SOURCE: Information Forecast, Inc.

March 12, 2008 18:32 ET

Opportunities In Transportation Infrastructure Conference Returns to Washington, DC, May 14-16, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - The Opportunities In Transportation Infrastructure Conference will return to Washington, DC on May 14-16, 2008. The second edition of this successful event will feature a variety of key public sector officials who will provide briefings on upcoming opportunities for private sector involvement in toll roads, ports, transit and airports.

A roster of approximately 45 distinguished speakers will be lead by Keynote Speaker, David Crane, the Special Advisor to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for jobs and economic growth in the State of California. Mr. Crane's address will focus on "California's $500 Billion Infrastructure Challenge."

Key representatives from a variety of other states who have expressed their intention to aggressively pursue a partnership with the private sector in order to renew their respective transportation infrastructures include Roy Kienitz, the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Edward G. Rendell of the State of Pennsylvania, Susan Martinovich, the Secretary of Transportation of the State of Nevada, and Jay Gonzalez, the Undersecretary, Executive Office of Administration & Finance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, among many others.

From the separate arenas of ports and airports, Paul Volpe, the CFO of the City of Chicago will provide a progress report on the Midway Airport privatization and Gary LaGrange, the President & CEO of the Port of New Orleans will discuss their ambitious "2020 Master Plan" to forge their future by harnessing $1 billion in investment to secure the port's position at the forefront of the global marketplace.

In addition, the Conference will offer a Transportation Infrastructure Tutorial, featuring an exceptional faculty of industry professionals including Dr. Walter Kemmsies of Moffatt & Nichol, Jay Zukerman of Ernst & Young, Fredric Kessler of Nossaman Guthner Knox & Elliott and Kent Rowey of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

For more information on this event or to register please visit the vent website at

About Infocast

Infocast is an event production company with twenty years of successful industry experience, including highly successful Finance and Investment Summits in the alternative fuels, renewable energy, natural gas, biodefense, real estate, and automotive industries. The Summits are leading events where industry players gather to share their perspectives on the finance and investment market, to establish relationships, network and conduct business.

Contact Information

    David Church
    818-888-4445, ext. 26