CFC’s industry-leading meetings and educational opportunities bring today’s financial and utility industry thought leaders to you. CFC’s events and training opportunities are complimentary for CFC members.
CFC Independent Borrowers Executive Summit (IBES)
CFC IBES 2020, scheduled for November 16-18 in Tucson, has been canceled. The health and safety of our members and our staff is our top priority, and we believe the wisest decision is to forego this year’s event. If you, your staff or your members have any questions, please contact the CFC Events and Training team.
IBES 2020 | CANCELED
2021 | November 15–17 | Tampa, FL
CFPC, an intensive, three-part finance program for senior and mid-level finance and accounting staff, is a collaborative program between CFC and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
2021 Spring Program
Unit 1 in Madison, Wisconsin: April 19–23
Unit 2 in Dulles, Virginia: June 7-11
2021 Fall Program
Unit 1 in Madison, Wisconsin: August 23–27
Unit 2 in Dulles, Virginia: October 18-22
CFC is developing a series of workshops focused on principles of sound equity management.
The training is structured for various skill levels: Basic (Level 1) and Intermediate (Level 2 – in development).
CFC is proud to offer the Key Ratio Trend Analysis (KRTA) Certificate Program. CFC has published KRTA—an annual report that tracks the median value of 145 financial and operational ratios for participating electric distribution cooperatives over the previous five years—since 1975.
KRTA Level 1 is always available online through CFC Academy.
Designed specifically for directors of CFC electric cooperatives, the statewide financial workshops provide attendees with a variety of finance-focused topics.
November 4-5, 2020
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront | St. Petersburg, Florida
December 15-16, 2021
Overton Hotel & Conference Center | Lubbock, TX
Learn more about how you match your professional development needs with CFC programs.
For Electric Cooperative Directors
This training looks at best practices for how electric cooperative leaders should demonstrate principled leadership, financial stewardship, effective governance and management risk oversight.
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October 29 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time
This special event will feature Kansas State football coaching legend Bill Snyder as he shares lessons in leadership and creating a winning culture. He will be joined by Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange President and CEO Phil Irwin for this memorable discussion.
November 10 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Designed for cooperative executives, during this special event former Honeywell Chairman and CEO David Cote and NRTC CEO Tim Bryan will discuss David’s 10 essential principles to achieve both short- and long-term success.
Held September 29, 2020
CFC held a virtual Special Membership Meeting on August 14 to vote on bylaw amendments that allow the organization to conduct virtual member meetings, and featured Sheldon Petersen’s conversation with Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz and president-elect of Queens’ College of Cambridge.
Due to CFC Forum 2020 being canceled, NCSC held its 39th Annual Membership Meeting on August 6 by means of remote communication. The meeting included a report from the president, director elections in two districts and a vote on bylaw amendments. This meeting also featured keynote speaker – venture capitalist and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” Kevin O’Leary.