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  • 30th Working Together Conference Commemorative Coin

    Get a Piece of WEMSA History While They Last

    Whether you attended the 30th Working Together conference or any of the 29 that came before, you’ll want to own a piece of history by getting the Commemorative Coin. Only 300 of these coins have been created and when they are gone, no more will be made.

    Hundreds of participants purchased their Commemorative Coin with their conference registration or while they were at the conference. If you were not able to attend, or if you missed out on getting yours while at the conference, you can still purchase one from the WEMSA store. It’s a lasting keepsake of 30 years of one of the largest EMS conferences in the country.

    The 30th Working Together conference Commemorative Coin is only $10 plus shipping. Order yours now, but don’t wait – because when the remaining coins are gone, they will be gone forever!

    Get Your Commemorative Coin Now!

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    CEUs for Attendance at the Working Together Conference on the Way

    New this year, everyone who attended classes at the Working Together conference had their name badge scanned for attendance verification. In previous years, a verification stamp was required on the ticket used to enter the class. The addition of a bar code on the name badge this year allowed for participants to be quickly scanned as they exited the session.

    Attendees will be receiving an email during the week of February 8-12, 2016 that contains a link for them to retrieve their CEUs. This email message will be sent to the email address used when registering for the conference. Be sure that your current, valid, email is on file. Members can update their Wisconsin EMS Association account at anytime right here. The CEU records will remain available following the email notification.

    Participants who have not yet completed their conference evaluations can still do that by using the conference app. Completing evaluations for each of the sessions you attended and for the general conference are encouraged. Your thoughts and comments help the speakers, staff and committee to plan future talks and events. If you’ve not installed the app, you can also complete the general conference evaluation when obtaining your CEU information.

    Watch for your CEU email notification during the week of February 8.

  • 30th Working Together Conference & Exposition Comes to a Close

    After many months of planning and anticipation, the 30th Working Together Emergency Services Midwest Conference & Exposition at the Wisconsin Center in Downtown, Milwaukee is now over. Thousands of participants took part in one or more of the 6 total days of the event. The most vendors in conference history lined the expo hall with nearly 150 companies. Everyone has since returned home, armed with the very latest in emergency services information.

    The first sets of photos from the conference have been available on the Working Together conference app, along with our Facebook page since the start of the conference. Watch for more information, including pictures and video clips coming soon.

    Participants are encouraged to complete their conference evaluations, both for each session they attended as well as the general conference eval. Electronic evaluations, through the conference app, are still available. If you are not able to use the app, you’ll be able to complete the general evaluation when obtaining your CEUs. Continuing educational credit records will be emailed to all participants shortly.

    A sincere thank you to everyone who participated in the 30th conference. Check back for detailed coverage. It’s on the way soon!

     

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    Television Stations Converge on Working Together Conference at Wisconsin Center

    Multiple televisions stations, including nearly every major station in Milwaukee, converged on the Wisconsin Center on Wednesday to cover the Rescue Task Force, active shooter exercise that took place as part of the Working Together conference. Following a national breaking story of the arrest of a would-be terrorist attack in Milwaukee, the television stations covered the active shooter training as a piece of the story. Read More »