Annual Conference Networking and Social Events

Here is the current list of networking and social events scheduled. Please check this page as additional events will be added.

Networking Events

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Black Caucus Business Meeting

3:50 pm – 5:05 pm | 1.5 CPE Credits

Monday, June 6, 2022

Young Professional Speed Networking Event

4:!5 pm – 5:30 pm | 0 CPE Credits

Open to attendees under the age of 40, this is an interactive speed networking session for young professionals in public finance. Attendees will speed network in a small group format to discuss issues they're experiencing and to share recommended strategies. So, practice your elevator pitch and connect with other young professionals!

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Small Government Forum Business Meeting & Networking Event

10:20 am – 12:00 pm | 0 CPE Credits

GFOA's Small Government Forum provides an opportunity for members of small governments to network and exchange information on topics unique to the demands of managing small government. Created in 2015, the Forum is currently open to GFOA members in small jurisdictions from the United States and Canada with populations of 25,000 or less, or with employee counts of 500 or less. Attend this session to learn more about the Forum and meet/network with your peers.

Social Events

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Welcome Reception

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for a Welcome Reception to kick off this year’s conference in the Austin Convention Center. Enjoy appetizers and beverages and connecting with colleagues and friends while listening to the sounds of Dough Strahan and the Good Neighbors. The reception is complimentary and registered attendees, guests, sponsors, and exhibitors are encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Closing Event

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

After enjoying a night out for dinner in Austin on June 7, head over to Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater for dessert, beverages, music, dancing, and fun with two local bands, Shinyribs and SKYROCKET, that know how to bring the energy! The closing event will be held from 7:00 pm‒10:00 pm. Space is limited. Tickets must be purchased in advance of the conference.