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DOE BETO hosting alternative aviation fuel workshop

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The US Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is hosting a 2-day workshop gathering lead experts in the field of aviation biofuels on 14–15 September. The Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop, which is being held in Macon, Georgia, will advance the understanding of current opportunities to increase the competitiveness of alternative jet fuels.

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CARB/CEC holding pre-solicitation workshop for $40M Zero-Emission Drayage Truck and Infrastructure Pilot Project

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The California Energy Commission (CEC) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will host a remote-access workshop to solicit feedback on the forthcoming, first of its kind, joint solicitation for the Zero-Emission Drayage Truck and Infrastructure Pilot Project.

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California ARB hosting public workshop to discuss reducing in-use emissions from HD diesel

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff will host a public workshop on 11 February to discuss ideas and strategies to reduce in-use emissions from heavy-duty diesel vehicles operating in the State of California. The objective of the workshop is to solicit stakeholder ideas and comments about potential strategies to ensure heavy-duty vehicles operating in California are well-maintained and have properly functioning emissions control systems.

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Audi e-tron GT first vehicle in the VW Group to dispense with actual prototype in 3P workshops

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The Audi e-tron GT is the first vehicle in the VW Group to dispense with an actual prototype in the 3P (Production Preparation Process) workshops, according to Markus Moinot, Head of Production Planning Processes in Neckarsulm. This is the first time that workflows along the assembly line and the associated logistics processes are being tested entirely virtually in the “3P workshops”. Hitherto these tests used to be conducted in workshops on prototypes.

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China-US workshop emphasizes cooperation on EV standardization

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The overarching focus of the workshop was cooperation on standards, conformance, and training programs among industry and government stakeholders to facilitate the growth of the EV market. The full-day workshop was convened as part of the US-China Standards and Conformance Cooperation Program ( SCCP ) and was hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the Standardization Administration of China (SAC), and the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

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Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture workshop

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Intelligent Transportation System Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) will host a free Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA) public workshop meeting to discuss and solicit feedback on preliminary architecture viewpoint drafts and to gain important feedback from the stakeholders who will be involved in manufacturing, developing, deploying, operating, or maintaining the connected vehicle technologies and applications.

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California ARB hosting public workshop to discuss regulatory concepts for the Heavy-Duty “omnibus” Low NOx rulemaking

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) will host a public workshop to discuss regulatory concepts to reduce NO x emissions from new on-road heavy-duty vehicles greater than 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating. The workshop will be held on 26 September at the South Coast Air Quality Management District Auditorium, 21865 Copley Drive in Diamond Bar, California. The workshop will be available via webcast for those unable to attend in person.

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AAPG holding workshop on hydraulic fracturing

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The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) is holding a Geosciences Technology Workshop (13-15 August in Golden, Colorado) focused on new developments in hydraulic fracturing with an emphasis on the importance of understanding the geology, rock properties, geomechanics, geochemistry, reservoir fluids, natural fracture systems and the nature of the reservoir itself.

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Berkeley Lab hosts UC-industry battery workshop; bridging the gap in applied research

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Berkeley Lab hosted a battery research workshop last week to explore what role researchers in the University of California (UC) system can play in bridging the gap between science research and technology deployment of new batteries. The purpose of this workshop is to see what role UC can play in bridging the gap in applied research, Srinivasan said. The workshop addressed the need for energy storage for both transportation and the grid.

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ANSI convening EV codes and standards workshop

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On behalf of the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Idaho National Laboratory, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is convening a standards needs assessment workshop on the codes and standards needed to facilitate the successful introduction, and wide-spread acceptance and deployment of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty on-road electric drive vehicles (EDVs). The input from the workshop will go into a report to be prepared afterwards.

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California Energy Commission holding two hydrogen workshops on infrastructure and fueling

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In August, the California Energy Commission (CEC) will hold two public workshops related to the use of hydrogen as a transportation fuel: one on infrastructure, the other on measurement and dispensing. On 12 August, CEC staff will host a public workshop on California’s hydrogen fuel infrastructure. On 27 August, CEC staff will host a workshop on hydrogen gas metrology, standards, and dispensing.

