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2013 Municipal Finance Challenge

Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs presents its second annual conference of the Financial Markets Boot Camp series: the 2013 Municipal Finance Challenge. This national conference will bring together participants and attendees from across the United States to examine the core principles of municipal finance with discussions on priorities, perspectives, deal structures and best practices.

When Mar 21, 2013 05:00 PM to
Mar 22, 2013 04:30 PM
Where Phoenix, Ariz.
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The Deal is Yours - Understand, Evaluate, Disclose

A conference dedicated to public officials, practitioners and academics serving the field and practice of municipal finance and development.

What will be Covered: The key players in municipal finance for economic development, public/private partnerships (P3s) and infrastructure development will:

  • Provide tools to evaluate financial assumptions
  • Outline successful finance structures
  • Address best practices
  • Discuss safeguards for the community, local taxpayers, and investors through transparency and risk analysis

Who Should Attend:
People working in both the public and private sectors are encouraged to attend. Public officials, city managers and finance officers, financial advisors, consultants, bankers, attorneys, academics and more will:

  • Talk with the experts
  • Learn how to challenge the assumptions by asking the key questions
  • Evaluate the risks and rewards of undertaking a municipal finance program
  • Learn how to structure deals

At the end of the conference, you will have the tools to be an active partner with your finance professionals, attorneys, developers and community.


Cost: $215 per person*






*ASU’s School of Public Affairs is pleased to offer students enrolled in the MPA, MPP and PhD programs an exclusive student rate of just $30 so that they can be part of the 2013 Municipal Finance Challenge in Phoenix on March 22. For student registration, click here.

The student rate is inclusive of the conference sessions and luncheon only.

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