KACM Annual Conference

Newton & Harvey County • November 30 - December 2
Meridian Center - 1420 E Broadway Ct

 
Online Registration is closed. Please call LKM at (785) 354-9565 to attend.   Hotel Brochure

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, November 30

1:00 p.m.
Weather permitting, an informal golf outing at Sand Creek Station has been arranged. Meet up with colleagues for a 1:00 p.m. tee time.
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration: Meridian Center
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Afternoon Mobile Workshop: Water Treatment Facility
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dinner & Social Event: Sand Creek Station Golf Course
The Sand Creek Station Golf Course transforms their climate controlled cart barn into a great mixed use building perfect for post-tournament meals, social events, and even wedding receptions. This facility is complete with restrooms and a full-service catering kitchen on site. Join us for a casual evening where we’ll be serving up fried chicken and tailgate games.
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Hospitality Reception: Meridian Center

Thursday, December 1

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
General Session: ICMA Mini-Workshop; Tools for the Balancing Act - the Power of Interpersonal Analytics”
Dave Limardi, ICMA Midwest Regional Director
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
ICMA Mini-Workshop, Part II
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Awards Luncheon
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  • Crisis Communication/Disaster Response
  • Foreclosures & Abandoned Property
  • The Status of Mental Health in Kansas Communities
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open Networking/Mentoring Session
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dinner & Social Event: Grace Hill Winery
Tour the facility and learn about Grace Hill Winery while sampling one of their fourteen diff erent wines (beer will also be available). An authentic German meal is also planned for this evening.
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Hospitality Reception: Meridian Center

Friday, December 2

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast & KACM Business Meeting
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  • Aging Infrastructure
  • Using Digital Media to Engage the Community
  • Ethics & Leadership
10:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
General Session: (Panel) Lessons from Seasoned Managers
12:00 p.m.
Adjourn

Online Registration is closed. Please call LKM at (785) 354-9565 to attend.

Registration Information

Register online by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016 to receive the early registration rate. Registrations received after this date (including on-site registration) must pay an additional $25 late fee.

  • KACM Member Registration ($160.00)
  • NON-KACM Member Registration ($195.00)
  • Lifetime and Honorary Registration ($50.00)
  • Spouse/Guest Registration ($50.00)
  • Student ($25)
  • Late Registration after November 18, 2016 (add $25.00)

Note: Your conference registration fee includes all sessions (including the ICMA University workshop), meals, and social events.

Online Registration is closed. Please call LKM at (785) 354-9565 to attend.

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Express (Driving Directions)
(Headquarter Location)
1430 E Broadway Court
Newton, Kansas 67114
(316) 804-7040

($83 + tax per night)

Comfort Inn & Suites (Driving Directions)
1205 E First St
Newton, Kansas 67114
(316) 804-4866

($94 + tax per night)

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