Conference Registration Options

Welcome to the online conference registration system. Please click on the Register button below and you will be taken to the Log In area. You must log in first to begin the registration process, click here for help logging in. Click here for registration instructions. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at or 651.644.0556. Thank you!  

Online registration has closed.
On-site registration Hours:
Onsite Registration Form (consider printing and bringing with you to simplify your onsite registration process)
Tuesday, March 20          4:30 - 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 21     7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, March 22         7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, March 23              8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Individual Registration

You may register for the conference via our online registration system before March 12th. MSSA members who have renewed membership for 2018 receive discounted rates to attend the conference. 

2018 MSSA Member Rates Full Conference    One Day   
Early Bird (By March 1) $185  $110 
Regular Fee (After March 1)    $205 $130 
Full-time Student/Foster Parent/Retired/Unemployed
(Student ID/Foster Care License must be presented at check-in) 
$100 $60

Non-member Rates    Full Conference      One Day 
Early Bird (By March 1)    $300 $175
Regular Fee (After March 1)    $320 $195

Block Rate Registration

Is your organization interested in purchasing an organizational membership and getting a deeply discounted rate for employees to attend the conference? If so, please contact us at 651.644.0556 for details. Individuals signing up under their organization's block rate must also be members of MSSA -- so sign up for your individual membership today!   
You are eligible for the block rate if you are an MSSA member at the time of the conference and work for one of the following organizations:

Block Rate Organizations

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Anoka County Human Services
Bemidji State University
Big Stone County Family Services
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MN and Blue Plus
Catholic Charities of St. Paul & Minneapolis
Concordia College
Country Services, Inc.
Disability Specialist
Dungarvin Minnesota LLC
EON, Inc.
Fernbrook Family Center
Gerard Treatment Programs
Hammer Residences, Inc.
Headway Emotional Health Services
Kindred Family Focus
Lac Qui Parle County Family Services
Lutheran Social Service of MN
Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging
If your organization is not listed, please contact us to sign up today so your employees may take advantage of the block rate! 

Registration Policies

Disability Access Requests: The Hilton Minneapolis hotel is wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpreters may attend at no charge. To request other accommodations, please contact Lisa Johnson at . Providing at least 4-6 weeks advance notice will help to ensure availability.

By registering for this conference, you agree to be bound by the following terms:

Cancellation/Refund/Returned Check Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing no later than February 23 and are subject to a $50 processing fee. Refunds will be processed within 30 days after the conference. Refunds will not be granted after February 23 nor will they be given for no-shows. Please email cancellation requests to Returned check fee is $30. Please write registrant's name on check.

Registrant Substitution/Share Policy: If a registrant is unable to attend, a substitute may be sent in his/her place. Only one substitute is allowed per original registrant. Please email substitutions to as soon as possible. Each person attending the conference must submit a separate registration form. This includes all individuals registering under the block rate. Conference attendance cannot be split between employees.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Attendees agree that MSSA may use and distribute, both now and in the future, the attendee’s image or voice in photographs, video, electronic media, audio and social media, for publicity purposes and/or marketing collateral.

Liability Waiver/Release: As an attendee at the MSSA Annual Training Conference & Expo, I release MSSA from all liability and agree not to sue MSSA or those acting on their behalf, for any expense, loss, damage, personal injury, theft or actions of any kind that I incur and I assume full responsibility.

Questions? Contact the MSSA office at 651.644.0556 or for assistance.