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Conference Follow-on Information, Papers, Presentations, and Summaries

Download Conference documents here! Here you can download copies of all of the presentations and papers from IADF's annual international Conference, which was held September 29 through October 2, 2004 in Washington, DC. Look back here as we continue to post new documents, summaries, and best practices papers.

The IADF is very grateful to those whose support made this Conference such a success: USAID, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, International Private Water Association, Citigroup, Standard and Poor's, Dexia Credit Locale, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, and MWH Global.

Would you like a CD sent to you with all of the presentations? Request them by email to IADF. Please also take the time to fill out the Fund Data form as well so that we may include your municipal finance institution in future activities.

2004 Conference Agenda

2004 Conference Participants' List

Municipal Development Fund Data Request Form

2001 Conference Agenda

The presentations are arranged by order in the agenda; additional papers and presentations are included at the end.

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Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Opening Reception

Lubomir Ficinski, Chairman, IADF: Biography, Remarks

Emmy Simmons, Assistant Administrator, EGAT, USAID: Biography

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Keynote Panel

Enrique Iglesias, President, Inter-American Development Bank: Biography, Talking points

Fred Schieck, Deputy Administrator, USAID: Biography, Remarks

Frank Chin, Managing Director/Head of Public Finance, Citigroup: Biography, Presentation

Joaquim V. Levy, Secretary of Treasury, Federative Republic of Brasil: Biography, Presentation

Suzanne Smith, Director, Corporate & Government Ratings, Standard and Poor’s: Biography, Presentation

Roberto Tan, Assistant Secretary of Finance, Republic of the Philippines: Biography, Presentation

Institutional Models in Advanced Economies and their Applicability to Developing Countries

Tom Kelly, President, NYSEFC

George F. Ames, Chief, State Revolving Fund Branch, EPA: Biography, Presentation

Jim Craven, Former Executive Director, Municipal Finance Authority of British Columbia: Presentation

Fabrice Henry, Executive Director, Structured Finance, Astris Finance (Dexia): Biography, Presentation

Wilson Risolia, Vice President, Caixa Economica Federal: Biography, Presentation

Luncheon Address

Mary Jane C. Ortega, Mayor of San Fernando, Republic of the Philippines: Biography; Remarks

Regional Breakout: Latin America

Christopher Gilfond, Managing Director and Head of Latin American Debt Capital Markets, Citigroup: Biography

Alex Chechilnitzky, President, AIDIS-Interamericana: Biography, Presentation

Aser Cortines, Vice President, Caixa Economica Federal: Biography, Presentation

Craig O’Connor, Director, Latin America Business Development, US Export-Import Bank: Presentation

Luis Pazos de la Torre, Director General, BANOBRAS: Biography

Humberto Suárez López, General Treasurer, State of Michoacán, Mexico: Presentation (English), Presentation (Spanish)

Benito Solis, CEO, Moody's de Mexico SA: Biography, Presentation

Regional Breakout: Asia

Jacqueline E. Schafer, Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID: Biography

Choompol Suwanakijboriharn, Senior Economist, Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, Thailand: Biography, Presentation

Dr. K.P. Krishnan, Managing Director, Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development & Finance Corporation: Biography, Presentation

Giao Thi Yen, General Director, Ho Chi Minh City Investment Fund for Urban Development: Biography, Presentation, Paper

Ma Xing, Assistant to Managing Director, Environment Division, UDIC Shanghai: Biography, Remarks

Dr. H.K. Pradhan, Professor and Head Finacial Market Centre, School of Management, XLRI Jamshedpur: Biography, Presentation

M. Rajamani, IAS Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation, India: Presentation

Regional Breakout: Eastern and Central Europe

Randy Bregman, Partner, Salans: Biography

Lorne Cutler, Regional Manager, South Eastern Europe and Black Sea Region, Export Development Canada: Biography, Presentation

Wlodzimierz Grudzinski, President of the Management Board, BISE Poland: Biography, Presentation

Volodymyr Kozyr, Executive Director, Ukrainian Municipal Development Fund: Biography, Presentation

Victor Metreveli, Executive Director, Municipal Development Fund of Georgia: Biography, Presentation

Sergey Nikiforov, Director of Municipal Finance Department, Institute of Urban Economics: Remarks, Presentation

Dubravka Vuckovic, Manager, Local Development Project, RS Development and Employment Foundation: Presentation

Regional Breakout: Africa/Middle East

Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, Coordinator, Municipal Development Partnership: Biography

Yousef Batshon, Director of Urban Infrastructure, Ministry of Planning, Jordan: Biography, Presentation

Dirkje du-Pont-Bouma, Executive Manager: Funding and Treasury, INCA: Presentation

Barry M. Jackson, Principal Policy Analyst & Project Manager, DBSA: Biography, Presentation

Karim Mansouri, Director General, FEC, Morocco: Biography, Presentation

Dr. Shehu Yahaya, Water Fund, African Development Bank: Presentation

Khaled Tarawneh, Director, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, Jordan: Presentation

Friday, October 1, 2004

Welcome Remarks

Kathy Sierra, Vice President, World Bank: Biography

Legal, Regulatory & Institutional Framework for Sub-national Borrowing

Zane Gresham, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP: Biography

Roopa Kudva, Executive Director & Chief Rating Officer, CRISIL Limited, India: Biography, Presentation

Yves Lemay, Senior Vice President, Moody’s Investor Service: Biography

Terry Stroich, President/Treasurer, Alberta Capital Finance Authority: Presentation

Policies of Bi-laterals and Other Donor Institutions in Financing Local Government Infrastructure

Nicholas A. Shufro, Manager, Sustainable Business Solutions, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP: Biography

Mihaly Kopanyi, Senior Municipal Finance Specialist, World Bank: Biography, Presentation

