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CDFA Florida Conference
Tampa, FL
May 4 - 5, 2016

CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Financing Water Infrastructure
May 17, 2016
1:00 pm Eastern

CDFA Colorado Conference
Denver, CO
May 18, 2016

CDFA Illinois Conference
Chicago, IL
May 19, 2016

Energy Investment Partnerships Webinar Series
May 19, 2016
1:00 pm Eastern

Intro Revolving Loan Fund WebCourse
May 23-24, 2016
Daily: 12-5pm Eastern

Seed & Venture Capital Finance WebCourse
May 25-26, 2016
Daily: 12-5pm Eastern

Intro Incentives WebCourse
June 15-16, 2016
Daily: 12-5pm Eastern

CDFA Georgia Conference
Atlanta, GA
June 16, 2016

CDFA Pennsylvania Conference
Harrisburg, PA
June 22, 2016

CDFA Summer School
Baltimore, MD
August 8-12, 2016

Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance Course
August 8, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Advanced Tax Increment Finance Course
August 9-10, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Intro Bond Finance Course
August 9-10, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Intro Energy Finance Course
August 9-10, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Advanced Bond Finance Course
August 11-12, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Intro Food Systems Finance Course
August 11-12, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Intro Tax Credit Finance Course
August 11-12, 2016
Baltimore, MD

CDFA Wisconsin Conference
Milwaukee, WI
August 30, 2016

CDFA New York/New Jersey Conference
New York, NY
September 13-14, 2016

Intro Public-Private Partnership (P3) Finance Course
September 14-15, 2016
Daily: 12-5pm Eastern

CDFA Ohio Conference
Columbus, OH
September 21, 2016

CDFA Washington Conference
Seattle, WA
October 11, 2016

Intro Rural Finance WebCourse
October 12-13, 2016
Daily: 12-5pm Eastern

CDFA Arizona Conference
Phoenix, AZ
October 13, 2016

CDFA's 30th National Development Finance Summit
New Orleans, LA
November 1-4, 2016

CDFA Louisiana Conference
New Orleans, LA
November 1, 2016

CDFA California Conference
Los Angeles, CA
November 15, 2016

CDFA Oregon Conference
Portland, OR
November 17, 2016

Intro Brownfields Finance WebCourse
December 14-15, 2016
Daily: 12-5pm Eastern

Intro Energy Finance Course
Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority Baker Tilly Virchow Krause Ballard Spahr LLP Bank of America, Merrill Lynch BNY Mellon Bricker & Eckler LLP Bryan Cave LLP Business Oregon CohnReznick FBT Project Finance Advisors LLC Frost Brown Todd, LLC Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Ice Miller LLP KeyBanc Capital Markets Kutak Rock LLP MB Financial Bank, NA McGuireWoods LLP NW Financial Group, LLC Seyfarth Shaw LLP Squire Patton Boggs Stern Brothers & Co. Stifel Nicolaus S.B. Friedman & Company U.S. Bank Wells Fargo Securities
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Energy development is the fastest growing area of development finance nationwide. From new production facilities and renewable energy source development to the retrofitting and renovation of existing buildings to support energy efficiency, energy finance has become a driving force in the economic development community.

CDFA’s Intro Energy Finance Course explores the wide range of tools available for financing energy projects, including bonds, tax credits, revolving loan funds, grant programs, and more. This course will cover how new energy production/generation, energy efficiency, retrofitting and support programs are used throughout the country to encourage investment in large and small projects alike.

The Intro Energy Finance Course begins with an overview of the complex energy development industry and introduces attendees to the terminology and technology driving this movement. We’ll then examine the entire spectrum of energy financing solutions from bonds to revolving loan funds and innovative incentive programs available to businesses, home owners, development professionals, investors, and government entities. This course will also explore programs and resources available through the federal government to support energy development. This course is essential for public leaders, economic development professionals, financial experts, and anyone working to address energy development challenges.

This course qualifies for the CDFA Training Institute's Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) Program. Start down the road to personal and professional advancement today.

The Intro Energy Finance Course is a part of Summer School, which is a week long series of courses presented by the CDFA Training Institute. Held this August, CDFA Summer School will offer courses in the fundamentals of economic development finance, bonds, tax increment finance, tax credits, food systems finance, and energy finance. Participants may register for one, two, or three courses during CDFA Summer School. Click on the course names below to learn more about the specific topics and agendas:

CDFA Summer School: Course Schedule

August 8, 2016
Tuesday & Wednesday
August 9-10, 2016
Thursday & Friday
August 11-12, 2016
    By attending, you will:
    • Gain knowledge and insight into the complex energy development industry
    • Learn about the application of state and federal energy finance programs
    • Interact with leading energy development and finance professionals from around the country
    • Review best practices and case studies that can be implemented in your community
    • Gain a greater understanding of the partnership opportunities in the energy development industry
    You will learn through:

    • Lecture
    • Real life case studies
    • Presentations from industry experts
    Topics covered include:

    • Energy development industry overview
    • Legal and regulatory considerations
    • Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)
    • Understanding various financing programs for EE/RE initiatives
    • Tax-exempt and taxable bonds for energy development
    • Loan programs
    • Tax credits and other incentive programs supporting energy development
    • Innovative energy development financings
    Who should attend?

    • Bond issuers
    • Economic development professionals
    • Community development professionals
    • Broker, dealers and underwriters
    • Elected officials
    • Government and nonprofit finance officers
    • Corporate trustees
    • Legal counsel
    • Underwriters
    • Commercial bankers
    • Accountants
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    The agenda for the Intro Energy Finance Course will be posted soon. Check back for more information or email CDFA to find out when this agenda will be available.

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    CDFA Summer School will be held at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Steps away from the city's storied waterfront, this hotel is at the center of downtown Baltimore's most exciting district.

    Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
    202 East Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Phone: 410-547-1200

    >>>Reserve Your Room

    CDFA has arranged a significantly reduced room rate of $189.00 (plus tax) per night for a standard room (single or double occupancy). A select number of hotel rooms are available from August 7-12, 2016 at the reduced rate if reservations are made before July 23, 2016. This rate is not guaranteed if reservations are made after the cut-off date or if the hotel is sold-out. Please reserve your room early. For individual reservations call 410-547-1200 and reference CDFA Summer School.

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    This course qualifies for the CDFA Training Institute's Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) Program. Start down the road to personal and professional advancement today.

    Scholarships are available to attend this event. Learn more about the CDFA Scholarship Program, Presented by PFM and submit your application today.

    Register before July 8, 2016 for the Early-Bird Rates.

    Participants can register for one, two or three courses throughout the week. When you register for three courses during CDFA Summer School, you will receive a $200 discount off the total registration fee.

    Early-Bird RegistrationStandard Registration

    Register Today!
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