Conference Agenda | The Bond Buyer's 14th Annual Transportation Finance / P3 Conference

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Venue

Swissotel Chicago
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: (312) 565-0565

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

4:00 PM -
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Welcome
David Narefsky, Partner, MAYER BROWN LLP
Edward Fanter, Managing Director, BMO CAPITAL MARKETS
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
State of Financial Markets
Moderator: Tom Rousakis, Senior Managing Director, ERNST & YOUNG INFRASTRUCTURE ADVISORY
Sandra Brinkert, Director, BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH
Stephen Howard, Director and Head, Infrastructure Project Finance, BARCLAYS CAPITAL
Adam Sherman, Group Head, Public and Infrastructure Finance Group, SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION
Cathryn Steeves, Senior Vice President, Senior Research Analyst, NUVEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Welcoming Address
Steven Koch, Deputy Mayor, CITY OF CHICAGO
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Welcoming Reception

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MAYER BROWN

Thursday, November 14, 2013

7:30 AM -
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Opening Remarks
David Narefsky, Partner, MAYER BROWN LLP
Edward Fanter, Managing Director, BMO CAPITAL MARKETS
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Moderator: George Miller, Partner, MAYER BROWN LLP
Roger Driskell, Acting Director of Innovative Project Delivery, IDOT
Sylvia Garcia, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs, USDOT
Bryan Kendro, Director, Office of Policy & Public Private Partnerships, PENNDOT
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program
Moderator: Michael Pikiel, Partner, NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
Duane Callender, Director, TIFIA Credit Program, US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)
Jeremy Fine, Deputy Comptroller, CITY OF CHICAGO
Mark Foster, CFO, NC DOT
Virginia Wong, Partner, NIXON PEABODY LLP
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Other Transportation Financing Options
Moderator: Joanna Horsnail, Partner, MAYER BROWN LLP
Randy Blankenhorn, Executive Director, CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AGENCY FOR PLANNING
Robert Farley, Researcher, TEXAS TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE
Chad Lewis, Senior Director, FITCH RATINGS
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Luncheon with Keynote Speaker - Bridges Across America: A Report Card
Dr. Robert D. Stevens, P.E., F.ASCE, President-Elect, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Who Takes the Toll Risk: Availability Payment Transactions vs. Revenue Bond Financing
Mary Francoeur, Managing Director, Project Finance and Utilities - Americas, ASSURED GUARANTY CORP.
Barney Allison, Partner, Infrastructure Practice Group, NOSSAMAN LLP
Tony Kinn, Director, Office of Transportation Public-Private Partnerships, VDOT
Scott Zuchorski, Senior Director, Global Infrastructure and Project Finance, FITCH RATINGS
Thilo Tecklenburg, Senior Vice President Project Development, MERIDIAM INFRASTRUCTURE
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
US Transportation P3s: Choosing the Projects to Pursue
Moderator: John Schmidt, Partner, MAYER BROWN LLP
Ricardo Bosch, Director, North America Business Development, CINTRA US
Kate Speir, Vice President, HOCHTIEF PPP SOLUTIONS NORTH AMERICA INC.
Joe Wingerter, Director of P3 Project Development, KIEWIT
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Transit P3 Procurements
Moderator: Edward Fanter, Managing Director, BMO CAPITAL MARKETS
Leif Dormsjo, Deputy Secretary, MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Mona Monkman, Deputy City Treasurer, CITY OF OTTAWA
Marla Lien, General Counsel, RTD-DENVER
Divya Shah, Transaction Finance, INFRASTRUCTURE ONTARIO
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
7:00 PM -
Speakers’ Dinner

Sponsored By:

Assured Guaranty

Friday, November 15, 2013

8:00 AM -
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Keynote Address
Victor Mendez, Administrator, FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Transportation in the Nation's Fastest Growing State
Chee Mee Hu, Managing Director, MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
James M. Bass, Chief Financial Officer, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Commodity and Bulk Transport for US Ports?
Eric Zampol, Vice President, BMO CAPITAL MARKETS
Michael Forde, Chair, ILLINOIS INTERNATIONAL PORT DISTRICT
John LaRue, Executive Director, PORT OF CORPUS CHRISTI AUTHORITY
Jeff Sweeney, Vice President, MARTIN ASSOCIATES
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Alternative Airport Infrastructure Funding
Moderator: Peter Stettler, Director, Municipal Credit Analytics, BMO CAPITAL MARKETS
Michael Boland, First Deputy Commissioner, CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION
Keith Downham, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Jodi Hecht, Director, STANDARD & POOR'S
Mike Phemister, Vice President, Treasury Management, DFW AIRPORT
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Chicago’s New Generation of P3s – the Challenges
Moderator: David Narefsky, Partner, MAYER BROWN LLP
Michael McLaughlin, Vice President, Planning and Federal Affairs, CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY
Christopher Meister, Executive Director, ILLINOIS FINANCE AUTHORITY
Steve Schlickman, Executive Director, The Urban Transportation Center, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS/CHICAGO
Aaron Toppston, Senior Development Manager, THE WALSH GROUP