Registration for the 2022 Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management & Homeland Security is now open! This year’s conference will take place March 7-9 at the Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells. Pre-conference training sessions will be held on March 7, with the conference general session scheduled for March 8-9.

To access online registration, please visit

WEM remains committed to holding an in-person conference this spring. We encourage participants to register early with confidence that measures will be in place to help safeguard the health of attendees. Contingency plans are in place if the changing nature of the pandemic were to force a change in plans for the conference, which includes options for refunds or carrying over your registration to the 2023 Governor’s Conference.

Take advantage of the early-bird registration rate now by completing your online registration before Monday, January 31, 2022.

  • Early-Bird Registration – $225
  • Full Registration – $275

Our agenda this year features a wide selection of presentations on issues related to the pandemic, cybersecurity, natural disasters and more. It will also feature keynote presentations on responses to ransomware attacks and support operations for the Afghan guests staying at Fort McCoy and hoping to resettle in Wisconsin.

WEM will once again be presenting Wisconsin Certified Emergency Manager certificates during the conference. In addition, we are launching three new awards this year to help recognize those who have made important contributions to emergency management. Nominations for the Service, Innovation, and Lifetime Achievement Awards can be made at

For more information about the conference, including sponsorship opportunities, vendor information and a preliminary agenda, please visit the 2022 WEM Governor’s Conference website at

The American Red Cross of Wisconsin will be holding a blood drive during the conference from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on March 8. Pre-registration at is required.

We look forward to seeing you at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells on March 7-9!