2019 UPPO Annual Conference
March 24-27, 2019
New Orleans
Sheraton New Orleans


The UPPO Annual Conference is the premier event for professionals responsible for unclaimed property.

The conference integrates networking and premier education into every aspect of the 3.5 day agenda. You'll leave the conference with the information and connections needed to minimize your company's risk, and achieve and sustain compliance with unclaimed property laws and regulations.

REGISTRATION


EARLY BIRD RATES

Ends Jan. 28, 2019


Member $825
Member additional attendee $805
Nonmember $1,200
State administrator $825
Guest $340

REGULAR RATES

Ends Feb. 25, 2019


Member $925
Member additional attendee $905
Nonmember $1,300
State administrator $925
Guest $440

ONSITE RATES

Begins March 24, 2019


Member $975
Nonmember $1,450
State administrator $975
Guest $490

Included in registration
All meals and events (excluding the scholarship program event) are included in the price of registration. The guest registration does not include educational sessions.

Event cancellation policy
Fifty percent of the registration fee will be refunded for cancellations received prior to Feb. 25, 2019. Cancellations received after Feb. 25, 2019, are not refundable. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact us at (763) 253-4340 or uppo@uppo.org.

AGENDA

The agenda features four education tracks, industry-specific education, and networking opportunities in social and professional settings.

VIEW THE AGENDA

CHOOSE YOUR EDUCATION TRACK

GET TIPS FOR REQUESTING APPROVAL TO ATTEND

HOTEL & TRAVEL

Stay where you learn

Stay at the Sheraton New Orleans, the home base of the 2019 UPPO Annual Conference.

Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Price per night: $239++

Rooms in the UPPO room block are limited. We recommend booking as soon as possible. Deadline to reserve a room is 5 p.m. on Feb. 25, 2019, or until the UPPO room block is filled.

Book online or by phone (504) 525-2500
Hotel code: UPPO
Group name: Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization

Getting to New Orleans

There are plenty of flights into New Orleans. Airlines operating out of the Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY) include: Air Canada, AirTran, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, PeopleExpress, Southwest, Spirit, United, U.S. Airways and VacationExpress.

Ground Transportation Options

Louis Armstrong International Airport is served by several ground transportation options, including taxis, airport shuttles, limos, ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft, and car rental from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty. For details on any of these options, visit the airport's ground transportation page.

EVENTS

Welcome Reception

Sunday, March 24; 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Kick-off the conference with a social event to meet fellow attendees, and discuss compliance solutions with exhibitors. Appetizers and drinks will be served.

Scholarship Program Event

Monday, March 25; 5 - 6 p.m.
The French Quarter Walking Tour will bring this historic district to life. Guides on this one-hour walking tour will share insights about the city's history, food, music/arts or haunted history. Learn about why New Orleans is so distinctive and support the UPPO Scholarship Fund.

Cost/person: $35

Register now. Space is limited.

Tuesday Evening Event

Tuesday, March 26; 6:30 - 10 p.m.
UPPO is going to Mardi Gras World, the largest float designing and building facility in the world. More than 80 percent of the floats that journey down New Orleans' streets during the Carnival season are designed and built at Mardi Gras World. After dinner and drinks, enjoy networking, dancing or being outside along the beautiful Mississippi River.

CPE & CLE

CPE Credits

Max. of 16.5 CPE credits

  • Max. of 1 CPE credits in Personal Development
  • Max. of 4 CPE credits in Auditing
  • Max. of 8 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge
  • Max. of 14 CPE credits in Management Services

Official registry statement: UPPO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org

Additional information about CPE credits at the Annual Conference.



Questions, suggestions, or formal concerns? Contact us at (763) 253-4340 or uppo@uppo.org.

CLE Credits

UPPO will be applying for CLE credit for attendees that complete the following requirements by Dec. 14, 2018:

  • Register and pay for their conference registration
  • During registration, provide the following information:
    • Select the state in which you require CLE credit
    • Provide Court ID or ARDC Number

For those that qualify for CLE and have a financial hardship, please contact the UPPO office at uppo@uppo.org or (763) 253-4340 to receive information regarding the CLE financial aid policy. The policy is a CLE credit requirement for the states of New York and Illinois.

Extension of the Dec. 14, 2018, deadline cannot be granted.
Questions, suggestions or formal concerns? Contact us at (763) 253-4340 or uppo@uppo.org.

EXHIBIT & SPONSOR

Support the 2019 Annual Conference

The UPPO Annual Conference is the largest gathering of unclaimed property professionals in the U.S. You'll increase brand awareness and efficiently build relationships by supporting the conference.

2019 UPPO Annual Conference sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities

Questions? Contact Shannon Wild, 763-253-4341 or shannon@uppo.org

Sponsors and Exhibitors

(as of Sept. 6, 2018)

Alston & Bird
Altus Group
Baker Tilly
Barganier and Associates LLC
Boomerang Asset Recovery
Crowe Horwath LLP
Duff & Phelps
DuCharme, McMillen & Associates Inc.
Eagle Technology Management Inc.
Financial Software Innovations Inc.
Georgeson Inc.
Grant Thornton LLP
JMS Advisory Group LLC
Keane
KPMG LLP
MarketSphere Unclaimed Property Specialists
McDermott Will & Emery
Navigant
New York Post
PwC LLP
True Partners Consulting LLC
Wingates.com Inc.

FUTURE CONFERENCES

2020 UPPO Annual Conference
March 29 - April 1, 2020
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2021 UPPO Annual Conference
March 28-31, 2021
San Antonio, Texas
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