P3 Federal Conference to address Infrastructure Challenges

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P3C Media is excited to announce the 2018 program for the P3 Federal Conference taking place November 27-28 in Washington, D.C. The agenda includes over 30 P3 training sessions, roundtables, case studies, workshops, RFP announcements, and more. Through sessions focused on procurement, financing, risk transfer, design, asset management, and O&M, attendees will deepen their understanding on the value proposition of P3s, and the role they can play for their transportation, water, energy, and public building projects.

Over two days, public leaders and industry practitioners will share first hand recent experiences, and upcoming projects and practices. Expert speakers will discuss current and soon to be opened procurements, financing programs and structure, best practices with contracts, risk management, operations, and key topics shaping today's P3 landscape. The agenda includes: 

  • How to best structure your next procurement
  • Using P3s in sustainability and resiliency planning
  • Asset management programs that save owners money from Day 1
  • Federal grant and loan assistance programs: How your projects can apply?
  • Opportunity zones & value creation under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
  • Strategies to minimize operating costs and address deferred O&M
  • P3 opportunities for small businesses and local economic development
  • Developing and modernizing energy infrastructure assets with a P3 approach
  • And more

“This year’s program provides the essential tools and know-how to successfully plan, deliver, and operate P3 projects of all sizes. The two-day conference is designed for owners who want to better understand how alternative project delivery can be used for their next project, identify trends and upcoming procurement opportunities, and connect with other communities and agencies,” says Eric Iravani, President, P3C Media.

The conference is a cornerstone for those who need to stay current on project delivery trends, meet with project owners, leaders, and network with development and policy experts. With local, state, and federal agencies looking closely at alternative delivery for the development of public infrastructure; the program emphasizes P3 education, financing solutions, new procurement methodologies, and innovative ways partnerships are helping deliver critical projects of all sizes across the country.

Organizations in attendance include city, county, and state public agencies from over 45 states; Federal Highway Administration; U.S. Department of Transportation; U.S. Department of Agriculture; Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Aviation Administration, and more.

A complete agenda, including session descriptions and speakers is available online here.