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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is proud to announce its Kansas Environmental Conference, “Snapshots of Environmental Stewardship in Kansas”, August 14-15, 2019, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.


Manhattan, KS

Tuesday, August 13:  Pre-conference workshops
On Tuesday, August 13, six pre-conference workshops are being held:  Clean Air Act Advisory Group (CAAAG), Basic Hazardous Waste Training, Advanced Hazardous Waste Training, Swine Certification Live, Brownfields, and the KDHE Environmental Services Contractors Meeting.  Please see the draft conference agenda for more detailed information on the workshops and how to register.

Wednesday, August 14:  Conference Kick-off

The Kansas Environmental Conference will kick off Wednesday, August 14, with special Opening Plenary speakers including Lee Norman, M.D., Secretary; KDHE, Leo Henning, Division of Environment Director; KDHE, the City of Manhattan, and Dr. Kenneth Burton, Coordinator; National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF).

SPOILER ALERT:  This year’s sessions are fresh, exciting and fast moving to provide you with picture perfect information!  Our “snapshot sessions” will give you multiple speakers addressing issues, impacts, case studies, resolutions, and concludes with a summary and panel.

VENDOR RECEPTION, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.:  Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments during this relaxed come-and-go gathering of colleagues, speakers and friends.  Open to all registered conference attendees.

Thursday, August 15: Snapshot Sessions & Closing Plenary

Stay with us for our final snapshot sessions, exciting biodiversity focused closing plenary, and buffet lunch complete with prize drawings.


OPTIONAL POST CONFERENCE ACTIVITY:

Konza Prarie Biological Station

Join us for the Bison Loop Driving Tour at the Konza Prairie Biological Station.  This is a tour of the 10-mile Konza Bison enclosure. A Konza naturalist will accompany your class and share information on the bison herd management, survival, and prairie ecology.   See the draft conference agenda for more detailed information.


KDHE wishes to thank the following for their participation in this year's Kansas Environmental Conference:

KEC 2019 Sponsors

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Registration Cost $200


AGENDA |

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Speaker Biographies

A LIMITED NUMBER OF DISCOUNTED ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE HILTON GARDEN INN

Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn |

Overnight Accommodations $105/night


Other Nearby Lodging Options
(Not conference affiliated.)

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Manhattan |

Fairfield Inn Manhattan |

Candlewood Suites Manhattan


VENDOR REGISTRATION

VENDOR REGISTRATION

Indoor Booth $450

Outdoor Space $350

Click here for a
Vendor Packet with more detailed information.



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KDHE is excited to announce our current vendors for the 2019 Kansas Environmental Conference!


Blackstone Environmental
GSI Engineering
Burns McDonnell
Braun
iSi
Meridian
FER
Ramboll
Teklab
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Mid-America Waste Solutions
Mid-America Environmental Solutions
ATC
GREDELL Engineering Resources, Inc.
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