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CalEPA to hold public workshop on new strategies to achieve carbon neutrality in transportation; vehicles and fuels

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On 24 September 2019, CalEPA and its sister agency partners will hold a public workshop to discuss the priorities of these two studies, their integration into existing regulatory and planning processes, relevant timelines, and ongoing public engagement. The 2019-2020 California State Budget authorizes $3 million for two studies focused on the state’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2045.

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DOE’s BETO holding four alternative fuel workshops over next three weeks

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will hold four alternative fuel workshops over the next three weeks. The Demonstration and Deployment Strategy Workshop will be held 12–13 March at Argonne National Laboratory’s Advanced Photon Source conference center outside of Chicago, Illinois. The Algal Biofuels Strategy Workshop will be held 26–27 March in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Western Washington CCC hosting workshop on renewable methane and transportation

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The Western Washington (state) Clean Cities Coalition is hosting a workshop next month on renewable natural gas (RNG, or biogas) and its potential as a transportation fuel in Washington state. The “Cash Cow” workshop brings together environmental professionals, policymakers, project developers, and agricultural professionals to strategize ways to bring projects to market and integrate RNG into the greenhouse gas reduction strategies of government and industry.

Cal Energy Commission holding workshop on rapid land subsidence and impact on gas & oil infrastructure

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The staff of the California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop on 10 November in Sacramento to open a discussion about the extremely fast rate of land subsidence in the Central Valley of California and how it may be affecting the oil & natural gas infrastructure. During this workshop, additional information will be presented to coordinate future research activities, to better anticipate impacts, and to develop corrective measures, if needed.

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California ARB holding public workshop on how to spend VW’s $800M ZEV payment

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public workshop on Friday, 2 December 2016, to provide suggestions for Volkswagen’s $800-million 10-year zero emission vehicle (ZEV) Investment Commitment in California. During the workshop, staff will discuss: four areas of qualified investments: ZEV infrastructure, public awareness, increasing ZEV access, and green city projects; ARB’s draft guiding principles and recommended priorities for the first ZEV Investment Plan; and. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is holding a.

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Ohio workshop seeks ideas for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

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NASA and the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) are sponsoring the second in a series of regional public workshops to gather ideas and suggestions on the design of the proposed National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI). The workshop will be held 9 July at the Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland. Confirmed workshop speakers are NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, NIST Director Patrick Gallagher and Ohio Sen.

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AERIS team conducting free public workshop on connected vehicle environmental applications

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The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) will conduct a free public workshop soliciting discussion with the adopter community on connected vehicle environmental applications that may be candidates for the upcoming Connected Vehicle Pilot demonstrations. The workshop is being conducted on behalf of the Applications for the Environment: Real-Time Information Synthesis ( AERIS ) program.

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California ARB holding two workshops on developing measure to reduce emissions from TRUs

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To that end, ARB staff is holding two more workshops on the development of a regulation to limit the amount of time that internal combustion engine-driven TRUs and TRU gensets operate while stationary, as well as requiring an overall zero-emission mode operating time. At the upcoming workshop, ARB staff will discuss preliminary concepts developed since the first workshop in April 2016.

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Argonne Lab hosting Electrical Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Workshop

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Argonne National Laboratory ( ANL ) is hosting the Electrical Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Workshop at its campus outside of Chicago on 20-21 March. The Workshop, sponsored by the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation at Illinois Institute of Technology is intended to provide background and an introduction to the work to be undertaken by the new $120-million Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne. Earlier post.).

Upcoming workshop for SAE J2954 wireless power transfer status and testing in California

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On 6 February, the Center for Sustainable Energy in San Diego in California will be hosting a workshop for SAE J2954 (Wireless Power Transfer and Automated Charging and Alignment) with the California Air Resources Board (ARB) and California Energy Commission (CARB-CEC) related to wireless power transfer technology status and testing plans in California. The workshop is the day before the SAE 2017 Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium , also in San Diego.

