Putting capital to work in North American infrastructure

Join 200+ investors, fund managers and policy makers to debate the trends shaping infrastructure investment in North America.

Now in its 14th year the Forum is where infrastructure market leaders gather to discuss how to drive returns in a market which is flooded in interest yet is difficult to navigate.

The New York Forum continues to be the premier forum for industry leaders redefining infrastructure investment to gather and exchange the latest industry intelligence.

 

Infrastructure Investor New York - advance your fundraising

Advance your fundraising

Expand your fundraising horizons by meeting the most active institutional investors looking for North American opportunities.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - uncover high-yield opportunities

Uncover high-yield opportunities

Share perspectives on North American investment strategies and identify high-yield assets across the region with leading investment practitioners.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - build your network

Save time building your network

Create and nurture sustainable relationships with infrastructure’s elite by using our sophisticated networking platform.

Connect with global institutional investors

Past attending investors include:
AIMCo
Allstate
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec
Calgary Foundation
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Carnegie Corporation Of New York
City of Fresno Retirement Systems
Desjardins
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
HRM Pension Plan
Indiana Public Retirement System
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
KWAP
New Mexico State Investment Council
Normandin Beaudry
North Carolina State Treasury
Oregon State Treasury (Investment Division)
Peninsula House
Retail Employees Superannuation Pty
Swiss Reinsurance Co
Texas Employees Retirement System
The Audra Group - Woodbridge Company
The Bank of Yokohama
The Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry
The Principia Corp
Toronto Transit Commission Pension Fund Society
TTC Pension Fund Society
UNIQA Capital Markets
University of Notre Dame
Utah Retirement Systems
UTIMCO
Washington State Investment Board
Wealth Management Partners NV
Woodbridge Company

The Forum at a glance:

Industry intelligence


Join leading infrastructure experts as they discuss the current state of North American infrastructure, renewables, ESG, infrastructure debt and so much more.

Focused networking


Connect and knowledge share with leading investors and managers with similar interests.

Keynote interviews


Gain a fresh perspective and be inspired by industry leading keynote speakers discussing the future of the asset class.

Women in Infrastructure Forum

Women in Infrastructure Forum

The 5th annual Women in Infrastructure New York Forum will take place in the afternoon on 17 November, day two of the New York Forum. The Forum will feature high profile keynote speakers and panel discussions with pioneering women in infrastructure. Join us for half a day of engaging and informative sessions covering industry trends and deal flows from female industry leaders.

What our attendees say about the Forum

Peter Swan

Apollo Global Management

Great content, solid group of institutional investors and large GPs. Enjoyed the conference and allowed for sufficient time to meet with investors.

Chad Greenbergn

361 Capital

Quality conference with a well thought out agenda.

Lars Pace

Hamilton Lane

Excellent opportunity to hear multiple perspectives from industry specialists and federal and state regulators.

Now part of the Global Passport

By securing your place at the Infrastructure Investor New York Forum, you will instantly become part of our global community of infrastructure leaders shaping the asset class.

Members have year-round access to a directory of investors, frequent meetings with industry leaders, and a place at all Infrastructure Investor conferences throughout the year, including:

Please note, annual agenda is subject to change.

Partner with the Forum

Infrastructure Investor attracts the individuals leading the way in the global infrastructure community. Increase your visibility and profile with an elite and diversified audience by aligning yourself with the financial information provider for private infrastructure investments.

Stand out from the crowd by partnering with the Infrastructure Investor New York Forum to showcase your product or platform and access prime networking with your core customer base.

For more information on the available sponsorship opportunities in 2021, please contact Tyler Mitchell at tyler.m@peimedia.com or call +1 646 795 3279.

 

Pre-Event Resources

Interested in speaking at the Forum in 2021?

Please contact Tom Preselo at tomas.p@peimedia.com for more information.

