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2024 KEMSA Conference & Expo

Registration Information Coming Soon! 


Dates: August 8-11, 2024

    Pre-Conference: August 8  |  Regular Full Conference: August 9-11

Location: Manhattan Conference Center, Manhattan, KS

    We look forward to seeing everyone at this event!

    REGISTRATION DETAILS

    Registration Information and Conference Brochure Coming Soon!

    CONFERENCE RATES (Before July 15)

    Full Conference (Fri-Sun) - KEMSA Member - $175
    Full Conference (Fri-Sun) - Non-Member - $245
    Full Conference (Fri-Sun) - Student - $100  (This student rate is for current students.)

    Other Options:

    • Pre-Conference Day - Thursday, Aug. 8  Additional Fees, TBA.
    • Pre-Conference Lunch - Thursday, Aug. 8 - TBA
    • Single Day (Friday or Saturday) - $160
    • Single Day (Sunday) - $90
    • Lunch (Friday & Saturday) - TBA 
    • Honoring our Own Banquet (Sat. Aug. 10) - TBA
    • Vendor Pass - $25 each

    CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS & CATEGORIES

    EMS CEU is granted through Hutchinson Community College on an hour-for-hour attendance basis. It is the attendee’s responsibility to follow the CEU rules outlined in the conference packet in order to have valid proof of attendance. Attendees must be present for the entire session. CE Categories for each session are listed on the schedule.

    Thursday, Aug. 8 - Pre-Conference = 8 hours of CE
    Thursday, Aug. 8 - Evening Earlybird Session = 2 hours (included with full conf. registration)
    Friday, Aug. 9 - 5 hours of CE
    Saturday, Aug. 10 - 7 hours of CE
    Sunday, Aug. 11 = 3 hours of CE
    = 25 TOTAL hours available if you attend all sessions

    We will not be providing nursing hours for the Conference & Expo, but we will provide you with the materials to apply for hours on your own.

    Hotel Reservations: 

    Hotel Information will be available soon! 

    Deadlines to
    remember:

    July 15, 2024:

    • Early Registration deadline
    • Pre-Con Registration deadline
    • Lunch ticket deadline
    • Banquet ticket deadline
    • Special needs deadline

    July 26, 2024:

    • Payments due
    • Online registration deadline

    Meals:

    A conference registration DOES NOT include lunch for any day of the conference. However, we do offer you the option to purchase a lunch ticket for Thursday, Friday or Saturday in advance. There are other local restaurants as well. The conference registration does include breaks each day.

    Banquet Tickets:

    A conference registration DOES NOT include a ticket for the Saturday Night Awards Banquet.  If you wish to attend, you must purchase a ticket by July 15. For registrations received after this date, the banquet meal will not be available.  This is a formal affair, so dress appropriately.

    Banquet Menu:  Please let us know if you have dietary restrictions on your registration.

    Special Needs:

    If you have special needs while you attend the conference, such as dietary concerns or accessibility concerns, please let us know before July 15, by sending a written notification to kari@kemsa.org.  After that date, we may not be able to accommodate your request.

    Refund/
    Cancellation Policy:

    A refund, minus a $50 administrative fee, will be granted ONLY if cancellation is received in the KEMSA office by July 15 at 5 pm or as a result of circumstances approved by the KEMSA Board. No refunds will be issued for banquet tickets.

    Vendor Passes:

    The exhibit hall is included with a FULL conference registration.  However, if you aren't attending the conference but want to come look, you can buy a vendor pass to visit the vendor area anytime it is open without buying a conference registration. These passes are $25 each.  Vendors open: Friday, Aug. 9 - 1630-1900 and Saturday, Aug. 10 - 0800-1045

    WHY KEMSA MEMBERSHIP?

    You do not need to be a member to participate in KEMSA Conference & Expo, BUT membership has its privileges! If you are not currently an individual member, consider joining KEMSA. In addition to being part of a growing professional organization, you will be able to attend the conference at the discounted price for members! We would love to have you as a part of our association and urge you to join today! (See a list of benefits here.)

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