Propane Autogas Technology Forum 2017 Meeting

The 2017 Propane Autogas Technology Forum (PATF) was held on June 13 and 14, 2017, in Arlington, Virginia.

This meeting provided a continued open forum for candid discussion about how to expand the deployment of propane vehicles and address market barriers. The meeting was free and open to PATF stakeholders.

PATF is led by NREL in partnership with the Propane Education & Research Council and the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities program.

Learn more about the event in the meeting summary.

Meeting Overview

Date: June 13 June 14, 2017


Le Méridien Arlington
1121 19th St North
Arlington, VA 22209

To request a specific presentation from this meeting that is not posted below, contact PATF.


This agenda includes presentations featured at the meeting.

June 13, 2017
Time Session Presenter
7:45 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Arrive at Le Meridien, Check-in, Networking, and Hot Breakfast
8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Welcome, Introduction, and Agenda Review John Gonzales (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL))
8:45 a.m. 9:00 a.m. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Perspective Dennis A. Smith (DOE)
9:00 a.m. 9:20 a.m. Assessment of On-Road Market, Propane Education & Research Council's (PERC) Strategic Direction Tucker Perkins (PERC)
9:20 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Light-Duty Engine Development (DI) Mike Ross (Southwest Research Institute (SWRI))
10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Heavy-Duty Engine Development Larry Osgood (Consulting Solutions, LLC)
11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided – Networking
1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Achieving Ultra Low NOx Rob Stevens (Roush CleanTech)
2:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m. Fuels, Quality Standards, and Emissions Durability Mike Ross (SWRI)
3:15 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Issues, Key Points, Questions Wendy Dafoe (NREL)
June 14, 2017
Time Session Presenter
7:45 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Networking and Hot Breakfast
8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Incidents and Lessons Learned Stuart Flatow (PERC) and Mike Taylor (PERC)
9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Comparing Propane Autogas Regulatory and Code Requirements in the United States and Canada Dick Kauling (Kauling NG Solutions)
10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Infrastructure, Private/Public Developments, and Identification Wendy Dafoe (NREL)
10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Overfill Prevention Devices and Safety Measures Dan Granger (Sleegers)
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Issues, Key Points, and Next Steps Wendy Dafoe (NREL)

More Information

For more information, contact John Gonzales.