The OFN Conference is the single largest gathering in the CDFI industry. Join 1,500 of CDFI practitioners, investors, funders, and more for a high-quality, practitioner-driven curriculum, strategic dialogues, and incredible networking opportunities.
Keynote Sessions: The OFN Conference features top distinguished speakers on our general session stage. Confirmed speakers include CDFI Fund Director Annie Donovan, Chairman and CEO of Ariel Investments John Rogers, and President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Charles Evans.
Industry Awards: The OFN Conference is the place where leadership, commitment, and innovation in our field is recognized.
Breakout Sessions: More than 90 breakout sessions across 14 tracks, including Affordable Housing, Collaborations, Financial Resources, Impact, Management and Operations, Public Policy, and more!
Networking Opportunities: From facilitated networking sessions to designated networking locations to informal networking at the expo and in the halls, there will be opportunities to interact with colleagues from across the country.
Native Gathering: Now in its 15th year, the Native Gathering offers a focused day of learning for Native CDFIs.
Tours: Get out of the hotel and into the windy city to see CDFI impact in action. This year’s Conference tours highlight different Chicago neighborhoods, giving attendees a feel for the breadth and depth of CDFI impact, showcasing the multitude of projects funded by CDFIs in each neighborhood.
For more information and to register, visit the conference website.