Jul 14

2022 ICEA Mid-Year Conference

Event Details

Ames, Iowa


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


July 14, 2022


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

Event Contact
Keith Knapp
InTrans, Iowa LTAP


The Iowa County Engineers Association (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 Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)-Iowa Division staff.

Pre-Conference Golf Outing

A pre-conference golf outing will be held on July 13, 2022, 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 July 1, 2022.

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

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

TimeEvent Details
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.Iowa LTAP Update
9:45–10:15 a.m.Highway Research and SRRE Update
10:15–10:30 a.m.Break
10:30–11:15 a.m.Managing Conflict and Having Difficulty Conversations
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Research Projects of Interest:

  • Optimizing Maintenance Equipment Life-Cycles for Local Agencies
  • Impact of Increased Allowable Agricultural Loads on Iowa Bridges
12:15–1:15 p.m.Lunch
1:15–2:00 p.m.It Takes a Team: The Path to Satisfaction and High-Quality Work
2:00–3:00 p.m.Ethics, Integrity, and Accountability
3:30 p.m.Adjourn

For More Information

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