• Adriana Chang
    Construction Contract Administrator, Diamond Schmitt Architects
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  • Alberto Ñecco
    Executive Director, ProInversión (Private Investment Promotion Agency), Peru
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  • Alvaro Gomez-Muro
    Managing Director, US Southeast, Ferrovial Agroman
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  • Amanda Farrell
    President and CEO, Partnerships BC
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  • Hon. Amarjeet Sohi
    Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
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  • Carolyn Flowers
    Senior Vice President, Americas Transit Market Sector Leader, AECOM
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  • Carrie Fleming
    Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Chris Gauer
    President, Major Projects, Infrastructure Ontario
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  • Corrina Leween
    Chief, Chesletta Carrier Nation and Vice-Chair, First Nations Major Projects Coalition
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  • Dan Doctoroff
    Chairman and CEO, Sidewalk Labs
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  • Hon. David Collenette
    Special Advisor for High Speed Rail, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
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  • David Moore
    Partner, Dentons LLP
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  • David Morley
    Senior Vice President Business Strategy and Communications, Infrastructure Ontario
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  • David Thom
    President, IBI Group
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  • David Threinen
    Facility Management Operations Leader, Honeywell Limited
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  • Diane Francis
    Journalist & Author
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  • Ehren Cory
    President and CEO, Infrastructure Ontario
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  • Elisabeth Hivon
    Executive Director & Partner, Canada, Meridiam Infrastructure North America
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  • Eric Belman
    Partner, US Infrastructure, QIC
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  • Elyse Allan
    President and CEO, GE Canada
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  • Gadi Mayman
    CEO, Ontario Financing Authority
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  • Glenn Campbell
    Assistant Deputy Minister, Canada Infrastructure Bank Transition Office, Infrastructure Canada
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  • Grant Headrick
    Managing Director, Infrastructure Finance, DBRS Limited
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  • James S. Paul
    President & CEO, Defence Construction Canada
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  • Jane Bird
    Partner, Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Hon. Jane Philpott
    Canada’s Minister of Indigenous Services
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  • Janice Fukakusa
    Chair, Canada Infrastructure Bank
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  • Jennifer Graham Harkness
    Project Director, High Speed Rail, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
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  • Jensen Clarke
    Vice President, Fengate Real Asset Investment
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  • Jim Ray
    Special Advisor, Office of the Secretary for Infrastructure, US Department of Transportation
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  • Joey Comeau
    Vice President, Capital Services, EllisDon Corporation
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  • Johanne Mullen
    Partner and Leader, Canadian Infrastructure and Project Finance Group, PwC
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  • John Fleming
    Vice President and General Manager, Performance Based Infrastructure (P3), Americas Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls
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  • Hon. John Manley
    Honorary Chair, CCPPP and President & CEO, Business Council of Canada
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  • John McKendrick
    Executive Vice President, Social, Infrastructure Ontario
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  • His Worship Mayor John Tory
    City of Toronto
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  • Jordan Eizenga
    Partner, Infrastructure M&A, Deloitte
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  • Jordan Schwartz
    Director, Infrastructure, PPP and Guarantees, The World Bank
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  • Judy Pfeifer
    Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer, Metrolinx
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  • Karen Clarke-Whistler
    Chief Environmental Officer, TD Bank
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  • Hon. Kathleen Wynne
    Premier of Ontario
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  • Kelly Gillis
    Deputy Minister, Infrastructure and Communities, Government of Canada
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  • Manny Jules
    Chief Commissioner, First Nations Tax Commission
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  • Marcus Akhtar
    Asset Director, North America, John Laing Capital Management
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  • Mark Bain
    Chair, CCPPP and Partner, Torys LLP
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  • Martin Buck
    Senior Advisor, UK Department of Transport
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  • Mark Romoff
    President and CEO, The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships
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  • Matthew Vickerstaff
    Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Project Finance, UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA)
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  • Matti Siemiatycki
    Associate Professor, Planning & Geography University of Toronto
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  • Michael Fenn
    Senior Advisor, StrategyCorp
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  • Michael Gibbons
    Managing Director, Walsh Infrastructure Investment Group
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  • Michael Lindsay
    Director, Global Infrastructure Advisory Services, Hatch
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  • Michael Marasco
    CEO, Plenary Concessions
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  • Michael O’Gorman
    Managing Director Winnipeg Airport Services Corp. (WASCO)
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  • Nick Hann
    Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Capital Markets
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  • Olivia Steedman
    Managing Director, Greenfield Investments & Value Creation, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
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  • Paul Bergman
    Senior Vice President, Bird Construction
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  • Paul Hughes
    Senior Director, Cost Consulting & Project Management, Altus Group Limited
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  • R. Paul Tawfik
    Director, Business Development, Johnson Controls
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  • Phil Davies
    CEO, Infrastructure Australia
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  • Richard Eastman
    Executive Director of Operations, Rail, Jacobs
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  • Richard Fechner
    Global Leader, Infrastructure Investment and Economics, GHD
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  • Hon. Robert C. McLeod
    Deputy Premier, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources and Minister of Finance, Government of Northwest Territories
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  • Ron Hartman
    President, North America, Network Rail
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  • Rupert Holloway
    Senior Vice President, Rail & Transit Construction, SNC-Lavalin
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  • Salim Ismail
    Founding Executive Director, Singularity University and Chairman, ExO Works
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  • Sean Wiley
    Divisional Executive Vice President, Realty Operations and Asset Management, ‎Infrastructure Ontario
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  • Sergio Forte Gómez
    Deputy CEO, Investor Relations, SNC (BANOBRAS), Mexico
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  • Seth W. Miller Gabriel
    Director, Office of Public-Private Partnerships, District of Columbia
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  • Chief R. Stacey LaForme
    Mississaugas of the New Credit
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  • Shariq Alvi
    Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Finance, CIBC Capital Markets
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  • Strover Maganedisa
    Acting Chief Director, Transaction Advisory Services & Public Private Partnerships, National Treasury, Republic of South Africa
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  • Teresa Florizone
    Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, SaskBuilds Corporation
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  • Tom Murad
    Head, Siemens Engineering and Technology Academy
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  • Trevor Speed
    Director, P3 Operations, Business Integration and Development, Interior Health Authority
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P3 2017 Program

