2019 Financial Officers Meeting

March 27-29, 2019
Savannah, Georgia
Hyatt Regency

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The 2019 AUPresses Financial Officers’ Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Georgia, on March 27-29. The opening reception will begin at 5:30pm on Wednesday, March 27, with a full meeting day on Thursday, March 28, and a half day session on Friday, March 29. 

Program Committee 
  • Susan Doerr, University of Minnesota Press, Chair
  • Gabriela Beres, University of Michigan Press
  • Lynn Benedetto, Cornell University Press
  • Wynona McCormick, Texas A&M University Press 

Questions? Contact Phyllis Wells at pwells AT uga DOT edu

Registration Information

The meeting registration fee is $250 again this year. If you are paying by credit card, you can register using the link below. Once you click on the link, the dates and group code (G-UGFO) should populate automatically. Try using a different browser if you receive an error message.

Payments made by check should be sent to the address below. Those paying by check will also need to complete the attached registration form. Checks should be made payable to the University of Georgia Press.

University of Georgia Press
Attn: Phyllis Wells
Third Floor, Main Library
320 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA 30602

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Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency
2 W. Bay Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401

Our group rates are listed below. The reservation cut-off date is March 5, 2019. Any rooms booked after this date will be billed at the hotel’s prevailing rates, should rooms be available. Feel free to come early and stay late. The group rate will be honored prior to and following the meeting.

Single - $205, Double - $205, Triple - $230 and Quad - $255

Note: Applicable sales taxes not included in room rate.

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Financial Officers Meeting Grants

To help and encourage individuals from smaller (group 1 & group 2) member presses to attend this event, the Association of University Presses is offering travel grants of $750 and meeting organizers will waive the $250 registration fee for up to five eligible individuals. To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be a CFO or equivalent at a Group 1 (annual net sales up to $1.5 million) or Group 2 (annual net sales $1.5-$3 million) member press.
  • Be employed at a member press for at least one year (as of March 15, 2019).
  • Not have attended a financial officers meeting since 2016.
  • Draft a brief statement on why they would like to attend this meeting.
  • Submit a brief experience report.

The deadline to apply for a travel grant was January 31, 2019.

Congratulations to the following individuals who received travel grants to attend the Financial Officers Meeting.

Kathryn Conrad, Director, University of Arizona Press
Vicki Leach, Business Manager, University of South Carolina Press
Herleth Thompson, Journals/Payables Officer, The University of the West Indies Press