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$1 Trillion for Infrastructure? Balancing Public and Private Sources

KEYWORDS: INFRASTRUCTURE, EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ON INFRASTRUCTURE, P3S, LIVE NOW

WHEN: Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye Street NW,, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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Both political parties understand that smart investments in infrastructure contribute to economic growth, job creation, and overall quality of life. Despite support from the administration and members of Congress, there are differing opinions on how to approach upgrading America’s infrastructure.

BPC’s Executive Council on Infrastructure believes that the United States should unleash the resources of the private sector as partners in addressing our infrastructure needs, while also providing robust, reliable federal funding. But with policymakers offering competing proposals, what role will public-private partnerships play in a bipartisan package?

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Congressional Conversation

Rep. John Delaney (D-MD)
@RepJohnDelaney

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)
@RodneyDavis

Moderated by:

Jason Grumet
President, BPC
@JasonGrumet

Public Sector Panel

Diane Barrett
Chief Projects Officer, City and County of Denver

Pat Foye
Executive Director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Adam Ortiz
Director of the Department of the Environment for Prince George’s County

Michael Bonini
Director of Public-Private Partnerships, PennDot

Moderated by:

Sarah Kline
Fellow, BPC

Private Sector Panel

Anthony Casciano
Global CEO of Industry and Healthcare Finance, Siemens Financial Services

Paul Horgan
Head of North America Commercial Insurance, Zurich North America

Thomas McLoughlin
Co-Head of CIO Fundamental Research & Head of Municipal Research, UBS

Mike Sommers
President and CEO, American Investment Council

Moderated by:

Susan Gray
Global Head of Infrastructure, S&P Global Ratings