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  • FEC Record: Outreach

FEC’s February 8-9 conference to be held virtually (2022)

January 14, 2022
2022 FEC Virtual Conference

Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, the Commission’s February 8-9, 2022, conference will be held virtually.

During the two-day training event, Commissioners and FEC staff will conduct a variety of technical workshops on the federal campaign finance laws affecting federal candidates, political party committees, and corporate, membership, labor and trade association PACs. Presenters will lead in-depth discussions on best practices for compliance, reporting scenarios, and recent developments in federal campaign finance law. Workshops are designed for those seeking an introduction to the basic provisions of the law as well as those with more experience.

Registration information

The registration fee is $695 per participant. The fee will be 50% refundable up until 5:00 p.m. (PT) on January 21, 2022. No refund will be made for cancellations received after 5:00 p.m. (PT) on January 21, 2022.

During registration, you will choose the track that applies to the type of organization you represent—a candidate’s campaign committee, a party committee or a corporate/labor/membership/trade PAC.

Beginners should register for Basics for Beginners on Day 1 and Recent Developments in the Law on Day 2. More experienced participants may choose to attend Recent Developments on Day 1, rather than Basics for Beginners, though some may benefit from the refresher Basics provides. On Day 2, experienced participants may choose our scenario-based Advanced Campaign Finance Practicum or Recent Developments, if they did not attend that workshop on Day 1.

More detailed information is available on our conference website.

Conference agenda

Day 1 kicks off with a welcome session at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) and ends at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Day 2 begins at 10:15 a.m. and wraps up at 3:30 p.m. (ET). A full agenda is available here.

Virtual participation

This virtual conference will take place via Zoom. To make this event as collaborative as possible, participants will be able to interact with FEC Commissioners and staff through audio and video, ask questions through the chat function, answer polls, and take part in a trivia game. For full information on this virtual conference, including day-of-meeting information and virtual best practices, please consult this page.

Workshop materials

Prior to the conference, all attendees will receive an email with links to download electronic copies of all the presentation materials, along with a detailed agenda, speaker bios, helpful terminology, and information on how to apply for CLE or other credits.


For any questions concerning the conference, please call the FEC’s Information Division at 1-800-424-9530 (menu option 6). You can also send an email to


  • Author 
    • Isaac Baker
    • Communications Specialist