SYNERGY2017

September 17-21  |  Fort Worth, TX

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Join Us at SYNERGY2017

SYNERGY is where you deepen your knowledge, make connections and share ideas. This year we will bring together hundreds of Thomson Reuters government software users in Tarrant County for four days of learning, networking and socializing. With more than 100 sessions designed for beginner and advanced user education, you’ll spend four days learning about functionality and process updates, getting hands-on training and being inspired by expert panel discussions.

What Attendees Say

"Well done, thought provoking, allows us to see what could be coming our way."

"What I like most about SYNERGY is the networking and getting to meet new people attending the conference for the first time. The social event was pretty fun too!"

"I really enjoyed the opportunity to network with other Jurisdictions and presenters."

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Register today to take advantage of Early Bird conference pricing.

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Agenda PDF - 27KB

Justification letter DOCX - 21KB

Five Days of Interactive Learning and Networking

Deepen your solution knowledge, learn side-by-side with fellow power users from across the country and gain new perspectives to better serve your community.

25Speakers
100Sessions
60Experts

Schedule

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5

Sunday, September 17

2:00 pm – 5:00 pmRegistration
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception
Exhibits and Sponsor Meet and Greet

Conference Features

Welcome Reception

Kick off SYNERGY with light bites and libations as you greet old friends and network with peer users and Thomson Reuters staff.

Meet and Greet

Discover new solutions and mingle with sponsors and exhibitors during our Welcome Reception.

Monday, September 18

7:30 ‐ 8:30 amBreakfast
8:00 am ‐ 5:00 pmRegistration
8:30 ‐ 9:30 amKeynote Speaker
9:30 am ‐ 5:00 pmSponsor Exhibits
9:45 am ‐ NoonEducational Sessions
12:00 ‐ 1:30 pmLunch (on your own)
1:30 ‐ 5:00 pmEducational Sessions
7:00 ‐ 10:00 pmConference Social Event

Conference Features

Social Event

Join us for a memorable evening of networking and fun in true Fort Worth fashion. Heavy appetizers and drinks will be served. Transportation provided.

Expert Zone

Meet face-to-face with Thomson Reuters product team and support specialists. Bring your questions and feedback.

Innovation Lab

What’s new with Thomson Reuters government solutions? Come see. We welcome your feedback and ideas.

Tuesday, September 19

7:30 ‐ 8:30 amBreakfast
8:00 am – 5:00 pmRegistration
8:30 – 9:30 amKeynote Speaker
9:30 am – 5:00 pmSponsor Exhibits
9:45 am – NoonEducational Sessions
12:00 – 1:30 pmLunch (on your own)
1:30 – 5:00 pmEducational Sessions
6:00 pmNetworking Night (on your own)

Conference Features

Networking Night

Connect with colleagues for fun and networking around Fort Worth.

Expert Zone

Meet face-to-face with Thomson Reuters product team and support specialists. Bring your questions and feedback.

Wednesday, September 20

7:30 ‐ 8:30 amBreakfast
8:00 am – 5:00 pmRegistration
8:30 – 9:30 amKeynote Speaker
9:30 am – 5:00 pmSponsor Exhibits
9:45 am – NoonEducational Sessions
12:00 – 1:30 pmLunch (on your own)
1:30 – 5:00 pmEducational Sessions
6:00 – 9:00 pmAwards Banquet

Conference Features

Public Sector Champion Awards Banquet

Celebrating those who serve their communities with excellence, leadership and accountability, join us as we recognize the 2017 Public Sector Champion Award winners. Dinner and drinks will be served.

Expert Zone

Meet face-to-face with Thomson Reuters product team and support specialists. Bring your questions and feedback.

Innovation Lab

What’s new with Thomson Reuters government solutions? Come see. We welcome your feedback and ideas.

Thursday, September 21

7:30 – 8:30 amBreakfast
8:00 am – 5:00 pmRegistration
8:30 am – NoonCommunity Outreach Activity
8:30 am – NoonEducational Sessions
NoonConference concludes

Conference Features

Community Outreach Activity

Serve the Fort Worth community alongside your peers and Thomson Reuters staff as we partner with Habitat for Humanity to beautify a Tarrant County neighborhood. Supplies, transportation and refreshments will be provided.

Early Bird Registration
Until August 25, 2017

Registration includes:

  • Educational Sessions
  • Keynote Addresses
  • Welcome Reception
  • Conference Social Event
  • Awards Banquet
  • Seven Meals, Daily Refreshments

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Agenda PDF - 27KB

Keynote Speakers

Mona Vernon

Chief Technology Officer, Thomson Reuters Labs

Mona is responsible for the Thomson Reuters global labs network as well as the research and development and applied innovation teams. Together, these groups are fueling organic growth through innovation. Mona holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and a master’s degree in engineering and management from MIT.

