Local Leadership. Statewide Strength.

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The Kansas Association of Counties (KAC) seeks to advance the public interest by promoting effective, responsive county government in Kansas, serving county governments through Legislative representation, technical assistance, leadership development and professional education. Currently, 104 counties are members of the KAC.

Join us in Wichita, November 12-14 for the 44th Annual KAC Conference

2019 KAC Annual Conference and Exposition is taking shape up and we look forward to your participation this year! Click here for the preliminary agenda.

Our keynote speaker, Tim Gard, will offer an entertaining, energizing and enlightening presentation.  Tim is a tears-in-your-eyes funny keynote speaker who teaches people to be more resilient and resourceful and coaches organizations on how to enhance productivity and employee enthusiasm. His down-to-earth style and real-life humor leaves a lasting impression that you will benefit from for years to come!

On our final day we will open with a second keynote address from Andrew Hait (Andy) an economist in the International Trade Management Division at the U.S. Census Bureau. With more than 30 years of service at the Census Bureau, Andy advises on Economic data products and conducts data user training for the Economic Census and the Census Bureau’s other monthly, quarterly and annual economic survey programs. He will bring his insights to us on the 2020 Census.

You won’t want to miss this year’s conference!

  • Award winning keynote speakers
  • Nineteen workshops focusing on topics that address current issues
  • Award Luncheon
  • Close to 100 vendors at our exhibition and dinner
  • Special guest speakers:
    • Julie Lorenz, Kansas Transportation Secretary
    • Lynne Hinrichsen, Rural Development Director, State of Kansas
  • Important networking opportunities with your peers from across the state

To register for the conference, click here.