Events 2017-12-19T19:39:55+00:00

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

Where: Patron’s Lounge, Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd. Brookville, NY