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COGEL is heading to CHICAGO  this December

and we want to see YOU there!

The well-known COGEL Conference is the top destination for learning what’s new in the fields of campaign finance, governmental ethics, elections, lobbying, and freedom of information. Mark your calendars, so you don’t miss this incredible opportunity to connect with experts from across the U.S. and Canada.

The Program Committee is working to develop the content for the conference. Information will be updated as it becomes available.


What you'll gain from attending our conference

There is so much to look forward to at this year’s 41st Annual COGEL Conference

Join us for a fresh and dynamic program of 45+ educational breakout sessions focused on cutting-edge and emerging topics led by over 125 engaging experts. In addition, we promise a stellar and thought-provoking line-up of plenary speakers. These breakout and plenary sessions are sure to make your stay in the Windy City vibrant and stimulating!  Conference favorites – including Breakfast Table Topics and the COGEL Dine-Arounds – are also part of the programming, providing attendees with valuable formal and informal networking opportunities.

The 2019 COGEL Conference offers something for everyone. Each day provides a variety of sessions and experiences for learning and connecting, so that you can return to your agencies and organizations inspired with new ideas.

COGEL Policies

Cancellation Policy—Cancellations received prior to November 15, 2019, will be charged a $100.00 administrative fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations after November 15, 2019, or for "no shows”.

 BillingPayment must accompany the registration form. Registration forms will not be accepted without payment. We regret we are unable to accept Purchase Orders.