P3 Spring Forum 2023


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 May 3, 2023, for its 10th Anniversary 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 here.

The Forum will include three panels, two keynote speakers, and 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 Keynote Remarks
Remarks provided by The Honorable W. Sheppard Miller, III, Virginia Secretary of Transportation

10:30 am: Panel 1—10 Years of P3s: What’s Changed? What’s Next?
        Tyler Duvall, CEO & Co-Founder, Cavnue
        Jennifer Aument, Global Transportation Executive
        Nicolas Rubio, Meridiam
        Sean Connaughton, Virginia Hospital & Fmr. Virginia Secretary of Transportation (2010-2014)

11:30 am: Panel 2—Inclusive P3s

  • Jeremy Ebie, Phoenix Infrastructure
  • Bradley Rodgers McDonald, Fengate
  • Seth Miller Gabriel, BDO USA
  • Michael Schneider, InfraStrategies, LLC

12:30 pm
Catered Lunch and Keynote Remarks
Remarks provided by The Honorable Arlando Teller, Assistant Secretary of Tribal Affairs, U.S. Department of Transportation

1:30 pm
Panel 3: Infrastructure Reuse & Revitalization with P3s in collaboration with Young Professionals in Infrastructure (YPI)

  • Allen Farberov, Macquarie Capital
  • Peter Biava, Investments at Meridiam DC
  • Julian Gonsalves, Assistant City Manager for Public-Private Partnerships, City of Alexandria
  • Ben Mindes, D.C. Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

2:30 pm: Closing remarks provided by Dr. Jonathan Gifford, Center Director and Professor

3:00 pm: Event Concludes

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