Midwest Governors Will Attend Des Moines Event

Governors from throughout the Midwest will join next month with officials from Japan at a three-day conference in Des Moines.

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad announced Wednesday that the 2014 Midwest-U.S.-Japan Association Conference would feature governors from Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin. Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds also will attend.

A number of officials from Japan, including the nation’s ambassador to the United States, will speak at the conference.

The events will be held September 7th through 9 at a downtown Des Moines hotel.