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Directions & Accommodations

Getting There and Parking
The Scheman Building is located in the Iowa State Center near the Iowa State University campus.

From Interstate 35 take U.S. Highway 30 west to Ames. Take the Elwood Drive exit off of Highway 30. Go north on Elwood Drive. The Iowa State Center is located north of Jack Trice (football) Stadium. The Scheman Building is the low (three story) building between Hilton Coliseum and Stephens Auditorium.

Free parking is available. Allow 15 minutes to park and walk to the conference building. Handicapped parking is available north of the building.


Hotel Accommodations:  Gateway Hotel and Conference Center welcomes presenters for the Risky Business Conference.  It is conveniently located one-half mile down University Blvd from the conference site at Scheman Center.   Please contact Gateway at 515-292-8600 or to reserve your room by March 31.  Feel free to explore other accommodations in Ames as well at



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