Portland Community College – Sylvania Campus, Portland

2014

Event Highlights: Portland Community College hosted Odyssey 2014 event in the Automotive Department building and parking lot. An 1896 Riker electric car original prototype was on display. Also attendees could view a 1972 Datsun electric conversion called The White Zombie that holds a 0-60mph record of 1.8seconds. PCC also featured a Tesla Model S, making for a dramatic comparison.

 

Breakout sessions were held with speakers from various energy suppliers who discussed the existing and future infrastructure for electric, natural gas, propane, and hydrogen fueled vehicles.

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Contact:
Margaret Ragan, Site Coordinator
Email • (503) 423-7355

2012

Event Highlights: Federal, state, county, and city fleet representatives were in attendance as well as students who were exposed to new or advanced technologies currently being used as viable transportation options. Numerous vehicles were displayed to give students a view of the future, and various experts were available to answer questions. There was a presentation about CNG-powered vehicles and CNG infrastructure. Attendees received an Odyssey tote bag with a participant’s informational package and other promotional items. As a thank you to those attending, individuals were provided free continental breakfast and lunch.


2008

Host Site Coordinator: Portland Community College – Sylvania Campus

Event Type: Vehicle Displays, Informational Sessions Sponsors/Partners: Columbia-Willamette Clean Cities Coalition, and Oregon Department of Energy

Attendees: 150 Students, Instructors, Fleet Representatives, General Public

Event Highlights: Federal, state, county and city fleet representatives were in attendance as well as students who were exposed to new or advanced technologies currently being used as viable transportation options. Numerous vehicles were displayed to give students a view of the future, and various experts were available to answer any questions they presented. Two different sessions were held throughout the day, highlighting the different fuels and technologies and the benefits associated with each. As a thank you for those attending, individuals were provided a free continental breakfast and lunch.

 


2006

Host Site Coordinator: Portland Community College – Sylvania Campus, Portland, OR

Event Type: Vehicle Displays, Lectures, Informational Sessions

Attendees: 300 Students, Instructors, Fleet Representatives

Participating Sponsors / Partners: Columbia-Willamette Clean Cities Coalition, Oregon Department of Energy, and the Southwest Clean Air agency

Event Highlights: Federal, state, county, and city fleet representatives were all represented as students were exposed to new or advanced technologies currently being used as viable options of transportation. Numerous vehicles were displayed to give students a glimpse of the future, and experts in the field were available to answer any questions they had. Various sessions were held throughout the day, highlighting the different fuels and the benefits associated with each. As a thank you for those in attendance, individuals were served a free lunch.

 


2004

Site: Portland Community College/Columbia Willamette Clean Cities Coalition

Format: Conference/Exhibit

Audience: Government Officials, Fleet Operators and Owners, Students, Auto Consumers

Attendees: 275

Highlights: 25 American Hydrogen Association CNG vehicles. Hydrogen display/exhibit and workshops. Good fleet representation. American Hydrogen Association–NW displayed a hydrogen lawn mower and generator.

 


2002

Site: Portland Community College – Sylvania Campus, Portland

Format: Conference/Exhibits

Audience: Elected Officials, Fleets, Students

Attendees: 245

Highlights: Exhibit/ride and drive included 26 vehicles including a bus, CNG vehicles, electric vehicles and 16 vendors; we partnered with our local Clean Cities Coalition; local gas utility was a sponsor.