Conference 2019

40th Annual WAMSS Conference

“Together Towards the Next 40 Years”

Wednesday, April 24 – Friday, April 26, 2019

Kennewick, WA


General Conference Information

Dress Attire during the conference is business casual. Please remember to dress in layers during meetings due to fluctuation in room temperatures. Jeans are welcome on Friday for travel home.

Perfume Policy To ensure everyone’s comfort, please keep the use of perfume/cologne to a minimum.

Cell Phones/Pagers/Computers As a matter of courtesy to other attendees please set all computers, cell phones, pagers and other mobile devices to silent or vibrate mode. If you need to take a call, please leave the session to do so.

No Outside Food is Permitted in the Convention Breakfast must be eaten at the Springhill Suites Hotel designation area.

Continuing Education Credits Application has been made to the National Association Medical Staff Services for continuing education hours. Continuing Education credits will be emailed to attendees by May 1, 2019.

Registration Deadline and Conference Cancellation/Change Policy

  • The deadline for conference registration is March 30, 2019.
  • Full refund, if cancellation is requested in writing by March 29, 2019.
  • After March 30, 2019 – A $75 cancellation fee will be charged.
  • After April 9, 2019 – No refunds, but you may substitute another person
  • Contact: Carrianne Dockter, CPCS, CPMSM at

Conference Dining

Tuesday April 23

  • Welcome Reception with Light Appetizers

Wednesday, April 24

  • Breakfast complimentary at Springhill Suites
  • Morning Snack
  • Lunch on Own
  • Afternoon Snack
  • Social Night Activity with Hors d’oeuvres

Thursday, April 25

  • Breakfast complimentary at Springhill Suites
  • Lunch with Annual Meeting
  • Afternoon Snack
  • Dinner on Own

Friday, April 26

  • Breakfast complimentary at Springhill Suites
  • Morning Snack