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GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGE 2050

Win an all expenses paid trip to the 12th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum

Have you experienced an issue rooted in infrastructure and developed an idea on how to fix it through policy, technology, or financial investment? Sparked by our mission to double the level of global infrastructure investment, the Global Infrastructure Challenge 2050 is a nationwide call-to-action for infrastructure experts, policy stakeholders, and the general public around the country to take an active role in the conceptualization and development of innovative solutions to our greatest infrastructure challenges. With a focus on priority projects and the ways in which these projects can be built faster and more effectively while at the same time optimizing long-term benefits for all communities.

We're putting out a Global call for you, the users of infrastructure, to take part in the first global crowd-sourced infrastructure challenge. We want to hear your ideas in five specific areas surrounding infrastructure. All winners will be announced during the 12th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum, March 26-28, 2019, and invited to present their ideas to an audience of 750+ global infrastructure executives. The top winner will receive an all expenses paid trip to Montreal, featured speaking role to present their idea to infrastructure leaders, and recognition in the international press.

CHALLENGE FOCUS AREAS

DESIGN INNOVATION

How can technology and modern innovations further enhance the overall design aesthetic and utility of infrastructure projects today?

FUNDING SOLUTIONS

What is the role of private sector investments? Is an infrastructure bank the answer?


REGULATORY STREAMLIne 

How can we improve the pace and quality of government decision-making around permitting, regulation, and procurement?

TECHNOLOGICAL IMPACT

How do we leverage breakthrough technologies to disrupt the improvement, maintenance, and development of infrastructure?

USER EXPERIENCE

Placing the experience of the end user allows project owners to build and upgrade infrastructure with citizens at the forefront. How can we ensure this is prioritized?

SHARE YOUR IDEA

WHO SHOULD APPLY

EVERYONE!  If you are a user of infrastructure (spoiler, you are!), we want to hear from you. A leader who wants to travel to Montreal March 26-28, 2019 for FREE. 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your idea here by March 15, 2019.  Submissions should highlight the existing challenges your idea intends to solve and highlight the specific benefits it will bring.

CHALLENGE SPONSORS