Program Future-Proof Infrastructure 2023

In 2023, Future-Proof Infrastructure took place digitally. Discover the Future-Proof Infrastructure program 2023.

Future-Proof Infrastructure showcases sustainable investment opportunities around the topics of:

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Program 28 March 2023

Master of Ceremony: Lorena Zemp, COO, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation

13:00 - 13:30 (Central Europe Time)

Introduction: Vision and Mission of Future-Proof Infrastructure

Speakers: Roman Imgrüth, CEO MCH Exhibitions & Events, MCH Group AG; Louis Downing, CEO, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation

13:30 - 14:00

Discussion with Project Preparation Actors on Future-Proof Infrastructure

Speakers: Pedro Nicolau, Integration Manager, SOURCE; Tony Bonnici, Head of PPP, UNECE, Analyn Rubenecia, Communications and Outreach Specialist, CDIA

Moderation: Andy Deacon, Co-Managing Director of GCoM

14:00 - 14:30

Panel on Future-Proof Infrastructure Curation Process

Speakers: Savina Carluccio, Executive Director, ICSI; Tony Bonnici, Head of PPP, UNECE; Jim Pass, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

Moderation: Louis Downing, CEO, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation

14:30 - 15:00


15:00 - 15:30

Session on FAST-Infra: Sustainable Infrastructure as an Asset Class: collaboration to drive investment through FAST Infra

Speakers: Robin Grenfell, Senior Manager, Macquarie Green Investment Group; Jim Pass, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

Moderation: Arshia Karki, Global Partnership Manager, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation

15:30 - 16:00

Discussion on the progress on Public Private Partnerships and blended finance, perspectives from the public and private sector on FAST

Speakers: François Bergère, Executive Director, Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association; Enrico Petrocelli, Secretary General, D20/Long Term Investors Club; Carmel Lev, Program Officer, Global Infrastructure Facility

Moderation: Jean-Christophe Barth, Executive Director, World Association of PPP Units & Professionals (WAPPP)

16:00 - 16:30

Deep-Dive Partner Workshop: Key role of early-stage project preparation to deliver successful Nature-based Solutions projects

Speakers: Rob Cunningham, Europe Resilient Watersheds Programme Director, The National Conservancy; Juraj Jurik, Director Infrastructure & Nature, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundationx; Michail Kapetanakis, Research Analyst, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Moderation: Rowan Palmer, Lead Sustainable Infrastructure Investment Team, UN Environment Programme

16:30 - 16:40

Presentation of Future-Proof Infrastructure 2024

Speaker: Louis Downing, CEO, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation


Networking Dinner Party - with Bertrand Piccard | The Blackouts | Michel Gammenthaler