The 2018 Annual Conference is scheduled for Friday, June 15 – Monday, June 18 at the Madison Marriott West. The theme is “One With Each Other.” Register here now!

Latest Updates

  • New Conference Registrar: Kristy Yang is the new Conference Registrar. Any questions about the online registration should be directed to Kristy at 1-888-240-7328 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Display Tables: All Boards, Committees, and Agencies will have the first two weeks of registration available to reserve one table. On February 16, 2018 all tables will be released to the public. If your Board, Committee, or Agency would like an additional table you may register for it on the 16th of February by modifying your registration.

Other Reminders

  • Youth Delegates Encouraged to Apply by February 15: Every year, up to 15 youth (one from each district plus 10 at-large) are invited to attend Annual Conference as full members, with full voting rights. The application can be found here, which must be completed and returned by February 15. Learn more.
  • Submit Award Nominations by April 15, 2018:Nominations for the annual clergy, laity, and youth awards are due by April 15, 2018. Learn more.
  • Childcare During Annual Conference: Childcare will be available during the 2018 Annual Conference. Childcare registration cost will be $10 per day, per child. Parents will choose the day or days you would need childcare provided, and are required to pick up their child and be responsible for meal times.
  • Camp in the Community Coming to Annual Conference:A new option for parents attending with children from grades one to six, Camp in the Community program focuses on providing structured and stimulating activities, as well as building a community of peer campers and college-age staff role models. Cost per camper is $10/day. Like the childcare program for younger youth, parents remain responsible for meal times. This program will be available Friday – Sunday at noon
  • Start Gathering for Ingathering 2018: The Wisconsin Conference will be collecting Ingathering items for the UMCOR Cleaning Kits, Midwest Missions Distribution Center Hygiene/Personal Dignity Kits, as well as Wisconsin Conference Hospitality Kits. All kits need to be kept separate. See list.
  • Literature Only Available at Displays:The Programs & Arrangements Committee has decided to place all printed materials on the display tables and the Communications table, located next to registration. They will no longer be offering the option to put brochures in packets for Annual Conference. This allows participants to pick what information would be most useful to them or their churches. The literature will also be available electronically on the Annual Conference APP (soon available).

Conference Highlights

  • 2018 Speakers
  • Celebrate 50 Years Together at the Saturday Banquet Dinner: Join us as we mark “50 Years Together” at our Annual Conference banquet this year. The Commission on Archives and History will lead us as we take a look back at the 50th anniversary of the merger of The Methodist Church and The Evangelical United Brethren Church to form the United Methodist Church at the historic Uniting Conference in Dallas, Texas in 1968. Celebrate our union, and hear from those present at the time, and at the Wisconsin Uniting Conference in 1969.