EMS Tips

EMS Conference Attendance: Tips to Reduce the Cost Part 3

Become a Conference Presenter

Many conferences partially compensate presenters for with a complimentary registration and reimbursement of expenses. Conferences may also offer an honorarium. In my experience the amount varies widely.

Because of the time involved to review and select presenters the application process often begins a year before the next conference. Generally you will need to attend a few conferences before you can expect to be selected to be a presenter. In a 2010 episode of the EMS Office Hours podcast we discussed tips on becoming a conference presenter.

Part 1: Conference Expenses: Tips to Reduce the Cost Published March 29

Part 2: Conference Expenses: It’s a Math Problem Published April 5

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.