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Partners of the 9th North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum



autodesklogoAs a world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk delivers the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets, helping over 5 million professional customers, including 99 of the Fortune 100, 200 million consumer customers, and 680 million students and educators to continually innovate through the digital design, visualization, and simulation of real-world project performance. From architecture, manufacturing, transportation, and utilities to telecommunications, video games, television, and film, Autodesk customers are leading the 3D design world by improving their design processes through increased efficiency and productivity. In fact, the last 19 Academy Award® winners for Best Visual Effects used Autodesk® software. By enhancing collaboration and communication and digitally improving the real-world performance of projects before they are built, Autodesk customers are solving their business challenges, avoiding costly rework, accelerating project cycles and time to market, and ultimately gaining competitive advantage.




 Aconex helps infrastructure builders worldwide manage their project information and processes from end to end. Built specifically for construction and engineering, Aconex solutions support the entire lifecycle of large, complex projects between different organizations. Key functions available via desktop and mobile devices include workflow management, document control, project communications, BIM collaboration, field inspections and issues management, operation and maintenance (O&M) manuals handover, and asset information management. To date, Aconex has been used to manage risk, reduce cost and improve efficiency for over 14,000 projects worth more than US$1 trillion. Aconex clients include nine of the top ten global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors, 23 of the world's 25 largest design firms, and nearly all Fortune 500 construction and engineering companies. For more information, please see


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For more than 100 years, business, government, and military leaders have turned to Booz Allen Hamilton to solve their most complex problems. They trust us to bring together the right minds: those who devote themselves to the challenge at hand, who speak with relentless candor, and who act with courage and character. They expect original solutions where there are no roadmaps. They rely on us because they know that—together—we will find the answers and change the world. We solve the most difficult management and technology problems through a combination of consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber expertise. With global headquarters in McLean, Virginia, our firm employs more than 23,300 people and had revenue of $5.80 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2017. To learn more, visit (NYSE: BAH)

We solve the most difficult management and technology problems through a combination of consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber expertise. With global headquarters in McLean, Virginia, our firm employs more than 23,300 people and had revenue of $5.80 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2017. To learn more, visit (NYSE: BAH)


The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit   sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises.Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics  of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and  secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 85 offices in 48 countries. For more information, please visit  


We are a publicly-held natural resources company that owns 70 square miles of property and water resources in Southern California.  Since the 1980s we have operated an agricultural development in the Cadiz Valley of eastern San Bernardino County, California and are presently focused on partnering with public water agencies to implement the Cadiz Water Project, which will create a new water supply for approximately 100,000 Southern California families and make available up to 1 million acre-feet of new groundwater storage capacity.  Guided by a holistic land management strategy, we are dedicated to pursuing sustainable resource development projects and practicing responsible stewardship of our unique land and water assets.


The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $162 billion of assets under management across 287 investment vehicles. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle  has grown into one of the world's largest and most successful investment firms, with more than 1,550 professionals operating in 31 offices in North America, South America, Europe,  the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia.


Founded in 1999, CCR Group (“CCR”) is one of the largest infrastructure P3 groups in the world and the largest in the Americas with a market cap of US$12 billion.  CCR owns and operates businesses in the highway, urban mobility, and airport sectors.  CCR includes its shared services companies that add value to its businesses with unique administration, engineering and technology solutions that are delivered on time and on budget.

Since 2012, CCR Group has been operating airports internationally through its ownership interest in airports throughout Latin America in Brazil, Ecuador, Costa Rica and Curacao that, in aggregate, serves over 23 million passengers annually.  CCR’s subsidiary company in the United States, Total Airport Services, operates at eight airports including ORD, LAX and SFO providing ramp tower control services, ground handling (above and below the wing), cargo warehousing and mail handling, passenger services and airport support services.


Deloitte provides audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. In the public sector, Deloitte advises clients using advanced techniques to analyze, prioritize, finance, and provide infrastructure projects with enhanced visibility into cost, schedule, and quality. Deloitte serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies through a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories bringing world-class capabilities, insights, and high-quality service to  address  clients' most complex business challenges. To learn more about how Deloitte's approximately 245,000 professionals make an impact that matters, connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter. Visit to learn more about our infrastructure and capital projects practice.


