The Academic Chairpersons Conference is an annual forum where academic chairpersons, administrators and faculty from all areas of higher education share the most successful, innovative ideas and strategies to assist each other in becoming more effective in their positions. The conference format includes concurrent sessions of interactive workshops, best practice presentations and roundtable discussions. The emphasis of every conference is to provide practical, usable information in a climate of open discussion and collaborative exchange.

February 6-8, 2019, Hyatt Regency Houston
The Kansas State University Research Compliance Office will host the first ever Big XII Research Compliance Conference, October 2-3, 2018, in Manhattan, Kansas. This conference will provide an opportunity to meet and network with research compliance professionals who currently serve at universities across the Big XII.

Registration is not available at this time.
This course of study provides core knowledge in evidence-based nutrition with a focus on the role of nutrition in health optimization and disease prevention and management. Students will gain a detailed understanding of the practical application of various nutrients and dietary strategies used in clinical practice. Discussions will also incorporate the three components of evidence-based healthcare (clinical expertise, patient preference, research evidence) into the decision-making and data-analysis process.

March 8-9, 2019, Professional Development Academy
Global Sales Science Institute Conference 2019

The Sales Ecosystem 
- Defining and Exploring How Various Levels of Connection and Interaction Affect the Selling Process

June 5-8, 2019

The Great Plains IDEA Spring Meeting is an annual conference that brings together administrators, faculty, staff and campus coordinators to collaborate,celebrate and learn.  Workshops and speakers provide support in areas such as best practices in online instruction, technology resources and student services.

March 31, 2019 to April 3, 2019, Intercontinental Kansas City on the Plaza
International Symposium on Innovative Teaching and Learning website

The symposium is a two-day event focusing on teaching excellence in higher education. Through workshops, presentations, panel discussions and observations, attendees will immerse themselves in learning what it means to be a great collegiate teacher. Also included in this symposium will be a collaboration and sharing of ideas and practices about teaching and learning between professors at Jilin University, other Chinese universities and universities in the U.S.. The peer-reviewed papers and poster presentations will be included in a publication from New Prairie Press.

Those who attend will receive a certificate of participation. It is our goal that after the symposium, participants will return to their colleges and universities and share information that will ultimately make a positive impact on student learning.

Registration is not available at this time.
Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

The Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists is an annual meeting of four scientific societies - the American Elasmobranch Society; the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists; the Herpetologists' League; and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles - to share current research and network with professional peers.

SAVE THE DATE: The 2019 JMIH is scheduled for Wednesday, July 24 through Sunday, July 28, 2019.  REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

July 24-28, 2019, Attendee - The Cliff Lodge & The Snowbird Center
July 24-28, 2019, Exhibitors - The Cliff Lodge & The Snowbird Center
The mission of the K-State Leadership Seminar is to enhance the leadership skills and capacities of the K-State community and communities throughout Kansas.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, K-State Student Union
Annual Conference provides a time when the K-State Research and Extension system comes together to share ideas on how to lead through challenging times, focus on applying our core competencies, build personal and professional relationships through networking, and recognize outstanding programs and contributions by faculty and staff.

Registration is not available at this time.

The Teaching and Learning Center and Faculty Exchange for Teaching Excellence will host the spring teaching workshop, "Breaking Down Roadblocks to Student Success," on Feb. 1-2, 2019. Start the New Year and the spring semester with innovative strategies for successful teaching and learning.

February 1-2, 2019, K-State Alumni Center
The Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt course delves into the DMAIC process through in-depth information, analysis, and application of Six Sigma and Lean concepts that can be immediately applied to projects and for leading and managing process improvement teams. The course is designed to certify participants as competent in the fundamentals of the Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt body of knowledge as defined by Kansas State University.

Registration is not available at this time.
Kansas State University's College of Business Administration offers a two-day introductory Yellow Belt course as the foundation program of Lean Six Sigma and its methodologies. The main goal of the Yellow Belt course is to learn how Lean Six Sigma can be used by individuals and teams to improve customer satisfaction, reduce errors, increase efficiencies and work more effectively to solve problems.

May 20-21, 2019, College of Business Administration
August 22-23, 2019, College of Business Administration
This course of study provides an overview of essential concepts in human biochemistry and links those concepts to specific applications in clinical nutrition. The course will examine the biological roles of macronutrients and micronutrients and their metabolism using basic knowledge in physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Topics include carbohydrates and energy metabolism, protein and amino acids, bioactive peptides, enzymes, fiber, lipids, the arachidonic acid cascade, minerals, water-soluble and fat-soluble micronutrients, along with an introduction to energy production, reduction-oxidization balance and biochemical individuality. Participants will explore the relationships of nutrients to major health disorders, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.

April 5-6, 2019, Professional Development Academy
This course provides a practical overview of nutrient pharmacologic therapy used in the management of ambulatory patients with chronic illnesses or non-life threatening acute illnesses. The participant will study the effects of drugs and nutrients on organ systems and diseases and the mechanisms of action (pharmacodynamics) of each, the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs and nutrients (pharmacokinetics), potential toxic effects of medications, factors affecting the effectiveness of drugs, and interactions with drugs, botanical compounds, foods and the below listed nutritional products.

May 3-4, 2019, Professional Development Academy
The continuing education program is designed to provide Register of Deeds with a solid educational foundation in public administration and management skills. It also gives Registers up-to-date information about developments in their legal, technological, and administrative environment. To those Registers who successfully complete the program, Kansas State University and the Kansas Register of Deeds Association will jointly issue a certificate designating the candidate a "Certified Kansas Register of Deeds."

Registration is not available at this time.
Women Managing the Farm is a comprehensive program for farm owners, partners, and rookies. No matter the amount of knowledge about or involvement in agriculture, the Women Managing the Farm" project is specially designed for women in agriculture. Women Managing the Farm provides valuable tools and materials to address production, price, human, financial, and legal risks of farm women at all levels. This project develops and presents tools especially for farm women to increase overall support through various avenues such as comprehensive training, area networks of support and an online discussion group.

February 7-8, 2019, Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center
Join us on October 30 for the Women of K-State Wellness Luncheon, featuring Nancy G. Brinker, founder, Susan G. Komen. Following the keynote address, there will be a panel discussion highlighting health professionals dedicated to women's wellness.

Registration is not available at this time.