The Ohio Urban University Program (UUP) will present a series of discussions with experts on timely topics affecting the fiscal future of the State of Ohio. The first forum, entitled "Innovative Bond Finance in a Credit Crisis," will be held on Tuesday, January 27 at The Athletic Club of Columbus, Crystal Room, 136 East Broad Street, Columbus, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. There will be a reception immediately following. Check-in for the forum begins at 3:30 p.m.The forum will review the effect of the credit crisis on the municipal bond market and local government access to capital. The speakers will also explore innovative financing tools and credit enhancements, and how new bond financing tools and strategies can bring greater efficiencies to a post-credit crunch bond market and boost economic opportunities in Ohio.
Participants include Ohio Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher and Paolo DeMaria, Executive Vice Chancellor, University System of Ohio. Panelists will include:
The UUP Forums in Columbus are presented by the Ohio Urban University Program (UUP), a program of the University System of Ohio and the Ohio General Assembly. The UUP is a unique network that links the resources of Ohio's urban universities with the communities and students they serve in a cooperative effort to boost economic development efforts in the state's urban regions. UUP universities are Cleveland State University, The University of Akron, The University of Cincinnati, Kent State University, The Ohio State University, The University of Toledo, Wright State University, and Youngstown State University.
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