Conference of the County Investment Academy

June 28 - 30, 2021

Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center
3100 Town Center Trail
Denton, TX 76201

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

In-Person Event Safety Guidelines

The Texas Association of Counties is committed to providing a clean and safe experience at meetings and events, and prioritizes the safety and social well-being of all attendees, guests and staff members. We continue to monitor guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Texas Department of State Health Services, local health authorities, and state and local governments for regulations and guidelines. Physical distancing and safety measures have been put into place for currently planned conferences and events.

From the registration desk to meeting rooms, exhibit halls and meals, the Education and Events Services team has developed detailed plans, processes and procedures to help you feel safe.

Due to possible capacity limitations, some conferences may have to limit the number of attendees to accommodate physical distancing guidelines. For more information, please contact Deanna Auert or visit the facility's website for specific safety guidelines pertaining to venues.

How Event Staff Are Keeping You Safe

Event staff will wear protective face coverings and gloves in all public areas of the meeting venue.

Event staff will practice physical distancing with Plexiglas shields and/or face shields at registration desk; place floor markers at registration area, meeting rooms, exhibit halls and food and beverage stations.

Event staff will clean and sanitize frequently touched surfaces and provide hand sanitizer for all attendees.

Event staff will conduct a daily symptom assessment of themselves.


Find the full list of guidelines and processes here*.

Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center
3100 Town Center Trl.
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 243-3799

Educational Co-Sponsor: McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University.

The Conference of the County Investment Academy brings together investment officers, economists and other experts to discuss the leading 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. The annual conference features roundtable discussions by portfolio size to meet your investing needs. Join us for 15 hours of timely public funds investing topics.

Continuing Education/Prerequisites

The McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University is the education co-sponsor of the Conference of the County Investment Academy. There are no prerequisites to attend this program.

Fifteen hours of continuing education are approved for County Investment Academy members. CPAs, auditors, treasurers, clerks, commissioners and tax assessor-collectors may also earn credit toward mandatory continuing education requirements.

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 or completion of a previous County Investment Officer (CIO) Level I course.
  • Fifteen academy hours per calendar year are required to maintain membership, with five outside hours and five carry-over hours allowed per year.

Registration Fees

Description Early Bird After June 6
County Official or Employee $225 $250
City, School or Special District $280 $305
Nongovernment $500 $500
1-Day Registration, Tuesday, June 29, Only $125 $125

Please make checks payable to the Texas Association of Counties.

Sponsors and Vendors

For information on sponsorship opportunities, please click here or contact 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.

Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center
3100 Town Center Trl.
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 243-3799

The Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center is the host hotel. To receive the $139 single/double conference room rate, call (940) 243-3799 and ask for the “Texas Association of Counties” room block. The Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center is the host hotel. To receive the $139 single/double conference room rate, call (940) 243-3799 and ask for the “Texas Association of Counties” room block. Or click here to reserve your room online.

Please reserve your hotel room before the group rate cutoff of June 6, after which availability and rates are no longer guaranteed.

Parking:

Self-parking: Complimentary

Monday, June 28
5-6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Tuesday, June 29
Noon-1 p.m. Recognition Luncheon
Monday, June 28
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration
1-5 p.m. General Session
5-6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Tuesday, June 29
7:30-8 a.m. Morning Coffee & Continental Breakfast
8 a.m.-5 p.m. General Session
Noon-1 p.m. Recognition Luncheon
Wednesday, June 30
7:30-8 a.m. Morning Coffee & Continental Breakfast
8 a.m.-noon General Session

The McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University is the education co-sponsor of the 2021 Conference of the County Investment Academy

Continuing Education Type Hours
CPA/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 June 1 are subject to a $10 processing fee. Refunds after June 1 will be subject to an administrative fee equal to one-half of the registration fee. No refund requests will be honored after July 15. Please email Nino Miranda at ninom@county.org or fax (512) 477-1324 to cancel your conference registration.

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