Mark Funkhouser

Publisher, GOVERNING Magazine, former mayor, Kansas City, Missouri.

Mark began his career as a social worker and then went on to become an auditor, first in the Tennessee state government and then for the city of Kansas City, Missouri. Mark was Mayor of Kansas City from 2007-2011. He is credited with stabilizing the city’s finances during his term. He holds several degrees, including an interdisciplinary doctorate in public administration and sociology. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Sharon Sayles Belton

Vice President, Government Affairs and Community Relations, Thomson Reuters Legal

Sharon develops and manages Thomson Reuters, Legal’s government affairs strategies and initiatives. She provides oversight and management of the community relations programs, including charitable contributions and community volunteerism.

Ready to attend SYNERGY? Make your hotel reservations now.

Located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth and nicknamed “The Star of Texas”, The Worthington Renaissance Hotel offers modern luxury amid the sights and sounds of the city’s iconic Sundance Square.

The guest room rate is $199 per night (including guest room WiFi and access to fitness center and indoor pool) plus tax.

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Interested in Sponsorship?

SYNERGY is the premier property administration and taxation conference for Thomson Reuters government software solution users.

Contact Terry Storholm at synergy.gov@thomsonreuters.com or call 651.687.7327 to request a Sponsor Prospectus.

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

How do I register?

Click on the registration button and complete the registration form.

When will session registration open?

Session registration will open in July. An email will notify you of the availability of session registration and provide instructions.

What is the guest policy?

Guests must be registered in order to have access to ticketed events. Adult guests (over 21) are welcome to attend select, ticketed conference evening events and meals: Welcome Reception, Conference Social Event and Public Sector Champion Awards Banquet. Guest registration does not include access to general and breakout sessions nor hotel and travel accommodations. All registered guests must wear a conference guest pass to be admitted to events in the guest program.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

If you have registered but cannot attend the conference, we allow a substitute from your organization. Please submit a written cancellation request with the name and email address to be cancelled along with the full name and email address of the substitute attendee to synergy.gov@thomsonreuters.com by August 25, 2017.

To be able to receive a full refund of the registration amount paid, the registration must be cancelled by August 17, 2017. No refund is provided for registrations after August 17, 2017. Please contact synergy.gov@thomsonreuters.com to confirm your cancellation and request for refund.

Hotel and Travel

What is the SYNERGY conference hotel rate?

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel are available for stays between the dates of September 13-25, 2017 and must be booked by August 25, 2017. Conference room rates are $199 per night plus taxes.

How do I book a hotel room?

You can book a hotel room directly with The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel online or by calling 817-870-1000 and asking for the Thomson Reuters SYNERGY Conference group rate.

How can I make changes to my room reservation?

You can make changes to your hotel reservations by calling The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel at 817-870-1000.

Is the hotel or travel fee included in the conference price?

No, the hotel and travel fee are separate from the price of the SYNERGY conference and are the responsibility of the conference attendee.

What airport is closest to The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel?

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport ("DFW") is the closest airport to the conference hotel. Additionally, Love Field ("DAL") serves the Dallas/Fort Worth region.

Where can I find information on Fort Worth?

Known as where the American West begins, Fort Worth and Tarrant County offers its visitors world-renowned arts and culture, a vibrant entertainment and music scene, amusement parks, historical sites, world-championship professional sports and so much more. From brewery trails and bull riding to Monets and mouth-watering BBQ, discover all that Fort Worth and Tarrant County has to offer at www.fortworth.com. Learn more about the Dallas/Fort Worth region at www.dfwairport.com/experiencedfw/index.php

Agenda & Sessions

Where can I find the conference agenda?

The conference agenda-at-a-glance on the this website. The course descriptions are available under the "Agenda" tab on the registration section of the conference registration website.

The SYNERGY agenda is available under the Agenda tab on the registration section of the conference registration website.

How do I register for sessions?

Once session registration is open, you will receive an email instructing you to select your sessions online via the conference registration website.

Miscellaneous

How do I download the SYNERGY conference app?

Registered attendees will receive an email with specific instructions for downloading the app in advance of SYNERGY.

What is the recommended attire for the event?

The overall dress code for the conference is business casual. The Monday night Conference Social Event is casual. The Wednesday night Public Sector Champion Awards Banquet is business. We recommend you bring additional attire if you plan to explore Fort Worth.

What should I bring?

We recommend you bring what you would normally pack for a business trip. However, we encourage you to bring extra chargers for electronic devices, any printed materials you may want for workshops (SYNERGY sessions will be paper-free) and extra business cards.

What if I still have additional questions?

Email additional questions to synergy.gov@thomsonreuters.com.