October 31 - November 1, 2020 - Saturday and Sunday (If also attending full OU EDI event)

November 2-3, 2020 - Monday and Tuesday (If not attending OU EDI event)

When you register, be sure to select the correct CEcD course (October 30-31 or November 1-2)

OU EDI CEcD Exam Prep Course Registration 

  • October 31 - November 1, 2020 - also attending OU EDI $475
  • November 2-3, 2020 - CEcD Prep Only (not OU EDI) $650
  • November 2-3, 2020 - CEcD Prep Only (not OU EDI), plus Ethics or Primer CEcD $775


Registration fees are payable to the University of Oklahoma. To qualify for the Early Bird registration rate, both a completed registration form and full payment must be received prior to Friday, September 18, 2020.  Payments not received by this date will be charged the normal registration fee (see fee structure under "Registration"). Conference attendees with a balance due will be required to remit payment before being admitted to the conference, with the exception of those attendees paying by government purchase order. A credit card or check will be required on site for attendees with balances that have not provided government purchase order or check.


Qualified substitutions will be accepted at any time. Cancellations received after the close of business on Friday, October 2, 2020, will be required to pay a $150 processing fee.

There will be no refunds for cancellation after Friday, October 16, 2020, or for non-attendance at the Institute. If registration fees are not paid prior to the cancellation or no-show, you will be billed.

Cancellations must be received in writing by mail or email at edi@ou.edu. Telephone cancellations are not accepted.

Brown Hotel Bluegrass room lobby

OU EDI to be held at Louisville’s Landmark Brown Hotel!

An iconic destination, The historic Brown Hotel is opulent yet approachable and entertains you with a lifetime of colorful stories.  Behind its striking Georgian-Revival façade is a blend of Old World elegance and modern-day comfort.  Corporate meeting planners have discovered unerring style and sophistication. Now nearing its centennial, The Brown Hotel reflects the rich heritage that has made Louisville a hot spot for generations.

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OU EDI room block at the conference facility, The Brown Hotel, Louisville.  The room Rate is $150 per night (plus taxes and fees).   We encourage you to book your room via online link below to ensure you receive group rate, though you can also book by calling (502) 209-7346.   If you call, be sure to specify “OU EDI” or “OU Economic Development Institute” when booking your hotel. 

The Brown Hotel
335 West Broadway
Louisville, Kentucky  40202
(502) 209-7346

Important:  Attendance is required for full course credit, and classes on Thursday (last day) end after 5pm.  Please make travel arrangements accordingly.


Materials may be downloaded from the OU EDI database. Log into OU EDI and select Course Schedule from the View Your Info dropdown. You will be able to download course materials upon payment and print your schedule.

Materials can also be purchased for an additional fee of $60 prior to the event. At an OU EDI Institute, printed materials can be purchased for $70.