FEC to Host San Francisco Conference in October
The Commission will hold a regional conference in San Francisco, California, on October 23-24, 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/sanfrancisco.shtml.
Hotel Information. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf, centrally located close to Pier 39 and Ghirardelli Square. To make hotel reservations and reserve the group rate of $209 per night (single or double occupancy), visit the hotel website at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/fedelectcomm by September 27, 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 11:59 p.m. EDT, September 27, 2013. A refund (minus the transaction fee) will be made for all cancellations received by Friday, September 27; 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/sanfrancisco.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.
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(Posted 8/19/2013; By: Molly Niewenhous)
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