KEMSA is looking for additional regional speaker proposals for the 2018 KEMSA Conference & Expo.  If you would like to present 1-2 sessions at the conference and live within 350 miles of Mulvane, Kansas, you may now submit a proposal for consideration.  We are not looking for any more national speaker proposals at this time.  The deadline for REGIONAL speaker proposals is January 31, 2018.  


2018 KEMSA Conference & Expo
August 9-12, 2018
Kansas Star Event Center, Mulvane, KS

The Kansas EMS Association invites those interested in contributing to EMS in Kansas to submit proposals for presentation for the 2018 KEMSA Conference & Expo scheduled for August 9-12, 2018 at the Kansas Star Event Center in Mulvane, Kansas (just south of Wichita, KS).

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018

Submissions must be submitted online using the ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM HERE.

You will complete the online form, attach the required materials, and submit. Incomplete proposals will not be considered.

If you have more than one presentation, you only need to submit the online form once. After your first online submission, you can send additional presentations with titles, descriptions and objectives to

Items required on the submission form:

  • Presentation title, description, and objectives
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Short bio (100 word maximum)
  • Publicity photo (jpg, 300 dpi)

Questions? Contact Mary Napier at or 785.580.3459

Conference Information

The KEMSA Conference & Expo is the premier educational event of the year for EMS personnel. It provides attendees with extensive amounts of continuing education hours, social and entertainment events, networking, and much more! The conference includes a pre-conference day on Thursday to allow for more CE hours and hands-on learning. The regular conference days are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until 12:30 pm. Regular conference days include general sessions, breakout sessions, and EM2S sessions.

What is EM2S?

EM2S Series: Education, Medicine, Mentoring & Sustainability

The EM2S Series is designed to cut to the chase on key issues pertaining to the delivery of emergency medical services. These high impact 23-minute presentations will offer the core concepts of issues that pertain to all Kansas EMS providers in a world that is ever changing and evolving.

Call for Presentations

The deadline to submit proposals is September 30, 2017 for the 2018 Conference & Expo. All proposals will be reviewed by KEMSA’s Conference Committee. They will be evaluated by the following guidelines:

  • Practical application of material;
  • Relevance to EMS in Kansas;
  • Timely or innovative topic;
  • Clearly identified objectives;
  • Overall quality & well-defined focus;
  • Availability; and
  • Type of Session.

Proposals that are not complete will not be considered. Notifications will be sent out after the review process has been completed.

Speaker Benefits

If your presentation is selected, you contribute to the advancement of your profession and you gain visibility and recognition as a leader in EMS.

Compensation - Regional Speakers

Regional speakers are from Kansas or within 350 miles of the conference location - Mulvane, KS and present one or two sessions. KEMSA does not pay regional speakers for their presentation, but compensation is as follows:

  • Presenters traveling 90 miles (one way) or greater receive one night hotel for each day speaking at the conference, a full conference registration, and a KEMSA gift.
  • Presenters traveling less than 90 miles (one way) receive a mileage stipend as specified at the current State of KS mileage rate, a full conference registration, and a KEMSA gift.


We would love to include your session handout or related materials in our mobile event app that will be available free to all attendees. Handouts will not be printed unless we get a special request.

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