Home / Member Services / Education & Training / Ready to Register / Conference of the County Investment Academy

Back to Events

Conference of the County Investment Academy

June 27, 2018
June 29, 2018

Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center​
1101 Woodlawn Ave.
Georgetown, TX 78628 
(737) 444-2700


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

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

Learning Outcomes
Attendees successfully completing this conference will:

  • Discuss recent legislative changes or amendments to the Public Funds Investment Act (PFIA); 
  • Gain a more in-depth understanding of the credit analysis process for Local Governement Investment Pools and Seperately Managed Accounts within Texas;
  • Review collateralization and safekeeping services;
  • Evaluate several different types of CDs allowed in the PFIA, their structure, advantages and disadvantages; and
  • Analyze factors influencing the U.S. economy.
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 pre-requisites required to attend this program.

Fifteen hours of continuing education is 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 educational 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 carryover hours allowed per year.
Registration Fees Early Bird After May 27
County Official or Employee $225 $250
City, School or Special District $280 $305
Non-Government $500 $500
1-Day Registration (Thursday, June 28 only) $125 $125

Please make checks payable to Texas Association of Counties.

Sponsors and Vendors
Please see information​ on sponsorship opportunities or contact .

Special Services
To ensure that our conference is ADA accessible to all, please contact or at (800) 456-5974 if you need assistance.​​​​​​​