Panel 1: Evolving Public Policy and Funding
Panel 2: Local Examples of Implementing Policies and Securing Funding
The technical program opens with a discussion of the factors that shape infrastructure development. Speakers will discuss the needs of the “outside world” and how those needs can be met by infrastructure professionals, or the “inside world.” Speakers addressing public policy issues will touch on carbon reductions, climate change, life cycle cost effectiveness in terms of post-pandemic recovery, and equity. Experts will shine a light on public sector funding in the form of stimulus and grants, as well as private sector funding. Examples of localized success stories will be shared.