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.

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.

Save The Date For The 2018 Iowa Ideas Conference - Septemper 28-29

Iowa Ideas returns to downtown Cedar Rapids, September 20 & 21, 2018

Building on our inaugural conference success, we'll convene another gathering exploring key issues shaping the future of our state.

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

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The Iowa Ideas stories and magazine

The Iowa Ideas magazine explores the big issues facing Iowa.

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

We cover everything from health care to renewable energy to leadership development. The common thread? These are all issues that will help shape the future of our state.

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