The ULI Rose Center hosted the Mayors’ Forum on the role of public-private partnerships in city building during the ULI Fall Meeting in Denver, CO. The event contained two moderated panel discussions focused on cross-sector discussion regarding public/private partnerships and how PPPs represent the nexus between the public sector’s needs and the private sector’s goals.
Mayors’ Forum on the role of public-private partnerships in city building
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Forum: 2:30-5:30 pm | Reception: 5:30-6:30 pm
Embassy Suites Denver Downtown/Convention Center
1420 Stout Street
Crestone Ballroom (3rd Floor)
2:30-3:45p Public/Private Partnership Practitioners’ Panel A facilitated conversation between public- and private-sector practitioners will discuss balancing public benefits with private risk.
Helen Chin, Program Officer, Surdna Foundation – moderator
Gene Conti, Secretary of Transportation, State of North Carolina (2010-2011 Rose Fellow)
Tracy Huggins, Executive Director, Denver Urban Renewal Authority
Bert Mathews, President, Mathews Development Company (2009-2010 Rose Fellow)
Greg Weaver, Executive VP, Catellus Development Corp
4:00-5:30p Mayors’ Panel on Public/Private Partnership The mayors will examine shared challenges and opportunities of public leadership in shaping a city’s urban spaces and revitalizing neighborhoods. They will also share their cities’ experience with ULI and the Daniel Rose Fellowship, and take questions from the audience.
Henry Cisneros, Founder and Chair, CityView, Los Angeles, CA
Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (1993-97) and Mayor of San Antonio (1981-89)
2011-2012 Rose Fellows:
The Honorable Bob Buckhorn, Mayor of Tampa
The Honorable Sly James, Mayor of Kansas City
The Honorable Jean Quan, Mayor of Oakland
The Honorable Angel Taveras, Mayor of Providence
2012-2013 Rose Fellows:
The Honorable Greg Fischer, Mayor of Louisville
The Honorable Pedro E. Segarra, Mayor of Hartford
The Honorable Marilyn Strickland, Mayor of Tacoma
A reception honoring public-sector attendees followed immediately afterward. This event was free to Fall Meeting registrants.