May 17, 2017 from 2:00 PM–3:45 PM

Public Works Financing Panel Session

Federal Policy Proposals for Infrastructure Transformation

Hosted by Public Works Financing Newsletter

As part of Infrastructure Week 2017, Public Works Financing will convene and moderate a panel discussion on key issues surrounding public and private infrastructure finance, including lessons learned on past projects and tools, and proposals for the future.

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2:00 PM Introduction

  • William G. Reinhardt, Editor/Publisher, Public Works Financing
2:05 PM Framing the Policy Discussion

P3s and Infrastructure Investment, by the Numbers

  •  Bryan Grote, Mercator Advisors LLC
2:20 PM “21st Century Financing Tools” Panel

  •  Daniel V. Flanagan, Jr., Performance Infrastructure Review Committee, moderator

“CAPR”—A Federal Asset P3 Program; Infrastructure Credit Bonds

  • David Seltzer, Mercator Advisors LLC

Financing Incentives for Water Systems

  • Eric Petersen, Esq., Hawkins, Delafield & Wood

Q & A

3:05 PM “Funding in an Era of Disruption” Panel

  • Mark Pisano, National Academy of Public Administration, moderator

Asset Recycling

  • John R. Schmidt, Esq., Mayer Brown

Challenges with Interstate Tolling

  • Alan E. Pisarski, transportation consultant

Q & A

3:45 PM Closing Remarks

  • William G. Reinhardt