The conference will take place Thursday, Oct. 26 through Friday, Oct. 27, 2006 at the Biltmore Resort in Phoenix, AZ. This introductory seminar will explain the fundamentals of Public Private Partnerships (PPP), featuring interactive presentations, workshops and discussions led by prominent international experts from a variety of industries such as banking, insurance, contracting and consulting.
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers while learning the latest application of the PPP/PFI process from industry leaders. Some of the featured topics and speakers include: U.S. Market Overview for PPP/PFI Projects and Trends by Alistair Sawers, financial advisor, Ernst & Young; Managing the Technical Risks by Nick Gray, director, Faithful+Gould; The Chicago Skyway Project: A Case Study by Oliver Garnier, director, Financial Security Assurance; The Role of Private Equity in Infrastructure by Carlos Ugarte, Cintra; Business Case to Financial Close: The Complete Process by Campbell Gray, director, Faithful+Gould; and Key Issues in Insurance by Robert Ewer, Marsh. For a complete schedule please visit