LAS VEGAS – The Clean Cities Congress and Expo 2006 will be held May 7-10 at the Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center in Phoenix. The event will feature addresses by public figures and industry leaders, as well as panel discussions on the opportunities for alternative fuels. The Expo features a one-stop shopping marketplace for the fuels, vehicles, and technologies available and provides a stimulating environment for networking with colleagues. Registration and more information are available at With speakers and highlights still unfolding, the Congress has a lineup of educational and informational activities, which include:

Sun., May 7:

Pre-Conference Tutorials
Alternative Fuel Vehicles 101
Alternative Fuel Vehicles Media Training

Mon., May 8:

Phil Gordon, Mayor of Phoenix, “Cities and Energy Security”

Dr. Robert Hirsch, Science Applications International Corporation, “Peaking of World Oil Production: Impacts, Mitigation and Risk Management.”

U.S. Senator John Mc Cain (Ariz.) “Federal Government and Energy Independence.”

Tues., May 9:

Shelley Launey, Director of U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Program, “Momentum Through Voluntary Measures.”

David Kreiter, director of aviation, City of Phoenix; and Brian Weir, president and CEO of Super Shuttle, “Public Private Partnerships That Work.”

“Getting the Most Out of the Energy Bill” Roundtable.

Wed., May 10:

International Day

Presentations from speakers around the globe on International Business Development, Case Studies from Developing Countries, Global Solutions to Global Warming, and the Growth of LNG Internationally.

Public Day

The Expo Hall is open and exhibitors are ready to welcome the general public to see the display of alternative-fuel vehicles and technologies; special programming and an opportunity to talk with fuel providers and auto manufacturers.