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At Ipsos we are passionately curious about people, markets, brands and society. We  deliver information and analysis that makes our complex world easier and faster to  navigate and inspires our clients to make   smarter decisions. Our global experience  across the private, public sector and civil society makes us uniquely knowledgeable in  measurement, analytics and advisory services to our clients. As a global leader, we   aren't   afraid to boldly tackle projects with creative solutions and expertise.



Intesa Sanpaolo is the leader in Italy in all business areas (retail, corporate, and wealth management). The Group offers its services to 12.3 million customers through a network of over 4,600 branches well    distributed throughout the country with market shares no lower than 12% in most Italian regions.

Intesa Sanpaolo has a selected presence in Central Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern and North African areas with approximately 1,100 branches and 7.7 million customers belonging to the Group's subsidiaries operating in commercial banking in 12 countries.


We have over 40 years of experience working with labor and management trustees, administrators, members, and consultants.  We understand the goals you are trying to achieve and the    challenges   that can get in the way.  With approximately 140 Taft-Hartley relationships, Taft-Hartley plans look to McMorgan for investment management and retirement plan services. Our   knowledge of the   Taft-  Hartley market has inspired us to create a new kind of firm—a firm that, by design, is organized for and around the specialized needs of Taft-Hartley investors.



parsons-logo-blue.pngParsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries.   The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit


Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world's strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet. A multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers  in 46 offices across 21 countries provides unrivalled access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground. It is a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally –  and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market. The firm provides solutions which are shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of their clients' business goals and an  appreciation of the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges that their clients face. They advise a diverse mix of clients, from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, start-up  visionaries and sovereign nations. In the private sector, they provide the full range of legal advice required to implement practical strategies and resolve disputes. In the public sector, they counsel governments on privatization of whole industries and on establishment of regulatory systems under which new private businesses can compete. Squire Patton Boggs places their clients at the core of everything they do.


trimblelogoPositioning-centric information is changing the way people, businesses and governments work throughout the world. By applying Trimble's advanced geospatial systems and software solutions, field workers' productivity and safety are improved across the construction project, and workflow inefficiencies are removed. In addition, Trimble's integrated solutions allow all project stakeholders to collect, manage and analyze complex information directly from the field faster and easier, reducing risk and increasing transparency and profitability. When people have accurate field information at the time they need it, stakeholders are aligned, issues are dealt with before they become major problems, and projects come in on time and under budget. Though most widely known for GPS technology, Trimble integrates a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial, with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. Since its founding 35 years ago, Trimble's products are used on the largest infrastructure projects in over 141 countries. Employees in more than 30 countries, coupled with the world's most capable network of dealers and distribution partners serve and support our customers.




ecosyslogoEcoSys is the global standard for enterprise Project Controls software. Our easy-to-use web-based platform, EcoSys EPC, helps organizations worldwide plan and manage project portfolios, control project costs, and improve project performance. 


Garney Construction is a 100% employee owned company with more than a half century of wide-ranging experience in the construction of water and wastewater pipelines and treatment facilities servicing the public, private, industrial, and federal markets. Garney’s 1,300 employee-owners generated nearly $590 million in revenue in 2016. Garney is recognized as a national leader in water and wastewater construction, and we are proud of our history of safe, successful projects built throughout the country.


We are a Mexican company, leader in the execution of comprehensive projects for the construction, infrastructure development and operation, real estate development, and energy sectors.


Global Sealer Technologies is a leader in the development and manufacture of innovative and advanced chemical products for the enhancement, protection and maintenance of all concrete, masonry and natural stone surfaces. Our professional staff has a combined industry experience of over 100 years, from laboratory design to field application.

We continue to provide the marketplace with cost effective solutions for the construction industry, as well as for maintenance and restoration, with unparalleled knowledge and technical support.  Global Sealer Technologies is dedicated to serving our customers’ needs through education and the development of the latest technologies for the advancement of our product lines.


HatchLogoWhatever our clients envision, our engineers can design and build. With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we know your business and understand that your challenges are changing rapidly.  We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


 mnlogoMoffatt & Nichol is a leading global infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape our coastlines, harbors and rivers as well as an innovator in the transportation complexities associated with the movement of freight.





The ACS Group is a worldwide reference in the construction and services activities. A group taking part in the development of key sectors for the economy such as infrastructures and energy. A company  committed to the social and economic progress of the countries in which it is present.

