2018 Kansas EMS Day at the capitol
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 1000-1700
The Kansas Emergency Medical Services Association (KEMSA) is hosting a Day at the Capitol event in Topeka, Kansas on January 31, 2018. All Kansas EMS professionals are invited to attend.
Join us for our legislative event, which will feature a briefing, special guest speakers, lobbying tips, appointments with your legislators, and lunch provided by KEMSA. This is your chance to be a voice for EMS.
There is no fee to attend, but we ask that you RSVP online using the link in the upper right by Jan. 24 in order to help with scheduling meetings with legislators and planning for lunch.
Dress: Please wear your Class A EMS uniforms or business attire to represent the EMS industry.
1000-1300 - Kansas Association of Counties, 300 SW Eighth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603
1300-1700 - Kansas State Capitol, 300 SW 10th St., Topeka, KS 66612
Kansas EMS Day at the Capitol
Meet at Kansas Association of Counties (across from the Capitol). Parking instructions on the right.
1015 Briefing: Goals for the day, key talking points and bills, what to expect and
1040 County legislative issues, presented by Melissa Wangemann, KAC Legislative
1100 Federal Legislative Issues and Advocacy Efforts, presented by Terry David,
1130 Legislative Speaker Panel (TBD)
1200 Lunch served
1230 Additional Briefing (if needed)
1300 Walk to the Capitol as a group, attend committee hearings and attend
During the afternoon, at any time, you can stop by Room 212-B N in the Capitol to talk about what you experienced, what we can do better next time, what you learned, etc.
1630 Full Group Gathering/Debriefing of Event (Room 212-B at Capitol)
1700 Event Concludes
Registration: There is no fee to attend, but we ask that you RSVP online using the link in the upper right by Jan. 24 in order to help with scheduling meetings with legislators and planning for lunch.
Cancellation: While there is no charge for this event, we will be providing lunch and scheduling appointments with legislators. If you can't attend, please cancel your registration by Jan. 24, 2018 online or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Directions & Parking
The Kansas State Capitol is located between 10th and 8th Avenue and between Harrison and Van Buren
Traveling east on I-70: exit at 8th Avenue (Exit 362B.) Merge onto Monroe Street. Right onto SE 8th Avenue to the Capitol.
Traveling west on I-70: exit at 8th Avenue (Exit 362B.) Left onto SE 8th Avenue to the Capitol.
From the south: exit Kansas Turnpike at Topeka Boulevard. Left onto SW Topeka Boulevard. Right onto SW 8th Avenue to the Capitol.
All visitors must enter through the Capitol Visitor Center on ground level, north wing, on 8th Avenue. All visitors exit through the same location.
Underground parking garage
On street parking
Additional Parking Garages