General Information

REGISTRATION FEES:

GFOAT Active Member* $325 $400
GFOAT Non-Members $400 $475
First-Time Attendee** $200 $200
Faculty and Student Members $85 $85
Networking Event Guest $50 $50

Pre Conference Workshop:

MULTI-YEAR FINANCIAL PLANNING Workshop:

Part One (Tuesday) and Part Two (Wednesday) (if attending full conference) $110 $135
Part One (Tuesday) and Part Two (Wednesday) (if attending only pre-conference) $135 $160

 

SCHOLARSHIP:
GFOAT awards two scholarships annually to current governmental employees in the financial area who intend to continue to progress professionally in the field of governmental finance. One scholarship is for attendance to the GFOAT Spring Institute, and the other is for attendance to the GFOAT Fall Conference. GFOAT pays the registration fee and travel expenses to these two conferences. To apply visit http://www.gfoat.org/Scholarships.html.

HOTEL INFORMATION:
The Westin Riverwalk is the site for the 2014 GFOAT Fall Conference. The hotel, located at 420 W. Market Street in San Antonio, has extended a room rate of $179 single/double city view and $199 single/double River view. In order to receive this special rate, your reservation must be made by Monday, October 20. To make a reservation, visit https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/booking/reservation?id=1407082007&key=7A1C402 or  call the hotel at 1-888-627-8396 and mention that you are registered for the GFOAT Fall Conference. Overnight Parking is available at the Market Street Garage for $15 and Valet parking is $30 per night.

CANCELLATION AND SUBSTITUTION POLICY:
If you are registered and cannot attend, we encourage you to send a substitute. If you cannot send a substitute, a $45 cancellation fee will be assessed if written cancellation is e-mailed to acct@tml.org by October 20. No refunds will be honored after that date.

NETWORKING EVENT: (Guest tickets cannot be refunded after October 20.)
Join us at Rita’s on the River located at 245 E. Commerce (walking distance) for a short reception where you can relax with old friends and meet new colleagues. Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

CONTINUING EDUCATION:
An application has been submitted to the State Board of Accountancy for CEU/CPE continuing education units. CGFO credits will also be offered. No prerequisites are required for any session.

CONFIRMATIONS/BADGES:
Conference badges will be mailed in advance. If you do not receive your packet in the mail, you can pick up your registration materials on site.

CGFO TESTING:
The Certified Government Finance Officer’s exam will be offered from 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel. . If you are interested in sitting for an exam during this time, please register online at ttp://www.gfoat.org/CGFOEXAMDATES.html. If you have additional questions, please e-mail cgfo@gfoat.org. Also, a CGFO study group will be held at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel on November 12 from 10:00 a.m. until Noon.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS:
Let us know on the registration form if you need special assistance of any kind. WE WANT TO HELP! In order to respond to any special requests, we would appreciate as much advance notice as possible.

GOLF:
The Bruce Testa Semi Annual Golf Outing is scheduled for Wednesday, November 12, at the Quarry Golf Club, located at 444 E. Basse Road in San Antonio, TX.  Shot Gun Start at 8:00 a.m. The cost is $75 plus tax per person, which includes green fee, cart, a small bucket of balls and a hamburger buffet after golf. The golf outing is limited to 48 golfers. For further information, please contact Tony Sekaly with Coastal Securities at 800-681-4121  tds@coastalsecurities.com; or David Schuler with City of Garland – 972-205-2355 dschuler@ci.garland.tx.us

QUESTIONS:
Contact the TML Affiliate Services Department at 512-231-7400 or fallconference@tml.org.

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