Putting capital to work in North American infrastructure

This December 3-4, the New York Summit will gather 200+ investors, fund managers and policy makers to debate the trends shaping infra investment in North America and how to drive returns in a market flooded in interest but difficult to navigate.

Agenda highlights include:

  • Keynote interview: Fixing America’s infrastructure
  • LP & GP Roundtable Discussions
  • Spotlight discussion: Diversity and infrastructure
  • 3 Track break-out series: Digital infrastructure, water infrastructure & ESG
  • Dedicated LP & GP think tanks
  • The 2nd annual Women in Infrastructure Forum New York

 

2019 Keynote speakers

David Fass
Head of Americas, Senior Managing Director
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)

DJ Gribbin
Founder, Madrus, LLC

Senior Operating Partner, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners
Nonresident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Former Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Infrastructure

Pooja Goyal
Partner and Head of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
The Carlyle Group

(Women in Infrastructure New York Forum keynote)
Angela Miller-May
Chief Investment Officer
Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund

Be a part of the global infrastructure community

For investors
Share perspectives on North American investment strategies and identify high-yield assets across the region.

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

For service providers
Network with leading LPs and GPs leading the way in North American infrastructure investment.

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» Keynote speakers from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), Former Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Infrastructure and the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund

» Featured speakers, including the industry’s leading infrastructure investing professionals

» Key agenda highlights for this year’s Summit

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2019 Speakers include

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A sample who you'll meet

Investors and institutions that attended last year included

APG
ATTIMCO
BH+CO
CalPERS
City of Stamford
CMHC Pension Fund
Croson Investment Partners
Desjardins Global Asset Management
Employees Retirement System of Texas
Infrastructure Canada, Govement of Canada
InvestPSP
Joint Industry Board
National Pension Service
New York City Retirement System
New York Presbyterian Hospital Office of Investments
Northwestern Mutual Capital
Nuveen
OMERS Infrastructure
Peninsula House LLC
PGGM
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
Thrivent Financial
TIAA
UNJSPF
US Department of Transportation
Wafra

(Access granted for all registrants of the Infrastructure Investor New York Summit)

Visit our co-located Women in Infrastructure New York Forum

The Women in Infrastructure Forum New York will feature high profile keynote speakers and panel discussions with pioneering women in infrastructure. Join us for an afternoon of engaging and informative panel discussions about industry trends and deal flows from powerful women in Infrastructure.

What our attendees say about the Forum

A quote icon for decorating the content Lara Ellis

ALUS Canada

This conference was truly an excellent opportunity to network and learn from global leaders in infrastructure investment

A quote icon for decorating the content Kalin Stoyanov

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

The New York Summit is one of the few high-quality infrastructure conferences in North America. It provides an excellent networking opportunity and is a venue f…

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A quote icon for decorating the content Lars Pace

Hamilton Lane

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

Preliminary agenda

Explore each tab below to see the two-day agenda packed full with insightful panel discussions, keynotes and powerful networking breaks for the leaders in value creation.

 

If you would like more information or to become part of the agenda, please contact Zakira Ralling at zakira.r@peimedia.com or +1 646 545 3321.

Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 3rd

Plenary sessions
07:30 - 17:30

Registration opens

07:45 - 09:00

LP Think Tank: closed door think tank breakfast (Invitation-only)

Andy Rose

 

  • What are the top issues as it relates to infrastructure investing?
  • Collectively as an LP community what can we do? where can we play? What can we ask from our GPs to invest more responsibly as it relates to infrastructure and ESG? What can the LP community do collectively?
  • What’s most important to you?

Moderator:
Andy Rose, Chief Executive Officer, GIIA

 

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Andy Rose

Chief Executive Officer, GIIA

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07:45 - 09:00

GP Think Tank: closed door think tank breakfast (Invitation-only)

08:00 - 09:00

Networking breakfast

09:00 - 09:05

PEI welcome

Speaker:
Seth Kerker, Director of Events – Americas, PEI

09:05 - 09:15

Chairman's welcome

Mark Weisdorf

Chairman:
Mark Weisdorf, Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

Mark-Weisdorf

Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates, LLC

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09:15 - 09:55

Keynote interview

David Fass , Bruno Alves

Keynote interviewee:
David Faas, Head of Americas, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)

Interviewer:
Bruno Alves, Senior Editor, Infrastructure Investor

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David Fass

Head of Americas, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)

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Bruno Alves

Senior Editor, Infrastructure Investor

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09:55 - 10:45

Limited partner roundtable

Networking break
10:45 - 11:10

Networking break

Plenary sessions
11:10 - 12:00

GP roundtable: opportunities and trends

Mark A. McComiskey , Tom Osborne
  • How can private investment be leveraged to create quality infrastructure?
  • Could there be a possibility of a National Infrastructure Initiative after the 2020 elections?

