Program

2011 Michigan Women in Finance Conference


Thursday, May 12, 2011

Golf Outing (Event Check in: 8:30 a.m. – Shotgun at 9:00 a.m. for 18 holes)

You must be an issuer, sponsor, or a registered guest for the conference in order to participate in the golf outing.

Whispering Willows Golf Course

20500 Newburgh Road

Livonia, MI 48152

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Reception and Strolling Dinner (6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.)

Detroit Institute of Arts (Rivera Court)

5200 Woodward Ave.

Detroit, MI 48202

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Friday, May 13, 2011

2011 Conference – The Power of Networking (8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

Westin Book Cadillac Detroit (Venetian Ballroom)

1114 Washington Blvd.

Detroit, MI 48226

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Conference Schedule


8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast Introductory Remarks
Kelli Lambrix, President, Michigan Women in Finance

8:45 a.m. Michigan’s Economic, Revenue, and Budget Outlook
Jeff Guilfoyle, Citizens Research Council of Michigan

9:45 a.m. Networking Break

10:00 a.m. Rating Agency Panel Discussion

• Cheryl S. Wald, Howell Public Schools, Moderator
• Henrietta (“Hetty”) Chang, Moody’s Investors Services, Panelist
• Karen Wagner, Fitch Ratings, Panelist
• Jane Ridley, Standard & Poors’ Ratings Services, Panelist

11:00 a.m. Networking Break (with snack)

11:15 a.m. SEC’s New World of Municipal Disclosure

12:00 p.m. Networking Break

12:15 p.m. Breakout Session

• A Look Back, A Look Forward and the Brave New World of Public Finance
• US Municipal Bonds on the International Scene

1:00 p.m. Lunch The Power of Networking
• Gail Evans, Keynote Speaker

2:30 p.m. Adjourn

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