KHS Annual Meeting2019-10-31T15:21:09+00:00

KHS Annual Meeting

Upcoming KHS Annual Meeting:

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The 2019 KHS annual meeting will take place Friday-Sunday 1-3 November under the auspices of KHS President Curtis Schmidt on the campus of Fort Hays State University.
The three-day event will feature presentations and the KHS business meeting. The talks are casual and laid-back; where distinguished scientists to 10-year old novices are equally encouraged and anticipated.
A Friday night social is scheduled at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History.
On Saturday night the KHS will host an awards ceremony and banquet; to be followed by the keynote address by Dr. Stephen Mackessy (University of Northern Colorado). Dr. Mackessy is the world’s foremost authority on snake venoms. The keynote will be followed by the KHS Auction, where you may bid on a wide variety of herp related items (no animals or their parts) donated by other members.
The KHS gives out awards in excess of $2,000 at each Annual Meeting, including the Collins Award ($1,000) for the best photograph of a species of native Kansas amphibian or reptile.
Preferred hotels that are offering a group discount to meeting attendees are:
Comfort Inn and Suites (785-625-9322)
Sleep Inn (785-625-2700)
Be sure to mention that you are with the Kansas Herpetological Society to get the group rate of $89.00 plus taxes and fees.
The local committee is actively planning the events. Updates will be posted here and the KHS Facebook page (facebook.com/groups/ksherp) as they are finalized.

About the KHS Annual Meeting:

The KHS holds an annual meeting in the fall of each year. The meeting is, minimally, a two-day event with lectures and presentations by herpetologists. All interested individuals are invited to make presentations. The annual meeting is also the time of the Saturday night social and fund-raising auction. All are invited to bid on herpetologically oriented items (except for living animals or parts thereof) donated by a variety of sources including members.

Past KHS Annual Meeting Programs:

1974 
Topeka,
Kansas
1975 
Topeka,
Kansas
1976 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1977 
Emporia,
Kansas
1978 
Caldwell,
Kansas
1979 
Topeka,
Kansas
1980 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1981 
Wichita,
Kansas
1982 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1983 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1984 
Fredonia,
Kansas
1985 
Topeka,
Kansas
1986 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1987 
Emporia,
Kansas
1988 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1989 
Wichita,
Kansas
1990 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1991 
Pratt,
Kansas
1992
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1993 
Emporia,
Kansas
1994 
Wichita,
Kansas
1995 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1996
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Pending
1997
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Pending
1998 
Lawrence,
Kansas
1999 
Pratt,
Kansas
2000 
Kansas City,
Missouri
2001 
Topeka,
Kansas
2002 
Lawrence,
Kansas
2003 
Emporia,
Kansas
2004 
Manhattan,
Kansas
2005 
Pittsburg,
Kansas
2006 
Hays,
Kansas
2007 
Topeka,
Kansas
2008 
Wichita,
Kansas
2009 
Olathe,
Kansas
2010 
Topeka,
Kansas
2011 
Wichita,
Kansas
2012 
Hays,
Kansas
2013 
Wichita,
Kansas
2014 
Manhattan,
Kansas
2015 
Hays,
Kansas
2016 
Kansas City,
Missouri
2017 
Wichita,
Kansas
2018 
Emporia,
Kansas
2019
Hays,
Kansas
2020
Manhattan,
Kansas