Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia

Gfoabc Pd Workshops 1


Every November we offer a variety of workshops that cover a wide breadth of programming relevant to local government finance professionals.

Location: Coast Coal Harbour Vancouver Hotel - 1180 West Hastings Street, BC. The booking code and hotel contact information is provided on the workshop registration confirmation receipt and in the notes below.

Dates & Workshops:

  • November 21, 2023 - Regional District Day - REGISTER
  • November 21, 2023 - Property Tax Policy & Rate Setting - REGISTER
  • November 22, 2023 - Long-term Financial Planning - REGISTER
  • November 22, 2023 - Ethics & Leadership: Political Administrative Interface - REGISTER

Workshop Fees:


Before September 15

After September 15








  • It is highly recommended that you register as early as possible to avoid workshops being cancelled due to perceived lack of demand.
  • Credit cards will be automatically charged on September 22, 2023. Cheques and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) need to be received by September 22, 2023.
  • Requests to cancel registration will be accepted until noon on Monday, September 25, 2023. No refunds after this date.
  • Program attendance is transferable to an alternate workshop in the 2023 Fall PD Program or to an alternate member of your team.
  • Last day for online registation is Monday, October 23, 2023. Contact the office if you are trying to register after this date. 
  • Please make sure to book your accommodation as soon as possible as spots fill up fast. 
  • Guest Room Reservation Method: INDIVIDUAL CALL-IN: Individual call-in reservations can be made directly through the Hotel, through the toll-free reservations telephone line 800.663.1144, or, if pre-arranged, through the hotel website ( The group code CCC-GFC8849 or meeting name must be quoted. The Hotel is not obligated to reserve rooms at the Negotiated rate unless callers specify that they are requesting reservations in connection with the Group. To qualify for the negotiated rate, all reservations must be received by the Hotel by October 30, 2023.