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About Iowa Ideas Conference

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 includes community conversations, in-depth and solutions-focused journalism and an inaugural two-day conference in Cedar Rapids in September 2017. Eight key topics - each crucial to Iowa - will be explored.

Engaged citizens, community advocates and industry leaders are invited to join us. What's your idea?

The Iowa Ideas Conference, September 20-22

The Iowa Ideas Conference, Sept. 20-22, will include 80 sessions and more than 250 speakers across eight tracks.

The statewide gathering mixes panel discussions, interviews with state leaders, and thought-provoking experiences to help move complex issues forward.

Join us in downtown Cedar Rapids for two full days of learning and working together.

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The Iowa Ideas stories and magazine

The Iowa Ideas stories - including magazine features and online updates - explore the big issues facing Iowa.

These in-depth stories include gorgeous photos and informative graphics to help delve deeper than the average newspaper article.

Iowa Ideas magazine is being published five times throughout 2017, and is available to order free.

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