Austin, TX – March 2, 2017 –Cintra demonstrated its commitment to the P3 industry and authority as an industry thought leader at the 2017 Public-Private Partnership Conference and Expo in Dallas, Texas, February 27th to March 1st, 2017. In addition to being a diamond level sponsor, four representatives from Cintra and Ferrovial Agroman participated in panels that focused on the mechanics, advantages and benefits of P3 projects.
Daniel Filer, Vice President of Business Development for Ferrovial Agroman participated on the “P3 Risk Transfer: Myth or Reality” panel. During this session, the panel discussed what risks should be transferred to the private sector and what should be retained by the owner.
Alberto Gonzales, Chief Executive Officer of NTE Mobility Partners LLC and LBJ Infrastructure Group, both subsidiaries of Cintra, participated on the panel titled, “P3 Fact Check – For Big Infrastructure Projects, is Government Debt Really Cheaper?” AIAI panel members discussed traditional bond financing for big infrastructure projects vs. the protections and benefits of the P3 financing model.
Angela Berry Roberson, Corporate Diversity and Contract Compliance Director of Ferrovial Agroman US shared her insights on how to maximize the great diversity and small business inclusion programs that P3s offer during the panel, “Diversity & Inclusion Programs for P3 Projects.”
During the panel, “What’s the “F” in DBFOM?,” Tony Elkins, Commercial Director of Corporate and Business Development for Cintra shared the advantages of private financing and how it has been effectively implemented.
With over 1,300 attendees from 10 countries, the P3 conference is one of the largest gatherings of both public officials and private industry professionals involved in public-private partnerships. The three-day event consisted of presentations and learning sessions from over 100 industry thought leaders, as well as numerous business development and networking opportunities.
The conference was kicked off with a bus tour of the LBJ Express corridor along I-635 and 35E, and Loop 12, and a behind the scenes look at the $2.7 billion project’s operation center. More than 50 conference attendees received an up-close look at the roadway and the state of the art technology behind the P3 project.
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