Brian Dennis
Iowa Workforce Development


Monday, May 21, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM CDT

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Sheraton West Des Moines 
1800 50th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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Join us May 21, 2018 for the One Door, Many Paths Summit.

 The "One Door; Many Paths" Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Summit will be held May 21, 2018 at the Sheraton West Des Moines.  This is Iowa's second jointly facilitated event by Iowa Workforce Development, the Iowa Department of Education, Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Iowa Department for the Blind, and the Association of Iowa Workforce Partners in partnership with several other key state agencies and community partners.

The One Door; Many Paths Summit will focus on:
  • Sector Partnerships
  • Integrated Training and Education
  • Serving Individuals with Barriers to Employment
  • Serving Youth
  • And Much More!

Cost: Only $80!

Keynote Speaker: U.S. Senator Tom Harkin

Tom Harkin served in the United States Senate from 1985 to 2015. In the Senate, Tom Harkin was a proponent of the rights of individuals with disabilities, introducing the Americans with Disabilites Act. This seminal piece of legislation has paved the way for expansion of the independence and autonomy of individuals with disabilities. Senator Harkin currently supports the work of the Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement at Drake University, a non-partisan research, learning, and outreach entity committed to promoting undersanding of policy issues to which the Senator devoted his career.

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Please Note

  • A separate registration, with a unique email address, is required for each participant.
  • If you are sending a check to pay for multiple participants, please indicate ALL registrants being paid for, including yourself. If paying with an institutional (non-personal) check for your single registration, include your name in the memo field. Make checks payable to the Iowa Workforce Foundation.
  • To request an invoice if paying by check, please email Kasi Krehbiel at and include the name(s) of registrant(s) you will be paying for.
  • Credit card refunds will not be made after 60 days from the date of registration.


Guest rooms are available at the Sheraton West Des Moines, but are not available at the state rate. The following area hotels offer the state rate, some based on availability.

Sterling Hotel & Suites
11428 Forest Ave., Clive, IA 50325

Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West/Clive
1520 NW 114th St., Clive, IA 50325

Days Inn Des Moines-West Clive
1600 NW 114th St., Clive, IA 50325
(Will accept AAA rate in lieu of state rate - $65.70 plus tax)

Country Inn & Suites Des Moines West
1350 NW 118th St., Clive, IA 50325

Best Western Plus Des Moines West Inn & Suites
1450 NW 118th St., Clive, IA 50325

La Quinta Inn & Suites Des Moines West Clive
1390 NW 118th St., Clive, IA 50325

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