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We are pleased to announce our distinguished keynote speakers
for the 25th CCPPP Annual Conference:

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The Hon. Jane Philpott
Canada's Minister of Indigenous Services

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Salim Ismail
Founding Executive Director, Singularity University and Chairman, ExO Works

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Hon. Amarjeet Sohi
Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

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His Worship Mayor John Tory
City of Toronto

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Dan Doctoroff
Chairman and CEO, Sidewalk Labs

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Janice Fukakusa
Inaugural Chair, Canada Infrastructure Bank

 

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MONDAY NOVEMBER 6

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7:00
Registration & Breakfast
Conference Foyer
7:00
Women in Infrastructure Breakfast
BnB Restaurant, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel show more
McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to be hosting the WIN breakfast. Network with colleagues and make new connections. Keynote address by Jane Bird, Partner, Bennett Jones and winner of the 2017 WIN Outstanding Leader Award. We hope you can join us. Please RSVP to Brian Wilson before November 5, 2017.
 
8:00
Welcome & Opening Remarks
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Mark Bain, Chair, The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and Partner, Torys LLP
Chief R. Stacey LaForme, Mississaugas of the New Credit
The Hon. John Manley, P.C., O.C., Honorary Chair, The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and President & CEO, Business Council of Canada
Mark Romoff, President and CEO, The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships
 
8:20
Remarks from the Conference Presenting Sponsor: SNC-Lavalin
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Chantal Sorel, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Capital, SNC-Lavalin
 
8:25
Opening Keynote Address: The Hon. Jane Philpott
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Hon. jane Philpott head shotThe Hon. Jane Philpott, Canada's Minister of Indigenous Services
Minister Philpott will highlight the challenges in overcoming the infrastructure deficit in indigenous communities and discuss the need for innovative solutions, including partnerships among these communities, government and the private sector. This innovation will be important as we work with Indigenous partners to build clean drinking water facilities, safe schools, all-season roads, clean and reliable energy, broadband connectivity, and housing in indigenous communities.
 
8:55
General Session 1: Nation Building: What’s in the Global Pipeline
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How are the world’s most active P3 markets addressing the staggering infrastructure deficit? What is the next wave of projects? What sectors will drive the industry?
Moderator: Kelly Gillis, Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Government of Canada
Panel:
  • Ehren Cory, President and CEO, Infrastructure Ontario
  • Phil Davies, CEO, Infrastructure Australia
  • Jim Ray, Special Advisor for Infrastructure, US Department of Transportation
  • Matthew Vickerstaff, Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Project Finance, UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA)
 
9:55
Networking Break
Conference Foyer
10:20
Speed Networking
Sheraton Hall Cshow more
Shorter than a coffee chat but longer than an elevator pitch, this is one of the premier networking opportunities P3 2017 has to offer. Register NOW. Seats are limited.
 
