APRIL 9-10, 2024


The Kayo 3rd Annual Women’s Infrastructure Summit unites 150+ women leaders in infrastructure and energy investing for curated networking, educational content, and a supportive community atmosphere in Washington, D.C. Attendees include a thoughtful mix of institutional investors, infrastructure private equity, developers, lenders and advisors.

Investment Director, BlueHaven Investments

“Aptly curated and well attended”

Founding Partner/CIO, Global Infrastructure Finance

I have never attended a conference like this! It was like getting a giant supportive hug!”


  • All Days
  • Tue Apr 09
  • Wed Apr 10
Tue Apr 09
8:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Potomac Hall


8:00 am
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Connection Café

The go-to spot for attendees to refuel, gather to chat, jot notes or take a clarity break in between sessions.

Location: Waterside 3

9:30 am
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Knockout Networking

Knockout Networking
Our pre-conference structured networking helps attendees make connections with ease before the conference really begins. The 90 minute segment, Knockout Networking, kicks off with a 30 minute fireside chat between two industry peers. Secondly, there are 60 minutes of roundtable discussions with topic prompts to help attendees open up about obstacles, challenges, wins and goals.

11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Pioneering Infrastructure Investments in 2024 and Beyond
11:45 am
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Meet the Speakers
12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch with a Keynote
1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Industrial and Logistics Panel

Details coming soon!

2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sector Spotlight: Digital & Communications

Digital infrastructure funds invest in the critical assets that help power and support our increasingly data-centric and interconnected society. As the world continues to embrace digitization, digital infrastructure has emerged as one of the most highly sought-after strategies for investors in real assets. This track will explore opportunities in digital infrastructure and communications and the influence of the extensive digitization of the economy, advancements in technologies such as AI and cloud computing, and cybersecurity.

2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sector Spotlight: Infratech

Technology is reshaping the infrastructure landscapes, cultivating a smarter and more connected built environment and creating value for investors. Advancements, including the use of AI, are essential for new projects. They can also breathe new life into existing assets or render them obsolete. This track will explore investing in infrastructure tech across industries like power, transportation, and water.

2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sector Spotlight: Industrials & Logistics

With the rise of domestic production and thriving e-commerce marketplaces, the U.S. outlook on industrial infrastructure remains strong despite overall declines in the market. Much of the country’s air and seaports are outdated and in need of investment. The growing significance of modernization, specifically data and technology, is evident as new technologies, such as automated warehousing systems revolutionize the industry. This track will explore the industrial and logistics sector through the lens of infrastructure, including dealmaking trends, consumer behavior, sustainability considerations, and asset management strategies.

2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
RE Meets AI: Artificial Intelligence in a Relationship Industry

It has been said that Artificial Intelligence may become the single most influential human innovation in history. In the real estate industry, AI has the potential to boost productivity, decrease operational costs, and empower stakeholders to efficiently find, research, and finalize deals. Is this tech at odds with the industry’s relationship-driven nature or a tool to enhance connections? This panel of investors and tech experts will explore the opportunities and apprehensions surrounding the rise of AI.

2:45 pm
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
The Industrial Revolution: Real Estate Outlook

Industrial real estate has gained significant market shares and currently represents 20% of the total commercial real estate market. As domestic production is gaining more popularity, its aiding leasing and investments in the U.S. industrial CRE market. Nearshoring is also changing the national industrial landscape as recent port expansions are increasing demand for surrounding industrial space. How can these new industrial spaces contribute to economic growth and allow stakeholders to integrate these spaces within the nearby community? This panel will discuss new major hubs, trending property types, and the impact of the diversification of ports on the industrial real estate market.

2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Infrastruture Technology Panel

Details coming soon!

2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Investment Opportunities in the Digital Backbone

During times of market disruption, investors seek lower risk and stable returns. With infrastructure’s reputation as a lower risk asset class, investors’ heads turn towards those opportunities. When looking to fund the future of infrastructure investments, GPs must develop innovative investment strategies to captivate allocators. This panel will delve into the next generation of fund strategy for the future of infrastructure in 2024 and beyond.

2:45 pm
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Data Centers: Beyond the Rack Space

The digital age is reshaping industries, with data centers at its epicenter. As data centers are expected to consume 20% of the world’s power supply by 2025, it is important to explore the world of data center investments to face sustainability concerns and unlock promising opportunities. This panel will discuss market trends, technological advancements and cloud storage to unravel the most promising profits.

3:30 pm
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Meet the Speakers
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wind-Down Walk

A Kayo tradition at every event! Once the conference wraps for the day, leave your business attire behind and stretch your legs for a low intensity walk to unwind before your dinner plans. Led by a Kayo team member, this group of attendees will embark on a 60-minute walk, connecting over uncommon commonalities and soaking in the waterfront beauty of The Wharf.

5:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Welcome Reception
Wed Apr 10
6:00 am
6:00 am - 7:00 am
Morning Wellness
7:30 am
7:30 am - 8:00 am
7:30 am
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Connection Café

The go-to spot for attendees to refuel, gather to chat, jot notes or take a clarity break in between sessions.

8:15 am
8:15 am - 8:45 am
LP Keynote
8:45 am
8:45 am - 9:45 am
CIO Outlook Panel

This panel of CIOs and leading institutional investors will discuss trends in real asset allocations and share what fund managers need to know to raise capital in today’s environment.

