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30th Annual

ARTBA Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference

July 18-20, 2018

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

Washington, D.C.

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ARTBA thanks these organizations for their leadership and sponsorship support of the P3 program:

ARTBA’s P3s in Transportation Conference, now in its 30th year, is the nation’s pre-eminent event about private sector participation in transportation infrastructure financing. Attendees will:

  • Connect with hundreds of key decision makers, project sponsors, private-sector finance executives, and government leaders from all levels;
  • Explore new market opportunities;
  • Participate in interactive sessions on timely topics;
  • Gather expert insights developed from three decades of P3 experience; and
  • Welcome the next generation of P3 participants through the Emerging Leaders track.

The early registration discount ends on Friday, May 25.

Contact ARTBA’s Allison Rose with questions.

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) speaking at our 2017 P3 Conference.

Please find below the preliminary agenda for the 2018 P3 Conference.
Check back for updates.

Wednesday, July 18
Time TBAP3 Owners Meeting/Peer Exchange
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.ARTBA National Workshop for State and Local Transportation Investment Advocates (P3 Conference attendees are welcome to attend for free.)
6 – 7:30 p.m.30th Anniversary Conference Reception
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.ARTBA P3 Division Board Meeting & Dinner (invitation only)
Thursday, July 19
7 – 8 a.m.ARTBA P3 Conference Sponsors Breakfast (invitation only)
7:30 – 8 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8 – 8:10 a.m.Welcoming Remarks
Simon Santiago, Nossaman
8:10 – 8:40 a.m.Opening Keynote Speaker
8:40 – 9:15 a.m.Plenary Session: The View from Capitol Hill – Panel of Key Congressional Staff
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.Plenary Session: 30 Years of Lessons Learned in Transportation P3s
Moderator: Bill Reinhardt, Public Works Financing
Panelists: ARTBA P3 Division Presidents from the '90's, '00's and '10's and Bob Poole, Reason Foundation
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.Networking Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.Plenary Session: “The Great Debate” – What’s the “Value” of a Value for Money Analysis
11:30 a.m. – NoonFeatured Speaker
Noon – 1:30 p.m.Awards Luncheon
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.Plenary Session: The Trump Administration and P3 Policy
2:30 – 3 p.m.Networking Coffee Break
3 – 4 p.m.Plenary Session: The View from the State Legislatures
Presented with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
4 – 5 p.m.Breakout Session: Troublesome Design and Construction Risk Transfers in P3s

Breakout Session: Finding the Right Partner – Teaming for a P3

Breakout Session: Topic TBA
6 – 7:30 p.m.Evening Networking Reception
Friday, July 20
7:30 – 8 a.m.P3 Emerging Leaders Mentoring Breakfast

Continental Breakfast for Conference Attendees
8 – 9 a.m.Breakout Session: P3 Perspectives from State & Local Contractors

Breakout Session: P3 Emerging Leaders Track – Topic TBA
9 – 10 a.m.Breakout Session: Bundling Assets and Projects for P3s

Breakout Session: P3 Emerging Leaders Track – Topic TBA
10 – 10:15 a.m.Networking Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:30 a.m.Closing Plenary Session: Interactive Town Hall Discussion

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Hyatt Regency Washington
400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001

Reservations: 1.888.421.1442
Group Rate: $259 per night
Room Cut-off date: June 19
Group name for discount rate: ARTBA P3 Conference
Online Hotel Reservations: click here

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Pictured left to right are P3 Board members, Joe Wingerter of Kiewit Corporation and David Spector of Colorado DOT/HPTE, along with ARTBA Chairman, Matt Cummings of AECOM, at our 2017 P3 Conference.

To sponsor or exhibit at the conference, please complete this form. Email ARTBA’s Vice President of Meetings & Events Ed Tarrant with questions, or call him at 202.683.1031.

DIAMOND ($25,000)

  • Eight complimentary admissions
  • Premium positioning for 6-foot tabletop exhibit centrally located between all conference meeting rooms
  • Top-level recognition in all marketing materials and remarks
  • Corporate logo on conference website
  • A seat at the speaker’s table for each meal function
  • Recognition at the registration desk
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials to attendees
  • Copy of attendee list

PLATINUM ($20,000)

  • Six complimentary admissions
  • Premium positioning for 6-foot tabletop exhibit centrally located between all meeting rooms
  • Recognition in all marketing materials and remarks
  • Corporate logo on conference website
  • A seat at the speaker’s table for the meal of your choice
  • Video signage at the sponsored session
  • Recognition at the registration desk
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials to attendees
  • Copy of attendee list

GOLD ($10,000)

