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2018 calendar & events

​​San Francisco Treasury Management Association (SFTMA)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

"Bank Deposits in a Changing Treasury Environment"
 Presenter:  Bart Brush

                   Director of Capital Markets, Tri-State Capital Bank


Tuesday, February 20, 2018

"Beyond the Hype: the State of AI in Treasury"
Presenter:  Carlos Vega

                  Co-Founder and CEO of Tesorio

Summary: Operating in an increasingly connected society and data-driven workplace, concepts like Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are thrown around often and hold tremendous promise for us all. What exactly is ML or AI though? How is it applied today? How can we expect it to change in the near future? Join Tesorio Co-Founder and CEO, Carlos Vega, as he explores applications for these technologies in Finance and Treasury, and shares his perspective from operating a company at the cutting edge of ML for treasury teams.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

"2018 Global Cash Outlook"

Presenter:  William Goldthwait, Portfolio Strategist
                  State Street Global Advisors

There are many topical issues affecting corporate cash investors today. Aside from the rising rate environment, we’re experiencing sweeping corporate tax reform, as well as several ongoing regulatory and macroeconomic developments. Our goal is to provide an overview of where we’re at and where we think we’re going, ensuring that you’re able to meet any and all challenges in 2018.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 

FP&A Predictive Analytics and Emerging Technologies

Presenter:  Alex Ladd, Senior Partner, CEO

                  MindStream Analytics

The marketplace for Performance Management tools has shifted more in the past 3 years than in the previous 15.  To understand how businesses are beginning to inject predictive modeling or machine learning into their forecasting processes a look at the current performance management tools is necessary.  Learn about the current landscape of performance management tools on the market today and then understand how each of them brings predictive analytics into the forecasting process.  

Friday, May 18, 2018 *********The 28th Annual San Francisco Treasury Symposium**********

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Panel Discussion:

A discussion on "All financing options including syndications, private placement, corporate bonds and public offerings"

  • McKesson – Treasurer, Brian Moore

  • Recology – Director of FP&A, Bruce Mackenzie

  • Visa – Treasurer, Colleen Ostrowski

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

"Hedging Emerging Markets and High Yield Currencies"

Presenter:  Scott Bilter, CFA
                 CFO, Atlas Risk Advisory

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Panel Discussion:

A discussion on "Cash Management, Liquidity Planning and Cash Investing"

  • Service Now - Investment Manager, Henry Ha

  • Kaiser Permanente - Sr. Treasury Manager, Warren Jung

  • Inc. - Sr. Treasury Analyst, Cherie Fontenot

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

************2018 Bay Area Joint TMA Dinner*************

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Panel Discussion:

"Bringing Social Investing Home"

  • Julie Mahowald - CFO, Housing Trust Silicon Valley

  • LinkedIn

  • Fiona Hsu - Manager, Community Development Finance, Silicon Valley Bank

Learn about Housing Trust Silicon Valley and its efforts to create a strong affordable housing market in the 13-county greater Bay Area it serves.  Housing Trust has grown its balance sheet 120% in 3 years and has devised new ways to raise capital and diversify its funding sources.  Julie Mahowald, Housing Trust’s CFO and the panel will highlight Housing Trust’s T.E.C.H. Fund and the Community Impact Note offering that Housing Trust developed to meet the increased capital requirements that the Bay Area housing crisis has sparked.

LinkedIn, an investor in Housing Trust’s Community Impact Note, will share how the company evaluated the opportunity and how it became comfortable with the investment.  They will talk about LinkedIn’s local community impact strategy and provide recommendations for other Bay Area corporations seeking to develop an impact-investing policy/program.
Fiona Hsu, Manager – Community Development Finance, Silicon Valley Bank, a long-time supporter of Housing Trust will explain the community reinvestment act and its impact on the bank’s lending policies.  She will share the process and approach to this (still potential) investment in the T.E.C.H. Fund via the note.  She will provide advice on how treasury professionals could approach the discussion within their organizations.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Panel Discussion:

"LIBOR Transition: Corporate Treasury Implications"

  • ​Chris Dias, KPMG Advisory Principal

  • Matthew Clark, KPMG Advisory Director

  • Russell Hoffman, KPMG Advisory Director


Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Panel Discussion:
"Working Capital Management: Evolution and How it Can Help Firms"

  • ​David Adams, Taulia

  • Corporate Guest Speaker (PG&E)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

2018 Holiday HAPPY HOUR Celebration"
@ One Market Restaurant, San Francisco, CA  94105
(5:00 - 6:30 p.m.)