Tuesday, April 23, 2024


This report provides a summary of expenses incurred by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for conferences held during Fiscal Year (FY) 2023, along with more detailed information on conferences where the net expenses associated with the event exceeded $100,000.

During FY 2023, USAID sponsored fifteen (15) conferences totaling $6,983,852.00 with an average per participant cost of $3,013.57. A total of 2,719 USAID employees participated in these events, along with 451 outside participants. Per Memorandum M- 17-08, additional information is provided on these conferences.

M-17-08 also requires that agencies publish the rationale and approval to incur expenses exceeding $500,000 on a single conference. USAID sponsored four (4) conferences, in total, that exceeded this threshold during FY 2023.

Annual Conference Report

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-17-08 amending M-12-12, Promoting Efficient Spending to Support Agency Operations, directs agencies to report conference expenses for the previous fiscal year on their public websites.

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