The 2018 Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit will be held on September 17, 2018 at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The event will bring together government, non-profit, and private sector experts to discuss Rhode Island's infrastructure opportunities and challenges. To register to attend, please visit our Eventbrite page by clicking here. Click here to view the agenda for the Summit.
8:30am Registration & Breakfast
9:00am Introductory Remarks
-Merrill W. Sherman, Chair, RIIB
-Jeffrey R. Diehl, CEO, RIIB
9:15am Remarks by U.S. Senator Jack Reed
9:30am Overview of RI Infrastructure Report Card
-Brian Pallasch, Managing Director, American Society of Civil Engineers
9:45am Plenary Discussion: "The Next Decade of RI Infrastructure"
10:45am Networking & Coffee
11:00am Breakout Sessions
"Resilient Rhody: Applying Lessons from the Region"
"Municipal Tax-Increment Financing: Rhode Island's Enhanced Tool for Economic and
"Accelerating Energy Efficiency Investments with C-PACE"
"State of the State's Housing Infrastructure"
-Congressman David Cicilline
-General Treasurer Seth Magaziner
Keynote Address: To Be Announced
1:15pm Breakout Sessions
"Financing Green Stormwater Infrastructure Projects: Moving from Pilot Projects to Scale"
"New Tools for Economic Development in Rhode Island"
"Accelerating Clean Energy Projects on Brownfield Properties"
"Energy Efficiency Mortgages and Other Green Financial Products: New Drivers of
Economic Development in Rhode Island"
2:15pm Networking & Coffee
2:30pm Keynote Address: To Be Announced
3:30pm Networking Reception