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Public Private Partnership Seminar: Policy, Process & Practice in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WHO: Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

WHAT: Leading industry experts will use case studies and a wide range of experience to discuss best practices, challenges and opportunities for Public Private Partnerships (P3) as a funding model for hard and soft infrastructure in the U.S. Topics to be discussed include the rationale for use of P3s in the U.S., how they are part of addressing the funding gap for a range of infrastructures, and their financing models.
WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington DC 20045

WHEN: April 15, 2013 6:00PM - 8:00PM

WHY: The need for infrastructure to serve the public continues to rise, with estimates for financial investment as high as $3.6 trillion by 2020. President Obama recently called for Congress to fund proposals to expand public-private programs. This seminar will dive in to new ways that the private sector is delivering innovative, efficient and cost effective solutions to build and repair modern ports, pipelines, schools and other infrastructure. Attendees and media will walk away from the event equipped with the latest practice guidance, recommended resources, and global best practices.

DETAILS: Mahlon (Sandy) Apgar, IV, who designed and launched the Army's award-winning public-private partnerships to improve soldiers' quality of life during the Clinton Administration, will serve as keynote speaker for the event. Media will have the opportunity to interview panelists, take photos and shoot video of the event. Please RSVP your attendance.

CONTACT: Chad Clinton Communications Manager RICS Americas T: (202) 775-6937 M: (917) 843-6140Source: RICS America