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    • 12/01/2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 12/02/2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • 3201 SW Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64111
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    We hope you will join us for the 2022 Annual KACE conference, held in Kansas City, Missouri! This year's conference will return to exclusively in-person. Hosted in the Education Center on the bustling Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley campus, this is one conference you don't want to miss!

    Book your room at the Hotel Indigo Crossroads by November 9th to receive the conference rate of $134 per night! Call (816) 285-1100 or click HERE to reserve online. If prompted, use group code "KAC". 

    Please note - Valet parking is available at a daily rate of $24.00. Self-parking on-site is not available.


    Nominate a colleague for a KACE award.


    Become an event sponsor!


    KACE Member Registration: $175

    MoCDA Member Registration: $175 (use code provided)

    SHRM-KC Member Registration: $175 (use code provided)

    Graduate Student Registration: $75

    Non-member Registration: $225


    Please note this schedule is tentative and may differ slightly from the final conference


    Wednesday, November 30th 

    2:00pm-3:30pm, Tour #1: Dimensional Innovations | 3421 Merriam Drive, Overland Park

    4:00pm-5:30pm, Tour #2: MultiStudio | 4200 Pennsylvania Ave., KCMO

    • Happy Hour hosted by MultiStudio to follow tour

    6:00pm, Dinner and Networking with KACE and MoCDA members at TBD (at your own expense)

    Thursday, December 1st

    8:00am-8:45am, Registration/Check-in/Breakfast

    8:30am-8:45am, Welcome from KACE President

    8:45am-9:00am, Introduction of New Members & Sponsor Shoutout

    9:00am-10:15am, Keynote #1 Lee Silber "Keep the Change" 

    10:30am-11:20am, Breakout Session #1

    11:30am-1:00pm, Lunch + KACE Awards & Business Meeting 

    1:00pm-1:50pm, Breakout Session #2

    2:00pm-2:50pm, Breakout Session #3

    3:00pm-4:15pm, Affinity Group Networking

    4:15pm-4:30pm, Day 1 Wrap-Up and Book Raffle

    6:00pm-9:30pm, Dinner & Entertainment at The New Theatre & Restaurant

    • All available tickets have been claimed. Any registrations received on or after November 8th will be added to a waitlist in the order with which they were received.  

    Friday, December 2nd 

    8:30am-9:15am, Breakfast 

    9:00am- 9:15am, Minutes at the Mic

    9:15am- 10:45am, Keynote 2 Rachel Keck

    11:00am-11:50am, Breakout Session #4

    11:50am-12:00pm, Conference Wrap-Up, Evaluations, and Raffles

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