Winter Seminar 2023


February 26 - March 1, 2023


  • In-Person: Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Riverwalk, 125 E. Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Virtual: EventMobi

AGENDA - updated Feb. 23



  • Registration is available online only.
    • Registration deadline: Friday, February 17 at noon
    • If paying by credit card or eCheck: payment must be made at time of registration. We cannot enter payment information on behalf of the participant.
  • Confirmation/invoice/receipt emails go out within 5 business days after registration.
  • Members: you must log-in first to see/select the member rate.
  • Students: submit proof of enrollment from your Registrar’s Office within 5 business days of registration; registrations are processed after proof is received. 
  • Note: Payment is due prior to the seminar. Membership belongs to the individual, not the organization, and is not transferable. One person per registration; no sharing; no prorating of attendance.



(In-Person or Virtual)


February 6

February 6

and After

Member $350 $400
Non Member $450 $500
Student $275 $325



  • If you cannot attend we encourage you to send a substitute. If you cannot send a substitute, a $25 processing fee is withheld from your refund when written cancellation is received by February 6.
  • No refunds will be honored after February 6.


  • The GTOT Board of Directors encourages participants to follow the guidelines that make you feel comfortable.
  • Seating in the session rooms is as socially distanced as possible in the space available.


  • Registration is required to access the virtual space and the conference app.
  • ​The email address provided during registration is used for your log-in access.
  • GTOT is using EventMobi (available for Android, Apple, and via url):
    • The app opens February 20.
    • All conference information and presentation materials are available through EventMobi effective February 20.
    • Mobile App event code: gtotws23
    • We encourage you to upload your headshot and bio to your EventMobi Attendee profile!
    • If you used EventMobi in the past, with the email address provided on your registration, your password is the same as the last time. If you've forgotten since then please use the reset password function.
      • You may need to delete the old app from your phone and re-install using the event code: gtotws23
    • If your email is new to the EventMobi platform, the system requires a password creation when you launch the link for the first time.


  • All sessions qualify for PFIA, CPE, CGFO, and TASBO CEU credits
    • All sessions are presented in-person and transmitted virtually through EventMobi.
  • 14 total hours available (6 hr. Monday, 6 hr. Tuesday, 2 hr. Wednesday)
  • There is no prerequisite for any session.
  • GTOT is registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor (004662). This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of our CPE program.


  • Certificates are emailed based on the following criteria:
  • In-Person:
  • Virtual:
    • Each session issues a passphrase. Participants complete a Virtual Attendance Verification Form when they are done attending Winter Seminar using the associated passphrases. Credit is not issued if passphrases are missing.
      • Participants are encouraged to write the phrases down and save them in a separate location until you receive your certificate.
      • Deadline: Monday, March 6, 5:00 pm


  • The Texas Public Funds Investment Act requires Treasurers, Chief Financial Officers, and Investment Officers of local governments, including all political subdivisions except certain water districts, to receive 10 hours of training within the first 12 months after assuming duties and every 2 years thereafter; based on their entity’s fiscal year.
  • For state agencies and institutions of higher education, Investment Officers are required to attend 1 training session within 6 months of assuming duties and every 2 years thereafter; based on the state biennium.


  • If you need any assistance/accommodations - auditory, visual, mobility, dietary, or other - please let us know by Feb.6, or as soon as you register. 
  • The hotel room block rate ($225/night) is available on a first come, first serve basis. Please book early to ensure you get the best pricing.
    • Careful! Our room block spans Friday, February 24 to Wednesday, March 1 to allow for personal travel at the government rate. Double check your stay selections (at the very top of the page) before confirming.


  • Attire is CASUAL, please plan for your comfort, parkas and/or hand held fans recommended.