IHEEP Conference 2024

Growing Technology Innovation

September 15 - 19   Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
IHEEP Conference 2024 logo

IHEEP Conference 2024

IHEEP Conference 2024 logo

Please join us for the 2024 IHEEP Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.

The International Highway Engineering Exchange Program (IHEEP) brings together transportation engineers, vendors, officials, leaders and industry representatives from various countries, states, counties, cities and consulting firms, from both North America and Europe who are "growing innovation" through technological and process advancements. The conference provides a rare opportunity to share experiences and gather with people who are creating change in our field.


Conference Begins In:

Registration

Registration is now open! We are now accepting Attendee, Iowa DOT Employee, and Guest registrations. Limited on-site registrations will be available.




Present

Presentations are a key part of the IHEEP conference and provide a great opportunity to share innovations and technical information among transportation agencies and professionals.

The call for presentation abstracts is NOW OPEN.

Focus areas include BIM and Open Standards, Construction Technology, Data Management, and more. Please refer to the information on the schedule for submitting and selection of presentations for the conference.


Date Action
March 4, 2024 Registration & Call for presentations opens
May 31, 2024 Last day to submit presentation abstract
July 15, 2024 Notice of Presentation acceptance
August 30, 2024 Presenter registration, final session titles, abstracts and all presenter biographies due
September 11, 2024 Electronic materials, including slide presentations, due

Schedule

Sunday, September 15

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Sunday morning Outings

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

DOT Roundtable discussions

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

UAS field demonstration

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Icebreaker event, Ironside Axe Club

8 p.m. - Midnight

Hospitality Suite

Monday, September 16

8 a.m. - Noon

General Session

Noon - 1 p.m.

Lunch

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

General Session

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Vendor Reception

8 p.m. - Midnight

Hospitality Suite

Tuesday, September 17

8 a.m. - Noon

Technical Sessions

Noon - 1 p.m.

Lunch

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Technical Sessions

8 p.m. - Midnight

Hospitality Suite

Wednesday, September 18

8 a.m. - Noon

Technical Sessions

Noon - 1 p.m.

Lunch

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Technical Sessions

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Banquet

8 p.m. - Midnight

Hospitality Suite

Thursday, September 19

8 a.m - Noon

Technical Sessions

Noon - 1 p.m.

To-Go Lunch

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Technical tour

8 p.m. - Midnight

Hospitality Suite

Venue & Accommodations

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa    515-245-5500

Airport

Those traveling to Iowa for the conference will want to fly into the Des Moines International Airport, conveniently located less than 5 miles from the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. The hotel offers a shuttle service to and from the airport.

Ride-share and taxi services are widely available at the airport as well. It is typically about a 15 minute ride from the airport to the hotel. For those looking for more freedom, rental cars are available from most major car rental companies.

Downtown Des Moines

Many downtown restaurants, bars, and amenities are available within a 10 minute walk of the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Please see map below.

Check out the Catch Des Moines website for ideas on how to enjoy your time here in Des Moines!

Des Moines Marriott Downtown lounge
Des Moines Marriott Downtown breakfast
Des Moines Marriott Downtown Salon E
Des Moines Marriott Downtown Rock River Grill
Des Moines Marriott Downtown hotel room
Des Moines Marriott Downtown dining

Our Sponsors

The HEEP Board of Directors cordially invites you to participate in IHEEP 2024. IHEEP 2024 provides the opportunity for the vendor community to share their products and solutions with transportation agency representatives who are facing transportation business and technology challenges.

We would like to thank our current sponsors shown below, whom without we could not execute this conference.

Aecom logo
Bentley logo
Esri logo

Gnext Labs logo
HDR logo
Michael Baker International logo
Symetri logo
Trimble logo

Haul Hub Technologies logo
RDO Equipment/Wingtra logo
Seiler Instrument Geospatial logo
WSP logo

Envision CAD logo
Foth logo
Propeller logo
U.S. CAD logo

Horrocks logo
Infotech logo
Kiewit logo
Kimley-Horn logo

Sponsorship Program

IHEEP 2024 is a technical conference that keys in on useful topics and provides a platform for companies to brand market directly to a target audience. The marketing opportunities below are through the IHEEP Sponsorship program. Having this platform allows a company to grow their audience through relationships.

See the details to secure your coveted sponsorship today!

Submitting Your Sponsorship

  • Sponsorships are on a first come first serve basis and will be at a premium.
  • All sponsorships must be secured by completing the Sponsorship Form.
  • An invoice for payment will be sent upon receipt of the signed form.
  • Payments must be received 14 days prior to the meeting in order to receive full recognition.


Thomas Hamski
2024 HEEP President
Email Thomas
515-233-7783
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