Friday, February 04, 2011

Register Now for Exploring Innovation: A Conference on Community Development Finance

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Exploring Innovation: a Conference on Community Development Finance
May 9–11, 2011
Chase Park Plaza | St. Louis, Mo.

Registration for Exploring Innovation: A Conference on Community Development Finance is now open. Visit for a full conference agenda and registration information.

You are invited to attend the 2011 Exploring Innovation conference, which will provide participants with real-world examples of innovative models that address the financing of all aspects of thriving communities, from housing and infrastructure to community engagement and leadership development—each of which contribute to vibrant, desirable places to live, work and play.

Attendees will be immersed in an exchange of ideas that will reshape the practice of community development and engage new partners who will collectively lead us on a journey toward collaboration, recovery and sustainability.

Keynote speakers will include:
  • Elizabeth A. Duke, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System;
  • Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva, the world’s first peer-to-peer microlending service; and
  • AC Wharton Jr., mayor of the city of Memphis, Tenn.
Who Should Attend
  • Bank CEOs and CRA officers
  • Philanthropic leaders
  • Government leaders and community economic developers
  • Leaders of nonprofits and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)
  • Students
Don’t miss out! Save money and insure your spot by registering today. Space is limited, and early bird registration closes on March 14.

Register Today!
Monday, May 9, through
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Chase Park Plaza
212 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

see conference site for details

For more information
See conference web site:
Julie Kerr at 501-324-8297
Presented by:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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