Agenda

Taking a step back to look at not just financing but the effect these projects are intended to make for the American people; Where do development, financing, and impact intersect?

• Next frontiers for technology, financing, and social impact & digitizing infrastructure

• Leveraging private capital for successful financing

Tyler Duvall
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Cavnue
Morteza Farajian
Executive Director, U.S. DOT - Build America Bureau
Jennifer Aument
Transportation Chief Executive, Aecom
Moderator
Jeremy Ebie
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Phoenix Infrastructure Group

One of the most exciting new assets in transportation takes center stage. A panel of developers, transportation authorities and lenders walk us through the opportunities and challenges.

• Where are the growing pains?

• How do lenders feel about the technology risk?

• Fleet infrastructure leading the way: lessons from school bus buildout

• SPACs for EVs

R. Earl Lewis
Deputy Secretary, Policy, Planning & Enterprise Services, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
Colin Peppard
Director, Infrastructure Investments, Fengate
Nanda Kamat
Managing Director, MUFG
Josephine Tucker
Managing Director, Clean Energy and Infrastructure, JLL
Moderator
Armando Rivera Jacobo
Partner, White & Case
  • What are the lessons learned from recent political and economic changes?  Has it changed the financing model for these assets? Will hedges be put in place in the future?
  • How are developers and investors looking at the opportunities that are non-revenue sharing with sports team?
  • What is the most optimal way to finance a stadium/arena?
  • Ancillary mixed use developments around stadium financing
Mike Johnson
Senior Vice President - Infrastructure Market & Strategy, Kiewit
Michael Goldberg
Senior Vice President, Sports Finance, DBRS Morningstar
Zach Effron
Executive Director, JP Morgan
Moderator
David Abrams
Banker, Inner Circle Sports

Join our ice-breaker drinks reception hosted by our friends at White & Case to kick off the event the night before! Take in the sights of downtown Nashville and catch up with your friends and colleagues over great bbq and bourbon! Taking place at The Row Kitchen & Pub 110 Lyle Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

Maura Murphy
Senior Content Producer, Proximo

Taking stock of the current infrastructure landscape, trade bodies, government, developers and financiers explore the federal and state fiscal situation, appetites for new build, and challenges facing the market.

• What effect are supply chain issues having on the delivery of projects?

• What near term effects will the infrastructure bill have on the sector? How can lenders, states, and developers prepare?

• Labor shortages and force majeure

• Project volumes and economic risk

Michael Discenza
CFO-North America, Transurban Limited
Victoria Wassmer
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance & Budget, United States Department of Transportation
Darin Early
Managing Director, Public Private Partnerships, Gilbane Development Company
Stephen Brich
Commissioner , Virginia Department of Transportation
Moderator
Maura Murphy
Senior Content Producer, Proximo

M&A

Secondary and brownfield assets continues to be one of the largest markets in infrastructure - here we’ll explore:

• How are capital markets responding to the infrastructure bill - excitement or old hat?

• Liquidity versus dry powder - can funds gain ground on banks in unsettled markets?

• Private Placements make their play

Will Frymann
Executive Director, JP Morgan
Anthony Phillips
Senior Managing Director, John Laing
Ben Droz
Principal - Infrastructure, KKR
Moderator
Tom Nelthorpe
Contributing Editor, Proximo

It is estimated that trillions more than the proposed infrastructure bill will be able to provide are needed to maintain infrastructure across the US – so where does the balance come from?

• What untapped funding sources

• Hindrances to accessing necessary financing

• Working with government and regulators in providing adequate capital

Vivien de Gunzburg
President, Ceres Infrastructure Asset Management
Paul David
Head of Americas, Infrastructure Debt, Allianz Global Investors
Kevin Pattison
Managing Director - Fixed Income, Private Placements, Cigna
Mansi Patel
Head of U.S. Infrastructure and Project Finance, Metlife
Moderator
Jesse McDougall
Head of Export Finance, North America, UK Export Finance

Proximo’s signature gameshow! Join top lenders as they dissect hypothetical deals in the market. What makes a project financeable? What risks are you willing to take to close? Learn it all in Deal or No Deal!

Nicholas Donias
Vice President, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
Bob Cantey
Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Debt, Nuveen
Christina Kim
Managing Director, Brookfield Asset Managment
Moderator
Tom Nelthorpe
Contributing Editor, Proximo

Panel of financial sponsors talking through Construction, permitting, political, payment risk, and risk transfer - and who owns what.

• How do you insure against infrastructure risk

• Political risk - by state and by region - what could keep a project from moving forward? How can you prepare?

Jonathan Dingle
Senior Investment Director, Meridiam
Steven DeWitt
SVP BD, ACS Infrastructure Development Inc.
Robert Johnson
Senior Vice President, Hannon Armstrong
Anne Tricerri
Director, Fitch Ratings Ltd.
Moderator
Stephanie Wagner
Partner, Mayer Brown

• What is driving innovation in infrastructure

• Demonstrating value in upgrading and creating transport infrastructure capacity

• Digitizing by asset class: how is IOT change from a toll road operator to smart city infrastructure?