Thomas Maier, Director, Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure, EBRD: Biography, Presentation

Megumi Muto, Deputy Director, Development Assistance Strategy Department, JBIC: Biography, Presentation

Sumeet Thakur, Investment Officer- Municipal Finance Program, IFC: Presentation

John Wasielewski, Director, Office of Credit and Investment, USAID: Biography, Presentation

Making Projects Bankable

Kathy Shandling, Executive Director, International Private Water Association

John Crothers, Partner, Project Finance, Gide Loyrette: Biography, Presentation

Fabrice Henry, Executive Director, Structured Finance, Astris Finance (Dexia): Biography, Presentation

Bernard Poignant, International Finance Project Director, Veolia Environnement: Presentation

Gersan Zurita, Senior Director, Global Project Finance, Fitch Ratings: Biography, Presentation

Local Governments: Facilitating Framework and Enabling Policies for Accessing Debt Finance (Session organized by Cities Alliance)

Dr. Krishnaswamy Rajivan, Senior Urban Finance Specialist, Cities Alliance

Alberto Angulo, Director of Incomes of the State, State of Michoacán, Mexico: Presentation

Elio Codato, Sector Manager, Urban Development Center, World Bank: Presentation

Jane Eddy, Vice President, Standard & Poor’s: Presentation

Roland Hunter, Chief Financial Officer/ Executive Director: Finance, Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Council/City of Johannesburg: Biography, Presentation

Brad Johnson, President, Resource Mobilization Advisors: Presentation

Policies of MDBs in promoting private finance for Local Government Infrastructure

Martin Baker, of Counsel, Salans: Biography

Luis Dodero, Vice President, MIGA: Biography, Presentation

Ranjit Lamech, Sector Leader, Infrastructure Economic and Finance Department, World Bank: Presentation

Samuel Mivedor, Financial Analyst, African Development Bank: Presentation

Alfredo Pascual, Director, Private Sector Operation Division, Asian Development Bank: Biography, Presentation

Eduardo Rojas, Senior Specialist, IADB: Presentation

Saturday, October 2, 2004

Special Session: Administration of U.S. State Revolving Funds ("SRFs")

James Gebhardt, CFO, NYSEFC; Tracey Hitchen Boyd, Assistant Director of Finance, NYSEFC; Seth Coulter, Assistant Director of Investments and Loan Administration, NYSEFC; George F. Ames, Chief, State Revolving Fund Branch, EPA: Presentation

Other Submitted Materials

David Jones, Research Fellow, Center for Urban Development Studies, Harvard Design School: Presentation

Ian Morris, Financial Services Coordinator, Homeless International: Presentation

Sergey Pakhomov, Chairman, City of Moscow State Debt Committee: Presentation

Roberto Santoro, President, ESoCE-Net: Presentation

The Challenge of an Urban Continent (Eduardo Rojas, Inter-American Development Bank, 2004)

Sustainable Development Strategy (Eduardo Rojas et al, Sustainable Development Department, Social Programs Division, Inter-American Development Bank, 2004)

Making Decentralization Work in Latin America and the Caribbean (Mayra Buvinic et al, Sustainable Development Department, Inter-American Development Bank)

Accounting Capital (David Jones, Center for Urban Development Studies, Harvard Design School, 2004)

Panel To Seek Funding For Metro (Lyndsey Layton and Steven Ginsberg, Washington Post, September 2004)

Breakdowns Rising, Delays Worsening on Metro Trains, Buses (Lyndsey Layton, Washington Post, September 2004)

Depreciation and Capital Funds (David Jones, Center for Urban Development Studies, Harvard Design School, 2004)

Fannie Mae: About Time (The Economist print edition, September 2004)

Metodologia Internacional para la Calificacion Financiera de los Entes Territoriales y Municipales (Gersan Zurita and Fernando Mayorga, Fitch Ratings, 2003)

International Rating Methodology for Regional and Local Governments (Gersan Zurita and Fernando Mayorga, Fitch Ratings, 2002)

Asociaciones Publico-Privadas: La Proxima Generacion en Financiamiento de Infraestructura (Streeter, Zurita, Gomez, Lopez, and Fuenzalida, Fitch Ratings, 2004)

PPP-PFI: UK Market Trends and Fitch Rating Criteria for European PPP Transactions (Monnier, Hatton, and Streeter, Fitch Ratings, 2003)

Public-Private Partnerships: the Next Generation of Infrastructure Finance (Streeter, Zurita, Dell, Hermans, and Monnier, Fitch Ratings, 2004)

Secure Credit on Tap: Municipal Water/Sewer Ratings Move Upwards (Dickerson, Campa, Laskey, O'Keefe, Pangallozzi, and Soltz, Fitch Ratings, 2000)

Overview of Municipalities in Vietnam (Tran Manh Cuong, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam, 2004)

Alandur Sewerage Project: A Success Story of Public-Private Partnership Arrangements (Dr. Mukesh P. Mathur, National Institute of Urban Affairs, India, 2002)

Municipal Finance and Municipal Services in India Present Status and Future Prospects (Dr. Mukesh P. Mathur, National Institute of Urban Affairs, India)

The Water District Development Project (Liduvino Geron, Land Bank of the Philippines)

Hacia una Ciudad Sostenible (Arturo Castillos Chirinos, Mayor of Chiclayo, Peru)

Project Briefing on DBP's Credit Facilities for LGUs (Eufemia Mendoza, Development Bank of the Philippines, 2003)

Localizing the Habitat Agenda (Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi, Municipal Development Partnership)

Decentralizing City Management: A Successful Experiment (Lubomir Ficinski Dunin, IADF)

Presentation of the Urban Decentralization Development Program (Cheikhou Diop, Republic of Senegal Municipal Development Agency, 2004)