Canada is one of the world leaders in public-private partnerships (P3s). And with a new federal government committed to building infrastructure, P3s will no doubt be on the rise for the foreseeable future. If you are a lawyer or government or business executive working in infrastructure development, now is the time to enhance your mastery of the design, delivery and maintenance of P3s, as well as their complexities and pitfalls.
Led by program directors Marni Dicker and Richard H. Shaban, an expert, multi-disciplinary faculty with years of experience working with all levels of government will give you valuable insights into what makes P3s work — and fail. Why are there concerns in some quarters about the efficacy of P3s? What are the key characteristics of successful P3s? How can you avoid the common missteps that plague unsuccessful projects?
You will also learn about the nuts and bolts from start to finish — considerations when deciding whether a project is suitable for a P3, through financing of the project and the role of debt and equity, and finally to operating, maintaining and managing the P3 project. Hear from the key players, including senior government and industry executives, in a variety of engaging sessions including lively panels at the end of each day of the certificate. And of course, there will be extensive opportunity for introductions, questions and discussion between sessions.
Upon completion of this program, you will have a solid understanding of:
Fees include attendance, program materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments for each of the 5 days of the program. The price does not include accommodations. Please inquire about group discounts and financial assistance. Fees paid by individuals are eligible for a tuition tax credit. Dress is business casual.
We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.
You will receive a certificate upon completion of The Osgoode Certificate in Public-Private Partnerships. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment to receive a certificate.
Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 21 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 21 days notice, a $150 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.
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May 14 - 18, 2018
In Person and Webcast
Pantages Hotel Toronto
200 Victoria St
Toronto, ON M5B 1V8
$3,995 plus HST
This program has been
accredited by the CCA for
5 credits towards Gold
Seal Certification’s education
Most valuable things past attendees have learned at the program:
“I enjoyed discussion about managing P3 projects and Termination/Expiry of P3 Project terms.” (February 2017 Attendee)
“Dispute resolution methods; project handback requirements.” (February 2017 Attendee)
“Importance of mirroring governance structures in a P3 and the comparison between jurisdictions relating to supervening events and how they are addressed.” (February 2017 Attendee)
If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.
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