Just where is Ames, Iowa?
Ames, Iowa is
located in the middle of the United States. The nearest commercial
Des Moines. The Des Moines Airport (DSM) is served by 12
is about a 50 minute drive to Ames
from the Des Moines Airport.
The Local Organizers will arrange for transportation by van to
The cost of the shuttle from the airport to
Ames and back to the airport is included in your registration fee. Those
wishing to rent
a car may do so at the airport. Additional information about
Ames is available from the Ames
Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Ames
Stacy Joiner, the Conference Secretary, will send
out an email in mid-April to all registered participants requesting
their flight arrival and departure information. We anticipate that
shuttles will run roughly every hour on Saturday May 21, Sunday
May 22, Friday May 27 and as needed on other days. More details
will be available once we have people's travel plans. The cost of
the shuttle is included in the registration fee.
Directions to Ames from the airport:
Directions to Ames by
onto Interstate 35, from either south or north;
the US 30 exit (exit 111b) westbound;
the Elwood drive (ISU exit 146) exit north bound (turn right);
Elwood Drive north approximately 1 and a half miles to Lincoln
Lincoln Way west (turn left). Scheman is on your left and parking
is available close to the building.
the Iowa State University Memorial Union Parking ramp which
is on your right just
of Lynn Av. and Lincoln Way; park here if you are staying
at the Memorial Union. Parking for the University housing will
be on your right about a block after you make
this left turn.
Click here for
maps of the Iowa State University campus.