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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Future of Work

Conference replay: The role of immigrants in Iowa's future workforce

As Iowa's employers compete for talent in a state with consistently low unemployment, could immigration be a solution? ... READ MORE

How can employers create mission-driven companies?

Iowa employers are facing tough competition for employees and changing desires of millennial workers -- who are now the largest generation in the work... READ MORE

How automation will change Iowa's workforce

Hiawatha - CCB Packaging's warehouse space here looks like one part "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and one part "I, Robot."... READ MORE

Workforce development: Everyone needs a Wingman

Ethan Anderson had been living in Iowa for a matter of weeks when he spotted an old family friend - a cousin-in-law as they refer to each other - from... READ MORE

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