The Future of Economic Development:
Regional Collaboration and Empowerment

November 18, 2014
Washington Marriott at Metro Center

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                                       Speaker Bios

8:00 am        Registration  & Continental Breakfast

9:00 am        Welcome
                       Cyril Byron, Jr.
                       Assoc Chief Financial Officer       
                       Economic Development and Regulation Cluster
                       Office of the Chief Financial Officer
                       DC Government

9:05 am        Panel Discussion
                       "Regional Collaboration with Global Attraction"
                       Victor Hoskins

                       Deputy  Chief Administrative Officer
                       Economic Development and Public Infrastructure
                       Prince George's County Government

10:05 am      Intergovernmental Relations and Regional Collaboration
                      
Janene D. Jackson, Senior Counsel
                      
Holland & Knight
                       Public Policy and Regulation Group
                       

                         Michael P Durso

                       Director of Local Government Affairs

                       Georgetown
University


                       GASB Update
                       Paul Geraty, Partner

                       KPMG

11:00 am     Break

11:15 am     "A Framework for Improving the Customer Experience of Your
                       Constituents and the Benefits of Delivering"
                       Gina Pingitore, Ph.D.

                       VP and Chief Research Officer
                       J.D. Power

12:05 pm      "OCFO Customer Service Focus Plan"
                        Jeffrey DeWitt

                        Chief Financial Officer
                        Office of the Chief Financial Officer
                        DC Government

12:30 pm       Networking Hospitality

1:00 pm         Luncheon

2:00 pm        Keynote Speaker
                       Jim Dinegar

                        President and CEO
                        Greater Washington Board of Trade

3:05 pm        Exhibitor *Raffles

3:15 pm        "Regional Collaboration"
                        Anthony Costa

                        Senior Advisor to US
                        Government Services Administrator

4:05 pm        Legislative Update
                       Dustin McDonald

                       Director
                       GFOA Liaison Center

4:30 pm        Business Meeting
                       Election of Officers
                       Awards & *Raffles

       


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Award Program Recipients
This year’s group award winner is Marc Aronin and the District of Columbia Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Finance and Treasury (OFT), for their work establishing and managing OFT’s Central Collections Unit.  The individual award winner was Mark Kim, Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) for his innovation and leadership in capital finance and debt administration which resulted in DC Water making history by pricing the first century bond issued by a municipal water and sewer utility, the first certified green bond in the United States, and the first 100-year green bond globally.