2021 Speakers

Ross Alexander

Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure/Real Assets, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Ross Alexander, CAIA, is a Portfolio Manager at APFC covering the fund’s private income assets. Ross has primary responsibility for the infrastructure, private credit, and real assets investing activities at APFC, Alaska’s $82 billion sovereign wealt… Read full bio

Isela Bahena

Managing Director, Private Infrastructure, Nuveen Real Assets and Infrastructure

Isela Bahena brings over twenty years of investment and portfolio management experience across a variety of sectors and asset classes. She leads deal teams which originate, structure, and invest in direct private equity and below investment-grade deb… Read full bio

DJ Gribbin

Senior Operating Partner, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

DJ Gribbin is the founder of Madrus, LLC, a strategic consulting firm dedicated to developing critical infrastructure more efficiently. In this role he advises clients on a broad range of infrastructure legal, business, and policy issues. He is a spe… Read full bio

Year-round infrastructure community networking

The Infrastructure Investor New York Forum will be held in person in New York and virtually on our industry-leading platform.

Easily seek out relevant investors, get maximum visibility, and maintain relationships across the global industry.

Attendance at the Forum is now exclusive to Global Passport members – our new investor/manager community. Book a demo to see how, in addition to attendance at the New York Forum, membership can help grow your business.


Secure your next investor

Connect with investors looking for North American opportunities
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
AXA
BCI
Callan
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation
DBJ Asset Management
Dea Capital Alternative Funds
Desjardins Group Pension Plan
Employees Provident Fund Board
Greater Manchester Pension Fund
HRM Pension Plan
Hyundai Insurance
IST Investment Foundation
Länsförsäkringar
Laval University Pension Fund
LGIA Super
Manulife Investment Management
National Credit Union Federation of Korea
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Nippon Life Global Investors Americas
NZ Super Fund
R+V Lebensversicherung
Skandia
SparkassenVersicherung
Swiss Re
Toronto Transit Commission Pension Fund Society
Uniqa
University of South Florida Foundation
World Bank Pension Plan

New York Forum attendees shape the industry

Your access to the New York Forum will provide more value than ever before, with year-round access to a directory of global infrastructure’s most influential community.

Infrastructure Investor New York - advance your fundraising

Advance your fundraising

Expand your fundraising horizons by meeting the most active institutional investors looking for North American opportunities.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - uncover high-yield opportunities

Uncover high-yield opportunities

Share perspectives on North American investment strategies and identify high-yield assets across the region with leading investment practitioners.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - build your network

Save time building your network

Create and nurture sustainable relationships with infrastructure’s elite by using our sophisticated networking platform.

Stay connected with the global community

Peter Swan

Apollo Global Management

Great content, solid group of institutional investors and large GPs. Enjoyed the conference and allowed for sufficient time to meet with investors.

Chad Greenbergn

361 Capital

Quality conference with a well thought out agenda.

Lars Pace

Hamilton Lane

Excellent opportunity to hear multiple perspectives from industry specialists and federal and state regulators

New York Forum attendees get more

By attending the New York Forum, you will join infrastructure’s most influential global community. Membership will give you:

 

  • Access to the New York Forum
  • Access to all of Infrastructure Investor’s global events
  • Access to the investor directory
  • Frequent virtual and in-person networking opportunities
  • And much more…

Please note, annual agenda is subject to change.

Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 16th

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
08:30 - 08:45

Welcome from Infrastructure Investor

08:45 - 09:00

Chair’s welcome

09:00 - 09:40

The infrastructure scorecard: Assessing how the Biden administration is doing so far

  • Discussing the funding model and whether viable alternatives existed
  • Does the US really need a renewables stimulus?
  • Getting the framework working: What the investor community needs to see
09:40 - 10:20

Legislative and regulatory views on the US infrastructure market

  • A policy update on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework
  • State-level developments on introducing or upgrading P3 legislation
  • CFIUS- compliance for foreign investors in US infrastructure
10:20 - 10:50

Keynote: An industry leader sets out their roadmap for the infrastructure asset class

  • Why the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan is a crucial first step
  • Methods for mobilizing private capital investment
  • How to implement asset recycling in the US
10:50 - 11:20

Coffee break

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
11:20 - 12:00

Defining the energy transition: Debating the changing shape of the North American energy market

  • Managing the transition to clean energy and what it means for funds and investors in the space
  • Making sure the right team and expertise is in place for a change of strategy
  • How to get investors comfortable with executing a net-zero product
12:00 - 12:40

Fundraising in 2021-22: Getting back on the road

  • Comparing virtual and physical fundraising results
  • How investors feel about fundraising in a hybrid era
  • Can new entrants or products still raise money now?
12:40 - 14:00

