Check this page to receive up-to-date information about upcoming Office of the Attorney General conferences and training!

If you have questions about conferences or training, please call (512) 475-4600 or email the conference unit at conferences@oag.texas.gov.


Office of the Attorney General
2020 Open Government Conference Webinars
December 3, 9, 10 and 17, 2020 - 2-5 p.m.

Registration will open November 2020.

The Office of the Attorney General’s Open Records Division and Opinion Committee will host four training webinars designed for the general public, government employees and public officials, representatives of the media, and companies doing business with Texas government.

December 3, 2020 – 2-5 p.m.
The Basics of the Public Information Act
Practical Tips: Your To-Do List
Cost Basics
PIA Update and Look Forward
Live Q&A

December 9, 2020 – 2-5 p.m.
Beyond the Basics of Open Government
Rights of Access
Redacting On Your Own
Advanced Cost Rules
Live Q&A

December 10, 2020 – 2-5 p.m.
Open Meetings Act
The Governor’s Suspension of Certain OMA Provisions in Response to COVID-19
Conducting Virtual Meetings
Public Comment During the COVID-19 Disaster
Hybrid or In-Person Meetings
Live Q&A

December 17, 2020 – 2-5 p.m.
When is Information Excepted from Disclosure?
Personnel Files
Third Party Records
Law Enforcement Records
Live Q&A

Please plan to attend all four webinars to receive full CEU credit.
If you are not able to attend all 4 webinars, you can receive partial credit for the days you do attend.

  • Texas County & District Clerk's Association - 9.75 hours
  • Texas State Board of Public Accountancy - 8 hours
  • Texas Municipal League - pending
  • Texas State Board of Tax Professional Examiners – 9 hours
  • Texas State Bar - 8 hours

Please check the OAG Conference and Training webpage for more information.

There will be no charge to attend.

Conference materials will be available after December 17, 2020.
Because you must watch these sessions as a live webinar to get CEU credit, we will not be able to provide you with recordings.


Crime Victim Services Training

The Office of the Attorney General provides monthly victim services training in Austin for professionals who work with victims of crime. The comprehensive training module is free of charge and provides information on how to ensure that victims receive effective assistance in accessing the Crime Victims' Compensation program, promotes and recognizes victims' rights and provides instruction and certification to the Address Confidentiality Program. Find more information and to register for training.


Crime Victims' Compensation Training and Advanced Track Training

This training offers an overview of the Compensation program, with an emphasis on the awards process. This is considered an advanced course and is best suited for those advocates that provide detailed follow-up with victims on payments and who have received basic training. This is also suitable training for service providers to better understand billing requirements. Bill processing and benefit payments including: medical; funeral; loss of wages; loss of support; rent/relocation; and all other payment types and necessary documentation will be discussed. Find more information and to register for training.


Regional SANE Training

For information regarding OAG approved training courses, please contact the SAPCS program by email at SAPCS@oag.texas.gov or call (512) 936-2880.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

For a list of NCMEC - Child Welfare training and conferences, please visit http://ncmectx.org.


Request a Speaker or Training

Do you need a speaker for your organization?

The Attorney General’s office may be able to provide a speaker or training presentation for your organization, event, or conference on topics such as:

  • Human Trafficking
  • Consumer Scams and Frauds
  • Identity Theft
  • Crime Victims’ programs
  • Cyber Safety and Cyberbullying
  • The Public Information and Open Meetings Acts
  • Child Support
  • Other topics as related to our agency’s divisions

To request a speaker or inquire about training, please complete the online form.

If you have other questions regarding outreach services, please email outreach@oag.texas.gov.

Speaker/trainer availability will vary depending on location, staff schedules and expense involved.