What You'll Get

 

 

Trend Coverage

Insight on what’s likely to come in 2016 and how you can be prepared

Movers & Shakers

The market’s most diverse lineup of speakers – representing issuers, investors, dealers, attorneys, rating analysts and regulators

Deep Dive Discussions

Content for municipal finance professionals

26 Years of Excellence

For the past 26 years The Bond Buyer's California Public Finance Conference has been the place where all of California's municipal finance leaders—from public sector issuers to investors, investment bankers, and attorneys—have met to confront the challenges and craft strategies for building a sustainable fiscal future.

Join us, September 20-22 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, as leading municipal finance experts and senior issuers address today's topics. .

 

Content Covering

 

 

Enforcement

Market Conditions

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

Alternative Financing

Pre-Conference Workshop


Presented by:

Before the conference starts, attendees have the opportunity to expand their education by delving deeper into this timely topic: The Relationship Between Issuers and their Consultants in the Post-Dodd-Frank Era.

Make the most of your experience at The Bond Buyer's California Public Finance Conference and attend our preconference workshop for only $95. You must be a registered conference attended to participate in the workshop

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Featured Speakers

 

 

Raul Amezcua

Raul Amezcua

Managing Director, Stifel

Victor Andrade

Victor Andrade

Director, Municipal Securities Division, Citi

Adam Aranda

Adam Aranda

Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

Kym Arnone

Kym Arnone

Co-Head Municipal Investment Banking, Jefferies LLC

Richard Baggott

Richard Baggott

CEO, Executive Search Placements

 

Teveia Barnes

Teveia Barnes

Executive Director, California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank)

Graham Beatty

Graham Beatty

Director of Finance and Development, Poseidon Water

James Bemis

James Bemis

Principal, Montague DeRose and Associates

Peter Bianchini

Peter Bianchini

Executive Director, Preston Hollow Capital

Beth Ann Bovino

Beth Ann Bovino

Managing Director and U.S. Chief Economist, S&P Global Ratings

 

Devin Brennan

Devin Brennan

Partner, Public Finance, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Natalie Brill

Natalie Brill

Chief of Debt Management, City of Los Angeles

Sara Oberlies Brown

Sara Oberlies Brown

Managing Director, Public Finance, Stifel

Bob Campbell

Bob Campbell

Auditor-Controller, Contra Costa County

Mark Capell

Mark Capell

Vice President, Build America Mutual

 

Jason Caudle

Jason Caudle

Deputy City Manager, City of Lancaster

Mike Cavanaugh

Mike Cavanaugh

Managing Director, Hilltop Securities Inc.

Diana Chuang

Diana Chuang

Shareholder, Richards Watson & Gershon

Justin Cooper

Justin Cooper

Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Richard Cosgrove

Richard Cosgrove

Partner, Chapman and Cutler LLP

 

Gregory Dawley

Gregory Dawley

Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

Ray DiPrinzio

Ray DiPrinzio

Executive Director & Team Leader, Public and Infrastructure Finance Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Craig Ebert

Craig Ebert

President, Climate Action Reserve

Donald Field

Donald Field

Partner, Orrick

John Finke

John Finke

CEO, Public Facilities Group

 

Robert Fippinger

Robert Fippinger

Chief Legal Officer, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB)

Mary Francoeur

Mary Francoeur

Managing Director, Project Finance and Utilities - Americas, Assured Guaranty Corp.

Eileen Gallagher

Eileen Gallagher

Managing Director, Stifel

John Gallagher

John Gallagher

Head of Municipal Bonds and U.S. High Grade Product Management, MarketAxess

Mike Gatto

Mike Gatto

Assemblymember, AD 43, State of California

 

Michael George

Michael George

Delta Watermaster, State Water Resources Control Board

Eric Goldstein

Eric Goldstein

Principal Administrative Analyst, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Jay Goldstone

Jay Goldstone

Managing Director, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)

Michael Gomez

Michael Gomez

Director, Barclays

Fernando Guerra

Fernando Guerra

Director, Center for the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University

 

Gary Hall

Gary Hall

Head of Investment Banking, Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C

Stephen Heaney

Stephen Heaney

Director of Public Finance, Stifel

Peg Henry

Peg Henry

Deputy General Counsel, Stifel

William Holder

William Holder

Dean, Leventhal School of Accounting, University of Southern California

Chris Jauregui

Chris Jauregui

Assistant Vice President, Plenary Group

 

Darrell Johnson

Darrell Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, OCTA

Leo Karwejna

Leo Karwejna

Chief Compliance Officer, The PFM Group

Julia Kim

Julia Kim

Vice President, Wells Fargo Securities

Jason Kissane

Jason Kissane

Managing Director- Public Finance, Assured Guaranty Municipal

Katie Koster

Katie Koster

Managing Director, Piper Jaffray

 

Paul Kwiatkoski

Paul Kwiatkoski

Managing Director, Public Finance, Kroll Bond Ratings Agency

Amy Laskey

Amy Laskey

Managing Director - U.S. Public Finance, Fitch Ratings

Bill Lockyer

Bill Lockyer

Counsel, Brown Rudnick LLP, Former Treasurer, State of California

Fiona Ma

Fiona Ma

Chairwoman, Board of Equalization, State of California

Shawn Maher

Shawn Maher

Managing Director, Head of US Regulatory and Government Affairs, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

 

Hardy Manges

Hardy Manges

Head of Municipal Dealer Sales, MarketAxess

Kathleen Marcus

Kathleen Marcus

Shareholder, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

Kathy Masterson

Kathy Masterson

Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

Jessica Matsumori

Jessica Matsumori

Analytical Leader – Education Team, S&P Global - Ratings

Dan McAllister

Dan McAllister

Treasurer-Tax Collector, San Diego County

 