Panelists:
Vittorio Lacagnina,
Head of Business Development, Private Infrastructure, Partners Group
Mark A. McComiskey,
Partner, AVAIO
Tom Osborne, Executive Director, Infrastructure, IFM

 

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Mark A. McComiskey

Partner, AVAIO

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Tom Osborne

Executive Director, Infrastructure, IFM

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12:00 - 12:50

Renewables / clean energy

Elizabeth Sluder, John Breckenridge, Perry Offutt

Moderator:
Elizabeth Sluder, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Panelists:
John Breckenridge, Senior Managing Director, Head of Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics
Perry Offutt, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Americas, UBS Asset

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Elizabeth Sluder

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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John Breckenridge

Senior Managing Director, Head of Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics

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Perry Offutt

Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Americas, UBS Asset

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12:50 - 14:15

Networking luncheon

14:15 - 14:50

Keynote fireside chat

Pooja Goyal

Keynote interviewee:
Pooja Goyal, Partner and Head of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Team, The Carlyle Group

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Pooja Goyal

Partner and Head of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, The Carlyle Group

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14:50 - 15:40

ESG: responsible infrastructure investing

Susan Mac Cormac, Rick Walters
  • Material Risk
  • Refocus on governance as an issue
  • Maintaining social license
  • Are our communities okay with private infrastructure?
  • Impact on performance
  • Progression towards low carbon economy
  • Data – Measurement

Moderator:
Susan Mac Cormac, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Panelist:
Rick Walters, Infrastructure Director, GRESB

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Susan Mac Cormac

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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Rick Walters

Infrastructure Director, GRESB

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Breakout series
15:40 - 16:30

Track A | Digital infrastructure

Mark Prybutok

Digital infra was 2019s hot sector will it be in 2020?

Panelists:
Mark Prybutok, Managing Director, GI Partners
Dan Simerman, Head of Financial Relations, IOTA Foundation

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Mark Prybutok

Managing Director, GI Partners

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15:40 - 16:30

Track B | The forgotten: water infrastructure

Ross Posner, Matthew Diserio

Opportunities in water and waste management.

Panelists:
Matthew Diserio, President, Water Asset Management

Ross Posner, Managing Partner, Ridgewood Infrastructure

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Ross Posner

Managing Partner, Ridgewood Infrastructure

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Matthew Diserio

President, Water Asset Management

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15:40 - 16:30

Track C | P3s

Networking break
16:30 - 16:45

Networking break

Plenary sessions
16:45 - 17:25

Closing keynote address

17:25 - 17:30

Chairman's closing remarks

Mark Weisdorf

Chairman:
Mark Weisdorf, Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

Mark-Weisdorf

Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates, LLC

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17:30 - 18:30

Networking cocktail reception

Agenda

Day 2 - Wednesday 4th

Plenary sessions
08:00 - 09:00

Registration and welcome breakfast

09:00 - 09:15

Chairman's welcome

Mark Weisdorf

Chairman:
Mark Weisdorf, Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

Mark-Weisdorf

Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates, LLC

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09:15 - 09:50

Keynote interview: fixing America’s infrastructure

DJ Gribbin , Jordan Stutts

Keynote interviewee:
DJ Gribbin, Founder, Madrus, LLC; Senior Operating Partner, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, Non Resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Former Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Infrastructure

Interviewer:
Jordan Stutts, Reporter, Infrastructure Investor

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DJ Gribbin

Founder, Madrus, LLC

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Jordan Stutts

Senior Reporter, Infrastructure Investor

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09:50 - 10:40

Infrastructure debt

Prashant Mupparapu

Panelist:
Prashant Mupparapu, Managing Director, Infrastructure and Real Assets, Owl Rock Capital Partners

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Prashant Mupparapu

Managing Director, Infrastructure and Real Assets, Owl Rock Capital Partners

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10:40 - 11:30

Emerging Markets

Networking break
11:30 - 11:50

Networking break

Plenary sessions
11:50 - 12:30

Closing keynote address

12:30 - 12:35

Chairman's closing remarks

Mark Weisdorf

Chairman:
Mark Weisdorf, Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

Mark-Weisdorf

Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates, LLC

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12:35 - 13:45

Networking luncheon

Women in Infrastructure New York Forum
12:35 - 13:45

Women in Infrastructure networking luncheon

13:45 - 13:50

Chairwoman’s welcome

Susan Mac Cormac

Chairwoman:
Susan Mac Cormac, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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Susan Mac Cormac

