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As a supplement to our conferences, workshops and other educational outreach programs, the Federal Election Commission now offers instructional content on-line, including video workshops and interactive presentations. Peruse the educational videos and test your knowledge of the campaign finance law on our E-Learning Resources page.


Conferences and Seminars

Each year, the Federal Election Commission sponsors conferences/seminars where Commissioners and staff conduct a variety of technical workshops on the law. Discussion topics include fundraising, reporting and communications. Workshops are designed for those seeking an introduction to the basic provisions of the law as well as for those more experienced in campaign finance law. For questions about the conference/seminar program, call the FEC's Information Division at 1-800/424-9530 (or locally, 202/694-1100) or send an email to (include your name, contact information and track of interest (candidate, party, nonconnected or corporate/labor/trade PAC)). Please direct questions about regional conference registration to Sylvester Management Corporation at 1-800/246-7277.  Click here to sign up to receive e-mail updates regarding FEC conferences and workshops.

Conferences and Seminars held in 2014

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The FEC conducts roundtable sessions for the regulated community. The roundtables typically focus on a range of topics from election year communications to reporting. See the chart below.

Candidates, congressional staffers, lawyers, accountants, consultants and political committee staff are invited to register for the sessions, which will be held at the FEC, 999 E Street, NW, Washington, DC. FEC staff will facilitate the sessions.

The roundtable sessions now offer a simulcast option for attendees who wish to participate online. Additional instructions and technical information will be provided to those who register for the webinar option.

Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Prepayment is required. Please call or email Sylvester Management Corporation before registering to ensure there is still space in the session. To sign up for a session either fill out the online or downloadable registration form available below. If using the downloadable form, email ( or fax (1-803/732-0135) it to Sylvester Management Corporation. (The form is also available from Faxline, the FEC's automated fax system. Call 202/501-3413 and request document 590.) If a workshop sells out, Sylvester Management Corporation will maintain a waiting list in the event there are cancellations.

For more information about the roundtable sessions, call the FEC's Information Division at 1-800/424-9530 (press 6) or 202/694-1100 or send an email to To inquire if registration is still open, call Sylvester Management Corporation at 1-800/246-7277 or send an email to


Upcoming Roundtables/Webinars


 Date and Time

 Intended Audience

Post-General Reporting & Winding Down the Campaign Webinar

November 19, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT


Individuals responsible for completing Candidate Committee reports and winding down the campaign

Registration is now closed..


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Public Appearances

FEC Commissioners and staff often accept invitations to speak to groups on campaign finance issues, both in-person and via FECConnect web conference. If your organization would like to invite a Commissioner or FEC staff member to speak, please contact the Information Division:

Toll-free: 1-800/424-9530
Locally: 202/694-1100
Fax: 202/219-8504