Iowa Streets and Roads Workshop and Conference

About the Workshop

Attend this year’s workshop on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 to learn about Community Service and Customer Orientation Skills. As a bonus, you will also receive credit in the Leadership Institute.

About the Conference

This year’s conference is Wednesday and Thursday, September 21 and 22, 2022, and sure to be one you won’t want to miss! Along with a slate of several relevant presentations, you can look forward to “mousetraps and gadgets” and roundtable discussions. Attendees will have ample time to meet with their peers and many exhibitors.

Note: Attendance to either the workshop or the conference is not necessary to participate in the other.

Who Should Attend

All public employees are invited to attend. Anyone who is in a leadership position, such as a first-line supervisor or aspires to be in such a position, will especially benefit from the workshop. Secondary road and street maintenance supervisors and staff will especially benefit from the conference.

Scholarship Opportunity

Each year, we are typically able to offer a limited number of scholarships for first-time attendees. Please contact Keith Knapp at kknapp@iastate.edu for more information.

Workshop and Conference Credits

Attendance at the workshop and conference will each provide contact hours toward the Iowa Roads Scholar program.

Accommodations

Rooms are available at the Quality Inn and Suites (515-232-9260) for $105 plus tax. Mention “Streets & Roads” to get the special rate. The block will be released on September 9, 2022.

Mousetraps and Gadgets

Do you have an innovative idea or invention that has reduced costs or improved efficiency in your agency? Let us know about it! Send ideas to Keith Knapp at kknapp@iastate.edu.

For More Information

If you have questions or need more information, please contact Keith Knapp at kknapp@iastate.edu or 515-294-8817.

Vendors

The Iowa Streets and Roads Conference provides vendors with the opportunity to showcase and demonstrate their products. Attendees will primarily be maintenance supervisors and others responsible for maintaining streets and roadways, procuring related equipment and materials, and managing administrative functions.

Display and Setup Information

The display areas consist of an 8′ x 10′ indoor space, with an 8′ table and two chairs plus electricity and wireless internet. Note that there is a limit of 2 indoor spaces per vendor. Outdoor areas for large wheeled equipment are also available.

Details about the 2022 setup will be available as the event nears.

Accommodations

Rooms are available at the Quality Inn and Suites (515-232-9260) for $105 plus tax. Mention “Streets & Roads” to get the special rate. The block will be released on September 9, 2022.

Registration

Location assignment in the vendor space is based on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited, so register early!

Door Prizes

Door prizes will be given out on during the conference. There will be a door prize donation table by the registration table at the conference if you are interested in making a donation.

Become a Reception Sponsor

Vendor sponsorship of the evening reception is encouraged. The bronze sponsorship is $250, silver is $500, and gold is $1,000. Please note your desire to be a sponsor when registering, and we will provide you with additional information. Thank you for your donation!

Questions

If you have questions, contact Keith Knapp at kknapp@iastate.edu or 515-294-8817.

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