Annual Conference Networking and Social Events

Join your peers at GFOA networking and social events.

Sunday, May 21, 2023

WPFN Luncheon and Networking

10:30 am – 12:30 pm | Oregon Convention Center

Join the Women's Public Finance Network for a brunch with mimosas. The business meeting will be held followed by a program with a panel that includes four generations of WPFN members discussing the current workforce and how it relates to WPFN's 2022-2023 theme of "Inspire, Impact, and Influence." The panelists will discuss how their career path has been inspired, impacted, and influenced by their work environment, colleagues, and workplace challenges.

RSVPs here. Please note that there is limited capacity and RSVPs will will close once filled.

This year's WPFN Luncheon and Networking is sponsored by Segal and PFM.

Black Caucus Business Meeting

3:50 pm – 5:05 pm | Oregon Convention Center | Room A105

The Annual Black Caucus Business Meeting will be used to address the business of the caucus, including the election of new officers.  An update on the activity of the caucus will also be provided to members. 

Welcome Reception

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Oregon Convention Center | Hall D

Join us for a Welcome Reception to kick off this year’s conference in the Oregon Convention Center. Enjoy connecting with colleagues and friends. The reception is complimentary and registered attendees, guests, sponsors, and exhibitors are encouraged to attend.

Black Caucus Reception

9:00 pm – 12:00 am | Hyatt Regency | Deschutes Ballroom

This year's Black Caucus Reception is sponsored by Paymentus, PFM, and Loop Capital.

Monday, May 22, 2023

Small Government Forum Business Meeting & Networking Event

10:30 am – 12:10 pm | Oregon Convention Center | Oregon Ballroom 202

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.

3-2-1 Liftoff: Launch of the LGBTQIA+ Caucus

1:30 pm – 2:20 pm | Oregon Convention Center | Room A105

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Closing Night Event

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Moda Center | 1 Center Court

Enjoy a night of entertainment with your peers featuring an exclusive performance by Goo Goo Dolls for GFOA conference participants and guests. Refreshments will be included.

Purchase your tickets here.

Entertainment is partially funded through the generous sponsorship of PFM Asset Management.