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Workshop to help shape UK project on dynamic power transfer for EVs; charge while you drive

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Via the UK’s Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership comes word that the UK Highways Agency will hold a workshop in Central London on 28 November for stakeholders to help shape a project on dynamic wireless power transfer. The workshop marks the start of engagement for the feasibility study.

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California ARB to hold public workshop on zero-emission powertrain certification for medium-duty, heavy-duty, and off-road powertrains

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) will hold a public workshop on Wednesday, 29 November 2017, in El Monte, California, to discuss the development of certification procedures for medium‑duty, heavy‑duty, and off-road zero‑emission powertrains. ARB staff will present a brief concept paper at the workshop to help focus the discussion and encourage public feedback.

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California ARB to hold workshop on future of Zero Emission Bus regulation

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is holding a public workshop on 17 September 2013, in Diamond Bar, California, to discuss updates to the Zero Emission Bus (ZBus) regulation and to explore the status of, and future developments to, ZBus technology and related systems. At the workshop, ARB will establish the continued need for ZBus technology development.

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ARB staff to hold workshop on rulemaking to link California and Québec Cap-and-Trade programs

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The staff of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will hold a public workshop on 9 April in Sacramento to discuss draft amendments to the Cap-and-Trade Regulation for linking the California program with Québec’s cap-and-trade program. The April workshop is meant to provide an opportunity for staff to discuss the draft regulatory text and for stakeholders to ask questions or provide comments on the draft text. The workshop will be webcast.

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Fraunhofer holding 3rd annual workshop on Li-sulfur batteries in November

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Fraunhofer IWS in Dresden, Germany will hold its 3rd annual workshop on Lithium-sulfur batteries from 12-13 November 2014. As with the prior Lithium-Sulfur Battery Workshops in 2012 and 2013, this year’s symposium will bring together an international audience of scientists and industrial customers.

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California ARB holding public workshop on Advanced Clean Cars rulemaking

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ARB is holding a one-day workshop to discuss ARB staff’s preliminary thoughts and. This is the fourth technical workshop for the Advanced Clean Cars rulemaking: The first, on 2 March, focused on preliminary elements of the proposed criteria. Material from the previous workshops can be found here. This fourth workshop will provide. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is developing a proposal for more stringent.

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DOE seeking feedback on findings of hydrogen production and delivery workshops

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The purpose of these RFIs is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to electrolytic hydrogen production pathways and hydrogen transmission and distribution, specifically with respect to reports developed at workshops on the topics convened by the DOE in February. The second workshop also was held at NREL 27-28 February 2014, and focused on electrolytic hydrogen production.

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California Energy Commission staff to hold Vehicle-Grid Integration Roadmap stakeholder workshop

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The staff of the California Energy Commission will conduct a workshop to gather input from stakeholders on a draft outline of a Vehicle-Grid Integration Roadmap document on 8 October in Sacramento, California. In October 2012 and February 2013, the California ISO administered two workshops to solicit feedback from stakeholders for the creation of a Vehicle-Grid Integration Roadmap.

2013 77

Cal Energy Commission hosting technology merit review workshop on EV charging infrastructure project

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The California Energy Commission will host a workshop Monday, 25 April, in which executives from four companies including ChargePoint and Green Charge Networks, two non-profits, one municipal utility district and one state agency will discuss the successes and challenges of developing electric vehicle charging technology in California. The workshop will be broadcast through WebEx for those unable to attend at the Energy Commission headquarters at 1516 9 th Street, Sacramento, CA.

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ARPA-E holding Workshop on Powertrain Innovations for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will be holding a Workshop on Powertrain Innovations for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, taking place in Denver, CO on 14-15 May 2015. Areas of interest for this Workshop and targeted outcomes include: Powertrain architecture and hardware: the identification of advanced engine and powertrain technologies that will improve future vehicle fuel economy under real-world driving conditions; and.

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European workshop on “Electric Vehicle Batteries: Moving from Research Towards Innovation”

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The European Commission and the European Technology Platforms involved in the PPP European Green Cars Initiative, EPoSS and ERTRAC, are holding a workshop on 10 April 2013 in Brussels to discuss current European activities and policies for bridging the gap between research and innovation in the domain of batteries for the electric vehicle.

