pastries and Coffee available

 8:30      Introduction and Welcome:   Bill Greer,   Executive Director,  Georgia Tank & Environmental Contractors Association (GTEC)

 8:45     Update From the State Department of Agriculture (GDA)

Dr. Carrie Crabtree, Laboratory Division Director                       

Doug Killingsworth, GDOA Fuel and Measures Division Director

David Au, State Oil Chemist   -  Recent Rulemaking Changes Affecting

the Marketing of Ethanol Fuels

 9:30  Introduction of Exhibit Vendors  -  Vendors will be given 2 –5 minutes to describe their products/services.    To help you decide which vendors to visit.  

 9:45  Update on Alternative Fuels  -  Alternative Fuels Data Center/Clean Cities Georgia

Biodiesel,  Electricity  (To Be Covered in Detail After Lunch),  Ethanol,  Hydrogen,  Natural Gas, Propane

 10:30  Break  -  Visit Vendor Exhibits

 11:00     Special Issues by the Georgia Dept of Agriculture:

A.  Biodiesel, hydrotested vegetable oil, renewable diesel, and synthetic diesel. 

B.  Diesel Flash Point Issues Due to Microbial Growth Contamination.

 12:00  Noon  -  Lunch  (Included) 

 1:00 PM  Fuels Issues  Perspectives From the Contractor:  Howard Chesneau, Fuel Quality Services

 2:00 PM  Electric Vehicles (EV) and  EV Charging Stations  -  The Hottest Topic in Alternative Fuels

A.  Angela Holland, President of the Georgia Association of Convenience Stores (GACS) will update us on what is happening in the Georgia Legislature as far as Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.

 B.  Also other Presentations by representatives from Georgia Power Company, ChargePoint, and Specific Manufacturers of EV Charging Station Equipment

 We will help you answer this question:  Should I add an Electrical Vehicle Charging Station to My Fuel Facility/Convenience Store?  How do I get it done and what is the cost?

 Other questions that will be addressed:   Can I install my own home charging station?    Can I install ChargePoint Home Flex outdoors?  Can I use my dryer outlet?   How much will it cost to install?  Does it take an electrician?  Is a GFCI breaker required?   Can I buy two Home stations and use them on a single circuit? Can I attach a home charger and dryer on a single circuit?  Do EV Charging Station Installers have to be certified?  What about the installation of Commercial Charging Stations?   How do I schedule charging?  Can I see my battery’s state of charge in the app when charging at home?   How do I charge right away if I’m on a schedule?   What if my WiFi disconnects or is unavailable?   How do I connect to Alexa?  What can I do with Alexa and ChargePoint?  Can I connect with Apple Siri or Google Home?  How can I prevent others from using my station when I'm not home?  What do the station’s LED colors mean? 

There will be a special session to help contractors apply for certification.

 4:15 PM  Door Prizes Drawing

4:30 PM Seminar Adjourn 


GTEC and Co-sponsor Association Members: $80

     Other Co-sponsoring Associations :  GACS, GMTA, ACCG, GAPT, AIPG, ARA, PBA 

Non-GTEC Members, Petroleum Facilities, Commercial Fleet Owners, Fueling Facility Owners, Owners of Generator Tanks, Other Petroleum Fuel Users and Marketers, etc.     $125

Exhibitors - GTEC Members:  $200

Includes one attendee.

Exhibitors - Non GTEC Members:  $300

Includes one attendee.

Walkins: $200

Late Fee Applies after May 16, 2022.

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