Think-Tank Report

On September 29, 2021, approximately 122 East Central Iowa regional representatives took a deep dive into the future. Participants spent five hours crafting a range of plausible future scenarios for the future of East Central Iowa looking out to 2030.

The scenario planning process provides a method to explore plausible futures and consider the implications of various future scenarios. The Think-Tank workshop aimed to:

  • Create and describe four plausible long-term scenarios for East Central Iowa
  • Explore Expected and Preferred Futures
  • Explore alignment around a shared future vision for East Central Iowa


For more information about ECICOG’s CEDS Project, please contact:

Karen M. Kurt, Executive Director ECICOG
East Central Iowa Council of Governments
Phone: (319) 365-9941 Ext. 122