P3 Spring Forum 2022


For general inquiries, the P3 Center can be contacted at: p3policy@gmu.edu

Dr. Gifford, Center Director, can be contacted at: jgifford@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-2275
Fax: 703-993-8215

Please join the Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership (P3) Policy at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government on April 19, 2022, for its P3 Spring Forum.  The forum aims to engage with industry leaders and the academic community to discuss pressing issues surrounding P3s for highways, transit, and the future of mobility.

Register for this free event while tickets last. You can do so at: P3CenterAnnualForum.eventbrite.com

The Forum will include three panels and a keynote during a catered lunch. Doors will open at 9:30 am, and the program will run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

To stay up to date with this and future events, be sure to join the Center’s distribution list. You can do so by sending an email to p3policy@gmu.edu.

Forum Agenda

(speakers subject to change)

9:30 am: Doors Open (in-person registration available as space permits)

10:00 am: Introductory Remarks
Remarks provided by Dr. Jonathan Gifford, Professor, and P3 Center Director

10:10 am: Panel 1—DC Streetlight P3 Contract
        Jonathan Willingham, Chief of Staff to D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh [Ward 3]
        Kathryn Roos, Deputy Chief Operations Officer, District Department
             of Transportation
        Sia Kusha, Senior Vice President, Group Head Business Development &
             Partnering, Plenary Americas
        Ryan PedrazaLegal Advisor, Hunton Andrews Kurth
        Moderated by Prakesh GaneshManaging Director, KPMG

11:15 am: Panel 2—Regressive P3s? Progress & Prospects for the Progressive Model
      Henry PatelVice President, Kiewit
      DJ GribbinFounder, Madrus, LLC
Moderated by Colin PeppardDirector of Infrastructure Investments, Fengate

12:30 pm: Lunch* Keynotes
       Anna BonetC.E.O., Elizabeth River Crossings (Abertis)
       Thomas ShermanDeputy Director, Office of Public-Private Partnerships, Virginia
Department of Transportation
* Catered box options will include vegetable hummus wrap, turkey
club sandwich, or garden salad boxed lunches

1:45 pm: Panel 3: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a conversation
             facilitated by Young Professionals in Infrastructure (YPI)
       Steve DewittSenior Vice President for Business Development, ACS Infrastructure
       Sallye PerrinSenior Vice President, WSP
       Geoff SegalSenior Vice President for Government Relations, Macquarie Group
       Moderator to be announced

3:00 pm: Event Concludes


For more information, contact: Andy Blevins, Program Manager, at ablevin4@gmu.edu.