Driving Electric Vehicles and Technical Talk on Transforming the Transportation Sector Through Electrification


Please join us to drive an Electric Vehicle (EV) and know this trending technologies on November 20, 2019. There will be two Electric Vehicles for the test drive. 

  1. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt
  2. 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

 Plese fill-up the Excel file for the test drive: Driving Schedule



 This is your chance to test drive an electric vehicle (EV) and learn about how the transportation sector is experiencing a profound transformation.  Technological advancements, public policy, and environmental awareness have contributed to the (re)emergence of battery electric vehicles. Beyond mild hybrid (48V) and hybrid vehicles, an onslaught of fully electric vehicle models is underway. But few know that there are already 30+ electrified vehicle models available to Nova Scotians along with a robust province-wide fast charging network. Come learn how the advancement of: autonomous driving, lithium ion batteries, vehicle to vehicle communication, the proliferation of charging networks and innovative advancements like virtual power plants have presented burgeoning opportunities for Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


Jérémie Bernardin

Program Manager, Clean Transportation,Clean Foundation



Date: November 20, 2019

Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Room # L273, Loyola, Saint Mary's University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax

Seating Capacity: Maximum 30

Fees: Free


1. Circuits & Systems/Solid-State Circuits Joint Chapter

2. Division of Engineering at Saint Mary's University 

  Date and Time




  • Date: 20 Nov 2019
  • Time: 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-04:00) Canada/Atlantic
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  • 923 Robie Street
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Canada NS B3H 3C3
  • Building: Loyola
  • Room Number: L273
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  • Co-sponsored by Circuits & Systems/Solid-State Circuits Joint Chapter, Division of Engineering at Saint Mary's University
  • Starts 30 September 2019 08:18 PM
  • Ends 20 November 2019 03:55 PM
  • All times are (GMT-04:00) Canada/Atlantic
  • No Admission Charge


Jérémie Bernardin Jérémie Bernardin of Clean Foundation


Transforming the Transportation Sector Through Electrification


Jérémie Bernardin is the Clean Transportation Program Manager at the Clean Foundation, the President and Co-Founder of the Electric Vehicle Association of Atlantic Canada, and is the Co-Chair of the Pan-Canadien Electric Vehicle Leaders Council. For over a decade, he has worked in the automotive industry in a variety of positions including: Program Coordinator at Emotive BC (a province wide public outreach campaign promoting electric vehicles (EVs) in British Columbia), Electric Vehicle Product Specialist at Mercedes-Benz Canada, Technology Specialist at Subaru Canada, and Performance Driving Instructor for the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy. He is passionate about all forms of transportation and has been relentless in his mission to accelerate the transition to electrified transportation in Atlantic Canada. Jérémie and his team at the Clean Foundation have launched Next Ride, an electric vehicle awareness campaign that is providing opportunities for Nova Scotians to get behind the wheel of an EV. Additionally they launched EVassist.ca, a one stop resource for everything EV in Nova Scotia.


04:00 PM- Presentation

04:30 PM- Question and Answer

04:45 PM- Driving 2019 Chevrolet Bolt and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

07:00 PM- END