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May 23 | Davenport

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September 20-22 | Cedar Rapids

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    K-12 Education and Regionalism / Workforce
  • March 7 | Iowa City
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    Agriculture and Higher Education
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    Agriculture and Energy & Environment
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June 6 | Cedar Rapids

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

 
Energy & Environment

8:30 a.m. - noon

Health Care

1 - 4:30 p.m.

We'll return to Cedar Rapids for our final symposium, focusing on energy consumption, environmental impacts and health care are core issues for Cedar Rapidians and all of Eastern Iowa.

September 20-22 | Iowa Ideas Conference 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton Convention Complex

 

Save the date! Our signature event will take place in downtown Cedar Rapids. All seven tracks will converge, featuring panel discussions, keynotes, interactive experiences and entertainment. Join us for two full days of working and learning together. 

 

 

 

Past event | Cedar Rapids

K-12 Education
Regionalism & Workforce

Thanks to everyone who attended our first event! Read the recaps from regionalism / workforce and K-12 education, and check out photos from the day

Past event | Iowa City

Higher Education

In Iowa City, we had discussions about funding, costs and values - check out the story on a new idea for funding higher education and photos from the day.

Past event | Cedar Falls

Agriculture
Higher Education

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Cedar Falls! Our agriculture discussion featured research about new developments in precision agriculture and discussion on increasing trust between farmers and non-farmers. Then, we looked at community engagement as an effort to boost higher education, especially as Iowa works to meet future workforce needs. Check out photos from the day here

Past event | Sioux City

Agriculture
Energy & Environment

The future of rural Iowa, conservation practices, new water quality tech and more were covered in our first Western Iowa stop. Special thanks to all who joined both sessions to explore where agriculture and environmental needs intersect. 

 

Past event | Des Moines

Regionalism & Workforce
Health Care
Transportation
K-12 Education

Our stop in Iowa’s capitol city explored topics that are crucial to the future of Iowa. With discussions on apprenticeships and other workforce development approaches, aging and caregiving issues, regional transportation and future approaches to learning, we enjoyed meeting and learning with all our attendees. 

Past event | Davenport

 
Transportation

Our transportation symposium focused on challenges and oportunities in freight, including trucking and rail. Thanks to everyone who attended! 

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