2019 KEMA Conference
PREPAREDNESS FOR TOMORROW'S CHALLENGES
conference days: Sept. 11 - Sept. 13, 2019
Pre-conference: Sept. 10
topeka downtown Ramada hotel & Convention Center
The 2019 Kansas Emergency Management Association’s annual training conference is scheduled for September 10-13, 2019 at the Topeka Downtown Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, with pre-conference training on September 10. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear dynamic speakers, learn valuable, current information, and network with peers in the emergency management field.
Please plan on attending this important event. We hope to see you there!
Download the 2019 KEMA Conference brochure.
The brochure has details on the conference hotel, an agenda, pre-conference workshops, session descriptions, speaker bios and more!
Download the 2019 Pre-con Activities information here.
Separate registration is required for pre-cons. See flyer for details.
New Pre-Con Lunch Option (no food trucks) - See announcement here:
Shawnee County Emergency Management, in coordination with the City of Topeka and Shawnee County Health Department, will be providing an All You Can Eat Taco Bar in the Shawnee County EOC. We will be serving from 11-1300 hrs and it will be $5 a head for all you can eat tacos and a beverage (non-alcoholic).
The Shawnee County EOC is located ½ block from the Ramada. Shawnee County will provide transportation for those who do not want to walk and will assist in getting you directly to the EOC.
So we can get an accurate count, please email email@example.com if you would like to partake of the Taco Bar.
Please note: The member rate for the 2019 KEMA Conference is a benefit of the 2018-2019 membership year. In order to see the member price, you must login to the website before you register.
If you have recently purchased a current year membership and your registration options do not reflect the member rate, please check back later as it may take us a few days to update this information in the member database. If you would like to purchase a 2018-2019 membership at this time or would like to renew your membership for the 2018-2019 year, please visit the KEMA website to start that process. You can join online or login to your member profile to renew your membership. Any membership questions can be directed to Keri Korthals, KEMA Secretary, at kkorthals@ButlerEMA.org or 316-733-9796.
New this year - you can also renew your membership with your conference registration!
Online payments are accepted with a convenience fee or you can mail your payments to KEMA using the address on the invoice that is automatically emailed to you.
A Member and Non-member Full Conference Pass includes an Awards Banquet Ticket with each pass. If you're purchasing a Full Conference Pass and intend on attending the Awards Banquet, please indicate this by checking the banquet ticket option when registering. Additional banquet tickets may be purchased for Guests, and for One or Two day Passes.
When registering, you'll have the opportunity to tentatively select a breakout session. You, of course, have the freedom to attend any breakout session you choose while attending the conference. The selection of a breakout session during on-line registration, provides the planners with some idea of the level of attendee interest, and helps guide in the selection of the appropriate room based on estimated attendance.
To register more than one person, fill out the registration form and click on "add guest" at the bottom. Then fill in their information as well. You can add multiple guests to a registration and receive one invoice for everyone.
Register for the conference using the link below.
Please note: The Pre-con Cyber Security Awareness class is FULL and is no longer available on the registration form.