Hotel Information
The Renaissance Dallas Richardson is the site of the 2013 GFOAT Fall Conference. The hotel, located at 900 E. Lookout Drive, Richardson has extended a room rate of $107 single/double. Self-parking is $9 and valet parking is $14 per night for overnight guests. In order to receive this special rate, your reservation must be made by Tuesday, October 1 or until the block is full. To make a reservation, please call the hotel at 972-367-2000 or 1-800-468-3571 and mention you are registered for the GFOAT Fall Conference. You can reserve online at\dalrd. For attendees not staying at the hotel, parking will be $5 per day. Hotel Block is Full.

Properties below are close to the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel

Courtyard Dallas Richardson at Campbell
2191 N. Greenville Avenue
Richardson, TX 75082
(972) 994-9933

Residence Inn Dallas Richardson
1040 Waterwood Drive
Richardson, TX 75082

Cancellation and Substitution Policy
If you are registered and cannot attend, we encourage you to send a substitute. If you cannot send a substitute, a $45 cancellation fee will be assessed if written cancellation is emailed to by Friday, October 4. No refunds will be honored after that date.

Networking Event
Wait out the traffic and join your peers for an early evening of heavy hors d’oveures, networking and light entertainment. Located at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, Texas 75082 (directly across the street from the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel). Guest tickets cannot be refunded after Friday, October 4.

Continuing Education
An application has been submitted to the State Board of Accountancy for CEU/CPE continuing education units. CGFO credits will also be offered. No prerequisites are required for any session.

Confirmations and Badges
Conference badges will be mailed in advance. If you do not receive your packet in the mail, you can pick up your registration materials on site. Remember to bring your badge!

CGFO Testing
The Certified Government Finance Officer’s exam will be offered from 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel. If you are interested in sitting for an exam during this time, please register online at If you do not register online you are not registered for an exam.

Special Accommodations
We want to help! Let us know on the registration form if you need special assistance of any kind. In order to respond to any special requests, we would appreciate as much advance notice as possible.

The Bruce Testa Semi-Annual Golf Outing is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23, at the Firewheel Golf Club, located at 1535 E. Brand Road, Garland TX 75044. There will be a Shot Gun Start at 8:00 a.m. The cost is $64.00 plus tax per person, which includes the green fee, cart, a small bucket range balls, GPS, BBQ lunch, and prize fund.

The golf outing is limited to 50 golfers. For further information, please contact Tony Sekaly with Coastal Securities at 800-681-4121 or; or David Schuler with City of Garland at 972-205- 2355 or

Contact the TML Affiliate Services Department at 512-231-7400 or