10:20
Breakout Sessions
 
1A: Re-Building America: The Trillion Dollar Plan
Osgoode Ballroomshow more
P3s are at the centre of the Trump Administration’s infrastructure plan. What are the opportunities? How will the NAFTA negotiations and the perils of protectionism affect the outcome?
Moderator: Michael Marasco, CEO, Plenary Concessions and Director, CCPPP
Panel:
  • Elisabeth Hivon, Executive Director & Partner, Canada, Meridiam Infrastructure North America and Director, CCPPP
  • Michael Gibbons, Managing Director, Walsh Infrastructure Investment Group
  • Carolyn Flowers, Senior Vice President, Americas Transit Market Sector Leader, AECOM
  • Seth W. Miller Gabriel, Director, Office of Public-Private Partnerships, District of Columbia
 
1B: Social Procurement Pipeline and Managing Public Assets
Grand Ballroom Eastshow more
Infrastructure Ontario will update the market on its social procurement pipeline, which will be followed by a panel discussion on best practices in managing public assets, including government’s real property.
Presenter: John McKendrick, Executive Vice President, Social, Infrastructure Ontario
Panel:
  • Sean Wiley, Divisional Executive Vice President, Realty Operations and Asset Management, Infrastructure Ontario
  • John Fleming, Vice President and General Manager, Performance Based Infrastructure (P3), Americas Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls
  • James S. Paul, President & CEO, Defence Construction Canada
 
11:40
General Session 2: Moving Ontario Forward
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At a time of rapid economic change, Premier Wynne is betting on infrastructure. Her government’s historic investments in public infrastructure, boosted by the Alternative Finance and Procurement (AFP) model, are attracting global interest. As the Premier steps up her U.S. engagement in the midst of the NAFTA negotiations, what is she hearing from her American counterparts and why does she believe these investments will pay off in terms of Ontario’s long-term economic development and trade initiatives?
Interviewer: Diane Francis, Journalist & Author
Speaker: Hon. Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario
 
1:00
Luncheon
Grand Ballroom
1:30
The 20th Annual CCPPP Awards – Celebrating Innovation and Excellence in Canadian P3s
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Join the celebration and hear about Canada's outstanding projects at the 20th Annual CCPPP National Awards for Innovation & Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships.
 
2:00
Luncheon Keynote Address: Salim Ismail
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Salim Ismail head shotSalim Ismail, Chairman, ExO Works and Executive Director, Singularity University
Twenty-first century businesses built on predictability and efficiency are at greater risk of being left behind in an economy that will be driven by entrepreneurship and innovation. How will the digital and disruptive culture of this century impose new demands on the next generation of transformational infrastructure? Ismail will detail a provocative view of the future we haven’t yet imagined; a vision that will take you out of your comfort zone and point to solutions to problems we aren’t yet aware of.
 
2:50
Breakout Sessions
 
2A: Building Local Support: Getting to Yes
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Every successful project plans to bring benefits to local communities. But at what cost? What is the ‘new normal’ of collaboration between owners, project companies and communities?
Moderator: David Morley, Senior Vice President Business Strategy and Communications, Infrastructure Ontario
Panel:
  • Teresa Florizone, Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, SaskBuilds Corporation
  • Judy Pfeifer, Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer, Metrolinx
  • Michael O’Gorman, Managing Director Winnipeg Airport Services Corp. (WASCO)
  • Jensen Clarke, Vice President, Fengate Real Asset Investment
 
2B: We Can Do Better: Staying On Top
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Canada is recognized as a global leader in infrastructure and P3s, but we cannot fall into the trap of status quo. Three separate presentations will focus on the diversity gap in the industry, the challenge of training job-ready graduates, and the need for more innovation in projects. This session will be a call to action that work remains to be done!
Presenters:
Closing the Diversity Gap:
  • Matti Siemiatycki, Associate Professor, Planning & Geography University of Toronto
  • Adriana Chang, Construction Contract Administrator, Diamond Schmitt Architects
Graduating the Next Generation Talent:
  • Tom Murad, Head, Siemens Engineering and Technology Academy
Maximizing the Value of Innovation:
  • Michael Fenn, Senior Advisor, StrategyCorp
 
2C: A New View of First Nations Infrastructure
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Much discussion has occurred in the past about the opportunities P3s can bring to First Nation communities. However, the answer may be found in solutions to the broader way in which all infrastructure is funded, financed, and procured on-reserve. This panel will discuss concrete solutions on how the government can get smarter at tackling the infrastructure crisis in indigenous communities.
Moderator: Clint Davis, Partner and Managing Director, Acasta Capital
Panel:
  • Corrina Leween, Chief, Chesletta Carrier Nation and Vice-Chair, First Nations Major Projects Coalition
  • Manny Jules, Chief Commissioner, First Nations Tax Commission
  • Paul Bergman, Senior Vice President, Bird Construction
  • Rolanda Elijah, Special Project Manager, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
 
