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Exam Prep Course Austin, Texas


November 4 and 5, 2023 - Saturday and Sunday 

$475 if taken in conjunction with OU EDI week-long courses.

$625 for OU EDI CEcD Exam Prep Course only. 

$700 for the Exam Prep Course and Ethics Course or Primer to the CEcD Course.

Registration for CEcD Exam Prep (both the Sat-Sun and Mon-Tues sessions) includes both breakfast, lunch and break service.

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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 15, 2023. 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 6, 2023, will be required to pay a $150 processing fee.

There will be no refunds for cancellation after Friday, October 20, 2023, or for non-attendance at the Institute. Transfers will incur an $850 processing fee (half the registration cost). 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 Telephone cancellations are not accepted.

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OU EDI will be held at the Sheraton Austin at the Capitol!

Discover your sense of belonging at one of the top hotels near the Capitol in Austin's vibrant downtown. The Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol offers 367 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, some with downtown and Austin Capitol views and all with our signature amenities. Rejuvenate in our indoor/outdoor pools and take a break in the Backyard. Our 17,018 square feet of meeting spaces include the Capitol Ballroom for up to 1,200 guests, 16 event rooms, 18 breakout rooms, and full catering options. As one of the most convenient downtown Austin, TX hotels, we put you at 11th and 6th Streets, within walking distance of downtown, UT campus and Stadium, the Moody Center, concert venues (Mohawk, Waterloo, Stubbs), and everywhere you want to be. The world comes together at one of the best hotels in Austin, Texas.  


The Institute will be housed at the Sheraton at the Capital. There are no rooms in our block at the Sheraton for Saturday evening, November 4th. We have made arrangements with the Hyatt House Hotel (one block away; information below) for overflow if your stay needs to include Saturday, November 4th.

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 478-1111
Room rate: $189 (plus taxes)

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Hyatt House Austin Downtown
901 Neches Street
Austin, TX 78701
Room rate: $219 (plus taxes, including breakfast buffet and WiFi)

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Important: Attendance is required for full course credit. Classes on Thursday (last day) end after 5:30 pm. 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. You will be provided with a copy of the IEDC's Introduction to Economic Development Manual on-site.