Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia

Gfoabc Pd Workshops


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 Hotel by APA, 1180 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC.

Dates & Workshops:

  • November 13, 2024 - Innovative Budgeting Techniques - REGISTER
  • November 13, 2024 - Long-Term Financial Planning Policy Lab - REGISTER
  • November 14, 2024 - Property Tax Policy & Rate Setting - REGISTER
  • November 14, 2024 - Regional District Day - REGISTER

Workshop Fees:

  Before September 13   After September 13
  GFOABC Member        $575      $675
  Non-Member      $725      $825


  • 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 20, 2024. Cheques and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) need to be received by September 27, 2024.
  • Requests to cancel registration will be accepted until noon on Monday, September 27, 2024. No refunds after this date.
  • Program attendance is transferable to an alternate workshop in the 2024 Fall PD Program or to an alternate member of your team.
  • Last day for online registation is Monday, October 21, 2024. 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. 


  • Accommodation can be booked at the Coast Coal Harbour by APA by calling 1-800-663-1144. The Group Code is #9150394. You must specify the Group Code to request a reservation in connection with the group room block.
  • The deadline to reserve a room in connection with the group room block is October 22, 2024.