May 2 - 7, 2020


Registration for OU EDI in Austin is Now Open. 

The registration fee includes premium continuous break service, continental breakfast Monday through Thursday, lunch Monday through Thursday, an evening reception, and the use of the conference center.

EDI Registration

Early Bird Registration (SAVE $100) - Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2020

  • IEDC members            $1,725
  • Non-IEDC Members    $1,775

After Early Bird Registration

  • IEDC Members            $1,825
  • Non-IEDC Members    $1,875

(The $50 IEDC non-member fee may be credited toward the first year’s membership in IEDC provided this opportunity is exercised within a 12-month period after the completion of a week-long OU EDI Institute.)

Institute Schedule

Attendee General Information




CEcD Exam Prep Course is scheduled just before to the Institute for those who wish to attend both.

CEcD Exam Prep Course - Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2020

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

$650 for OU EDI CEcD Exam Prep Course only. 

$775 for the Exam Prep Course and Ethics Course or Primer to the CEcD Course.

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, March 20, 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, April 3, 2020, will be required to pay a $150 processing fee.

There will be no refunds for cancellation after Friday, April 17, 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.

Austin Omni Hotel Downtown exterior

OU EDI Deep in the Heart of Austin!

The Omni Austin Hotel Downtown offers spectacular views, well-appointed accommodations, easy access to the Texas State Capitol and the famed 6th Street Entertainment District.  During downtime, gather in our Atrium feast on delicious fare at Ancho’s, or head to our heated rooftop pool for a unique downtown experience. With over 20,000 square feet of versatile event venues, we can accommodate productive business meetings. Incoming attendees will appreciate our location just 7 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Austin Omni downtown king room

Book Your Room!


OU EDI room block at the conference facility, Omni Austin Hotel Downtown.  The room Rate is $169 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 (512) 397-4823.   If you call, be sure to specify “OU EDI” or “OU Economic Development Institute” when booking your hotel. 

Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
700 San Jacinto and 8th Street
Austin, TX  78701
(512) 397-4823

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.