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Past Event
3 October 2013


  • David Narefsky
    T +1 312 701 7303

IPFA Americas: Chicago: Chicago’s New Generation of P3s

The International Project Finance Association (IPFA) will be holding its inaugural event in Chicago, entitled Chicago’s New Generation of P3s. This briefing will be co-hosted by corporate members Mayer Brown and BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, October 3, 2013.

Please join us for a panel discussion on the new generation of P3 transactions being undertaken in the Chicago area, including the Illinois International Port District’s master lease of the Port of Chicago, the Chicago Transit Authority’s reconstruction and extension of the Red Line mass transit system, the transactions being undertaken by the Chicago Infrastructure Trust, the City of Chicago’s Midway International Airport P3 and the Illinois Department of Transportation’s P3 to construct the Illiana Expressway.

This briefing will include a range of industry speakers, including: Lois Scott, Chicago Chief Financial Officer; Edward Fanter, BMO Capital Markets; Mike McLaughlin, Chicago Transit Authority; Mike Forde, Illinois International Port District; Aaron Toppston, Infrastructure Practice Leader, Aon Insurance; Peter Skosey, Metropolitan Planning Council.

Mayer Brown
71 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606




4:00 p.m.


4:30 p.m.

Welcome & Introduction from Hosts

4:40 p.m.

Keynote Address
Lois Scott, Chicago Chief Financial Officer

4:55 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Edward Fanter, BMO Capital Markets
Mike McLaughlin, Chicago Transit Authority
Mike Forde, Illinois International Port District
Aaron Toppston, Infrastructure Practice Leader, Aon Insurance
Peter Skosey, Metropolitan Planning Council
Q&A Session
Moderated by David Narefsky, Mayer Brown

5:55 p.m.

Closing Remarks from Hosts

6:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks from IPFA
IPFA Americas Council Member

6:05 p.m.

Networking Drinks Reception
Hosted by Mayer Brown and BMO Capital Markets

If you have any questions regarding this event or IPFA membership, please email

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