Thursday, June 29, 6:30pm
LIU Post Hosts Inaugural Policy Discussion on Understanding Emerging Generation Z Economy
Panel Will Explore How Largest Segment of Population is Redefining Economic Trends
Brookville, NY (June 22, 2017) — Representing more than one-quarter of American’s, Generation Z is currently the largest segment of the U.S. population. Generation Z are Americans who were born after 1995. They are a multifaceted generation that started their lives immersed in social media, smartphones, and advanced digital technologies.
On Thursday, June 29 at 6:30pm, the Generations Institute in partnership with The Steven S. Hornstein Center for Policy, Polling, and Analysis at LIU Post will host its inaugural panel to explore the impacts of Generation Z on our future. This first panel will include leading business, labor and economic development experts to focus on how Generation Z may redefine our economy. The event will be held in the Patrons Lounge of the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post.
Panelists will include:
Matt Cohen, Vice President for Government and Communications, Long Island Association
Felicia Fleitman, CEO, Savvy Hires
Phil Rugile, Director, LaunchPad Huntington and E-Gifter
Ray Pullaro, Assistant Dean, LIU Post College of Management
Averaging five screens at a time, and a shortened attention span, this up and coming generation have experienced technologies in a vastly different way than any other previous generation and is the first generation to be completely immersed in the digital consumer age. Research shows that 72% of current high school students aspire to start a business someday, reflecting the entrepreneurial spirit of this generation.
What: Panel Discussion on Understanding the Emerging Generation Z Economy
When: Thursday, June 29 6:30pm