Instructions

Proposal Due Date: May 25, 2010 at 5:30pm ET

The Opportunity Finance Network Annual Conference is attended by more than 600 representatives of CDFIs, CDFI investors and funders, government officials, consultants, and researchers. More than 50 sessions cutting across 9 issue areas and 4 sectors will be offered during 5 time slots:

Tuesday, November 2: 9am – 2pm (4-6 hour pre-conference sessions)
Wednesday, November 3: 2pm – 5pm (90 minute and 3-hour breakout sessions)
Thursday, November 4: 9am – noon and 2pm – 5pm (90 minute and 3-hour breakout sessions)
Friday, November 5: 9am – noon (90 minute and 3-hour breakout sessions)

OFN is seeking proposals for sessions in the following topic and sector areas:

Issues
• Capitalization and Funding
• Partnerships and Collaborations
• Financial Institution Regulation
• Research and Evaluation
• Risk Management
• Strategy and Operations
• Fundraising
• Strategic Communications
• Marketing
• Green Finance

Sectors
• Small Business Finance
• Housing Finance
• Facilities and Nonprofit Finance
• Consumer Finance
• Other

Of particular interest are sessions that are relevant to current market conditions and opportunities. OFN will select a mix of sessions that covers all of our issue and sector areas, offers sessions to a range of audiences, and is geared toward various levels of experience.

ALL SESSIONS ARE EXPECTED TO INCLUDE AMPLE TIME FOR DISCUSSION.

We regret that OFN cannot provide compensation to presenters except in rare instances.

Please click “next” to submit a Session Proposal.




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