Interested in attending the #AFCPE2024 Symposium?

The AFCPE Symposium is an annual 3 day conference intersecting financial education, research, and practice. It brings together a diverse and inclusive community of people working across the personal finance field. Come to connect, to learn, and to grow. Exchange ideas to help empower and impact the individuals and communities that you serve. Our diverse and inclusive community is a hallmark of AFCPE®.  

The Symposium helps bridge the gap between: 

  •  Research, Education, and Practice
  •  Financial Knowledge and Behavior Change
  • Issues of Systemic Inequality
  • Professionals across the Financial Services Continuum 

AFCPE is hosting the 2024 Symposium in Columbus, Ohio, the week before Thanksgiving. 

Wednesday, November 20 – Friday, November 22, 2024.

REGISTRATION:  Opens early summer.  Check back!

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCEIn person and virtual schedule: View Here

PRICING Current AFCPE members receive $150 off the non-member registration price.
If you are unable to attend this year’s Symposium in person, we are offering a virtual option again this year.
To view the virtual option click here.

By sponsoring the AFCPE Symposium, you support AFCPE’s mission and commitment to excellence in the field of personal finance, the education and advancement of our professionals, and the incredible impact that our professionals make in the lives of individuals, families, and communities worldwide.

Interested in becoming an AFCPE Symposium sponsor? Learn more here!

Exhibiting gives you incredible access to a diverse group of personal finance professionals across research, education, and practice. Our attendees are change-makers – creating impact in the lives of their communities each and every day.

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

Here is what you need to know to apply for the Symposium Scholarships.

  1. When does the application open? Applications for scholarships open July 2024.
  2. When will scholarships be awarded? Scholarships will be awarded August 2024.
  3. What is included in the Symposium scholarship?  Complimentary registration to attend the AFCPE Symposium, in Columbus, Ohio, November 20-22, 2024. The scholarship includes Symposium attendance only. *Travel and hotel are not included.
  4.  Who should apply for the scholarships? Everyone is welcome to apply for a Symposium Scholarship. However, the scholarship is designed to encourage and welcome first-time attendees and those who might not have institutional funding to apply.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

2023 Symposium in-person attendees will have access to recordings of all sessions and access to all content through October 2024. Virtual package registrants will have access to general session recordings and on-demand library through October 2024. 

If you’re attending Symposium in person, OR virtually it is preapproved for 15 CEUs for AFCPE-certified professionals.

CFP Professionals: CEs are TBA late summer

At the time of Symposium registration, please check your Membership dashboard. If it says “Your Membership has been paid!” you are entitled to the $150 discounted member registration price. Check your AFCPE membership status at There’s still time to add Membership and save at!

All presenters are required to register for and attend the 2024 AFCPE Symposium.

Accepted presenters will receive a 25% discount code to be applied at the time of Symposium Registration. (Maximum three discounted registrations per submission)

View the 2023 AFCPE Proceedings here.

View the 2022 AFCPE Symposium Proceedings here.

Yes, it is not too late! Purchase the 2023 Symposium Recordings here →

10 CEUs for AFCs
7 CEs for CFP’s 
$399 AFCPE Member / $499 Non Member
Become an AFCPE Member today and save! 

The 2025 AFCPE Symposium will take place in Glendale, Arizona at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa from Tuesday, November 18 – Thursday, November 20, 2025.

Please contact for Symposium information and questions.

AFCPE® is dedicated to providing a harassment-free Symposium experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age and/or religion. Read more.

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