Conference & Webinars

Manchester Grand Hyatt, Market Place, San Diego, CA, USA
The P3 Water Summit will be held in San Diego on April 22-24, 2019.  The two-day agenda explores recent transactions and upcoming RFPs; and how innovations in project delivery, procurement, life-cycle asset management, energy management, and technology are being used by agencies of all sizes.
The Conference will be preceded by an on-site tour of the Carlsbad Desalination Plant tor the participants to see one of the largest P3 projects in California.  The agenda includes sessions on The Role of Alternative Delivery in Our National Water Challenges,  Understanding the P3 Process, Stormwater P3s in California,  and The Differences Between Water Project Funding vs. Project Financing.    The entire agenda is available on the conference website.

Belmond Charleston Place, Charleston, SC

National Federation of Municipal Analysts Annual Conference to be held in Charleston, South Carolina on May 7-10, 2019.

The conference will feature sessions on a wide variety of topics of central interest to the municipal bond investment community, primarily from the perspective of analysts and portfolio managers. The Keynote speaker will be David Wessel, Director of The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.

Topics to be covered by panels include: Tax Reform and the Municipal Market,  Busting Urban Myths in Muni Disclosure,  the Infrastructure Crisis, Health Care Modernization to Preserve the Bottom Line,  Municipal Securitization and Municipal Financial Distress. The full agenda is on the NFMA website.


Los Angeles Convention Center


Annual conference of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

GFOA’s Annual Conference will include more than 75 concurrent sessions featuring leading practitioners, subject matter experts, and top researchers. Each session will contain a panel of speakers carefully selected to provide best practice guidance, discussion of current events, case studies, debate, and interactive exercises to cover a complete suite of topics pertinent for finance officers of all types and representing all forms of state and local governments. GFOA’s concurrent sessions will be organized into separate “core” tracks that focus on essential elements within public financial management. GFOA will also place an emphasis on emerging topics that provide finance officers with information critical to supporting their organizations and communities in today’s current environment.

909 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Held annually by The Bond Buyer,  the one day conference focuses on municipal finance topics of significant importance to municipal bond issuers,  investment bankers,  advisors and investment companies with the Midwest United States as the focal point.  The conference will be held in Chicago on June 5, 2019.

Brookings Institution, Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

The Municipal Finance Conference brings together academics, practitioners, issuers, and regulators to discuss recent research on state and local fiscal issues and municipal markets. The topics to be discussed will be broad but focus on current influences on regional, local, and state economic conditions. A detailed agenda has yet to be released. The Conference will be held at the Brookings Institute.

The organizers are Michael Belsky, the Executive Director of the Center for Municipal Finance at the Harris School of Public Policy, Daniel Bergstresser, an Associate Professor of Finance at the Brandeis International Business School, Richard Ryffel, a senior lecturer at the Washington University’s Olin Business School, Louise Sheiner, a senior fellow in Economic Studies and policy director for the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, and David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.

San Francisco, CA, USA

For the last 29 years, Bond Buyer has hosted the California Public Finance Conference. The Conference brings together leaders across the field of municipal finance ranging from investment bankers, rating agencies, buyers, and more to discuss key topics in public finance.

Stay tuned for more specific details on the event!

Nashville Music City Center, 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, USA

The International City Management Association annual conference will be held on October 20-23, 2019 in
Nashville, Tennessee.

Registration Opens June 2019

San Antonio, Texas

City Summit is for local leaders to convene and collaborate on solutions to the common challenges facing America’s cities. Each year, the confereced offers fresh and new best practices for government officials to improve the city conditions.

This year’s conference will take place in San Antonio, Texas.     More details are forthcoming

Last year’s conference in Los Angeles offered a broad and diverse agenda covering  issues ranging from Building a Culture of Health and the Threat of Preemption,  Redlining and Governing for Racial Equity, Big Ideas for Small Cities, The Housing Crisis: Strategies for Affordable,  Safe and Healthy Homes, What Your City’s Budget Says About Local Priorities, Building Broadband in Small Cities,  World Cafe: Strategies for Sustainable, Livable Communities, to Improve Your City with Data Driven Leadership as well as many more.