A New America

A New America: Richmond

April 16, 2014
Richmond, VA, Virginia

Millennials are on track to be the most educated, the most connected, and the most wired generation, with a bent for entrepreneurship and service. Evidence shows that Millennials may represent the tipping point generation in America, whose preferences and priorities are setting the direction for public and private life over the decades ahead. They are, by far, the most diverse generation in American history, with non-whites comprising about 40 percent. Richmond, VA has become a hub for Millennials and millennial entrepreneurs; the city's open and collaborative business climate has turned it into a unique entrepreneurship incubator. In this event, government officials, entrepreneurs, and Millennials themselves shared insights on how this influential generation is choosing to pursue impactful careers.

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3:00pm               Opening Remarks: Tim Hartman, CEO, Atlantic Media’s                                        Washington Divisions

3:05pm               Opening Remarks: Fred Humphries, Vice President,                                              U.S. Government Affairs, Microsoft

3:10pm               Opening Remarks: Dr. Edward Ayers, President, University of                              Richmond

3:15pm               Keynote Interview: Senator Tim Kaine

3:50pm              Panel Discussion: Entrepreneurship for the Startup                                                     Generation

4:20pm              Panel Discussion: Starting by Serving: Millennials and                                                 National Service

4:55pm              Panel Discussion: What Do Students Think?

5:05pm              Closing remarks: Tim Hartman, CEO, Atlantic Media’s                                           Washington Divisions


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