Texas Public Funds Investment Conference

November 4 - 5, 2021

Westin Hotel Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024

The Texas Public Funds Investment Conference helps you piece together the puzzle of your county’s investment options. Experts from the financial industry discuss influences on the current economy and timely trends in investing. This training is open to all county officials and staff members who want to learn more about county investment operations.

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

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

The Texas Public Funds Investment Conference helps you piece together the puzzle of your county’s investment options. Experts from the financial industry discuss influences on the current economy and timely trends in investing. This training is open to all county officials and staff members who want to learn more about county investment operations.

Continuing Education/Prerequisites

The McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University is the conference’s education co-sponsor. There are no prerequisites required to attend this program.

The conference offers 10 hours of investment education required by the Public Funds Investment Act, Section 2256.008. Ten hours of continuing education credit are available for Public Funds Investment Act compliance and for members of the County Investment Academy. Credit approval is pending for commissioners, county and district clerks, tax assessor-collectors, treasurers, auditors and CPAs.

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.
  • Fifteen academy hours per calendar year are required to maintain membership, with five outside hours and five carryover hours allowed per year.

Registration

The Texas Public Funds Investment Conference is open to anyone who wants to learn about investing public funds. Please register by Oct. 13 to enjoy the early bird discount. Visit TAC’s website at www.county.org/tpfic to register online. For more information, call Deanna Auert or Nino Miranda in the TAC Education and Events Services department at (800) 456-5974.

 
Registration Fees Early Bird After Oct. 13
County officials and employees $160 $185
City, school or special district   $215 $240
Nongovernment $500 $500

*TAC now accepts credit cards for the registration fee online at www.county.org/tpfic.

  

Special Services

♿ To ensure that our conference is ADA-accessible to all, please contact Nino Miranda at (800) 456-5974 if you need assistance.

Hotel

Westin Hotel Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Rd.
Houston, TX 77024
(800) 937-8461

The host hotel is the Westin Houston, Memorial City, 945 Gessner Rd., near Memorial City Mall. To receive the $122 single/double conference room rate, please click here. Or call (800) 937-8461 and ask for the “2021 Texas Public Funds Investment Conference” room block. Self-parking is available at the hotel at $10 per night.

Please reserve your hotel room before the group rate cutoff of Oct. 13, after which availability and rates are no longer guaranteed.

Thursday, Nov. 4
5:15 p.m.

Reception 

Thursday, Nov. 4
7:30 a.m. Morning Coffee and Registration
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. General Session
11:35 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch (on own)
5:15 p.m. Reception
Friday, Nov. 5
7:30 a.m. Morning Coffee and Continental Breakfast 
8:30-11:30 a.m. General Session

*Tentative agenda, subject to change

Sponsors and Vendors

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

The McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University is the education co-sponsor of the 2021 Texas Public Funds Investment Conference.

Continuing Education Type Hours
County Investment Academy  Pending
PFIA   Pending
CPA/Auditors Pending
Commissioners Pending
County and District Clerks Pending
Tax Assessor-Collectors Pending
Treasurers Pending

Conferences fees are fully transferable to other participants upon request. All registration refund requests must be received in writing before Oct. 22 to receive a full refund minus the $10 administrative fee. Refund requests received after that date will be subject to an administrative fee equal to half of the registration fee. No refund requests will be honored after Nov. 12.

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