Events & Training

Executive Workshops

2017 Executive Workshops Calendar

April 25
Executive Workshop – Austin (TML)
May 10
Executive Workshop – Arlington
July 25
Executive Workshop – San Antonio
August 3
Executive Workshop – Corpus Christi
August 22
Executive Workshop – Sugar Land

About Executive Workshops

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These free workshops are held in cities around the state to provide TMRS-related education for City Managers, Assistant City Managers, Finance Officers, HR Directors, elected officials, and other decision-makers at cities. Presentations cover TMRS plan design, the value of TMRS as a benefit for your city, TMRS investments and actuarial funding to help you understand your plan's costs. Each Executive Workshop lasts approximately 2.5 hours, with a light breakfast and lunch served.

Regional Pre-Retirement Conferences

2017 Pre-Retirement Conference Calendar

January 25
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – San Marcos
February 7
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Tyler
March 2
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Cedar Hill
March 23
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Bryan
April 26
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Abilene
May 9
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Addison
May 24
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Corpus Christi
June 6
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Edinburg
June 28
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Amarillo
July 13
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Missouri City
August 23
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Cleburne
October 12
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Temple
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November 15
Regional Pre-Retirement Conference – Grapevine
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About Regional Pre-Retirement Conferences

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These conferences are free half-day events designed to help employees better understand their TMRS benefits and make plans for their retirement. The programs also include a presentation by a Social Security expert. They are especially useful for members eligible for or considering retirement. TMRS provides a continental breakfast, and spouses are welcome to attend. This year we are planning to hold the following conferences in cities across the state.

City Correspondent Certification Courses

2017 Certification Course Calendar

March 7-8
City Correspondent Certification Courses – Webster
June 20-21
City Correspondent Certification Courses – Lewisville
July 18-19
City Correspondent Certification Courses – Austin (TMRS)
December 5-6
City Correspondent Certification Courses – Austin (TMRS) Register with Eventbrite!

About City Correspondent Certification

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This one-and-a-half-day training course gives City Correspondents and other TMRS plan administrators the knowledge and tools they need to function in partnership with TMRS. After taking the course, you receive a certificate, making you a certified City Correspondent.

Course Manual | Agenda

Annual Seminar

About the TMRS Annual Seminar

Annual Seminars allow city administrators and decision-makers to network with TMRS staff and peers and keep abreast of TMRS changes and policies.

The 2017 Annual Training Seminar will be held in Grapevine October 25-27.

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Annual Seminar Archive

2016 Annual Training Seminar

Don’t miss our annual training event for cities, “The Power of Partnership,” which will be held at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol on September 7-9, 2016. This year we focus the training on those who administer TMRS at our member cities: City Correspondents, HR and Finance personnel, and City Portal Administrators and users. In addition to a day and a half of training on Thursday and Friday, the seminar includes an orientation class for city staff who are new to TMRS on Wednesday evening, September 7. Attendance for the entire seminar is $125. Attendees may receive up to 11 hours of CPE credit.

Registration | Schedule | Full Program | Presentations | Seminar Flyers: City Portal / MyTMRS

2015 Annual Training Seminar in San Antonio

The TMRS Annual Training Seminar for 2015, "The Direct Approach," will be held at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, 101 Bowie St., San Antonio, Texas, on November 9-10. In addition to focusing on pension issues and administrative training, this year's seminar showcases TMRSDirect, our online project to provide "straight-through processing" for TMRS cities and members. We are excited to hold our training seminar near the beautiful San Antonio River, where we will offer river boat rides on Monday evening (be sure to indicate your interest in a boat ride on the registration form). See you in the Alamo City!

Registration Form | Schedule | Flyer | Program

Financial Presentations

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Seminar Flyers

The 2014 Annual Seminar

The TMRS Annual Training Seminar, "Exploring TMRS," was held in Austin on November 17-18.
2014 Flyer and Registration | Agenda


General Session Presentations

TMRS Training Presentations

Financial Presentations

2013 Annual Seminar - Austin

This 2013 TMRS Annual Training Seminar, "Ahead of the Curve," was held Tuesday, November 19 through Wednesday, November 20.

2013 Schedule-at-a-glance

General Session Presentations

Financial Presentations

Training Track Presentations

2012 Annual Seminar - Sugar Land

The 2012 TMRS Annual Training Seminar, "TMRS Retirement Toolkit," was held Sunday, October 7 through October 9 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square.

General Session Presentations

Training Track Presentations

Financial Presentations