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December 2013 Forum


For general inquiries, the P3 Center can be contacted at:

Dr. Gifford, Center Director, can be contacted at:

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

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.

Panel 1
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

Luncheon Keynote
Remarks from Sean T. Connaughton, Secretary of Transportation, Commonwealth of Virginia

Panel 2
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