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Summit on Finance & Policy

March 30-April 2, 2019| Orlando, FL

Final Program and Agenda

Please note that this agenda was printed prior to the conference and therefore some speakers/moderators reflected below may have been a change on-site.

  • Questions relating to presentations can be directed to Cheryle Arnold.
  • To receive a form for professional development hours, please email Harry Smith.
  • Presentations on this page will be accessible until close of business Friday, June 21, after which time will be available to IBTTA Members Only.

If you have questions about presentations, please email Cheryle Arnold.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Opening Remarks

There were no formal presentations.

  • Patrick Jones, International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association
  • Bernard Arseneau, HDR
  • Christopher Tomlinson, State Road & Tollway Authority
  • Amy Potter, Transportation Corridor Agencies
  • Nikolaus Grieshaber, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Straight from the Top - CFOs Respond to your Questions

Full slide deck - mainly a discussion panel but had supporting slide deck.

Moderator: Jennifer Frankl, Silicon Transportation Consultants

  • Michael Discenza, Transurban
  • Deborah Sharpless, Maryland Transportation Authority
  • Amy Potter, Transportation Corridor Agencies
  • Horatio Porter, North Texas Tollway Authority

The Many Truths About AET Costs and Benefits

Moderator: Andrew Cadmus, HDR

Interstate Tolling - Follow the Leaders

Moderator: Gregory Le Frois, HNTB Corporation

Priced Managed, Traditional Tolling and More

Moderator: Zongwei Tao, Weris, Inc.

Credit Roundtable - Driving the Future

This was a discussion panel.  There were no formal presentations.

Moderator: Mary Francoeur, Public Financial Management, Inc.

  • Mike Heiligenstein, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority
  • John Medina, Moody's Investors Service
  • Jonathan Dingle, Meridiam Infrastructure
  • North Jersild, Vanguard

Making the Transition from Road Financier to Mobility Service Provider

Moderator: Thomas Delaney, Atkins N.A.

One Toll Road's Ceiling is Another's Floor - Different Perspectives on Toll Rate Setting

Moderator: Carlos Campo, WSP USA


Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Transportation's Odd Couple - Can Tolling and RUC Share the Road?

Moderator: Patricia Hendren, I-95 Corridor Coalition

  • Colum Lynch, Arup
  • Reema Griffith, Washington State Transportation Commission (remarks only)
  • Barbara Rohde, Mileage-Based User Fee Alliance

State Officials and Tolling - Why Some Like and Others Don't

Moderator: Bernard Arseneau, HDR

  • Joe Giulietti, Connecticut Department of Transportation
  • Cynthia Essenmacher, Federal Highway Administration (remarks only)
  • Steve Wray, Econsult Solutions

Our Future Challenge - Tolling Solutions That Work for Everyone

This was a discussion panel.  There were no formal presentations.

Moderator: Amy Potter, Transportation Corridor Agencies

  • Angela Fogle, Federal Highway Administration
  • Robert Rich, PFM Financial Advisors, LLC
  • Susan Lent, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP
  • Guy Wilkinson, KPMG LLP