Texas Public Funds Investment Conference

November 5 - 6, 2020

Westin Hotel Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024

For more information, contact Deanna Auert or Nino Miranda at (800) 456-5974.

The Westin Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Rd.
Houston, TX 77024

Education Co-Sponsor

The Texas Public Funds Investment Conference helps you piece together the puzzle of your county's investment options. Experts from the financial industry discuss the influences on the current economy and timely trends in investing. This training is open to all county officials and staff who want to learn more about county investment operations.

Continuing Education/Prerequisites

The McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University is the conference's education co-sponsor. There are no prerequisites for attending this program.

The conference presents 10 hours of investment education required by Section 2256.008 of the Public Funds Investment Act. Ten hours of continuing education credit are available for Public Funds Investment Act compliance and for members of the County Investment Academy. Credit approval is pending for commissioners, county and district clerks, tax assessor-collectors, treasurers, auditors and CPAs.

County Investment Academy

The County Investment Academy is a partnership between the Texas Association of Counties and the McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University to work together in the planning of education programs for county officials and employees.

  • Membership in the Academy is acquired through completion of the Basics of County Investments Course.
  • Fifteen Academy hours per calendar year are required to maintain membership, with five outside hours and five carryover hours allowed per year.

Registration Fees

Type Early Bird After Oct. 14
County Official or Employee $160 $185
City, School or Special District $215 $240
Nongovernment $500 $500

Please make checks payable to Texas Association of Counties.

Sponsors and Vendors

For information on sponsorship opportunities, please click here or email Deanna Auert.

Special Services

To ensure that our conference is ADA-accessible to all, please contact Deanna Auert or Nino Miranda at (800) 456-5974 if you need assistance.

The Westin Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Rd.
Houston, TX 77024
(800) 937-8461

The host hotel is the Westin Houston, Memorial City, 945 Gessner Rd., near Memorial City Mall. To receive the $121 single/double conference room rate, call (800) 937-8461 and ask for the "TAC 2020 Texas Public Funds Investment Conference" room block. Or click here to reserve your room online.

Please reserve your hotel room before the group-rate-cutoff date of Oct. 14, after which availability and rates are no longer guaranteed.

Parking

Self-parking: $15 per night

Thursday, Nov. 5
5:15 p.m. Reception
Thursday, Nov. 5
7:30 a.m. Morning Coffee and Registration
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. General Session
11:35 a.m.-5 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
5:15 p.m. Reception
Friday, Nov. 6
7:30 a.m. Morning Coffee and Continental Breakfast
8:30-11:30 a.m. General Session

*Agenda subject to change

The McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University is the education co-sponsor of the 2020 Texas Public Funds Investment Conference.

Type Hours
CPAs/Auditors Pending
Treasurers Pending
Clerks Pending
Commissioners Pending
County and District Clerks Pending
Tax Assessor-Collectors Pending

All cancellation and refund requests must be received in writing (fax or email acceptable). Refunds requested before Oct. 14 are subject to a $10 processing fee. Refunds after Oct. 14 will be subject to an administrative fee equal to one-half of the registration fee. No refund requests will be honored after Nov. 13. Please email Nino Miranda at ninom@county.org or fax (512) 477-1324 to cancel your conference registration.

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