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

Save the date for Iowa Ideas 2018: Returning to downtown Cedar Rapids, September 2018!

Building on the success of our inaugural conference, 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 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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