Lunch

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
14:00 - 14:40

Assessing the state of the P3 market in North America

  • State and local action: streamlining the tendering and approval process
  • Federal assistance: private activity bonds, TIIFA loans and similar instruments
  • Opening the floodgates: Industry views on unlocking private investment
14:40 - 15:20

Less renewable? Exploring the darker side of the energy transition

  • Batteries, solar panels and wind turbines- what can currently be recycled?
  • How the solar production boom has outpaced its recycling infrastructure
  • Advancing a circular economy in the energy transition space
15:20 - 15:50

Coffee break

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
15:50 - 16:30

The plan for transportation infrastructure in the US

  • More P3s and where the development will happen: Ports, roads, airports and more
  • The recovery of toll roads: more managed lanes, demand data and the future procurement process
  • Undervalued assets and buying opportunities for transport investors
16:30 - 17:10

Digital and smart infrastructure: Discussing risk and opportunity across the sector

  • FTTH- still the key investment opportunity or getting overheated?
  • Beyond fiber, towers and data centres: New areas of digital examined
  • Driving growth and monetizing total addressable market: Key questions for investors to ask of management teams
17:10 - 17:40

The state of play: Examining investor strategies as 2021 draws to a close

  • Top-down institutional preference, changing risk appetites and what gets the CIO interested
  • A look at the disparity in investor interest for growth/core+ strategies versus core and supercore
  • Balancing the investor portfolio in a post-pandemic environment
17:40 - 17:45

Chair’s wrap up and close of Day 1

1-2-1 video meetings remain available on the virtual platform until 19.00 NY

Agenda

Day 2 - Wednesday 17th

08:00 - 09:00

Investor-only Think Tank session (by invite)

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
09:00 - 09:15

Chair’s welcome back

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote interview

Hear why the Biden administration’s infra plan is a crucial first step, and how a US version of the World Bank could play a key role in mobilising private capital.

09:45 - 10:00

Market update from Infrastructure Investor

Our reports analyze the current state of the infrastructure market and detail the significant trends affecting the asset class in each quarter. We review 2021 from a fundraising perspective and look ahead to trends for 2022 as the world tries to get back to normal.

10:00 - 10:40

Midmarket infrastructure- finding value in a rapidly growing segment

  • Assessing how new vehicles and spinoffs are moving into the space
  • Finding value by location, cap size and strategy
  • Is the US midmarket large enough for funds to deploy at the scale they claim?
10:40 - 11:20

Coffee break

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum 2021
11:20 - 12:00

Exploring energy generation, storage and distribution in the US market

  • Using heat-based storage solutions and accumulators to address peak network demand
  • How green solutions can supplement existing energy storage
  • New storage: Can data centres provide extra storage capacity?
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch break

Women in Infrastructure New York Forum
13:00 - 13:10

Chair’s welcome and introduction

13:10 - 13:40

How is infrastructure doing on equality, diversity and inclusion?

  • Making diversity a business imperative
  • Driving better results through greater diversity
  • How does gender diversity within infrastructure compare to other asset classes?
13:40 - 14:20

Doing business remotely and the impact on fundraising

  • How investors have adapted to hybrid manager interactions
  • Building and maintaining investor relationships virtually
  • How to support emerging managers if travel restrictions persist into 2022
14:20 - 14:45

Keynote interview: A senior leader in infrastructure outlines their vision for EDI

14:45 - 15:15

Coffee break

Women in Infrastructure New York Forum
15:15 - 15:55

Climate change and sustainability: Making sense of net zero, the SDGs and COP26

  • The practical approach: path to net zero risks and opportunities
  • Integrating sustainability risks into investment decisions and portfolio management
  • Using data and tools to gain transparency into the impact of ESG initiatives
15:55 - 16:35

Adapting asset management capabilities to manage through disruption

  • Managing infrastructure assets when travel is more challenging
  • How investors are making use of the data created by their assets to improve asset management
  • Working out what to collect and what’s most valuable
16:35 - 17:15

How human capital experts are driving change in their organizations

  • Turning ideas into action: Getting buy-in from senior management
  • Bright ideas: How innovation has improved firms and portfolio investments
  • Recruiting, incentivizing and retaining diverse talent
17:15 - 17:25

Chair’s summary and close of Forum

1-2-1 video meetings remain available on the virtual platform until 19.00 NY