Events & Meetings

Association Meetings

2017 Capital Markets Forum

July 10-12, 2017
The Ritz-Carlton – Half Moon Bay, Half Moon Bay, California

Featured Speakers

CoBank presents its 2017 Capital Markets Forum

An Outstanding Program

CoBank’s 2017 Capital Markets Forum will bring together capital markets investors, relationship managers, and credit officers and will offer wide ranging views on a variety of industry, commodity, economic, and geopolitical perspectives that drive the markets served by our customers.

Please note, this is an invitation-only event. Space is limited but invitations are transferable upon request. We hope that you will be able to join us to celebrate the evolving Farm Credit System mission.


Tom Halverson ~ President and Chief Executive Officer, CoBank
Jim Allen ~ Senior Vice President, Northwest Farm Credit Services
Trevor Amen ~ Industry Analyst, Knowledge Exchange Division, CoBank
Terry Barr ~ Senior Director, Knowledge Exchange Division, CoBank
Tom Hauschel ~ General Manager, Heartland Cooperative
Andrew Jacob ~ Chief Regulatory Legislative and Compliance Officer, CoBank
Chris Schaffer ~ Vice President Export, AGP
Steve Seabrook ~ Vice President of Commercial Relations, POET
Warren Shoen ~ Senior Vice President, FCS Commercial Finance Group
Bram Smith ~ Executive Director, Loan Sales and Trading Association
Willis Sparks ~ Director of Global Macro, Eurasia Group

Additional Information

Please click on the registration tab to access our online registration site. There is no charge to attend the conference beyond your travel and hotel expenses.

Be sure to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible to ensure availability. Please click on the hotel tab for additional information.

For further information, contact CoBank’s Corporate Communications Division at 303-740-4384 or by email at

Dress code for the business meetings and meal functions is business casual. Casual dress is appropriate for Tuesday night’s Alcatraz event.

We hope to see you there!

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