Kansas Emergency
Management Association

KEMA offers networking opportunities among local emergency managers as well as opportunities to interact with state and national emergency management professionals and other affiliated individuals, governmental agencies and interested private groups.

Partner organizations include many federal agencies as well as private industry groups such as the Partnership for Emergency Planning.

Download the KEMA brochure here.

2021 KEMA Conference - Attendee registration open!

Registration is now open for the in-person 2021 KEMA Conference -  Sept. 14-17, 2021 at the Kansas Star Event Center, Mulvane, KS. Find more details at the links below or on the pages under the conference heading above.

2021 Conference - Exhibitor Registration Open

Exhibitor registration for the 2021 KEMA Conference is now open!  Check out our exhibitor page for complete details, an exhibitor packet and diagram, and the online registration link.  

2021 Scholarships Deadline - July 30, 2021

The Kansas Emergency Management Association (KEMA) is pleased to announce its annual call for applications for the KEMA Scholarship! Two $400 scholarships will be awarded. The application period will be open until July 30, 2021 at 5PM. Any applications received after that time will not be eligible.  Find complete details and a scholarship application on our scholarship page.

2021/2022 KEMA Ballot

KEMA Members - the 2021/2022 KEMA Election Ballot is now open for voting and will close at midnight on September 9, 2021.

Please cast your vote here.

IAEM Conference Registration Open


  • October 15-22, 2021*, IAEM-USA 69th Annual Conference & EMEX Exhibit in Grand Rapids, MI, USA (in-person)
  • November 11-18, 2022*, IAEM-USA 70th Annual Conference & EMEX Exhibit in Savannah, GA, USA

*The core program days are Mon. – Wed., with additional pre-conference options Fri. – Sun and post-conference options Thurs. and Fri.

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KEMA was formed in 1977 and is a network of leaders dedicated to providing excellence in emergency management and homeland security for Kansas. KEMA is committed to promoting excellence through professionalism, fostering communication and cooperation through teamwork, soliciting input and active participation through responsiveness, and advocating for progressive growth through leadership. 

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