The success of the Group's performance is based on an efficient organization and a dynamic and entrepreneurial management, implemented through successive processes of mergers, takeovers and  strategic plans committed to client's satisfaction as well as to maximizing profitability for ACS shareholders.


Since its creation, Ardian focuses on private equity investment and asset management for institutional investors. Ardian offers to its clients a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of asset classes through Ardian Funds of Funds (comprising primary, early secondary and secondary activities), Ardian Private Debt, Ardian Direct funds (comprising Ardian Mid Cap Buyout Europe & North America, Ardian Expansion, Ardian Growth and Ardian Co-Investment), Ardian Infrastructure, Ardian Real Estate and customized mandate solutions with Ardian Mandates.


Ecology and Environment, Inc. is a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time. We have worked with clients on thousands of projects in more than 120 countries, including some of the most complex, high-profile projects in the world.

Our deep experience has taught us that energy development is as much about building relationships as it is about building infrastructure. We bring a collaborative approach that results in a level of trust and objectivity with regulatory agencies and the public, providing added credibility at every development stage.

Buttons Blast bank-11-10The North American Development Bank (NADB) and its sister institution, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC), were created by the governments of the United States and Mexico in a joint effort to preserve and enhance environmental conditions and the quality of life of people living along the U.S.-Mexico border. The NADB helps develop and finance environmental infrastructure projects along the U.S.-Mexico border


PlanGrid is a new breed of construction productivity software used on more than 500,000 projects around the world. We are the first to provide contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and residential construction the tools they need to collaborate effectively and collect and manage project information throughout the project’s construction and operations lifespan.

PlanGrid increases team productivity by: streamlining document management and control, providing collaborators with easy access to all project information from any device, and enabling seamless collaboration. This leads to building the most comprehensive record set for the entire construction and operations lifecycle and consistently delivering on time and on budget.


With more than 110 locations in the U.S. and Canada and a growing system of distributors worldwide, Safway delivers efficient, high-performance multiservice solutions - The Smart Way®.

Safway Group and Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services recently announced an agreement to combine to create an integrated industrial and commercial services company with more capabilities to serve customers globally. Safway has also committed to sponsoring the 9th North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum (October 25-27, 2017).


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For more than 20 years, Institutional Real Estate, Inc. has been connecting people, data and insights throughout the institutional real estate and infrastructure industries. We do this with a unique platform that focuses on the investor. We focus on their needs, concerns and what is keeping them up at night. By taking this approach, we are better able to serve the industry as a whole.


 ITS California is a public/private partnership formed to foster the development and deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in California.

ITS-California seeks to educate both the private and public sectors about the merits of advanced transportation systems deployment within the State of California. We serve as a forum for industry-wide networking linking manufacturers, service providers, and users together in industry-driven initiatives for accelerating the deployment and commercialization of advanced transportation systems. Specifically, ITS-California specializes in facilitating partnership actions that unite technology and commercial product providers and public agencies for creating efficient transportation systems. These partnerships are industry-driven working to establish and maintain California as a world leader in ITS research, development,

Specifically, ITS-California specializes in facilitating partnership actions that unite technology and commercial product providers and public agencies for creating efficient transportation systems. These partnerships are industry-driven working to establish and maintain California as a world leader in ITS research, development, deployment and commercialization. We hope to add value through these efforts to our targeted constituencies that include transportation agencies, private industry, elected officials, and users, to improve public services and promote opportunities for private investment.

Please visit our website at or contact Mr. Carlos Ortiz, our Partnership Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need more information and/or would like to become a member of our organization.


The San Francisco Center for Economic Development (SFCED) focuses exclusively on helping businesses locate and expand in the Bay Area. We work collaboratively with community partner organizations, industry groups and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) to pave the way for businesses to succeed in one of the most dynamic, innovative and technologically advanced cities in the world.

As a department of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Foundation 501(c)(3), we are able to bring the strength, stature, and public policy expertise of the Chamber to our efforts. We provide a one-stop information and networking resource for businesses considering their strategy and location—delivering crucial relocation knowledge and links to professional and industry networks. We offer no charge, comprehensive confidential advice and fast-track access to help companies take advantage of government incentives, aiding them in navigating state and local regulations.