Section 02.11I: Account Codes -- Conferences, Entertainment, etc. (286XX)
 Services and Supplies -- Conferences, Entertainment, etc.
28612 Hosting Groups and Guests
Authorized expenditures for non-alcoholic beverages and food served in connection with the hosting of group gatherings or official guests of the institution for purposes of instruction and technical information dissemination. This includes faculty/staff recruiting, hosting of visiting scientists and guest speakers, advisory board meetings, and focus group sessions. Similar expenses for OUS-sponsored conferences are charged to account code 28603
(Conference Meals or Refreshments). See OUS Fiscal Policy Manual 56.100
for further information and definitions.