2017 FARB Forum San Antonio, TX

2017 FARB Forum San Antonio, TX

Welcome to the 2017 FARB Forum Registration Page!

FARB's 41st Annual FARB Forum will be January 26-29, 2017 at the Omni La Mansión del Rio.
A picturesque city in the heart of Texas, San Antonio, home to the legendary Alamo and world famous River Walk, hosts a vibrant mix of culture, cuisine, legendary architecture and moving history.  The city’s heritage and traditions are rich, as are its modern pleasures.  With a cosmopolitan blend of top-notch golf courses, remarkable dining and nightlife options, art galleries, spas, theme parks and shopping, there’s no shortage of authentic experiences.

2017 FARB Forum Agenda

Thursday, January 26, 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Early Registration

Thursday, January 26, 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm ~ OPTIONAL SESSION

Comprehensive Regulatory Training

Friday, January 27, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Session Topics:
Data for Decision Making  
FARB Survey Results  
Sunset Review and Annual Legislative Reports
Award Winning Boards  
A Legislative Mandate for Board Collaboration
Board Websites    
Regulation in the News
Regulatory Mosh Pit

Friday, January 27, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

FARB Reception

Saturday, January 28, 8:30 am – 12:15 pm

Session Topics:
Examinations What State Board need to know
New Legislation Affecting the Regulatory Community     
Concurrent Sessions: (pick one)
    Board Member Focus
    Board Staff Focus
    Legal Counsel Focus
    Association Level Staff Focus
Top Regulatory Cases

Sunday, January 29, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Session Topics:
Technology in Investigations
Perspectives of a Complainant and a Disciplined Licensee
Reinstatement Petitions
Administrative Expungement

For a complete agenda and detailed conference information, download our conference brochure.

Continuing Education

FARB is an approved Illinois Minimum Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course provider.  We anticipate attendees will earn 11.25 CLE credit hours at the Forum.  Attendees can anticipate an additional 4 hours of CLE credit if attending the optional CRT course. Other professions may be able to use FARB courses as continuing education.  Attendees must submit required information to their appropriate jurisdictions as necessary.


FARB has reserved a block of rooms at the Omni La Mansión del Rio specifically for Forum attendees. Please make your reservations early, as only a limited number of hotel rooms will be available until the cut-off date of Wednesday, January 4, 2017, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. Hotel reservations made after this date are subject to availability and rate increase. 

Attendees are responsible for securing their own hotel reservations.  Reservations may be made by contacting the Omni La Mansión del Rio directly:

Omni La Mansión del Rio
112 College St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Reservations: 1-800-THE-OMNI or 210-518-1000

Click here to make your reservation online link 

Please refer to the FARB group when making your reservations to ensure you get the reduced room rate of $199.00 per night plus tax.


Attendees are responsible for securing their own shuttle reservations. K-Shuttle is offering a discounted fare. Click here to make your reservation - LINK COMING SOON!

Scanvenger Hunt

Join FARB for an amazing scavenger hunt adventure that will start in the center of this historic city and will take you back in time to explore the grounds of the Alamo.  The adventure will then guide you down along the River Walk and through the streets to enjoy the modern-day sights and sounds of the city while finding historic and unique hidden gems.  The scavenger hunt will be Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM and is only $15 per person. Please sign up for the scavenger hunt by Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  Guests are welcome.

Guests are welcome. Click here to purchase the scavenger hunt.


Please note:  You must be logged in to register.  If you are registering someone else you must be logged into the attendee's account. Please contact FARB if you need assistance with your FARB account.

1/26/2017 - 1/29/2017

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