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Replay sessions from Iowa Ideas 2017

Audio available for select discussions

    Panelists participate in a conversation about broadband access in Iowa at the Iowa Ideas conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
    Nov 20, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    More than 600 people converged in downtown Cedar Rapids in September for the inaugural Iowa Ideas conference. Whether about education or health care or regional development, the conversations shared a focus on solutions and the future of Iowa.

    Audio from select sessions will be made available for a full replay. Whether you missed out in September or just want a reminder of all the ideas shared, we hope you enjoy digging in to these sessions: 

    Additional audio will be linked here as it becomes available. 

    Thoughts? Feedback? Reach out to us any time: iowaideas@thegazette.com

     

     

     

     

     

     

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