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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13:50 - 14:30

Opening keynote

Angela Miller May

Keynote speaker:
Angela Miller May, CIO, Chicago Teachers Pension Fund

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Angela Miller May

Chief Invesment Officer, Chicago Teachers Pension Fund

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14:30 - 15:20

Visions, insights and perspectives

Allison Kingsley, Andrea Mody

• Value Creation and Fundraising
• LP/GP Alignment
• Direct Vs.Co-investing
• Emerging opportunities across the Infrastructure secondaries market
• Digital Infra: Why has the asset class become attractive? What are returns in space, how are they changing? How do investors think about risk? Is risk reduced?
• Increasing gender diversity in the space – Building the pipeline
– How do we build a pipeline line of female infrastructure professionals?
– The path to PE is narrow; is there an Infra pathway?

Panelists:
Allison Kingsley, Partner and Chief Risk Officer, Nova Infrastructure
Andrea Mody, Head of Investor Solutions Group (ISG) Americas & Co-Head of MIRA Infrastructure Global Solution (MIGS) I and II, Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)
Rena Pulido, Executive Director, Global Head of Business Development, IFM

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Allison Kingsley

Founder and Partner, NOVA Infrastructure

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Andrea Mody

Head of Investor Solutions Group (ISG) Americas & Co-Head of MIRA Infrastructure Global Solution (MIGS) I and II, Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)

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Networking break
15:20 - 15:45

Networking break

Plenary sessions
15:45 - 16:35

Energy & renewables: challenges and opportunities

Katherine McElroy, Doris Schürch

• The evolving place energy fits as an asset class within infrastructure
• What are the current obstacles to growth in core renewables? What are the growth areas outside of core renewables?
• Combating Climate Change
• Women in Energy and Infrastructure: how have roles evolved and how we can continue to further gender diversity?

Panelists:
Katherine McElroy, Director, Clean Energy Infrastructure Credit, Capital Dynamics
Doris Schürch, Vice President of Infrastructure, Partners Group

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Katherine McElroy

Director, Clean Energy Infrastructure Credit, Capital Dynamics

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Doris Schürch

Vice President of Infrastructure, Partners Group

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16:35 - 17:00

Closing keynote

17:00 - 17:05

Chairwoman's closing remarks

Susan Mac Cormac

Chairwoman:
Susan Mac Cormac, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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Susan Mac Cormac

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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17:05 - 18:00

Women in Infrastructure networking cocktail reception

2019 Speakers

A  PERE 50 fund manager  denotes a speaker from the Women in Infrastructure New York Forum. If you would like more information or to become part of the agenda, please contact Zakira Ralling at zakira.r@peimedia.com or +1 646 545 3321.

Bruno Alves

Senior Editor, Infrastructure Investor

Bruno Alves is Senior Editor of Infrastructure Investor. Bruno has been a journalist since 2004 and joined Infrastructure Investor in 2009, where he quickly rose to become Associate Editor and a leading writer covering the infrastructure asset class.… Read full bio

John Breckenridge

Senior Managing Director, Head of Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics

John is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Infrastructure. He has over 17 years of direct private equity investing experience, preceded by over 18 years of operations management. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics, John was a managing partn… Read full bio

Matthew Diserio

President, Water Asset Management

Water Asset Management, LLC (WAM) invests globally in companies and assets that ensure water quality and water supply. WAM believes that scarce water is the resource defining the 21st century just as plentiful oil defined the last century. WAM manage… Read full bio

David Fass

Head of Americas, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)

David Fass was appointed as the Head of MIRA Americas in April 2019. He is responsible for overseeing the asset management activities for MIRA across the Americas and sits on the investment committees of several of MIRA’s funds. Prior to this role, D… Read full bio

DJ Gribbin

Founder, Madrus, LLC

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

Allison Kingsley

Partner and Chief Risk Officer, NOVA Infrastructure

Allison is a Partner and a Founder of NOVA Infrastructure and has nearly 20 years of experience working in infrastructure, project finance, investment banking, and risk. Allison was formerly an early member of Reformation, an infrastructure debt fund… Read full bio

Susan Mac Cormac

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Susan Mac Cormac is a partner in the Corporate Department of Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office. She serves as co-chair of the Clean Technology and Renewable Energy Group and the Private Equity and Venture Investment Practice. Ms. Mac Cormac… Read full bio

