Event Start:
10/10/19 17:00
Event End:
10/10/19 20:00
Location:
Norton Rose Fulbright, 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10019-6022, United States
Event Summary:

IPFA Americas: New York: From Transit Hubs to Smart Cities - The Development of Mixed Use Urban Transportation Projects


Urbanization and underinvestment are two significant factors affecting the U.S. public transportation sector. As generational preferences for urban living evolve, cities are being compelled to explore new models of transportation development and transit-centred urban planning. 

The trend toward urban renewal is well established, led by millennials and empty-nesters, often placing a strain on existing infrastructure.  Meanwhile, suburban commuters are experiencing higher traffic volumes and substandard transportation alternatives. 

Forward-thinking transportation projects of the early 20th century, like the New York subway, are showing their age, yet their utility remains.  Concurrently, emerging technologies promise a connected world of inter-city and last mile solutions which enable a re-discovery of appealing urban spaces and pedestrian access. 

Will the bold initiatives of the 21st century look into the future while re-discovering the past? At this event, we will discuss new approaches to transportation development that are beginning to address these unmistakable trends.

 

Agenda

5.00pm Registration

5.30pm Welcome
Ikenna Emehelu, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

5.35pm Introduction to Topic and Keynote Address
Ren Plastina, Power & Infrastructure Finance, Investec

5.40pm Keynote Address
Adam Leishman, CEO, Ascendal Group

6.00pm Panel Discussion
Moderated by: Ren Plastina, Power & Infrastructure Finance, Investec
Jake Falk, Senior Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright
Sven Kottwitz, Primary Investment, North America, John Laing
Martin Powell, Global Head of Urban Development, Siemens
Jerrod Reddick, Investment Specialist, DarcMatter
Veronica Vanterpool, Board Member, MTA / Principal, V Squared Strategies

Question & Answer Session

6.50pm Closing Remarks from Host
Ikenna Emehelu, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

6.55pm IPFA Update

7.00pm Networking Reception Kindly Hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright and Investec

Hosts

Organisation:
Investec

Organisation:
Norton Rose Fulbright

Fees

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