Department of Finance Policy Conference

The California Department of Finance—the state agency that functions as the Governor's chief fiscal policy advisor and promotes long-term economic sustainability and responsible resource allocation—is hosting the Department of Finance Policy Conference on Friday, October 11, 2019, from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at the State Capitol in Sacramento, California.

The conference is open to (1) undergraduate students who will graduate by spring 2020, (2) all graduate students and (3) State public policy professionals. The conference is an opportunity for participants to interact with state policy experts, network with other participants interested in public policy, and discuss the following:

  • California's government, economy, and demographics.
  • The state's legislative and budget processes.
  • Current issues in state policy, with opportunities for participants to focus on:
    • Social Services
    • Transportation
    • Health Care
    • Higher Education
    • Housing/Homelessness
    • Corrections
    • Tax Policy
    • Emergency Preparedness
    • K-12 Education
  • Careers and internships at Finance.

In addition, as part of the program, participants may be given the opportunity to be matched with current Department of Finance staff for conversations about the department’s work.

Registration

Register is now closed. Please email policyconference@dof.ca.gov if you have any questions.

Schedule

Start

End

Topic

9:30 am

9:45 am

Registration

9:45 am

10:00 am

Welcome and Introduction

10:00 am

11:00 am

Presentations

  • California’s Economy and Demography
  • Budget and Legislative Processes
  • Department of Finance’s Role
    in State Government

11:00 am

11:15 am

Break

11:15 am

11:45 am

First Policy Breakout Sessions

  • Tax Policy
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • K-12 Education

11:45 am

1:00 pm

Lunch in Downtown Sacramento

1:00 pm

1:30 pm

Second Policy Breakout Sessions

  • Higher Education
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Corrections

1:40 pm

2:10 pm

Third Policy Breakout Sessions

  • Social Services
  • California Climate Investments
  • Health Care

2:15 pm

2:45 pm

Presentation on Careers and Internships
at the Department of Finance

3:00 pm

4:00 pm

Mixer with State Policy Experts

 

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More Information

If you need more information, please contact Finance’s Human Resources Office at (916) 323-4071 or policyconference@dof.ca.gov.

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