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! If you have any questions about registration, please contact the Conference Registrar Kristy Yang at 1-888-240-7328 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Latest Updates

  • View the New Schedule: The new At a Glance Calendar is a simplified, highly-visual way to see what’s happening, compared to the detailed agendas that required numerous revisions from previous years. The schedule often changes from day to day because of known and unknown reasons, and we hope this will be a more effective way to share the schedule.  View the schedule here.
  • Book Hotel Now for Group Rate: Book now at the Madison Marriott West and receive your group rate for Annual Conference. Event dates are June 15-18, 2018. If you choose to go earlier or stay later, please call the hotel directly at 608-831-2000 to ensure you are charged the group mate of $127 per standard room. No one attending this event should be charged any parking fees. Reserve room here. Last day to book for the group rate is May 18, 2018. If you call the hotel directly to reserve a room, the group block name is United Methodist Church Annual Conference.

Other Reminders

  • 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/Camp in the Community: Childcare will be available during WI Annual Conference for children ages 6 weeks old – those who are entering kindergarten. Camp in the Community will be providing care for those children ages 6-12 years old. The charge is only $10 per child, per day. You must pick up your child during all meal times. There will be no drop-in childcare available for anyone during any part of WI Annual Conference. All childcare/camp requests must be made by registering online and submitting the form by May 18, 2018. The required form and more information is available on the registration site, under “Childcare/Camp.”
  • 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).
  • Display Tables: All tables have been released to the public.

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.