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GM China holds electrification workshop in Shanghai; showcases range of 4 electrified vehicles

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General Motors China held an electrification workshop in Shanghai to showcase its new energy vehicles and advanced powertrains. The workshop also highlighted GM China’s long-term vehicle electrification strategy. GM China will hold similar electrification workshops in Beijing and Guangzhou.

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Sino-US workshop on new energy standardization held in Beijing, focus on EVs

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A day-long workshop organized by the China Association for Standardization (CAS) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) focusing on new energy standardization—specifically electric vehicles—was held 23 July in Beijing. The bilateral workshop provided a unique opportunity for experts from both sides to learn about EV standardization efforts taking place in the other country.

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ARPA-E to host workshop on “Transportation Behavior and New Technologies”

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) will host a workshop on “Transportation Behavior and New Technologies,” on 16 March 2012, in Berkeley, CA. This workshop will focus on new transportation technologies such as alternative fuels and advanced powertrain vehicles that have the potential to achieve ARPA-E mission areas of reducing foreign imports and cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The workshop is not open to the media.

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DOE workshop report on common opportunities and challenges in expanding use of H2 and natural gas vehicles

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Sandia National Laboratories, supported by the DOE’s Vehicle Technologies and Fuel Cell Technologies Offices, recently released the workshop report “Transitioning the Transportation Sector: Exploring the Intersection of Hydrogen Fuel Cell and Natural Gas Vehicles.”. Held in September 2014, the workshop considered common opportunities and challenges in expanding the use of hydrogen and natural gas as transportation fuels.

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NHTSA hosting vehicle mass-size-safety workshop for input into forming CAFE regs

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The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is conducting a workshop today and tomorrow on issues related to fuel economy, vehicle mass reduction and the effects of vehicle mass and size on vehicle safety. The workshop will be at DOT Headquarters in Washington, DC. To watch the workshop live online, log into the AT&T Connect site at https://www.connectmeeting.att.com. NHTSA has opened a public docket for comments on the workshop: NHTSA-2010-0152.

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NRC workshop to focus on advances in catalysis needed to exploit feedstock changes driven by shale gas

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The Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology (BCST) of the National Research Council (NRC) will host an interactive, multidisciplinary public workshop scheduled for May 2016 that will focus on identifying gaps and opportunities in catalysis research in an era of shifting feedstocks from crude oil to natural gas for chemical production.

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Cal Energy and NREL holding public workshop on Natural Gas Vehicle Research Roadmap

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The California Energy Commission and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are holding a workshop to solicit public feedback on the 2015 draft Natural Gas Vehicle Research Roadmap. The 2015 report updates the 2009 Natural Gas Vehicle Research Roadmap and provides the framework and foundation for future investments in research, development, demonstration, and deployment.

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DOE to Host Thermoelectrics Applications Workshop

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The US Department of Energy is planning to hold the 2009 Thermoelectrics Applications Workshop 29 September to 2 October in San Diego, CA. The purpose of the Workshop is to expand the interest in thermoelectrics for automotive as well as other applications, such as directly converting waste heat from industrial processes, geothermal, stationary power prime movers (gas turbines and diesels), rail, marine and off-highway equipment to electricity.

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8th Fully Networked Car workshop to be held in association with Geneva Motor Show

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The eighth annual Fully Networked Car workshop , will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, 6 March 6, in association with the Geneva International Motor Show. The workshop is organized by the World Standards Cooperation (WSC), a partnership comprising the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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Nine Ways to Make More Sales This Year

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Sales coach customer follow up presentation product prospect prospecting referrals seminars service skills speeches training webinars workshopsIf “Make more sales” is on your New Year’s Resolutions list (and I’m betting that it is), the question becomes “How, exactly?” The good news is that there are lots of ways. Here are nine simple ones you can implement immediately: 1. Do more prospecting If you want more sales, you need more prospects. Whether [.].

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