Iowa State University's College of Engineering will host the Iowa Vendor Conference on April 16 in West Des Moines. The conference is intended for Iowa business leaders who want to gain a better understanding about how to do business in the government sector. Mike Wagner, founder of White Rabbit Group, will be the keynote speaker. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Hilton Garden Inn. It is free to attend; to register, click here.