Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists 2022 Annual Meeting - Des Moines, IA
Dates: September 11-16th, 2022Hosted by the Iowa DCI Crime Laboratory
Local Workshop Coordinator
Registration for the 2022 Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists Fall Meeting is now live via the CVENT platform.
Note: Early-bird registration ends August 22nd. Meeting & workshop prices increase after August 22nd.
Meeting Registration Fees*
|Through August 22nd, 2022||$240||$300||$125|
|After August 22nd, 2022||$265||$325||$150|
The meeting registration fees include attendance and meals at the following events to be held Thursday, September 15th and Friday September 16th, 2022:
Wine and Cheese Reception, Plenary Session, Business Meetings, Scientific sessions, and the Gala.
*These fees do not include workshops (see below).
Workshop Registration Fees
|Full -Day Workshops||$250||$300|
Workshops will be held Monday, September 12th – Wednesday, September 14th, 2022.
Registration for a full‐day or two half‐day workshops on the same day includes lunch.
Exhibitor and Sponsor Information
Meeting Location and Accommodations
Des Moines Marriott Downtown located at 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309.
Prevailing Government Rate is $108.00*/night + tax (current total tax rate is 12% but is subject to change)
* current government rate, subject to change
Rate guaranteed until Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 or until the hotel block is full, whichever comes first.
Reservations:CLICK HERE to book the MAFS group rate at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown
(may not work on some mobile devices)
MAFS 2022 T-shirt Fundraiser:
MAFS has partnered with Broken Arrow T-Shirt Printing & Embroidery to design apparel for this year’s conference that will also double as our 2022 fundraiser. An online store will be open for 2 weeks in both June and August for you to pre-purchase apparel displaying this year’s logo. A portion of each item purchased will then be donated to a local charity - Urban Bicycle Food Ministry of Des Moines. Check out UBFM at www.ubfmdsm.com!
Shirts will not be available on site, so please purchase while the link is open.
The 2 week order window is from now to July 11th.
A second store will be opened at the end of August.CLICK HERE for the link to MAFS 2022 T-shirt Fundraiser Store
Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists Annual Meeting
Start Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
End Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Book your group rate for the Des Moines Marriott Downtown for 108 USD per night
for Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists Annual Meeting
Valet Daily: $26
Off-Site Parking Daily: $10 located at 9th St. and Grand Avenue - two blocks west of the hotel or .2 Miles
All City-owned parking garages charge $1 per hour with a daily max of $10.
All downtown parking meters charge $0.25–$1.75 per hour from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
All public parking is free on Sundays (excluding special events).
Commercial Air Travel
Just 5 miles from downtown, the Des Moines International Airport (DSM) offer commercial flights from various cities through Allegiant, American Airlines, Frontier, Delta, Southwest, and United.
Transportation to and from the Des Moines Airport is offered through carious car services, taxies, and rental cars. Prices vary depending on the service chosen.
Shuttle to/from the hotel: Currently the hotel is not offering shuttle service, but it may be available later this year.
We look forward to seeing you in Des Moines!