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The EDTA Conference and Annual Meeting is the premier annual event for companies and industry professionals representing the entire electric drive value chain.

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This is your best opportunity in 2014 to network with your colleagues across the supply chain, learn best practices from the entire industry, and experience first-hand the latest innovations in electric drive – all in one place!

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Ken Boyce

Ken Boyce

Principal Engineer Manager – Energy

Session Details

To Plug or Not to Plug:  Wired vs. Wireless Charging
May 21, 8:30am-10:00am
As electric drive technologies advance, ‘plugging-in’ may not involve a plug at all. Come watch the leaders in the charging infrastructure industry debate the merits of wired vs. wireless charging of EVs – and be prepared to offer up your questions!


Ken Boyce is Principal Engineer Manager – Energy at UL LLC. Ken has decades of experience in safety engineering across many sectors. Most recently he has served as the technical manager for energy technologies, overseeing standards development and technical operations for renewable energy, electric vehicle, energy storage technologies, biofuel and related equipment. Ken is active in the standards and code development communities, and serves as the Chairman of National Electrical Code Panel 1. He works closely with US National Laboratories, including serving as principal for a number of significant research projects. He is has authored numerous technical papers and is a frequent presenter at technical symposia. Ken holds a degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, is a Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, and a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at UL.