/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Investing in our infrastructures: PPPs, not simply an option, but a necessity!/

IPPP: the only international French-language crossroads open to the world!

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Proud of its currently intended international reach, the Institut pour le partenariat public-privé (IPPP), considered to be the only international French-language crossroads for sharing PPP experience, is hosting the 7th edition of its Grand Forum. This year, in addition to highlighting innovative PPP projects in both Quebec and Canada, the event will showcase international achievements, by welcoming ministers, entrepreneurs and leaders not only from Quebec, but also from the United States, France, Scotland, Morrocco and Mali.

IPPP Chairman and Ceo Roger Légaré is inviting media representatives to attend the Grand Forum - the world's only French-language event focusing on PPP achievements.


October 15 and 16, 2015



October 15:  8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

October 16:  8:30 a.m. till noon

Media are welcomed beginning at 8:00 a.m.



Centre Mont-Royal

2200, rue Mansfield, Montréal

Salle Mont-Royal II

Special event: October 15, 2015 

12:45 p.m.     

Conference-lunch with Quebec Finance Minister Carlos J. Leitão who will present an  update on the economic and financial status of Quebec and on the investments in public infrastructure

Media is invited to attend the scrum with Mr. Leitão which will take place at around 1:15 p.m., after the minister's intervention.


In addition, several well-known speakers will be attending, including:

From Quebec: Georges Farrah, Maritime Affairs Secretariat; Philippe Rainville, Montreal Airports; Denis Crevier; McGill Healthcare Infrastructure Group; Luc Fouquette, Collectif Santé Montréal.

International: Fredericka Cuenca, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York); John McGregor, E-Rail (Edinburgh); Vincent Piron, Piron Consulting - Centre d'excellence international de promotion des bonnes pratiques (Paris); Sally Perrin, WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff (United States).

A minister in attendance on October 16, i.e.: Abdelaziz Rabbah, Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics (Morrocco)

To view the complete program, visit the Website www.ippp.org


SOURCE Institut pour le partenariat public-privé

For further information: To obtain information, confirm your attendance and /or request an interview: Sylvie Piché, Senior Advisor, Media Relations, 514 868-2009, ext. 225, cell. : 514-296-0694 (on the day of the event)


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