What You'll Get

 

 

Trend Coverage

Advances in the Texas infrastructure and discussions on how to maintain and grow

Movers & Shakers

Hear from experienced panelists on the industry’s history and trends

Deep Dive Discussions

Content for public sector officers and market professionals

Join the Industry in Texas

After years of exceptional growth, the Lone Star State must continue to focus on improving infrastructure to preserve the quality of life that attracted people in the first place. How can issuers meet the growing demand for first-rate infrastructure while maintaining Texas’ coveted low-tax culture?

Join more than 500 municipal finance professionals at The Bond Buyer's Texas Public Finance Conference to hear state and local officials’ plans for tackling the challenges associated with their burgeoning populace.

 

Event Overview

Key Topics

 

Regulatory Trends

Financing Trends

Municipal Market State

Infrastructure Challenges

Featured Speaker

 

 

Tom Aaron

Tom Aaron

Vice President, Senior Analyst, Moody's Investors Service

Kit Addleman

Kit Addleman

Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Charles L. Almond

Charles L. Almond

Of Counsel, Bracewell

Dan Aschenbach

Dan Aschenbach

Senior Vice President, Moody's Investors Service

Curtis Beaulieu

Curtis Beaulieu

Senior Counsel, Bracewell

 

Douglas Benton

Douglas Benton

Vice President / Senior Municipal Credit Manager, Cavanal Hill Investment Management

Gregg Bienstock

Gregg Bienstock

CEO and Co-Founder, Lumesis, Inc.

John Bonnell

John Bonnell

Assistant Vice President, Mutual Fund Portfolio, USAA

John Bonnin

John Bonnin

VP of Energy Supply & Market Operations, CPS Energy

Nick Boyle

Nick Boyle

Managing Director, MUFG Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

 

Paul Braden

Paul Braden

Head of Public Finance, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Bech Bruun

Bech Bruun

Chairman, Texas Water Development Board

Bill Chapman

Bill Chapman

Chief Financial Officer, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority

Richard Cortez,  CPA

Richard Cortez, CPA

Councilman City of McAllen (former Mayor)

Christi Craddick

Christi Craddick

Chairman, Railroad Commission of Texas

 

Dr. Kelly K. Crook

Dr. Kelly K. Crook

Superintendent, Del Valle ISD

Mark Dombroski

Mark Dombroski

Deputy General Manager, Chief Financial and Risk Officer, Austin Energy

Kelly Dowe

Kelly Dowe

Chief Business Officer/Director of Finance, City of Houston

Barbara Flickinger

Barbara Flickinger

Managing Director, Chief Credit Officer, National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation

J. Bart Fowler

J. Bart Fowler

Partner, McCall, Parkhurst & Horton, L.L.P.

 

Jorge Garza

Jorge Garza

Senior Managing Director, Estrada Hinojosa & Company

Brad Gewehr

Brad Gewehr

Director, Municipal Credit Advisory, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Donald J. Gonzales, CPA

Donald J. Gonzales, CPA

Managing Director, Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc.

Marc Greer

Marc Greer

Director, RBC Capital Markets

Kate Hackett

Kate Hackett

Managing Director, Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc.

 

Earl Heffintrayer, CPA

Earl Heffintrayer, CPA

Assistant Vice President/Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service

Glenn Hegar

Glenn Hegar

Texas Comptroller, State of Texas

Jesse J. Hereford

Jesse J. Hereford

Director of Public Affairs, North American Development Bank (NADB)

Johnny W. Hill, RTSBA, CPA

Johnny W. Hill, RTSBA, CPA

Assistant Superintendent for Business, Financial & Auxiliary Services, Lake Travis Independent School District

Richard G. Holzinger

Richard G. Holzinger

Head of Investor Relations, Build America Mutual

 

Paul Jack

Paul Jack

Managing Director, Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc.

Christopher Jumper

Christopher Jumper

Director – Eastern Region Public Finance, Assured Guaranty

Sarah Keyton

Sarah Keyton

Assistant Director, Texas Legislative Budget Board

Julie Kiley

Julie Kiley

First Assistant County Auditor, Williamson CO., TX

Adebola (Bola) Kushimo

Adebola (Bola) Kushimo

Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service

 

Belen Marcos

Belen Marcos

President, Cintra US

Kathy Masterson

Kathy Masterson

Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

Asha Mathew

Asha Mathew

VP, Assured Guaranty

Tim McCormick

Tim McCormick

Senior Vice President | Capital Markets, Frost Bank

Bill Meyer

Bill Meyer

Senior Vice President, Division Manager, Austin Division, Newland Communities

 

John Murphy

John Murphy

CFO, KIPP Houston

Roy Ousley

Roy Ousley

Associate Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service

Julie Peak

Julie Peak

Senior Vice President, Hilltop Securities Inc.

Keith R. Phillips

Keith R. Phillips

Assistant Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch

Robert Poole

Robert Poole

Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation

 

Elizabeth Reich

Elizabeth Reich

Chief Financial Officer, Dallas City Hall

Jody Richardson

Jody Richardson

Of Counsel, Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP

Les Richmond

Les Richmond

Vice President and Actuary, Build America Mutual

Janet Vaughan Robertson

Janet Vaughan Robertson

Counsel, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Pete Saenz

Pete Saenz

Mayor, City of Laredo

 

Tom Sage

Tom Sage

Partner, Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

Gerald Schwebel

Gerald Schwebel

Corporate Executive Vice President, International Department, City of Laredo

John Sugden

John Sugden

Senior Director/ Sector Lead, Pensions U.S. States & Local Governments Group, S&P Global Ratings

Nicholas Sourbis

Nicholas Sourbis

Managing Director - Fixed Income Investor Relations, National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation

Mark J. Tarpley

Mark J. Tarpley

Vice President - Municipal Finance, RBC Capital Markets, LLC

 

Jim Travis

Jim Travis

Treasurer, Lower Colorado River Authority

R. Dustin Traylor

R. Dustin Traylor

Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

Kevin Twining

Kevin Twining

Partner, Locke Lord

Eric Werner

Eric Werner

Assistant Director of Enforcement-Public Finance Unit, SEC Forth Worth Office

Steve Williams, MPA, CGFO

Steve Williams, MPA, CGFO

Assistant City Administrator/CFO, City of Conroe

 

Schedule at a Glance

 

 

Wednesday, February 8

10:00 a.m. Golf Outing
3:00 p.m. Registration Opens
4:45 p.m. Keynote & General Sessions
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

Thursday, February 9

7:45 a.m. Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. Keynote & General Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Track Sessions
5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception

Friday, February 10

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


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Plan Your Stay

 

 

The Texas Public Finance Conference is located at the Hyatt Regency Austin, In Austin TX. A block of rooms has been reserved exclusively for conference attendees. Please make your reservations early as rooms will sell out. Click here for booking information.


FAQ

 

 

What is Texas Public Finance anyway?

The Texas Public Finance Conference will deliver an unparalleled level of content, industry experts and networking opportunities.

Who are the creators of the event?

The Texas Public Finance Conference is brought to you by SourceMedia, publishers of The Bond Buyer and a number of other financial services industry publications.

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 Texas Public Finance conference will be held February 8-10, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Austin in Austin, TX.

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 Texas Public Finance Conference please contact Shanta James at (212) 803-6089 or Shanta.James@sourcemedia.com.

WHOM DO I CONTACT ABOUT SPEAKING?

Please reach out to John Hallacy at (212) 803-8562 or John.Hallacy@sourcemedia.com.

February 8-10, 2017, Austin, TX

 

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