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CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Opportunities and Advancements in Water Finance
February 21, 2017
1:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Online Brownfields Project Marketplace
February 24, 2017
12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

Intro Bond Finance WebCourse
March 1 - 2, 2017
Daily: 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar: Financing Brownfields with Private Activity Bonds (PABs)
March 9, 2017
2:00 PM Eastern

CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Exploring the Impact of GASB 77
March, 14, 2017
1:00 PM Eastern

2017 CDFA Pennsylvania Financing Roundtable Webinar
March 22. 2017
1:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern

2017 CDFA Michigan Financing Roundtable Webinar
March 23, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Texas Conference
Dallas, TX
April 5, 2017

Intro Incentives WebCourse
April 5 - 6, 2017
Daily: 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Is There a New Markets Tax Credit Surplus?
April 18, 2017
1:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Missouri Conference
St. Louis, MO
April 20, 2017

CDFA South Carolina Conference
Columbia, SC
April 25, 2017

CDFA Illinois Conference
Chicago, IL
May 2, 2017

Intro Tax Increment Finance WebCourse
May 10 - 11, 2017
Daily: 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Colorado Conference
Denver, CO
May 16, 2017

CDFA Texas Webinar: Financing Programs to Support Rural Development
May 17. 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern

CDFA Georgia Conference
Atlanta, GA
June 7, 2017

Intro Food Systems Finance WebCourse
June 7 - 8, 2017
Daily: 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern

CDFA Summer School
Minneapolis, MN
August 7 - 11, 2017

Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 7, 2017

Intro Bond Finance Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 8 - 9, 2017

Intro Brownfields Finance Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 8 - 9, 2017

Intro Energy & Water Finance Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 10 - 11, 2017

Intro Revolving Loan Fund Course
Minneapolis, MN
August 10 - 11, 2017

CDFA Ohio Conference
Columbus, OH
September 7, 2017

CDFA Florida Conference
Fort Lauderdale, FL
September 28, 2017

CDFA National Development Finance Summit
Atlanta, GA
November 15 - 17, 2017

Speaking Engagement Request Form

Thank you for your interest in having CDFA speak at your next event. CDFA experts routinely speak and present at conferences, webinars, training courses, and industry events. The Council’s vast expertise in a broad spectrum of economic development finance topics allows for multiple presentation topics, styles and delivery methods. In general, CDFA speakers can tailor presentations for targeted small groups or deliver broad ranging presentations to large conference audiences.

Please complete the following form to request a CDFA expert to speak at your event. This information will be used to evaluate opportunities and manage logistical elements of speaking engagements. CDFA generally requests that basic travel expenses (hotel, airfare) be covered for certain speaking engagements, however exceptions can be made.

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