Thank you for joining us for the 78th SWCS International Annual Conference, August 6-9, in Des Moines, Iowa!                   

Conference Facility

Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
833 5th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa


Hilton Des Moines Downtown (Main Block)
435 Park Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton (Government Pickup Block)
120 SW Water Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Comfort Inn and Suites (Government Pickup Block)
929 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Conference Programs

View the conference program and abstract book

Conference FAQ

View the conference FAQ and event app information.


Downtown Des Moines is located approximately 15 minutes from the Des Moines International Airport.

View the Des Moines Transportation Information.

Plan Your Trip to Des Moines

View nearby Des Moines Restaurants and Des Moines Things To Do.

COVID-19 Policy

Please note any interaction with the general public poses a risk of being exposed to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed while in attendance at the event. To help promote the health and safety of others, please do not attend the conference if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or you have recently been exposed to COVID-19. The event will follow the Des Moines public health guidelines which can be found here. As of now, no public health orders are currently in effect in Des Moines. Face coverings are still highly recommended for those who are immunocompromised and those who are unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated or boosted. Face coverings provide an added layer of protection for those who are fully vaccinated and boosted. We will inform attendees if any changes occur prior to the event. By attending the conference, you knowingly and freely accept the risks associated with COVID-19.

Photo credit: CATCH DES MOINES.