FEC to Host Austin Conference in August
The Commission will hold a regional conference in Austin, Texas, on August 20-21, 2013. Commissioners and staff will conduct a variety of technical workshops on the federal campaign finance laws affecting federal candidates, parties and PACs. Workshops are designed for those seeking an introduction to the basic provisions of the law as well as for those more experienced in campaign finance law. To view the conference agenda or to register for the conference, please visit the conference website at http://www.fec.gov/info/conferences/2013/austin.shtml.
Hotel Information. The conference will be held at the Hilton Austin Hotel, located in the downtown entertainment district. To make hotel reservations and reserve the group rate of $169 per night (for single or double occupancy), visit the hotel website at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/2013FederalElectionCommission by July 19, 2013. Please wait to make hotel and air reservations until you have received confirmation of your conference registration from our contractor, Sylvester Management Corporation.
Registration Information. The registration fee is $525 per attendee, which includes a $30 nonrefundable transaction fee. A late charge of $50 will be added for registrations received after 5 p.m. EDT, July 19, 2013. A refund (minus the transaction fee) will be made for all cancellations received by Friday, July 19; no refund will be made for cancellations received after that date. Complete registration information is available online at http://www.fec.gov/info/conferences/2013/austin.shtml.
Workshop Materials. Attendees may elect to receive electronic copies of workshop materials in advance for use on their personal electronic devices. Alternatively, conference attendees may elect to receive a binder with printed materials at the conference.
FEC Conference Questions
Please direct all questions about conference registration and fees to Sylvester Management Corporation (Phone: 1-800/246-7277; email: Rosalyn@sylvestermanagement.com). For other questions about the conference and workshops, call the FEC’s Information Division at 1-800/424-9530, or send an email to Conferences@fec.gov.
(Posted 6/25/13; By: Molly Niewenhous)
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