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2024 Annual Conference
Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the cost of the conference registration fee?
    1. The conference registration fee is $425. The retiree registration fee is $225.00.

  2. What are the dates of the conference?
    1. The conference dates are Monday, July 8 – July 11, 2024. First time attendees are encouraged to attend a First Time Attendees Orientation the afternoon of July 8th. Monday evening, there is a President’s Reception to welcome all attendees. The opening ceremony will be held Tuesday morning, July 9th and the conference will conclude on Thursday, July 11th.

  3. Where will the conference be held?
    1. The conference will be held in Denver, Colorado.

  4. When can members register for the conference?
    1. Conference registration will open to court unit executives, lifetime members, and members who paid their 2024 membership dues by December 31, 2023, on Wednesday, May 8 at 2 PM EST. General registration will open on Wednesday, May 15 at 2 pm EST. E-mails announcing each registration opening date will be sent.

  5. What meals are provided in the registration fee?
    1. Breakfast will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

    Please note: for attendees who are receiving per diem, the cost of the breakfast is $ 18.00 a day.

  6. Can I book my hotel room now?
    1. No. You will be required to first register for the conference. Once registered, an email confirmation will be sent to you which will include the hotel booking link.  If you encounter issues booking your room using the hotel booking link, please contact the hotel directly for assistance. Please note that only conference registrants and retiree registrants will be permitted to make hotel reservations under the FCCA room block. If you are not registered for the conference and make a hotel reservation under the FCCA room block, your room will be cancelled. Please do not share the links with non-confirmed attendees.

  7. Will you have overflow hotels?
    1. No. The FCCA has contracted a room block at the conference hotel only. We strongly encourage all attendees to book their rooms at the conference hotel upon receipt of the confirmation email.

  8. What will the lodging rate be at the conference hotel?
    1. The FCCA has negotiated a conference per-diem rate at the conference hotel of $201 per night, plus taxes.

  9. Can attendees book hotel rooms before and after the conference?
    1. Yes, a limited number of rooms are reserved at the conference rate for attendees who would like to arrive prior to the official start of the conference or stay after the conference concludes. If you need assistance modifying your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.

  10. What is the name of the hotel where the conference will be located?
    1. The hotel will be announced in your conference registration confirmation email.  The room block is not open to book rooms until registration opens.

  11. What is the closest airport?
    1. The closest airport is Denver International Airport (DEN). The airport is approximately 25 miles from the hotel.

  12. What is the best way to get to the hotel from the airport?
    1. Airport Rail is the most the most economical means of transportation to Denver from DEN.  Uber and Lyft are also available to and from DEN. If you are planning to use ride share services, it is best to download the apps before arriving. There are also shuttle services that can be booked in advance, or you can always catch a taxi.

  13. My court wants to issue a purchase order for the registration fee. Is that allowed?
    1. Yes, the FCCA will accept a purchase order for the registration fee. Questions about purchase orders can be directed to Purchase orders are due by June 17, 2024 and should be made payable to:

  14. Federal Court Clerks Association
    Attn.: Julie Owens, FCCA Treasurer
    Theodore Levin United States Courthouse
    231 West Lafayette Boulevard, Room 730
    Detroit, MI 48226

    JIFMS Information: UEI: VQTYWKRVDRB6 CAGE: 7Q6U0

  1. Will the conference have a cap on the number of individuals able to register?
    1. Yes, initial registration will be capped at 400 attendees. We will keep a waitlist if needed.

  2. What if I register for the conference and cannot attend?
    1. Please note, because the FCCA is obligated to pay for expenses based upon the number of registered participants, while substitutions are allowed, this registration fee is non-refundable. We apologize for this clause, but all group costs associated with this conference are funded solely from the registration fees collected. Refunding unanticipated cancellations places future programs at risk of being suspended.

  3. What is the dress code for the conference?
    1. The FCCA follows a business casual dress policy. This policy calls for everyone exercising good judgment. The following lists are not intended to be all inclusive. They are intended to set general parameters for proper business casual dress at the FCCA Annual Conference and to help you make appropriate dress decisions. Keep in mind that business casual does not mean weekend or sport casual. In addition, you should avoid worn, frayed, wrinkled, stained, or tight fitting clothing.