Roundtables

Bringing together experts to solve critical regional issues.

Each year, GII convenes over a dozen roundtables in cities around the world to discuss innovative approaches to infrastructure and capital projects. The format includes knowledge sharing on a critical regional topic, peer-to-peer discussions, and tangible actions to move forward. Click on the location below for details of past or upcoming roundtables.

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Dec 01 2022

Virtual Roundtable: Infratech - Unlocking the value in Roads

Completed Roundtables

Washington, DC 2022: Creating the capacity to deliver infrastructure

– Funding and demand for infrastructure continues to increase but delivering projects is increasingly difficult.

Tokyo 2022: Achieving project excellence in the race to net zero

– The transition to net zero is greatly advancing capital programs for energy and resources companies.

Tokyo 2022: Decarbonizing the built environment

– Engineering and construction players are facing complex challenges in the movement to net zero but there are new value-creating... opportunities available to scale efforts.

Tokyo 2022: Delivering hydrogen gigaprojects

– Hydrogen is a key part of the future energy system: up to 600 million metric tons of hydrogen could be required in the long run,... and hydrogen could become as important to the energy system as natural gas is today.

Tokyo 2022: Harnessing net-zero fleets

– Transportation accounts for one-fifth of global carbon emissions, and net-zero transport fleets are a key component of reducing... transportation’s carbon footprint.

Tokyo 2022: Navigating the transition to net-zero investment portfolios

– With multiple countries and companies committing to achieving net-zero goals by 2050, policymakers, investors, and asset owners... have their work cut out for them.

Sydney 2022: Scaling EV infrastructure to meet net-zero targets

– Driven by policy, technological innovation, and expanded consumer choice, the global electric vehicle (EV) market has seen incredible... growth over the past decade, and it will only accelerate.

Tokyo 2022: Navigating the new normal and decarbonization challenge in Japan’s infrastructure industry

– The changing macroeconomic context puts infrastructure at an inflection point.

Hong Kong 2022: Surviving the inflation and productivity crisis in Hong Kong’s construction industry

– Hong Kong’s construction industry faces a number of challenges resulting from supply-chain congestion, rising demand and... fuel costs, and a changing workforce.

Chicago 2022: Preparing our power grids for energy transition and climate change

– The energy sector is undergoing a major transformation.

Washington, DC 2022: Future-proofing our water infrastructure

– The United States faces aging water infrastructure, with the average water-network pipe built 45 years ago and high rates of breakage... in recent years. Even as the investment backlog grows, new issues have emerged such as climate resilience, cybersecurity, and a relatively slow rate of digital innovation.
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