The 33rd Annual Statewide Summer Conference for Kansas School Nurses

Unstoppable! Better, Smarter, Stronger.

 

July 18 - 21, 2022

New Nurse Orientation: July 18

General Session: July 19 - 21

 


Meeting your needs as we move forward together.

Welcome to the 33rd Annual Statewide Summer Conference for Kansas School Nurses! We are excited to invite nurses locally, regionally, and nationally to this exciting event. 

Conference organizers have a vested interest in attendees' safety and preferred methods of learning. For this reason, we will offer both virtual and in-person registration types. We are actively developing options that are budget-friendly, professional, equitable, and accessible for all speakers and attendees.

 


Attendee Registration

Registration is now open.

 

A note on funding:

Visit with your district administration about the use of ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) funds to pay for your registration to attend the conference. The Kansas State Department of Education Fact Sheet states that the funds can be used for the "(6) Training and professional development for staff of the local educational agency on sanitation and minimizing the spread of infectious diseases."

Download a customizable funding justification letter here:

Registration is not limited to Kansas residents. If you are from another state and interested in attending, please contact conference.office@wichita.edu with any questions.

 


Hotel Information

Room Rates
Special rates for conference attendees have been arranged with the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Wichita, Kansas. Room rates are $130.00 per night + tax. There is no charge for parking if you are staying at the hotel. Daily commuters will be charged $5.00 per day to park in the parking garage. There is free parking located across the street from the Hyatt. Basic Wi-Fi is included in the cost of your sleeping room.

Making a Reservation
Reservations must be received by July 3, 2022. You can make reservations online or by calling the Hyatt at 1-888-421-1442. Identify yourself as a KSN Conference participant to receive the special rate.

Check-in/Check-out
Check-in time is after 3:00 p.m. Room assignments prior to that time are based on availability. Check-out time is noon. If you are attending a post session on Thursday afternoon, you may store your luggage in the bellman’s closet. Please inquire at the front desk.

Smoking/Non-Smoking Rooms
The Hyatt Regency Wichita is a smoke-free hotel.

Sales Tax Exemption
All rooms are subject to sales tax of 7.5%, 2.75% City Fee, and a “Transient Guest” tax of 6%. You may be exempt from paying sales tax on your sleeping room if you:
1. Present a copy of your school district’s tax-exempt certificate at check-in and;
2. Pay for your room at checkout with a check or credit card issued by your school district.

 


Exhibitor & Sponsor Registration

Exhibitor and sponsor registration is now open. Organizers are excited to have sponsors/exhibitors exhibit onsite at the Hyatt Regency Wichita, as well as a virtual presence within the conference app. Many digital features will be integrated within the conference app, benefiting lead retrieval for both in-person and virtual attendees.

Your sponsorship allows us to provide relevant and meaningful education to school nurses across the state. This conference couldn't happen with out your support. Thank you!

 


Registration Questions & More Information

For questions regarding your registration or the registration process, please contact the WSU Conference Office.

Phone: 316-978-6493
Fax: 316-978-3064
Email: conference.office@wichita.edu