Iowa Ideas 2018
September 20 - 21 | Cedar Rapids

Iowa Ideas is a nonpartisan, statewide learning experience designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

Created by The Gazette, Iowa Ideas consists of in-depth, solutions-focused journalism and events. Engaged citizens, community advocates and industry leaders are invited to join us.

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LIVE UPDATES: Thursday's Iowa Ideas conference sessions

    Sep 21, 2017 at 10:55 am

    Live updates from Thursday’s sessions of the Iowa Ideas conference in downtown Cedar Rapids. To add your updates, use the Twitter hashtag #iowaideas17.

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