Sep 9th 2016 | Posted in Texas Government Insider by Priscilla Loebenberg

The Long and Winding road to Smart City P3sMary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI), will be among a group of nationally recognized P3 experts who will speak to a group of public officials and company representatives at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 15.

The Long and Winding Road to Smart City P3s is being organized by Smart & Resilient Cities and Meeting of the Minds.  The conference is hosted by Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Urban and Regional Planning. Acting Executive Director of the Build America Bureau Andrew Curtis Right, who is counselor to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, will deliver opening remarks. Panels designed to help city leaders learn how to effectively add P3s to their infrastructure portfolios will follow.

Nabers will be joined by Marshall Macomber, president of ThinkP3, John Parkinson, executive director of the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure, Todd Herberghs, executive director of the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships, Seth Miller Gabriel, director of the District of Columbia’s Office of Public-Private Partnerships and Archana Vemulapalli, the district’s chief technology officer. Panelists represent all aspects of the project, from ownership to financing, and will walk attendees through various types of public-private partnerships – from the concept and planning phase of projects through each step to completion.

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