Learn, Connect, & Grow at the hybrid
2022 AFCPE Symposium!

 Join us virtually or in Orlando, Florida to gain valuable knowledge, share new perspectives, and hear from industry experts on the newest research in personal finance!

Over the course of 3 days (November 16th-18th),  you will have the opportunity to discover resources to better support your clients, students, and communities. You will also be able given the space to network and exchange best practices with other industry professionals. 

Since the symposium will be hybrid all onsite sessions will be recorded for our attendees joining us from home. For attendees making the trip to Orlando, you will be able to network in person and through the app. Plus, any online sessions will also be available to you.    

No matter how you choose to engage, the #AFCPE2022 Symposium will be an experience you don’t want to miss!  

Symposium Schedule at a Glance

Pre-Symposium Schedule

Registration is Closed. On-site registration in Orlando may be available. Please check at the registration area upon arrival.

  • Cooperative Extension: Leaders in Non-Formal Education 3 CEUs

    Wednesday, November 16th, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm ET - $95 (On or before Sept. 30)/ $100 (On or before October 30)

  • Ethical Considerations: Providing Financial Counseling to Clients with Disabilities 2 Ethics CEUs

    Wednesday, November 16th, 9:00 am - 11:00 am ET - $60 (On or before Sept. 30)/ $65 (On or before October 30)

  • Intentional Design and Successful Programs with HEFWA 2 CEUs

    Wednesday, November 16th, 9:00 am - 11:00 am ET - $60 (On or before Sept. 30)/ $65 (On or before October 30)

  • AFC Review and Exam $499

    November 14th & 15th, 2022: Review on Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm and Tuesday: 8:00am - 12:00pm // AFC Exam on Tuesday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm // *exam fee paid separately

Keynote Speakers

Click on the speaker to learn more.

The Science of Behavior Change: 5 Things Successful People Do Differently

 In this session you will learn a simple 5-step plan for change. 

Women, Money, Power

This session will discuss the historical, cultural and societal norms around women and money.

The New Science of Belonging I – Overriding Implicit Bias & Identity Anxiety

This session will examine how to avoid implicit bias and identity anxiety in financial counseling relationships.

The Evolution of the Racial/Ethnic Investing Gap and Its Remaining Challenges Background

Evolution of market participation among people of color, key barriers, and opportunities for impactful change.

2022 Symposium Sponsors

Interested in supporting the 2022 AFCPE Symposium?

2022 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Become a 2022 AFCPE Symposium Exhibitor!

Expand your network, share your resources, and become part of our connected community!


  • Advantage Publications
  • AFCPE®
  • America Saves
  • Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA)
  • AccessLex
  • CFPB
  • Credit Builders Alliance
  • eMoney Advisor
  • FINRA Investor Education Foundation
  • Fisecal
  • The FLY Initiative
  • Higher Education Financial Wellness Alliance
  • Lifewise Strategies / Money Habitudes
  • MilMoneyCon
  • National Disability Institute (NDI)
  • National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
  • OneOp
  • Otto
  • Private College 529 Plan
  • StockTrak
  • TTU Personal Financial Planning
  • University of Georgia
  • Wells Fargo
  • XY Planning Network
  • Your Money Line
  • Zeiders Enterprises

Hotel Information

Wyndham Orlando Resort

8001 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819

Symposium Room Rate: $165 + taxes*

Located in the heart of the ICON Park entertainment district, the walkable neighborhood includes 50+ shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. 

Wyndham AFCPE Symposium Hotel

The property includes tropical landscaping with winding lagoons, relaxing courtyards and poolside bar & grill. Two spacious pools and tropical hot tub are nestled among lush gardens along with a modern fitness center, complete with well-appointed locker rooms, sauna and steam rooms.

*Resort fee incuded

*Scholarship recipients will receive a separate link to book their hotel room.

Terri Bailey, AFC®

"This symposium was a game changer! It opened my mind to new ideas and mechanisms to carry into my work with clients. The icing on the cake — meeting colleagues and making new friends!"

Angela Mazzolini, AFC®

"Attending the annual AFCPE Symposium allows me to network with other professionals from around the country. I leave the symposium re-energized about my work, and I can’t wait to put all I have learned into practice back home."

Kate Leiva, AFC®

"At the AFCPE Symposium, I feel validated and enriched by a community of like-minded professionals who really want to help people. Most of us spend our time focused on others, but for those few days, we get to focus on our own professional development, learning and networking. It’s a great feeling!"

Pam Atkinson, AFC®, Consumer Economics Educator, University of Illinois Extension

"I love this conference. I always come home with some new, practical advice to improve my programming. Usually I come home with more ideas for new things than I can accomplish!"


2022 AFCPE Symposium
Orlando, FL – Wyndham Orlando Resort – LINK to Reserve Hotel Room
November 16-18, 2022

2023 AFCPE Symposium
New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Marriott
November 29 – December 1, 2023

There are two ways to achieve AFCPE member status.

1. If you paid the annual professional member dues of $150 (or $100 for certification candidates or $35 for student members) for the current symposium year (2022), you are entitled to the member registration price. Check your AFCPE membership status at my.afcpe.org.

2. If you attended the symposium the previous year, you automatically received a complimentary membership for the following year. For example, if you attended the AFCPE Symposium in 2022, you are a member for 2023.

The certification program and membership are completely separate. Membership dues are paid annually. Membership dues are $150 for our professional members, $100 for our certification candidate members and $35 for AFCPE student members.

If you have successfully completed the certification program, you will pay an annual fee to maintain your designation ($55). If you would like to become a member in addition to maintaining your designation, you would need to pay both the certification annual fee and the membership dues annually.

Yes! Please remember that anyone who will be attending the Symposium needs to register.

View the 2021 AFCPE Symposium proceedings here.

You’re in luck! This year we have a virtual option and even if you can’t attend on November 16 – 18, all sessions will be recorded and made available to you through October 2023. This also includes the onsite sessions in Orlando.

Note: By registering for the live event, your registration includes  2023 AFCPE Membership.

Organizations or individuals interested in supporting the AFCPE Symposium may contact Rachael DeLeon

The Symposium is preapproved for 15 CEUs for AFCPE certified professionals.

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