NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders of the world's most important infrastructure projects will participate in the 6th Annual Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum Feb. 27 to March 1 at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, at the foot of Wall Street in Manhattan.
Forum participants' projects include Qatar's $40 billion project pipeline, Azerbaijan's $8 billion Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline, and Brazil's $16.4 billion Rio-Sao Paulo Bullet Train.
More than 20 Countries Presenting Projects. More than US$210 billion worth of projects are being presented from the top infrastructure producing countries around the world. The breakdown of project value by sector is: Highways & Bridges: US$12.4 billion; Electricity Generation US$37.4 billion; Logistics Corridors: US$18.9 billion; New Infrastructure: US$11.5 billion; Ports/Airports: US$27.6 billion; Oil & Gas: US$20 billion; Rail: US$48 billion; Water/Wastewater: US$10.4 billion.
"This important forum presents an extraordinary opportunity to demonstrate the importance of well-conceived and well-managed infrastructure projects, which are vital for generating global economic growth and advancing quality of life — which are at the heart of our business," said John M. Dionisio, chairman and chief executive officer of AECOM. AECOM is serving as the Strategic Sponsor for the forum.
CG/LA Infrastructure CEO Norman F. Anderson said: "We are thrilled to have AECOM as our Strategic Partner for the 6th Global Forum, one of the world's leading companies in our industry, and a firm that almost uniquely symbolizes what we are trying to do with the Forum – building the right projects, better, faster and more efficiently!"
This year's forum will include the results of CG/LA's annual Country Infrastructure Competitiveness (CIC) Survey, sponsored by Aconex. Featuring the results of more than 1,000 infrastructure leaders around the world, the CIC report is a critical guide to the $3 trillion global infrastructure marketplace.
About the Global Leadership Forum: (www.cg-la.com)
Now in its 6th year, the Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum hosts the top global infrastructure projects. It brings together high level decision makers involved in the global infrastructure build, including individuals in engineering, construction, technology, public policy and finance.
Sponsors of the 6th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum Include: Strategic Sponsor: AECOM; Country Sponsor: Republic of Namibia; Official Knowledge Partner: Boston Consulting Group; Platinum Sponsors: Autodesk, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, CEI-RD, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), Tses Glass; Project of the Year Awards Sponsor: Aconex; Private Meetings Sponsor: Grupo Tradeco; Gold Sponsors: Capital Corporation, ESRI, Taylor-DeJongh, Trimble Navigation.
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