Douglas Koelemay, Director of the Virginia Office of Transportation Public-Private Partnerships (OTP3) visited the Center in Arlington, Virginia to meet students and staff on March 4, 2014. Doctoral students briefed the director on their ongoing research projects and Director Koelemay discussed Governor McAuliffe’s visit for P3s in his administration.
Center Graduate Research Associates Nobuhiko Daito and Lisardo Bolanos attended the Roundtable Policy Discussion on Public-Private Partnerships held by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. February 20, 2014.
Center Director, Prof. Jonathan Gifford, participated in the 7th Annual meeting of Senior Public-Private Partnerships Officials sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. February 17-18, 2014.
The Center welcomed supporters at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Conference in January 2014.
Mason TP3 Policy Center colleagues Kenneth Button and Porter Wheeler share thoughts with Graduate Research Associate Zhenhua Chen at TRB reception.
Mason School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs Associate Dean for Research, Roger Stough, and TP3 Policy Center Director, Prof. Jonathan Gifford, consider a point made by former Secretary Connaughton.
The Center’s inaugural public forum was held Monday, December 9, 2013 at the George Mason University School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs in Arlington, Virginia.
The agenda included two panels discussing P3 issues, opportunities and challenges, and a luncheon keynote speaker.
Moderator: Janet Kavinoky, Executive Director, Transportation & Infrastructure, US Chamber of Commerce
Stuart Raphael, Attorney, Hunton & Williams
Tom Rust, Member, Virginia House of Delegates, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation
Aubrey Layne, Member, Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board, Transportation Secretary Designate
Remarks from Sean T. Connaughton, Secretary of Transportation, Commonwealth of Virginia
Moderator: Jeffrey Yarema, Attorney, Nossaman Group
Tony Kinn, Director, Virginia Office of Transportation Public-Private Partnerships
Nicolas Rubio, President, Cintra
Jodie Misiak, Assistant Director for Innovative Finance, Maryland Department of Transportation