9:45 am
9:45 am - 10:00 am
Meet the Speakers
10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:30 am
New Horizons of Infrastructure Investment

Over the past decade, institutional allocations to infrastructure have surged. The growing global digitization and energy transition efforts have opened new doors for investing. Where are allocators finding new opportunities? What sectors are most exciting? This panel will explore the current infrastructure market in 2024 and beyond.

10:30 am
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Infrastructure Allocator Fireside

Details coming soon!

12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Roundtable Lunch
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Energy M&A Panel

Details coming soon!

1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Sustainable Finance 101

The global sustainable finance market is projected to reach over $22 trillion by 2030. What are the key differences between positive and negative sustainable finance? How is social and environmental impact measured? Who are the major players? This panel of sustainability dealmakers, banking professionals and ESG practitioners will break down the core concepts of sustainable finance, green investment strategies and financial instruments, and ESG integration.

1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
The Future of Infrastructure Funds

During times of market disruption, investors seek lower risk and stable returns. With infrastructure’s reputation as a lower risk asset class, investors’ heads turn towards those opportunities. When looking to fund the future of infrastructure investments, GPs must develop innovative investment strategies to captivate allocators. This panel will delve into the next generation of fund strategyfor the future of infrastructure in 2024 and beyond.

1:45 pm
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Navigating the ESG Maze

Despite the recent rise in the demand and supply of sustainable finance, the industry is grappling with implementation challenges. These issues include limitations in data availability and quality, insufficient stakeholder engagement,  difficulties measuring performance and lack of standardization. This panel will explore the complexities faced in integrating ESG considerations into the financing world and strategies for success.

1:45 pm
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Right Fit for the Right Fund

Private equity has the reputation of being a transactional business. Yet capital raising relies on building authentic relationships with allocators and not every fund will be the right fit for every investment strategy. This panel of capital development leaders will share insights on how to find the right partners. We’ll hear about fundraising successes and challenges, and enduring tips for capital raising throughout cycles.

1:45 pm
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Hydrogen: Powering Tomorrow’s Investments

Hydrogen is emerging as a game-changing solution for a sustainable and decarbonized future as demand for hydrogen has grown more than threefold since 1975 and continues to rise. Government agencies are influencing this trend with policies and legislation intended to reduce financial uncertainty and encourage technological innovation. However, much of the technology is still nascent. This panel will delve into the latest advancements, market trends, and policy development within hydrogen energy to further grow this sector.

2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Meet the Speakers
3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Champagne Send-Off


2022 line up

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who should attend


Investors, deal originators, portfolio company c-suite and operating partners.


 Infrastructure and renewable energy developments.


Endowments, foundations, pensions, insurance, OCIO’s and other institutional investors.


Debt providers, including credit and commercial bank lenders.


Attorneys, insurance, title companies, consultants, Saas and others

what to expect



Build stronger relationships with your peers in the infrastructure, power, and energy community.


Expert speakers across the infrastructure industry will share insights on risks, opportunities, legal issues, and trends. 


Become a go-to person. Let industry leaders know about your niche and what deals to send your way.


Connect with leading institutional investors in 1:1 Meetings, Roundtables and group activities.

past attendees

Imagine the connections you’ll make

  • Ares Management Corporation

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • BlackRock

  • Cambridge Trust


  • DC Advisory

  • DWS

  • Ford Foundation

  • Hamilton Lane

  • Harrison Street

  • J.P. Morgan

  • Leyline Renewable Capital

  • North Sky Capital

  • NYC Comptroller Officer

  • Oregon State Treasury

  • Partners Group

  • PGIM

  • Tailwater Capital

  • TRS of Texas

  • UPS Pension Fund


The Intercontinental at the Wharf is a luxury hotel that anchors The Wharf, a development project revitalizing Washington D.C.’s Potomac River waterfront. The venue is a mile from the monuments, museums, and the White House and less than 20 minutes from Reagan Airport (DCA).


Looking to advance yourself through a speaking opportunity? The agenda is under curation and our programming team is looking for speakers to take the podium.


Want to be the first to know when sponsorships become available for 2024? Submit your information to schedule a Discovery Call.












General tickets include:

– 3 Meals + Welcome Reception
– 8 hours of networking
– 8 hours of content



VIP tickets include a general pass, plus:

– Access to VIP Lounge
– Attendee list in advance
– Media kit



LP tickets include a general pass, plus:

– VIP access
– LP closed-door programming
– 1:1 LP/GP speed networking

Fee-Earning LPs must register with a general or VIP ticket


more than a conference



Quality over quantity. We curate audiences so there is an intentional and diverse mix of partners, clients and peers. You will connect easily and authentically.


We believe individuals should take ownership over their professional development. Our events offer educational topics and industry insight to advance attendees from all areas.


Events for women, designed by women. Connection is a top priority at Kayo events because people thrive in community and struggle without it. You’ll be championed by your peers!


“That was my first Kayo event and it was hands down the best conference I have ever attended.”


“So refreshing to be surrounded by women in such a positive and supportive space.”


“This was the best conference I’ve been to, maybe ever!”

trailblaze together


Invest in yourself while you network with other trailblazers.


Get behind the podium to advance your career.


Be the company that walks beside women in your industry.