Annual Conference

2018 Conference Information

It's almost time for the KAPIO Conference 2018! This is a two-day conference where public information officers, communications staff, crisis communicators, and others who communicate with the public gather to learn, understand current trends, and network with others in our field. This conference is not limited to those who are members - all are welcome who perform these types of tasks in a government or quasi-government/non-profit field.


Sessions include:

  • Crisis communications in regional disasters
  • Using social skills to maximize personal and professional success 
  • Social media best practices for the public sector;
  • State Incident Management Team coordination;
  • Increasing inclusion on public boards and commissions;
  • Media relations; and
  • More 

When and Where


Thu, May 3, 2018, 8:00 AM –

Fri, May 4, 2018, 2:00 PM

Emporia State University Memorial Union

1331 Market Street

Emporia, KS 66801