3:50
Afternoon Networking Break
Conference Foyer
4:20
Breakout Sessions
 
3A: O&M: Building the Foundation
Grand Ballroom Eastshow more
As we enter the third decade of Canada’s P3 development, the operations and maintenance phase is growing increasingly important. What up-front governance, practices and contracts help ensure the project’s operational success and what key factors over the 20-plus-year O&M phase will ensure that in the end, the assets deliver the best value for money?
Moderator: David Thom, President, IBI Group and Director, CCPPP
Panel:
  • Carrie Fleming, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Marcus Akhtar, Asset Director, North America, John Laing Capital Management
  • Trevor Speed, Director, P3 Operations, Business Integration and Development, Interior Health Authority
  • David Threinen, Facility Management Operations Leader, Honeywell Limited
 
3B: Forward Thinking Financing to Build Sustainable Infrastructure
Sheraton Hall Eshow more
Understand how forward-thinking money minds are unlocking innovative financial tools to support sustainable infrastructure projects in Canada’s largest P3 sectors.
Moderator: Johanne Mullen, Partner and Leader, Canadian Infrastructure and Project Finance Group, PwC and Director, CCPPP
Panel:
  • Karen Clarke-Whistler, Chief Environmental Officer, TD Bank
  • Gadi Mayman, CEO, Ontario Financing Authority
  • Michael Lindsay, Director, Global Infrastructure Advisory Services, Hatch
  • Julian Ware, Head of Major Project Funding, Corporate Finance, Transport for London
 
3C: Opening the Black Box: Understanding the Role of Rating Agencies
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What methodologies and triggers do ratings agencies use to develop a project’s risk profile? How are adjustments made during the operational phase? This session will clarify and challenge the process from the perspective of several partners with a stake in P3 ratings.
Moderator: Shariq Alvi, Managing Director, Infrastructure & Project Finance, CIBC
Panel:
  • Grant Headrick, Managing Director, Infrastructure Finance, DBRS Limited
  • Paul Hughes, Senior Director, Cost Consulting & Project Management, Altus Group Limited
  • Joey Comeau, Vice President, Capital Services, EllisDon Corporation
  • R. Paul Tawfik, Director, Business Development, Johnson Controls
 
6:30
A Night at the Aquarium
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It’s networking with a splash of adventure. Join us for our First Night Reception at Toronto’s latest awe-inspiring attraction – Ripley’s Aquarium CANADA. The Aquarium features North America’s longest underwater viewing tunnel with more than 5.7 million litres of water and over 100 interactive opportunities.

Sponsored by: Acciona, Aecon Group, Acciona, Bennett Jones, BMO Capital Markets, EY, Morrison Hershfield, Torys LLP, and WSP

 
8:00
Young Leaders in Infrastructure Reception
Brassaii, 461 King St. Westshow more
Following the Reception, head to YLI's popular after-party.
 


TUESDAY NOVEMBER 7

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7:30
Breakfast
Conference Foyer
7:30
CCPPP Annual General Meeting
 
8:20
Day 2 Opening Remarks
Grand Ballroom
8:30
Keynote Panel: The Urban Infrastructure Super Session
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Amarjeet Sohi and John Tory head shots Minister Sohi and Mayor Tory will discuss the pressing need to deliver infrastructure that is resilient to environmental and cyber risks, has a life cycle of decades, is interconnected through digital networks, and is built with the smallest possible carbon footprint. The next phase of urban infrastructure will drive the economic growth of future generations, ensuring that Canada is in a leadership position as our economy shifts from resources to resourcefulness.
Moderator: Elyse Allan, President and CEO, GE Canada
Panel:
The Hon. Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
His Worship Mayor John Tory, City of Toronto
 
9:20
Opening of the TSX live from the Conference Floor
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Yes, we’re opening the market and we want you to be part of the national broadcast – LIVE from P3 2017.
 
