Higher education in Texas- its current state and ambitions for the future

It took 140 days to decide how much funding and flexibility two-and-four-year educational institutions would receive. Higher education had a chilly reception at the beginning of the 85th Legislative Session when three bills were proposed that would have frozen all tuition and fees until 2022, repealed the tuition set-aside program and required schools to reach […]

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Ransomware attacks are becoming more common

The media has focused primarily on cyberattacks related to election systems lately.  Many individuals, public officials and company executives, however, have been just as worried about ransomware attacks. Ransomware attacks infect computer networks with a virus that totally shuts down a computer or a network.  It prevents access and demands payment to release and restore […]

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Asset recycling – a concept that taxpayers need to understand!

While the $1 trillion Trump Infrastructure Plan was being touted last week by the president and transportation officials, those of us at the annual meeting for the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure (AIAI) in New York were giving considerable attention to one particular aspect of that plan – “asset recycling.” Often misstated, misinterpreted […]

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Nabers to facilitate infrastructure symposium at SelectUSA Investment Summit

Part of SelectUSA Investment Summit promoting foreign investment in United States AUSTIN, TX (6-6-17) – Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI) and a nationally recognized expert in public-private partnerships (P3s/PPPs) will join host U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and an impressive list of global executives and business leaders at […]

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Nabers for Smart and Resilient Cities: Want To Sell To A City Or State? Here’s A Quick Way To Get Started!

Most companies, upon deciding to pursue opportunities with a specific governmental entity, develop a “Go-To-Market” strategy. One of the more interesting new strategies that allows companies to capture the attention of public officials today is to participate in a pilot or demonstration project. This is becoming extremely common… and it now appears to be a […]

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Nabers to attend SelectUSA Investment Summit

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the SelectUSA Investment Summit, June 18 – 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

 

Date: June 18, 2017—June 20, 2017
Event: Nabers to attend SelectUSA Investment Summit
Venue: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Location: Washington, DC
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers to attend Digital Summit Conference

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the Digital Summit Conference, April 10 – 12 1, 2017 in Nashville, TN.

 

Date: April 10, 2017—April 12, 2017
Event: Nabers to attend Digital Summit Conference
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers to Attend P3C: Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017, February 27 – March 1, 2017 – Dallas, Texas

 

Date: February 27, 2017—March 1, 2017
Event: Nabers to Attend P3C: Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017
Topic: P3C Conference & Expo 2017 - Dallas
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.
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Nabers to Speak at City Age: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will speak at City Age: Florida, February 22 – 23, 2017, to discuss how models of P3 development can move beyond the transportation sector into broader application in civic infrastructure.

Date: February 22, 2017—February 23, 2017
Event: Nabers to Speak at City Age: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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Higher education in Texas- its current state and ambitions for the future

It took 140 days to decide how much funding and flexibility two-and-four-year educational institutions would receive. Higher education had a chilly reception at the beginning of the 85th Legislative Session when three bills were proposed that would have frozen all tuition and fees until 2022, repealed the tuition set-aside program and required schools to reach […]

Read More »

Ransomware attacks are becoming more common

The media has focused primarily on cyberattacks related to election systems lately.  Many individuals, public officials and company executives, however, have been just as worried about ransomware attacks. Ransomware attacks infect computer networks with a virus that totally shuts down a computer or a network.  It prevents access and demands payment to release and restore […]

Read More »

Asset recycling – a concept that taxpayers need to understand!

While the $1 trillion Trump Infrastructure Plan was being touted last week by the president and transportation officials, those of us at the annual meeting for the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure (AIAI) in New York were giving considerable attention to one particular aspect of that plan – “asset recycling.” Often misstated, misinterpreted […]

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Move over, Smart Cities…you’ve got company!!

Snohomish County in the state of Washington is about to be the second county in the United States to become designated a Smart County. Durham County, in North Carolina, was the first. Municipal leaders cornered the market on being recognized as they launched initiatives to combine data, communication and information technology for the benefit of […]

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Interested in rail projects? If so, here’s something of immediate interest!

An abundance of rail safety projects are about to be launched. That’s because commuter and intercity passenger railroads must meet a federally mandated December 2018 deadline to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) systems. And, it’s also because the federal government just awarded millions to help transit agencies throughout the U.S. meet that deadline. Additionally, cybersecurity […]

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