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Joint Meeting of the Midwest and Midcontinental Chapters of MLA
Joint Meeting of the Midwest Chapter and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association

Two MLA chapters. Sixteen states. One spectacular meeting.
Friday, October 21, 2016 through Monday, October 24, 2016
Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa

About Des Moines

Des Moines is the capital city of Iowa, with a city population of 204,192 (2010 census) and metro population of 569,633. The major industries in Des Moines are insurance, government, manufacturing, trade, and health care services. While we have big city bustle, we’re extremely proud of our small town atmosphere. From downtown, you can drive almost anywhere in Des Moines in 20 minutes.

You can expect it to be pleasantly cool during the meeting. The Des Moines’ average high temperatures in October is 63 degrees, the average low is 43. Bring an umbrella because there’s about a 30% chance of rain.

State Capitol, Photo by Jim Zeller