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FAQ

Who should attend?
This conference is for contracting entities that are currently contracting or eligible to contract with TDA to operate the National School Lunch Program in the capacity of Business Director or Child Nutrition Director (or similar roles). Vendors or consultants should not attend.

Where should I stay?
Room blocks have been arranged through AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave, Austin TX 78701. Rates are $146 per night. 

You must cancel at least 48 hours prior to check in to avoid cancellation fees.

How much does it cost?
The conference is available free of charge. You may be able to use federal reimbursement for your travel costs if they are reasonable, allowable expenses and approved by TDA. 

When will the agenda be available?
Full Conference agenda will be available in February.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? 
Email: FNConferences@TexasAgriculture.gov

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?   
No, a printed ticket is not necessary. You will check in at the registration table and receive your name badge to attend all sessions.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?  
Please contact FNConferences@TexasAgriculture.gov or update your registration information here if any changes need to be made so that we have correct information at the time of the conference.

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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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