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A listing of all Transport Events

  • "Seminar on Legal, Economic, and Implementation Issues in PPP projects." Ministry of Economy of Poland and World Bank, Warsaw, June 17-18, 2008. The Seminar was jointly organized by the Ministry of Economy of Poland (MOE) and the World Bank (WB). The seminar’s main objective was to provide an exchange of experience between WB and other international experts and specialized staff of the Polish Government (including members of the PPP Working Group) in key aspects of the design and implementation of PPP projects in transport infrastructure and buildings (e.g., schools, hospitals).
  • Workshop on Road User Charging Systems The Road User Charging (RUC) Systems Workshop, held inWarsawon June 11-12, 2007, was jointly organized by the Polish Ministry of Transport (MOT) and the World Bank (WB).   The workshop’s main objective was to share experience in the design and implementation of modern road charging systems and make this experience available to Poland, as well as other countries that are considering introducing new road user charging systems.
  • Latvia: Regional Workshop on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in Transport, Riga, Latvia, March 6-8, 2007.  The workshop was designed to increase participants' knowledge in several areas, including PPP options and challenges, competitive selection of concessionaires, establishment of regulatory institutions for toll roads, improving governance in transport infrastructure PPP concessions, key success factors for PPP implementation, benefits and risks including traffic forecast risks and impacts on revenues. It also included practical sessions on the application of the Highway Development and Management (HDM) model for concessionaires to optimize their investments, as well as financial simulation of PPP projects using the PPIAF/World Bank's Toolkit for PPP in Highways.
  • Regional Workshop on Public-Private Partnership in Highways, Civil Engineering Faculty, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, June 6-8, 2006. The workshop provided an overview of the role and contribution of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in maintaining, upgrading and extending road transport infrastructure. It also included practical sessions on the application of the Highway Development and Management (HDM-4) model for concessionaires to optimize their investments, as well as financial simulation of PPP projects using the PPIAF/World Bank's Toolkit for PPP in Highways.
  • Second Round Table on Investments in Transport Infrastructure in Russia, Moscow, November 15, 2005 (PDF, 5.4MB)
    Copies of the English and Russian presentations made by Cesar Queiroz to the 2nd Round Table are available at the above link. A related event, the EU Conference on Transport PPPs -- A Tool for Bridging a Gap, was held in Moscow on October 28, 2005. A presentation given to the conference by Peter Thomson on The Challenge of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and The World Bank is also available. The Round Table Program is available on the Website of the Russian Ministry of Transport, together with the materials presented in  Russian and in  English.
  • BBL on VE in Highways: Institutional, Legal and Technical Aspects, World Bank, Washington, DC, October 27, 2005 (PDF, 8MB)
    The presentations by Mr. Juan Claudio Devincenti, Director, Society of American Value Engineers, and former president of their National Capital Chapter, and Ms. Shirley J. Ybarra, President of The Ybarra Group, and former Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia, highlighted the growing role of Value Analysis as a tool for project evaluation and cost optimization, and the Accelerated Construction Technology Transfer (ACTT) forums.
  • Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships in Highways: Institutional, Legal, Financial and Technical Aspects, World Bank, Washington, DC, October 6, 2005.
    This workshop was hosted by the Transport Unit, Transport & Urban Development Department (TUDTR) and Infrastructure, Economics & Finance Department of the World Bank. It was designed to increase participants' knowledge in several areas, including PPP options, selection of concessionaires, establishment of regulatory institutions for toll roads, improving governance in highway PPP concessions, and traffic forecast risks and impacts on revenues.
  • Workshop on Public Private Partnership in the Transport Sector, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 19-21, 2005.
    The Workshop, hosted by the Centre of Excellence in Finance (CEF), Ljubljana, Slovenia and delivered by the World Bank, provided an overview of the role and contribution of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in maintaining, upgrading and extending transport infrastructure, specifically highways, railways, airports, and ports. The main focus was defining the roles of the public and private sectors, PPP options and challenges, key success factors for PPP implementation, as well as benefits and risks of PPPs in transport infrastructure.
  • Lithuania: Workshop on Establishing Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the Transport Sector, held in Vilnius, June 30, 2005
    The Workshop, hosted by the Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) and the World Bank, provided an overview on the role and contribution of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in transport infrastructure, with a special focus on highways, railways, ports, and airports. The objective of the event was to expand the participants’ knowledge about the roles of the public and private sectors, PPP schemes, advantages and disadvantages, success factors for PPP implementation, and identify opportunities for PPP projects in the transport sector in Lithuania.
  • Training Course for Contracting Performance-based Management and Maintenance
    of Roads

    The course is structured in four parts and contains a good mix of modules, case studies and workshops. A Training Report for Thailand and China (MS-Word 29 KB) provides more information on the two completed training courses held to date.
  • Transport Forum 2005: Presentations from Roads & Highways Day, March 8, 2005
    Transport Forum 2005 was held at World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. from March 7 through March 11, 2005. The overall theme for the event was the "Role of the Private and Public Sectors in the Supply of Transport Infrastructure and Services."

 


Last updated: 2006-07-10




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