May 16, 2018 from 7:00 AM–7:00 PM

U.S. Infrastructure Projects Forum – East

Projects meet money, policy, innovation, and risk

Hosted by Infraday

Infraday U.S. Infrastructure Forum: Projects meet money, policy and innvovation is a powerful single day event uniting the leaders in the public and private sector infrastructure sector in talks around funding, developing and maintaining infrastructure projects in the U.S. Leaders from the top U.S. infrastructure projects being planned or under development in the U.S. will be in attendance to share their experiences with executives from the private sector.

Critical fixes need to be made to the U.S.’s ailing infrastructure including developing and rehabilitating roads, bridges, transit systems, ports and airports. The Forum will unite infrastructure leaders on critical solution based dialogue and discourse.

​Who will attend?

  • Government – public officials from transportation authorities
  • Infrastructure project developers
  • Infrastructure equity funds – oil and gas midstream, waste management, airports, integrated shipping, railroads, shipping & ports, trucking, engineering and construction and utilities sector
  • Infrastructure development finance companies
  • Advisory – financial, strategic and PPP services
  • Institutional investors – infrastructure mega funds

Over 40 Speakers Confirmed, including:

  • Ali Chaudhry, Deputy Secretary for Transportation, Office of the Governor New York
  • Allan T. Marks, Partner, Milbank
  • Brian Barlow, Director, Investments – Infrastructure, Sidewalk Labs
  • Capt. J. C. Flumignan, Director, North Atlantic Gateway Office,US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration
  • Marie-Liesse Marc, Vice President, Acquisitions and Asset Management, Vantage Airport Group
  • Carlton Dufrechou, General Manager, Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge
  • Cedric Lucas, Managing Director, Energy & Infrastructure, KKR
  • Chandler Brooks, Director, Regional Marketing, Procore
  • Charles V. “Casey” Dinges, Senior Managing Director, Public Affairs, Membership and Marketing, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Christophe Martin, Executive Director, North America, Vinci Concession
  • Craig Covil, Principal, Arup
  • Diogo Lousa, Manager of Transportation Innovation,Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
  • Elliott Black, Director, Office of Airport Planning and Programming (APP-1), Federal Aviation Administration
  • Francis Sacr, Interim Finance Director, Gateway Program Development Corporation
  • Holly Reed, Managing Director of External Affairs, Texas Central Partners, LLC
  • Jaime Rubin, CEO, Meridiam
  • James Ray, Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Infrastructure,United States Department of Transportation
  • Javier Tamargo, CEO, I-77 Mobility Partners
  • Jeff Marootian, Director, District Department of Transportation (DDOT)
  • Jensen Clarke, Vice President, Fengate Capital
  • Jessica Wurwarg, Director of Energy Management and Sustainability, New York City Department of Transportation
  • Jordi Graells, Director, SH-130 Holdings LLC
  • Mark Melson, Chief Operating Officer, Star Infrastructure Partners
  • Marshall Macomber, Senior Policy Advisor, AIAI
  • Meg Lauerman, Executive Director, Continental 1 Corridor
  • Melanie Vander Valk, VP P3 Concessions, Halmar International
  • Michael Discenza, Treasurer, North America, Transurban
  • Michael Evans, President, Moynihan Station Development Corporation
  • Michael Likosky, Head of Infrastructure, 32 Advisors
  • Michael Manteris, Vice President, Upstream Infrastructure,Cheniere Energy, Inc.
  • Michel Jichlinski, Principal, Augustin Plains Ranch Project Water Pipeline Project
  • Mike Marasco, CEO Plenary Concessions, Plenary Group
  • Pat Jones, Executive Director and CEO, IBTTA
  • Paul Childs, COO, M-1 Rail Detroit
  • Paul Hoback, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Planning & Capital Development, Allegheny County Airport Authority,Pittsburgh International Airport
  • Petra Todorovich Messick, Director, Business Development,Amtrak
  • Ricardo Bosch, North American Commercial and Bidding Vice President, ‎Cintra US
  • Robert Murray, Global Head of Surety, Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • Scott Zuchorski, Senior Director, Global Infrastructure and Project Finance Group, Fitch Ratings
  • Shane Marshall, Deputy Director, Utah Department of Transportation
  • Shoshana Lew, Chief Operating Officer, Rhode Island Department of Transportation
  • Sidney Florey, Business Development Manager North America,Vinci Concession
  • Stephen Bolze, Sr. Managing Director, Global Head of Infrastructure Portfolio Operations, Blackstone
  • Thilo Tecklenburg, Chief Operating Officer North America,Meridiam
  • Thomas Klin, Senior Vice President and New York Account Manager, Jacobs
  • Trevor d’Olier-Lees, Senior Director, Infrastructure Ratings,S&P Global Ratings
  • Vishal Joshipura, Financial Policy Advisor, The Build America Bureau
  • Yousef Salama, Innovation Manager for Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Topics will include:

  • Investing in infrastructure as an asset class
  • Renewable energy infrastructure project development
  • A discussion on the “Buy America” approach to infrastructure development
  • How to structure public funding and PPP to prevent waste and maximize value
  • Energy infrastructure investments
  • Infrastructure improvements in the Northeast Corridor
  • Local government experiences – case study
  • Maximizing value from infrastructure investment
  • Implementing a well structured infrastructure program
  • Infrastructure and digital technology – new innovations in the development and operation of infrastructure assets
  • Transportation outlook – how will tax changes, trade and border policies affect the growth of the transportation sector