Registered Programs Conference

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Registered Programs Conference

2019 Registered Programs Conference

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
Arlington, Virginia
February 21-22, 2019

The 2019 CFP Board Registered Programs Conference will be held on February 21-22, 2019, immediately following the Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines organized by the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning. The CFP Board Registered Programs Conference brings together faculty and program directors from institutions around the country that deliver professional financial planning education and assist individuals in pursuing CFP® certification. For the first time, the 2019 Registered Programs Conference will include a student track with sessions for prospective and current registered program students, as well as networking opportunities with financial firms.

Register before December 1, 2018 to receive the early bird discount.

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Conference schedules are available below. Additional session details and speaker bios will be added at a later date.

2019 Registered Programs Conference Schedule

*New!* Registered Programs Student Track Schedule

Registration Costs

Registered Programs Conference:  
Student $99  |  General $319

Registered Programs Conference + Academic Research Colloquium: 
Student $198  |  General $699

Above prices reflect the early bird discount, available before December 1, 2018.


CFP Board and the Foundation for Financial Planning are proud to announce the 1st Annual Registered Program Excellence in Pro Bono Award. The award recognizes one college or university’s CFP Board Registered Program for making significant contributions to pro bono financial planning while providing exceptional experiential learning opportunities to students. The award-winning program will receive a $5,000 grant sponsored by Dalton Education to use for future pro bono activities.


CFP Board's Registered Programs Conference is a prime opportunity to showcase your products and services to dozens of colleges and universities that house financial planning programs. Sponsoring conference activities and exhibiting are great ways to connect with program leaders, build partnerships with academic institutions, and get access to high-quality, NextGen talent.

To learn more about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact

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