May 14, 2019 from 8:00 AM–5:00 PM

The P3 Policy and Delivery Leaders Summit

Hosted by City and Financial Global

Against the backdrop of renewed determination at the federal and state level to address the infrastructure crisis in the U.S., City & Financial Global’s P3 Policy and Delivery Summit, which is being held at the exclusive Cosmos Club in Washington D.C. on May 14th and 15th, will be a key gathering for senior members of the U.S. and international infrastructure community.

This event, which will be taking place during, and in partnership with, Infrastructure Week, is positioned as a leaders’ forum, and will attract a C-suite audience from the private sector and senior officials from federal, state, and local government. The main objective of the summit is to analyze the respective roles of federal, state and local government in helping deliver fit-for-purpose and world-class infrastructure across all sectors in the U.S. via public-private partnerships or P3s.

The confirmed speakers to date include:

  • Andrew Wheeler, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Stephen K. Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia, SC, and President, The United States Conference of Mayors
  • David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States
  • H.E. Joe Hockey, Australia’s Ambassador to the United States
  • DJ Gribbin, Former Special Assistant to President Trump for Infrastructure; Nonresident Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution; Senior Operating Partner, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners; Founder, Madrus, LLC
  • John Porcari, President, Advisory Services, WSP USA
  • Nick Butcher, Head of Infrastructure, Macquarie Group
  • Shailen Bhatt, President and CEO, Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America)
  • Martin Powell, Global Head of Siemens Cities
  • Peter Taylor, Co-Head of Global Infrastructure, The Carlyle Group
  • Derek Kan, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Peter Rogoff, CEO, Sound Transit (Seattle)
  • Marshall Macomber, Senior Policy Advisor and President of ThinkP3, Association for the Improvement of the American Infrastructure (AIAI)
  • Kiel Weaver, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of Interior
  • Emily Hauber, Senior Adviser on Federal Affairs and Government Relations, City and County of Denver
  • Shoshana M. Lew, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
  • Scott Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Valley Metro
  • Joe Seliga, Partner, Co-lead of Government practice & Infrastructure Investment Team, Mayer Brown LLP
  • Julio Garcia, Head of Infrastructure – North America, IFM Investors
  • Adam Hesketh, Vice President, Development – North America, Transurban
  • David Horner, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • Cheryl Jones, Founder and Principal, CEJones Consulting, LLC
  • Jodie Misiak, Assistant Vice President, Alternative Delivery, Advisory Services, WSP USA
  • Mark Polston, Principal Consultant, Alternative Delivery Support Service, WSP USA
  • Philip Bane, Managing Director, Smart Cities Council
  • Ryan Fisher, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works
  • Dr. Morteza Farajian, Executive Director of Build America Bureau and Former   Deputy Director of Transportation and Director of P3 Office in Virginia
  • Omar Marrero, Central Office of Recovery, Reconstruction, and Resiliency (COR3), Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority (P3)
  • Brian Chin, Senior Vice President of Strategic Financial Planning, American Water
  • Michael Schneider, Managing Principal, InfraStrategies LLC
  • Rick Clarke, Chief Program Management Officer, LA Metro
  • Carolyn Gonot, Chief Engineering & Program Delivery Officer, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
  • Robert Poole, Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation
  • Geoffrey Yarema, Co-Founder and Infrastructure Practice Group Partner, Nossaman LLP
  • Mike Parker, Americas Infrastructure Leader, EY Transaction Advisory Services

Among the topics that will be covered are:

  • What should Congress do to help rebuild infrastructure in America?
  • Improving the environmental permitting regime to improve project timelines
  • How should the financing burden be shared between federal, state and local governments?
  • Reform of the Gas Tax – is it viable, and, if so, how?
  • Reforming federal financing programs and increasing access to finance
  • Creative approaches to land use
  • Asset recycling
  • Smart Infrastructure, smart cities, and the role of technology
  • A view of P3s from the Governor’s mansion
  • Challenges faced by cities
  • Meeting the infrastructure needs of rural America
  • Running a P3 office, Lessons from the frontlines
  • The Corps of Engineers & P3
  • Harnessing P3 for airports
  • P3s and transit
  • Rebuilding America’s water infrastructure using P3
  • P3s past, present, and future

Who should attend?

  • C-suite representatives from U.S. and international corporations engaged in infrastructure projects in the U.S.
  • Financiers, institutional investors and professional advisers
  • Senior officials in Federal, State and Local Government running infrastructure programs

Program cost: $900 (private sector), $500 (public sector)