Mark A. McComiskey

Partner, AVAIO

Mark has worked in the private equity and infrastructure investing sector for more than 15 years. As a partner at AVAIO, he brings experience in the investment, development and construction, operation, acquisition and financing of private equity and… Read full bio

Katherine McElroy

Director, Clean Energy Infrastructure Credit, Capital Dynamics

Katherine is a Director on the Clean Energy Infrastructure Credit team. She has over 15 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics, she worked at General Electric Energy Financial Services as an originator on the Debt team. She w… Read full bio

Angela Miller May

Chief Invesment Officer, Chicago Teachers Pension Fund

Angela Miller-May, Chief Investment Officer, Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, manages and directs the operations of the Fund's investment portfolio, providing ongoing performance evaluation and due diligence. Under her leadership, she has increased th… Read full bio

Andrea Mody

Head of Investor Solutions Group (ISG) Americas & Co-Head of MIRA Infrastructure Global Solution (MIGS) I and II, Managing Director, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)

Andrea joined MIRA in 2007 and is based in New York. Andrea serves as the Head of the Investor Solutions Group for the Americas region and is the Co-Head of MIRA Infrastructure Global Solution (MIGS) I and II. On behalf of MIGS I and MIGS II, Andrea… Read full bio

Prashant Mupparapu

Managing Director, Infrastructure and Real Assets, Owl Rock Capital Partners

Prashant is a Managing Director with Owl Rock Capital Partners in New York. He worked with companies across the energy & power, transportation & logistics, digital infrastructure, and other selected basic industrials sectors on structuring project fi… Read full bio

Perry Offutt

Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Americas, UBS Asset

Perry is Head of Infrastructure Americas, a business within Real Estate & Private Markets at UBS Asset Management. Based in New York, he leads the Americas business that originates and manages direct equity investments in infrastructure and is a memb… Read full bio

Tom Osborne

Executive Director, Infrastructure, IFM

Tom is responsible for the origination, analysis, structure and execution of IFM’s global infrastructure investments. Prior to joining IFM, Tom was Head of Americas – Infrastructure in the Investment Banking Division of UBS. In this role, Tom was the… Read full bio

Ross Posner

Managing Partner, Ridgewood Infrastructure

Ross Posner is the Managing Partner of Ridgewood Infrastructure, bringing more than two decades of successful private equity investing experience and business leadership across infrastructure, real assets, and other areas. Prior to joining Ridgewood,… Read full bio

Pooja Goyal

Partner and Head of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, The Carlyle Group

Ms. Goyal has invested in the renewables and sustainable resources sector on a dedicated basis since 2005. She joins from Goldman Sachs where she most recently served as Head of the Alternative Energy Investing Group. Previously, Ms. Goyal served as… Read full bio

Mark Prybutok

Managing Director, GI Partners

Mark Prybutok is a Managing Director of GI Partners. Prior to joining GI, Mr. Prybutok was a Partner at Alinda Capital, a US-based infrastructure fund manager, where he led the firm’s telecom infrastructure investing strategy. Mark started his career… Read full bio

Andy Rose

Chief Executive Officer, GIIA

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Doris Schürch

Vice President of Infrastructure, Partners Group

Doris Schürch is part of the European Private Infrastructure business unit, based in Zug and during her tenure at Partners Group spent a year based out of Houston. She has been with Partners Group since 2008 and has 15 years of industry experience. P… Read full bio

Elizabeth Sluder

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Elizabeth Sluder is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Morrison & Foerster. She focuses her practice on project finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate advice. Ms. Sluder has substantial experience representing cl… Read full bio

Jordan Stutts

Senior Reporter, Infrastructure Investor

Jordan Stutts is a senior reporter at Infrastructure Investor based in New York. Since 2015, Jordan has covered trends in the funding and financing of infrastructure assets around the world. His stories range from the simple power-purchase agreement… Read full bio

Rick Walters

Infrastructure Director, GRESB

Rick is the Director, Infrastructure at GRESB and is an experienced sustainability professional with a diverse background covering more than 25 years’ experience in Sustainability, Investment, Engineering and Management. GRESB’s mission is to enhance… Read full bio
Mark-Weisdorf

Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates, LLC

Mark Weisdorf is Managing Partner of Mark Weisdorf Associates, focusing on private equity and infrastructure investment strategies. He is a member of the Investment Committee of the Swiss-based IST3 Global Infrastructure Fund, and is a Senior Advisor… Read full bio
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