MADISON, Wis. — Registration for the 55th Annual Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management & Homeland Security is now open!

This year’s conference will take place February 27- March 1 at Madison Marriott West in Middleton. Pre-conference training sessions will be held on February 27, with the conference general session scheduled for February 28 and March 1. The theme of this year’s conference is “On Track for the Future Together.”

To access online registration, please visit

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

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

This year’s conference offers multiple tracks designed to help attendees explore how different aspects of our field intersect. Whether you come from communications, public health, the private sector, emergency response or homeland security, the 2023 conference is only the beginning of putting us on track for the future together.

Our agenda this year features a wide selection of presentations highlighting the following tracks:

  • Interoperable Communications and Technology
  • Critical Infrastructure and Private Sector
  • All-Hazards Response and Recovery
  • Public Health and Community Resilience
  • Managing Cyber and Physical Threats
  • Emerging Trends

WEM will once again be presenting Wisconsin Certified Emergency Manager certificates during the conference to those who have achieved this important milestone in their training.

In addition, we are presenting three awards 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 Nominations are due by Jan. 20.

More information about the conference, including sponsorship opportunities, vendor information and a preliminary agenda, is available at

During the conference, Versitiwill be holding a blood drive from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 1. If interested in participating please enter information at this site: If there is not enough interest, the blood drive will not occur.

We look forward to seeing you at Madison Marriott West in Middleton on February 27 -March 1!