Robert McAuslan

Robert McAuslan

Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, Western Alliance Bank

Dustin McDonald

Dustin McDonald

Vice President of Government Relations, Weedmaps

Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller

Principal Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Legislative Analyst’s Office, State of California

George Minter

George Minter

Regional Vice President, External Affairs and Environmental Strategy, Sempra Utilities

John McNally

John McNally

Partner, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

 

David McPherson

David McPherson

Principal, HDL Companies

Scott Nagelson

Scott Nagelson

Managing Director, Head of the Government Infrastructure Group, U.S. Bancorp Municipal Products Group

Andy Nakahata

Andy Nakahata

Managing Director, Head of New Business Development Western Region, National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation

Leslie Norwood

Leslie Norwood

Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, SIFMA

Nathan Odem

Nathan Odem

Partner, Chapman and Cutler LLP

 

Michael Olander

Michael Olander

Fixed Income Business Manager, Bloomberg L.P.

Jan Lynn Owen

Jan Lynn Owen

Commissioner, California Department of Business Oversight

John Palmer

John Palmer

Senior Associate, Public Finance, Orrick

Michael Palmieri

Michael Palmieri

President and Founder, p3point

Christine Pihl

Christine Pihl

Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

 

Matt Posner

Matt Posner

Principal, Court Street Group

Lorne Potash

Lorne Potash

Managing Director, Project Finance, Assured Guaranty Corp.

Emily Raimes

Emily Raimes

Vice President-Senior Credit Officer, Moody's Investors Service

Timothy Reimers

Timothy Reimers

Partner, Polsinelli LLP

Scott Richbourg

Scott Richbourg

Head, Public Finance, Build America Mutual Assurance

 

William Rizzo

William Rizzo

Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Surveillance - Western Region, National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation

J. Timothy Romer

J. Timothy Romer

Managing Director and Head of Western Region, Goldman Sachs and Co.

Dave Sanchez

Dave Sanchez

Sr. Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright

Loretta Sanchez

Loretta Sanchez

Congresswoman, State of California, Candidate, US Senate

Jenny Salkeld

Jenny Salkeld

CFO, SDUSD

 

Rudy Salo

Rudy Salo

Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP

Miguel Santana

Miguel Santana

City Administrative Officer, City of Los Angeles

Debra Saunders

Debra Saunders

Vice President Municipal Underwriting, Fidelity Capital Markets

Tim Schaefer

Tim Schaefer

Deputy State Treasurer, State of California

Dan Schnur

Dan Schnur

Director, Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, University of Southern California

 

John Sheldon

John Sheldon

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Co.

Bill Sherman

Bill Sherman

Global Head of Data Strategy and Analytics, Ipreo

Richard Sigal

Richard Sigal

Counsel, Fox Rothschild LLP

Mary N. Simpkins, Esq.

Mary N. Simpkins, Esq.

Senior Special Counsel, SEC

Nat Singer

Nat Singer

Senior Managing Director, Swap Financial, Chair, MSRB

 

David Stephens

David Stephens

Managing Director, Municipal Products Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Cyrus Torabi

Cyrus Torabi

Shareholder, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

David Vaudt

David Vaudt

Chairman, Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)

Kyle Vinson

Kyle Vinson

Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Co.

Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Journalist, Sacramento Bee

 

Harriet Welch

Harriet Welch

Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Daniel Wiles

Daniel Wiles

Principal, FIELDMAN, ROLAPP & ASSOCIATES

Jase Wilson

Jase Wilson

Founder & CEO, Neighborly

Jenine Windeshausen

Jenine Windeshausen

Treasurer-Tax Collector, Placer County

Stephen Winterstein

Stephen Winterstein

Managing Director of Research & Chief Strategist, Municipal Fixed Income, Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc.

 

Mark Young

Mark Young

Managing Director, KNN Public Finance



Schedule at a Glance

 

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

9:00 a.m Golf Outing
3:00 p.m Registration Opens
4:45 p.m. Keynote and General Sessions
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

7:45 a.m. Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. Keynote and General Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
5:30 p.m. Networking Reception

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. Keynote and General Sessions
12:00 p.m. Conference Concludes


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The Bond Buyer's California Public Finance Conference is located at the JW Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. Live. Click here for booking information.


FAQS

 

 

WHAT IS The California Public Finance Conference ANYWAY

The Bond Buyer's California Public Finance Conference delivers an unparalleled level of content, industry experts and networking opportunities in the public finance sector.

WHO ARE THE CREATORS OF THE EVENT?

The Bond Buyer's California Public Finance Conference is brought to you by The Bond Buyer .

WHO WILL ATTEND?

State’s most influential public-sector finance officials, investors, bankers, lawyers, financial advisors, rating analysts, insurers and other finance professionals

WHEN AND WHERE?

The Bond Buyer's California Public Finance Conference will be held September 20-22, 2016 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. Live in California.

HOW CAN I REGISTER TO ATTEND?

Want to talk to a real person? Call Vernesa Merdanovic at (212) 803-8393. Want to do it online? Click here

WHOM DO I CONTACT ABOUT SPONSORSHIP?

For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at The Bond Buyer's California Public Finance Conference please contact Shanta James at (212) 803-6089 or Shanta.James@sourcemedia.com.

WHOM DO I CONTACT ABOUT SPEAKING?

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FOR MARKETING OR PRESS INQUIRIES

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September 20-22, 2016, Los Angeles, CA

 

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