#WEAREKS911 2019 Fall Conference Information

Hello everyone! We want to give you an update on our Fall Conference plans and a reminder of our Flash Day! The Conference Committee has been hard at work to plan for an awesome experience. As things get developed and finalized, we will share through all of our social media sites. Please read through all of our information below, to see what we have planned so far.

The Kansas APCO Chapter and the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council will be hosting the APCO Fall 2019 Conference at the Prairie Band Casino in Mayetta October 7th-9th, 2019. The Potawatomi Nation Tribal Police will be our local agency support.

Our conference theme will be #WEAREKS911 and our Keynote Speaker will be Within the Trenches Podcast #IAM911 speaker Ricardo Martinez II! We hope you join us and share your stories. We will be sharing on our Facebook page a video from the APCO International Conference Exhibit Hall a message from Ricardo about his plans for our conference.

If you haven’t heard about the podcast, we encourage you to check it out on their social media sites. Web page You can also find him on Facebook and Instagram.

We will be having a FLASH DAY on August 28th, 2019. Registration will open on that day on our web page at www.ksapco.org. Register and pay online on August 28th to receive discounted registration rates. $80 for APCO Members and $100 for non-members. Payment must be received through PayPal on the 28th. If you have credit due to your agency from last conference, please contact the Secretary directly for paying the difference.

On August 29th registration rates will return to their regular amount of $100 for members and $125 for non-members.

One day registration pass will be available at $50.

What is included: All pre-conference training and meetings, 2 lunch meal vouchers for the buffet and Banquet meal for Tuesday evening, t-shirt, access to all training sessions and meetings and entertainment.

Hotel reservations can be made with the Prairie Band Casino and Resort at https://www.prairieband.com/resort/rooms/ or call 785-966-7777. Room rate is $79 per night. Block rate will open on Flash Day.

If you are interested in presenting a class at the conference, then we would love to hear from you. Please submit a presentation proposal by July 31st, 2019 for consideration. Please go to our web page, conference tab for submission.

Kansas APCO Board Officer elections will be done at this conference. If you are interested in running for a board position please check out our Officer Election information and requirements here. Positions up for Election include 2nd Vice President, Secretary, Member/Commercial Partner Liaison, and Executive Council Representative.

If you have questions, contact Becky Snook, APCO Secretary at 785-738-7822 or bsnook@mitchellcountyks.gov .

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