Conference Registration

Conference Pre-registration is closed.  On-site registration* is available:

Wednesday 3-5p in Chase Park Plaza Hotel Lobby
Wednesday 6-8p in Chase Park Plaza Rooftop Zodiac Room
Thursday 7:15-8a in Chase Park Plaza Khorassan Ballroom
Friday 7:15-8:30a in Chase Park Plaza Khorassan Ballroom

*Please inquire about conference meal availability during On-site check-in, as the number of add-on meals is limited.

Conference Hotel Registration

For standard room rates and availability, please contact the Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta directly at 314-633-3000.



For questions, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Sarah Bibens at


Past Venues

2018:  Marriott Kansas City Downtown – Kansas City, MO details
2017:  World Food Prize – Des Moines, IA details
2016:  Little Rock Marriott – Little Rock, OK details
2015:  Skirvin Hilton Hotel – Oklahoma City, OK details
2014:  Durham and Joslyn Museums – Omaha, NE details
2013:  Millenium Hotel – St. Louis, MO details
2012:  Marriott Country Club Plaza – Kansas City, MO details
2011:  Hy-Vee Conference Center – Des Moines, IA details
2010:  Skirvin Hilton Hotel – 
Oklahoma City, OK details
2009:  Doubletree Hotel – 
Omaha, NE
2008:  EPNEC Center, Washington University – 
St. Louis, MO
2007:  Embassy Suite Hotel – 
Kansas City, MO
2006:  Hotel Fort Des Moines – 
Des Moines, IA