  • Four complimentary admissions
  • Recognition in all conference marketing materials
  • Corporate logo on conference website
  • Recognition at the registration desk
  • Video signage at the sponsored session
  • Distribution of either pens or other promotional mate- rials to attendees (you supply materials)
  • Copy of attendee list

SILVER ($7,500)

  • Two complimentary admissions
  • Co-sponsor one of the two conference breakfasts
  • Recognition in all conference marketing materials
  • Corporate logo on conference website
  • Recognition at the registration desk
  • Video signage at the sponsored session

BRONZE ($5,000)

  • One complimentary admission
  • Recognition as co-sponsor at conference coffee break
  • Recognition in all conference marketing materials
  • Corporate logo on conference website
  • Recognition at the registration desk

EXHIBITS ($3,500)

  • 6-foot Tabletop exhibit centrally located between all meeting rooms
  • One complimentary admission to all meals and sessions
  • Copy of attendee list

ARTBA’s P3 Awards Program is an annual competition to honor and draw attention to individuals, companies and public agencies that demonstrate outstanding achievement in the establishment and delivery of U.S. transportation P3 projects. The competition is structured into two categories:

P3 Champion of the Year: This award is given to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the forward progress of P3s in the U.S. transportation industry.

Submit a nomination.

P3 Project of the Year: This award spotlights a project that demonstrates the value P3s bring to the U.S. transportation construction industry. All firms and/or agencies that played a significant role in the nominated project should be cited in the application. The award itself is given to the entire project team. Winners may purchase additional trophies for project partners if they so desire.

Submit a nomination.

The 2018 nomination deadline is Monday, June 4.

View more details on eligibility and submission guidelines. View a list of the past winners.

For the second year, ARTBA’s P3 Conference will welcome the next generation of P3 leaders through its professional development half-day track! Last year’s inaugural track was a huge success and ARTBA is excited to continue promoting, protecting and improving the future of the P3 industry.

Whether you’re just starting out in the P3 industry, have been working in it for years, or it’s just an industry you’re interested in learning more about, this half-day track offers an excellent opportunity to network and hear insights from P3 industry peers and executives, and join discussions on technology, diversity, and other pertinent industry issues.

The half-day track includes a mentorship breakfast, two panel sessions, a networking coffee break, an interactive town-hall discussion, and a luncheon. The full agenda can be found below:

7:30 – 8 a.m.

Mentoring Breakfast: Emerging leaders will meet informally with senior executives in the industry for an informal discussion.

8 – 9 a.m.

Panel Session – Leveraging Technology Advancements: The transportation space is changing quickly with new technology disruptions being introduced at a rapid pace. This panel will dig into what those technologies are and how they can change the requirements of long-term P3 contracts and maybe even P3 partnerships.

9 – 10 a.m.

Panel Session – Diversifying the Workforce: The P3 transportation sector is at the intersection of many diverse disciplines, including finance, law, engineering, and policy. This panel will take the perspective of emerging leaders and focus on ways to create diverse teams – from age, gender, ethnicity and experience – that foster greater collaboration within the industry and different points of view to P3 projects.

10 – 10:15 a.m.

Networking Coffee Break: Emerging leaders will join other conference attendees for an informal break.

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Interactive Town-Hall Discussion: Emerging leaders will combine with the other conference attendees for an interactive discussion on P3 topics led by Steve D. DeWitt, PE, past President of ARTBA’s P3 Division.

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Emerging Leaders Luncheon: Co-hosted by the Young Professionals in Infrastructure, this luncheon, exclusively for half-day track participants, will include exciting speakers and fun activities for emerging leaders.

The registration cost also includes an invitation to the P3 Conference’s Networking Reception taking place the night before, July 19, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency.

Additional information about speakers, moderators and panelists will be announced soon.

Please contact ARTBA’s Allison Rose with any questions.

SPACE IS LIMITED so register now!

5th Annual “National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates”
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Hyatt Regency Washington | Washington, D.C.

The “National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates,” a signature program of the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (TIAC), brings together transportation investment champions from around the country to share best practices, playbook secrets and other keys to success in advancing state and local legislative and ballot initiatives that boost transportation infrastructure investment.

Attend the Workshop to hear the real-life challenges and success stories of state transportation funding campaigns. Learn what states have raised or are trying to raise new transportation revenue, why they are doing so, what revenue streams they are exploring, who the major players are, and campaign tactics and strategies.

Be part of the conversation! Attendees will leave the Workshop with new skills and strategies for increasing funding in their own states.

Visit the ARTBA-TIAC Workshop page for updates on speakers, session topics, and more.

Registration is free for ARTBA’s P3 Conference Attendees!

Indicate your plan to attend on the registration form for the P3 conference, or email TIAC Deputy Director Carolyn Kramer for more information or to sign up.

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