9:35
General Session 3: We the North: Exploring Innovative Infrastructure Solutions
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Building in Canada’s North has some unique challenges, but also huge opportunities for economic development and service delivery to remote communities. How are northern communities unlocking this potential and how can the P3 model deliver the needed solutions?
Speaker: Hon. Robert C. McLeod, Deputy Premier, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources and Minister of Finance, Government of Northwest Territories
 
10:35
Networking Break
Conference Foyer
10:55
General Session 4: What’s Hot? What’s Needed in Advancing International P3 Markets?
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Who are the new global players in the P3 space? What do they need from the international market to bring their projects successfully to market?
Moderator: Jordan Schwartz, Director, Infrastructure, PPP and Guarantees, The World Bank
Panel:
  • Sergio Forte Gómez, Deputy CEO, Investor Relations, BANOBRAS, Mexico's Infrastructure Development Bank
  • Strover Maganedisa, Acting Chief Director, Transaction Advisory Services & Public Private Partnerships, National Treasury, Republic of South Africa
  • Alberto Ñecco, Executive Director, ProInversión (Private Investment Promotion Agency), Peru
 
11:55
Speed Networking
Sheraton Hall Cshow more
Shorter than a coffee chat but longer than an elevator pitch, this is one of the premier networking opportunities P3 2017 has to offer. Register NOW. Seats are limited.
 
12:00
Breakout Sessions
 
4A: Market Update: Ontario High Speed Rail
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Ontario Government’s Special Advisor will provide an update on his report and the current status of the project. This will be followed by a panel discussion to give guidance on how Ontario can successfully implement high speed rail.
Presenter: Hon. David Collenette, Special Advisor for High Speed Rail, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Moderator: Jennifer Graham Harkness, Project Director, High Speed Rail, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Panel:
  • Ron Hartman, President, North America, Network Rail
  • Richard Eastman, Executive Director of Operations, Rail, Jacobs
  • Alvaro Gomez-Muro, Managing Director, US Southeast, Ferrovial Agroman
  • Olivia Steedman, Managing Director, Greenfield Investments & Value Creation, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
 
4B: Connecting the Next Generation of P3 Transit Projects
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Canada is experiencing a P3 transit project boom. How will the next generation of transit connect with conventional and P3-procured lines to provide a seamless experience for both users and providers?
Moderator: Amanda Farrell, President and CEO, Partnerships BC and Director, CCPPP
Panel:
  • Chris Gauer, President, Major Projects, Infrastructure Ontario
  • Richard Fechner, Global Leader, Infrastructure Investment and Economics, GHD
  • Rupert Holloway, Senior Vice President, Rail & Transit Construction, SNC-Lavalin
  • Martin Buck, Senior Advisor, UK Department of Transport and former Executive Commercial Director, Crossrail
 
1:10
P3 Champion & WIN Awards Celebration Luncheon
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Join in the celebration of 20 years of recipients as well as the 2017 P3 Champion. The Women’s Infrastructure Network will be profiling the recipients of the 2017 Leader Awards.
 
1:50
Luncheon Keynote Address: Dan Doctoroff
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Dan Doctoroff head shotDan Doctoroff, Chairman and CEO, Sidewalk Labs
Dan Doctoroff leads the ‘big think’ team of urbanists and technologists at Sidewalk Labs - Alphabet Inc.’s urban innovation organization. Doctoroff will challenge us to re-imagine life in the big city, which includes improvements to social and community services, creating public spaces that are safer and more accessible, developing walkable, mixed use neighbourhoods that reduce housing and business costs. Its innate innovative spirit puts people first. It will demand new and disruptive thinking. It will necessitate new eyes and bold ideas to ensure the smart neighbourhood’s infrastructure and services provide the best value for money.
 
2:25
Opening Remarks from Canada's New Infrastructure Frontier Presenting Sponsor: Dentons
Osgoode Ballroom
2:30
Keynote Address: Janice Fukakusa
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Janice Fukakusa head shotJanice Fukakusa, Inaugural Chair, Canada Infrastructure Bank
Ms. Fukakusa will provide her unique perspective on the opportunities to create a robust environment that supports the development of transformational infrastructure across Canada. That will include discussion on how best to increase the velocity of private sector investment into large, complex revenue generating projects.
 
2:50
General Session 5: Canada’s New Infrastructure Frontier
Osgoode Ballroomshow more
Historic infrastructure investment demands unconventional thinking to meet the needs of the next century. Learn how the Canada Infrastructure Bank will help drive that agenda.
Moderator: Glenn Campbell, Assistant Deputy Minister, Canada Infrastructure Bank Transition Office, Infrastructure Canada
Panel:
  • Nick Hann, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Capital Markets and Director, CCPPP
  • Jane Bird, Senior Business Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP
  • David Moore, Partner, Dentons LLP
  • Jordan Eizenga, Partner, Infrastructure M&A, Deloitte
  • Eric Belman, Partner, US Infrastructure, QIC
 
4:10
Closing Remarks
Osgoode Ballroom
4:15
Closing Networking Reception
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Join fellow delegates and speakers at the final reception, featuring a “Streets of Toronto” theme.