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17th Annual PPP Summit

Examining the status of all major projects throughout Australia.

23-24 October | Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

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The National PPP Summit returns for its 17th instalment, examining the status of all major projects throughout Australia.

Hear the Governments very latest plans to develop key infrastructure, including details on the nature of state planning for the future.

Understand the position of Australia in the global environment of PPPs. What has changed in the last year? Will Australia continue to move forwards in regard to infrastructure and, if so, what will this country look like in years to come?

Key topics:

  • Risk Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Financing the future PPP
  • Project management co-ordination



8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:00 am

——Issues arising from size of National pipeline
——Fresh approach to PPP procurement:
——Key changes in NSW with 2017 PPP Guidelines and PPP Toolbox

9:30 am

——The plan – the infrastructure pipeline and priorities
——The climate – the Government’s appetite for investment
——The framework – the procurement environment and models
——The opportunity – partnering for the future

10:00 am

——Reviewing the major projects pipeline
——Regional developments and opportunities
——Engaging with industry stakeholders

10:30 am

Network and refreshment break


11:00 am

——The Match Review Panel – what was failing
——The Infrastructure Reform Journey
——Our first two PPPs
——Measuring success

11:30 am

——Implementing Victoria’s Infrastructure Strategy and 5 year Plan
——Current project priorities and policy reforms
——Long-term partnerships and service delivery

1:00 pm

Lunch and networking break


2:00 pm

—— Outlining the major economic and commercial benefits and the
link to broader program
—— Anticipating realistic returns to ARTC – stakeholders and
—— Mitigating the financial risks, engineering and delivery and
keeping costs on track

2:30 pm

——Lessons learnt
——The risk allocation component
——An update on the project to date

3:00 pm

Networking and refreshment break

3:30 pm

——The criticality of the Partnership P
——Mobilisation, you start how you want to finish
——Innovations and technology to deliver project value
——Sustainability and energy consumption
——Lifecycle and Asset Management

4:00 pm

——Best practices in the tendering process
——Improving outcomes for government and industry
——Harmonising PPP Bidding procedures
——Quantifying risks and balancing costs in minor projects

5:00 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

5:10 pm

Networking Drinks

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Gerard Paynter, Executive Director, Initiative Capital


9:00 am

—— What are the key successes and challenges NAIF has faced so far
—— What profile can we expect from NAIF in industry engagement?
—— How will NAIF support infrastructure and PPP investment in Northern Australia?

9:30 am

—— How have Building Queensland inspired change in PPP decision making?
—— Business Case Development Framework 2 – what are the key implications for PPPs?
—— Case studies of PPP project management successes and failures in Queensland

10:00 am

Network and refreshment break

10:30 am

—— How can independent state bodies better work together in tackling key issues?
——I mproving risk identification and mitigation in prioritising major infrastructure projects
—— Delivering world-class advocacy, project management and stakeholder engagement


11:30 pm

—— It’s happening – Cross River Rail project update
—— The financial and commercial benefits of Cross River Rail for South East Queensland
—— Challenges and opportunities

12:00 pm

—— WestConnex update
—— New M4 and tolling
—— Duplicating the M5 East
—— Linking the M4 and M5

12:30 pm

Lunch and networking break


1:30 pm

Examining how political considerations impact PPPs

Gerard Paynter, Executive Director, Initiative Capital

2:00 pm

—— What makes a successful project?
—— Project requirements – definition and market messaging
—— Managing pipeline across jurisdictions – public and private sector considerations

2:30 pm

With cash strapped councils needing funds for infrastructure and
affordable housing they are beginning to use the planning system to
trade with the private sector for funding as a trade off for extra floor
space. The same is happening with so called Value Capture where
funds for transport infrastructure are captured the private sector
from the extra value from floor space uplift.

3:00 pm

Networking and refreshment break

3:30 pm

—— Examining the global megatrends in PPP modeling and investment
—— Balancing innovation with its capacity to generate measurable returns
—— Cutting the red tape and streamlining due processes

4:30 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

4:40 pm

End of Conference


Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$3399+GSTEarly Bird


Kim Curtain

Executive Director Infrastructure & Structured Finance, NSW Treasury

Dan Marshall

Head of PPP Programme, NZ Treasury

Warwick Agnew

Deputy Under Treasurer - Agency Performance & Investment, Queensland Treasury

Peter Murray

Executive Director, Infrastructure and Capital Works, ACT Government

Kate O’Sullivan

Assistant Director, Partnerships Victoria, Department of Treasury and Finance

Peter Winder

Executive General Manager – Interstate, ARTC Inland Rail

Nicholas Wall

Director Development, Acciona Infrastructure Australia

Stephen McIntyre

Group General Manager - Health & PPPs, Spotless

Gerard Paynter

Executive Director, Initiative Capital

Amanda Copping

Incoming Executive Director Origination, NAIF

Damian Gould

Chief Executive Officer, Building Queensland

Michael Glover

Chief Financial Officer, Cross River Rail Delivery Authority

Dennis Cliche

CEO, Sydney Motorway Corporation

Sammy Isreb

Division Director, Macquarie Capital

Chris Johnson

CEO, Urban Taskforce Australia

Geoff Meulman

General Manager, Infrastructure Development, John Holland Group

when & where

23 - 24 Oct 2017

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney
27 O’Connell St
Sydney NSW 2000
+61 (02) 8214 0000

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