Industry Technical Workshop: Bridging the Future: Innovation in Large-Scale Infrastructure Development

Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) and the Center for the Commercialization of Innovative Transportation Technology (CCITT) will co-host the Spring 2017 Industry Workshop (Bridging the Future: Innovation in Large-Scale Infrastructure Development) MAY 3, 2017 to advance dialogue for strategic transportation infrastructure investments and development. The Workshop will feature infrastructure developers, financiers and operators who will highlight several large-scale transportation infrastructure projects through a case study presentation format, emphasizing financial strategies, stakeholder engagement, public-private partnerships, lessons learned, and legal and regulatory challenges, among others.


DATE: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

TIME: 1 - 4 PM

LOCATION: James L Allen Center, 2169 Campus Drive, Evanston

PARKING: Northwestern North Parking Garage



Joseph L. Schofer - Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs; Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University



Robert Martínez Vice President, Business Development & Real Estate, Norfolk Southern Corporation

  • Norfolk Southern, The Crescent Corridor, Infrastructure and the Future of Rail

Jamie McCurry Chief Administrative Officer, Georgia Ports Authority

  • The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project: Critical Infrastructure Expansion for the United States

David Pennington CFA, Managing Director, Power, Energy & Infrastructure, BMO Capital Markets

  • Transportation P3s: Case Studies Contrasting the Canadian and U.S. Approaches

Robert L. Peskin PhD, M.ASCE, Senior Consulting Manager, Strategic Planning Services, Planning, Americas Transportation, AECOM

  • Denver Union Station: Creating (and Capturing) Value



Joseph Szabo Executive Director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)



Hani Mahmassani William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation; Director, NUTC

Bret Johnson Director, Center for the Commercialization of Innovative Transportation Technology