Eastern States Legislative Fiscal Officers Association Annual Meeting

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2013Connecticut is pleased to be hosting the 2013 Annual Conference of the Eastern States Legislative Fiscal Officers Association (ESLFOA).  The conference will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 through Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.  We will be holding the conference base in Mystic, Conn. and are envisioning an exciting and stimulating period of informative sessions.


Registration fees are:

  • Legislative staff: $250
  • Retiree: $150 
  • Spouse/guest: $150

Two ways to register:

  • Register online
    Registration online requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. Confirmations will be sent by e-mail, and meeting materials will be mailed.

Spouse/Guest Registration. The $150 fee includes admission to all scheduled meal functions and evening social events.

Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office by September 9 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing to NCSL and can be faxed to 303 364-7811 or e-mailed to registration@ncsl.org. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the conference begins.

Confirmations will be e-mailed if an address is provided. Letter confirmations will be mailed upon request.



A block of rooms has been reserved at:

  • Whaler's Inn
    20 East Main Street
    Mystic, CT 06355
    Tel: 860-536-1506.

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements.

When arranging hotel accommodations, please indicate that you are attending the ESLFOA conference to receive the negotiated rate of $99 a night for Standard Queen, King, or Two Double Beds; or $140 a night for Deluxe Guestrooms.  All rooms are non-smoking. 

 The cut-off date for the negotiated rate is Aug. 24, 2013.




Mystic is served by the Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT (69 miles) and T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, RI (44 miles).

Transportation between Bradley (Hartford) and T.F. Green (Providence) Airports and Mystic
Public Transportation
There are no regular shuttles between either airport and the Mystic Area.  Amtrak has regular direct trains between downtown Providence and Mystic.  The trip is approximately 45 minutes and costs under $20, depending upon the time of day.  No direct trains run between the Hartford area and Mystic.  Amtrak times and costs can be found at http://www.amtrak.com/home .
Private Transportation
The estimated cost for a private taxi cab is $200 one-way from Bradley and $180 one-way from T.F. Green.  Both airports also have numerous car rental services.

Special Needs
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify Laurie Wysock at 860-240-0200 of any special accommodations you may require.