In 2020, these meals included:
  • Monday — Lunch buffet with keynote presentation, morning beverage break, afternoon reception
  • Tuesday — Breakfast buffet, boxed lunch, morning and afternoon beverage breaks

Registration for the 2020 conference will open in February  2020.  We anticipate registration rates to be similar to this year's rates.

Registration Rates from 2019

Early Bird Registration $175
Standard Registration $190
First Time Attendee $160
Monday Only: April 20


Tuesday Only: April 21 $90

Payment Information

Payment is encouraged prior to the conference to expedite your check-in process.  Questions about payment can be directed to the registration office at 785-532-5569.

Registration Confirmation

You should receive an email confirmation of registration and receipt of payment or invoice within 48 hours of registering.  If you do not, please email or call 785-532-5569.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If you must cancel your registration, please do so as soon as possible by sending an email to with the subject line “Great Plains IDEA Spring Conference”.  Substitutions are encouraged.  A full refund, minus a $25 administrative fee, will be made if notice of cancellation is received by the registration office by 5 p.m. CST on April 10, 2020. After March 20, due to guarantees we must provide, refunds are not available.  Registrants who do not cancel their registration in writing by April 10, 2020, are responsible for paying the registration fee even if they do not attend the meeting and have not paid the registration fee.

K-State Global Campus may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, K-State Global Campus will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for other costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.  Registration fees will not be canceled and refunds will not be issued if the program is held but the registrant is unable to attend due to travel delays or cancellations caused by inclement weather, or due to other extraordinary circumstances beyond the control of Kansas State University.

Publicity Statement

Registration for this event gives consent for photographs, publicity, and inclusion on the participant list unless K-State Global Campus is notified in writing at prior to the start date.

Special Assistance

A conference or noncredit program participant who needs accommodations due to a disability or special dietary requirements should indicate services needed at the time of registration. If you have further questions, please contact Kathryn Harth, meeting coordinator, at or 785-532-6968. Early notification is requested to ensure that accommodations can be provided in a timely manner.

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