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18th Annual PPP Summit

Building better infrastructure together

11-12 February 2019 | PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney

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Informa is proud to present the 18th Annual Public Private Partnerships Summit, to be held from 11-12 February 2019 at PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Join leaders in public infrastructure development from organisations such as:

World Bank, Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities, Department of Defence, University, Department of Treasury and Finance Victoria, NSW Treasury, Department of Finance, Services and Innovation NSW, iMOVE CRC, GoldlinQ, Capella Capital, Global Infrastructure Hub, Macquarie Capital, HRL Morrison & Co, Plenary Group, National Australia Bank, Industry Super Australia, Struber, Next Generation Engagement Project, International Project Finance Association, University of New South Wales, Civil Contractors Federation NSW, Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal, NSW

See our full speaker line up here

Public Private Partnerships depend on strong collaboration, where the private and public sector work together and both harness their unique strengths to build better public infrastructure. The aim of a PPP, when it works well, is to deliver improved public infrastructure and better value for money. PPP disasters have caused concern within the public and private sector and electorate as to the validity or potential for PPP projects – especially when money is coming from the public purse to finance the deals. Models of PPP delivery are being refined and reformed both locally and internationally introducing more refined risk distribution and capital return guarantees which are more attractive to finance and provide security for governments.

Informa’s 18th Annual Public Private Partnerships Summit 2018 will aim to unravel why some public private partnerships work and others don’t, exploring the secrets of building infrastructure better together. It will outline the recipe for success that has been created by some projects that delivered on time and in budget. It will examine local and international visions for innovations in PPPs into the future – and outline the opportunities for the private sector at both a national and state level. It will promote a learning and sharing of experiences environment, examining the key threads in any PPP deal: finance, the bid process, project management, and the legal and risk management aspects throughout the duration of a project.

The summit will explore strategies for making public private partnerships work well including:

  • Delivering well planned, built and managed public infrastructure which keeps up with the pace of growing public needs
  • Making the best use of the resources and strengths of both the public and private sectors
  • Building major public private partnership infrastructure projects on time and within budget
  • Achieving better value for money for government than alternative models of procurement
  • Ensuring lucrative rates of return and fostering strong relationships to promote long term sustainable public and private sector partnerships

Our speaker program includes local and international experts on public infrastructure development including:

  • Isabel Chatterton, Manager, Asia Pacific Public Private Partnerships Transaction Advisory Services, International Finance Corporation
  • Kitty Marmanidis, Director Strategic Advisor, Evaluation and Negotiation and Public Private Partnerships, Department of Defence
  • Michelle Sichlau, Executive Director, Sydney Origination Team, Plenary Group
  • An Nguyen, Head of Partnerships Victoria, Infrastructure Delivery Group, Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria
  • Michael Arnott, Head of Infrastructure and Structured Finance Unit, NSW Treasury
  • Simon Geraghty, Executive Director, Government Technology Platforms, Department of Finance, Services and Innovation, NSW

View our full conference agenda here

Join public and private sector infrastructure leaders in Sydney this February and collaborate on making PPPs function better for both parties and delivering the best possible public infrastructure.


when & where

11 - 12 Feb 2019

PARKROYAL Darling Harbour
150 Day St, Sydney NSW 2000
(02) 9261 1188

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Alicia Boyd
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Alex Cook
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02 9080 4425

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