Jul 08

2021 ICEA Mid-Year Conference

Event Details

Ames, Iowa


Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Dr.
Ames, Iowa 50014



July 8, 2021


Check-in at 7:45 am
Conference Begins at 8:00 a.m.

Event Contact
Keith Knapp
InTrans, Iowa LTAP


The ICEA Mid-Year Conference is held every July in Ames, Iowa. It is an opportunity for county engineers and their staff to gather information about subjects and activities that can improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

Who Should Attend

Attendance at this event is limited to Iowa Secondary Roads Department staff and related personnel, along with related Iowa DOT and FHWA-Iowa Division staff.

Pre-conference Golf Outing

A pre-conference golf outing and social for those who do not wish to golf will be held on July 7, 2021 at Veenker Golf Course in Ames. Dinner will be served following the social/golf outing at the Veenker Shelter.

This is a separate registration process. Please click here to sign up for the lunch before golf, the golf outing, the social and the BBQ dinner. Registration for the golf outing and dinner is required by June 30, 2021.

Just in case the link above doesn’t work, the address is here:

For questions, contact Niki Stinn, Iowa DOT, at or 515-239-1064. (Voicemails will forward to her email, and she will return the call if she does not answer)

Tentative Agenda

7:45–8:05 a.m.Registration
8:05–8:15 a.m.DOT Opening Comments
8:15–8:25 a.m.Executive Board Update (State of the ICEA Address)
8:25–8:45 a.m.Service Bureau Update
8:45–9:30 a.m.Local Systems Update
9:30–9:45 a.m.Build a Better Mousetrap & LTAP Update
9:45–10:15 a.m.Highway Research & SRRE Update
10:15–10:30 a.m.Break
10:30–11:00 a.m.A New Generation Road Condition Assessment Tool Using Smartphones and a Smart Box
11:00–12:00 p.m.E-Ticketing Application in Iowa
12:00–1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00–1:30 p.m.DMACC's Civil Engineering Technology Revised Program
1:30–2:45 p.m.You Could be Next! Why Good Engineers do Bad Things
2:45 p.m.Adjourn