Annual Conference Details and Registration

Have you lost sight of your passion for our work?  Are you in need of inspiration? Take heart! The 2024 GPACAC and MOACAC Conference is coming April 10-12, 2024 in Kansas City, MO – our country’s heartland. All attendees are invited to share their vital knowledge, learn from other professionals, and get to the heart of the matter.

2024 Joint Annual Conference Registration

Conference Hotel Accommodations

The Joint Annual Conference will be taking place at the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO. Follow the link below to book your hotel room(s) for the conference. The hotel block for the conference will close on Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

Reserve Your Room(s) for Conference

 Annual Conference Grant Application

Are you a MOACAC member that needs assistance with the cost in order to attend the Annual Conference? Please click on the link below in order to complete the MOACAC Event Grant Application. The grant for the Annual Conference will cover the cost of registration, and depending on available funds, additional costs such as hotel, food, and transportation may be covered by the grant as well.

We will be accepting grant applications until Friday, February 2, 2024. We will notify all applicants of the status of their grant request by mid-February.

 Annual Conference FAQs

  • Are meals provided? Three meals are provided. Breakfast Day 1, Lunch Day 1, and Breakfast Day 2. Accommodations will be made for dietary restrictions but you must list your dietary restrictions when prompted on the conference registration form.
  • How can I volunteer with conference planning? There are several opportunities to volunteer with the following committees: marketing/communication, sessions, on-site, vendors/sponsors, registration, social, and outreach. Committees begin meeting regularly in November. If you are not able to commit to serving on a planning committee, please consider volunteering on-site at the conference. You will have the option to sign up for an on-site volunteer role on the registration form.
  • How will I receive updates on the conference? Please bookmark the conference website for updates and check back periodically. The MOACAC newsletter and social media will include important conference announcements as well. Once conference registration closes on March 7th, you will begin receiving details via email that are specific to your arrival and attendance (i.e. parking, schedule, socials).

Conference Committee Co-Chairs:

Amanda Henry
Whitfield School
St. Louis, MO
[email protected]

Elora Thomas
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
[email protected]