2018 Future Ready Iowa Summit
The Governor's 2018 Future Ready Iowa Summit was held on April 3, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The event brought together leaders from business, industry, government and education. The summit provided a forum to explore and converse on how to meet the Future Ready Iowa Initiative's goal of having 70 percent of Iowa's workforce with education or training beyond high school by 2025. Guest speakers included Alex Acosta, United States Secretary of Labor,
Governors Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and John Hickenlooper of Colorado, and Hadi Partovi, CEO of Code.org. The day closed with Governor Reynolds signing of the Future Ready Iowa Act (House File 2458).