Sharon Novak
CEO, S&B USA
Roger Boothe
Director, US Infrastructure P3, Altus Group
Florestan Ferroux
Director, Transactions & Investments, CDPQ Infra
Jennifer Wright
Project Finance & Debt Director, Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT)
Moderator
Katayoun Sadeghi
Senior Vice President, HNTB

Digital infrastructure is an exponentially growing sector. With 7 billion allocated for rural buildout in Biden’s Infrastructure Bill, we discuss:

• Where are funds most focused?

• Fiber/ Data centers / towers - where is financing most needed?

• Pricing and technology risk; how long are contracts lasting – and is it worth the investment?

• When will federal investments actually land in comparison to other assets?

Jonathan Duguay-Arbesfeld
Senior Director, Infrastructure Financing, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
Ajit Pai
Partner, Searchlight Capital
Daniel Seltzer
Managing Director, MUFG
Sean Robertson
Vice President, Investments, Brookfield Asset Management
Moderator
Dolly Mirchandani
Partner, White & Case

When putting your project to market, consider the type of procurement best fit for the project; and all; and all of the associated financing options.

• How do public authorities line up TIFIA/PAB allocations?

• Blending TIFIA/ PABS with commercial or taxable debt.

• How do you create the most value for all parties? - talking through risk transfer, state and policy priorities, capacity

• The future of PPP in the US

Mark Jennings
Executive Vice President, Balfour Beatty
Joey Comeau
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Capital, EllisDon
Sia Kusha
Senior Vice President, Plenary Americas
Sam Beydoun
Project Development Lead, U.S. DOT - Build America Bureau
Moderator
Maura Murphy
Senior Content Producer, Proximo

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Taking a step back to look at not just financing but the effect these projects are intended to make for the American people; Where do development, financing, and impact intersect?

• Next frontiers for technology, financing, and social impact & digitizing infrastructure

• Leveraging private capital for successful financing

Tyler Duvall
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Cavnue
Morteza Farajian
Executive Director, U.S. DOT - Build America Bureau
Jennifer Aument
Transportation Chief Executive, Aecom
Moderator
Jeremy Ebie
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Phoenix Infrastructure Group

One of the most exciting new assets in transportation takes center stage. A panel of developers, transportation authorities and lenders walk us through the opportunities and challenges.

• Where are the growing pains?

• How do lenders feel about the technology risk?

• Fleet infrastructure leading the way: lessons from school bus buildout

• SPACs for EVs

R. Earl Lewis
Deputy Secretary, Policy, Planning & Enterprise Services, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
Colin Peppard
Director, Infrastructure Investments, Fengate
Nanda Kamat
Managing Director, MUFG
Josephine Tucker
Managing Director, Clean Energy and Infrastructure, JLL
Moderator
Armando Rivera Jacobo
Partner, White & Case
  • What are the lessons learned from recent political and economic changes?  Has it changed the financing model for these assets? Will hedges be put in place in the future?
  • How are developers and investors looking at the opportunities that are non-revenue sharing with sports team?
  • What is the most optimal way to finance a stadium/arena?
  • Ancillary mixed use developments around stadium financing
Mike Johnson
Senior Vice President - Infrastructure Market & Strategy, Kiewit
Michael Goldberg
Senior Vice President, Sports Finance, DBRS Morningstar
Zach Effron
Executive Director, JP Morgan
Moderator
David Abrams
Banker, Inner Circle Sports

Join our ice-breaker drinks reception hosted by our friends at White & Case to kick off the event the night before! Take in the sights of downtown Nashville and catch up with your friends and colleagues over great bbq and bourbon! Taking place at The Row Kitchen & Pub 110 Lyle Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

Maura Murphy
Senior Content Producer, Proximo

Taking stock of the current infrastructure landscape, trade bodies, government, developers and financiers explore the federal and state fiscal situation, appetites for new build, and challenges facing the market.

• What effect are supply chain issues having on the delivery of projects?

• What near term effects will the infrastructure bill have on the sector? How can lenders, states, and developers prepare?

• Labor shortages and force majeure

• Project volumes and economic risk

Michael Discenza
CFO-North America, Transurban Limited
Victoria Wassmer
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance & Budget, United States Department of Transportation
Darin Early
Managing Director, Public Private Partnerships, Gilbane Development Company
Stephen Brich
Commissioner , Virginia Department of Transportation
Moderator
Maura Murphy
Senior Content Producer, Proximo

M&A

Secondary and brownfield assets continues to be one of the largest markets in infrastructure - here we’ll explore:

• How are capital markets responding to the infrastructure bill - excitement or old hat?

• Liquidity versus dry powder - can funds gain ground on banks in unsettled markets?

