The Gateway Hotel & Conference Center will be the official conference headquarters for the conference. The Gateway Hotel & Conference Center features free parking, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool, fitness facility, business center with workstations, and the onsite restaurant and bar, the IowaStater.

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center is located in Ames, Iowa, and is just a 10-minute walk from the campus of Iowa State University. From I-35, take the exit for US-30 West followed by the exit onto University Boulevard before turning south and then west onto Green Hills Drive.

To reserve a room, you can call the hotel directly at 515-292-8600 or by using this link. Rooms are at the special rate of $89.00 per night plus tax (currently 12%). When calling, mention you are attending the Drainage Research Forum to receive the discounted rate. Rooms will be held until Tuesday, November 2nd. After this date, rooms can be reserved based on availability.