• Private Placements make their play

Will Frymann
Executive Director, JP Morgan
Anthony Phillips
Senior Managing Director, John Laing
Ben Droz
Principal - Infrastructure, KKR
Moderator
Tom Nelthorpe
Contributing Editor, Proximo

It is estimated that trillions more than the proposed infrastructure bill will be able to provide are needed to maintain infrastructure across the US – so where does the balance come from?

• What untapped funding sources

• Hindrances to accessing necessary financing

• Working with government and regulators in providing adequate capital

Vivien de Gunzburg
President, Ceres Infrastructure Asset Management
Paul David
Head of Americas, Infrastructure Debt, Allianz Global Investors
Kevin Pattison
Managing Director - Fixed Income, Private Placements, Cigna
Mansi Patel
Head of U.S. Infrastructure and Project Finance, Metlife
Moderator
Jesse McDougall
Head of Export Finance, North America, UK Export Finance

Proximo’s signature gameshow! Join top lenders as they dissect hypothetical deals in the market. What makes a project financeable? What risks are you willing to take to close? Learn it all in Deal or No Deal!

Nicholas Donias
Vice President, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
Bob Cantey
Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Debt, Nuveen
Christina Kim
Managing Director, Brookfield Asset Managment
Moderator
Tom Nelthorpe
Contributing Editor, Proximo

Panel of financial sponsors talking through Construction, permitting, political, payment risk, and risk transfer - and who owns what.

• How do you insure against infrastructure risk

• Political risk - by state and by region - what could keep a project from moving forward? How can you prepare?

Jonathan Dingle
Senior Investment Director, Meridiam
Steven DeWitt
SVP BD, ACS Infrastructure Development Inc.
Robert Johnson
Senior Vice President, Hannon Armstrong
Anne Tricerri
Director, Fitch Ratings Ltd.
Moderator
Stephanie Wagner
Partner, Mayer Brown

• What is driving innovation in infrastructure

• Demonstrating value in upgrading and creating transport infrastructure capacity

• Digitizing by asset class: how is IOT change from a toll road operator to smart city infrastructure?

Sharon Novak
CEO, S&B USA
Roger Boothe
Director, US Infrastructure P3, Altus Group
Florestan Ferroux
Director, Transactions & Investments, CDPQ Infra
Jennifer Wright
Project Finance & Debt Director, Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT)
Moderator
Katayoun Sadeghi
Senior Vice President, HNTB

Digital infrastructure is an exponentially growing sector. With 7 billion allocated for rural buildout in Biden’s Infrastructure Bill, we discuss:

• Where are funds most focused?

• Fiber/ Data centers / towers - where is financing most needed?

• Pricing and technology risk; how long are contracts lasting – and is it worth the investment?

• When will federal investments actually land in comparison to other assets?

Jonathan Duguay-Arbesfeld
Senior Director, Infrastructure Financing, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
Ajit Pai
Partner, Searchlight Capital
Daniel Seltzer
Managing Director, MUFG
Sean Robertson
Vice President, Investments, Brookfield Asset Management
Moderator
Dolly Mirchandani
Partner, White & Case

When putting your project to market, consider the type of procurement best fit for the project; and all; and all of the associated financing options.

• How do public authorities line up TIFIA/PAB allocations?

• Blending TIFIA/ PABS with commercial or taxable debt.

• How do you create the most value for all parties? - talking through risk transfer, state and policy priorities, capacity

• The future of PPP in the US

Mark Jennings
Executive Vice President, Balfour Beatty
Joey Comeau
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Capital, EllisDon
Sia Kusha
Senior Vice President, Plenary Americas
Sam Beydoun
Project Development Lead, U.S. DOT - Build America Bureau
Moderator
Maura Murphy
Senior Content Producer, Proximo

8-10 select State DOT, Federal DOT, and government officials in a private room, set up as a U shape. Topics discussed are to be closed door, with limited availability to listen in.

Stephen Brich
Commissioner , Virginia Department of Transportation
Victoria Wassmer
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance & Budget, United States Department of Transportation
R. Earl Lewis
Deputy Secretary, Policy, Planning & Enterprise Services, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
Joel Paulsen
Executive Director, Metro Flood Diversion Authority
Jennifer Wright
Project Finance & Debt Director, Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT)
Moderator
Maura Murphy
Senior Content Producer, Proximo

The historic Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion in North Dakota will prevent flooding to over 200,000 people. Join to hear about the selection and structuring process, and what future implications are for water projects like this across the states.

Joel Paulsen
Executive Director, Metro Flood Diversion Authority
Jaime Diaz Perez
Director, Business Development, Acciona Concessions
Sam Headon
Managing Director, Business Development, S&B USA

With the use of Proximo's data and research suite, we provide delegates with an overview of the key metrics which define the current state of the Project and Infrastructure Finance industries.

Gary Coates
Head of Client Solutions, Proximo