Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Speak at Kauffman Foundation’s Annual State of Entrepreneurship Event

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Featuring a panel discussion and comments from policymakers on how millennials and baby boomers will shape the future entrepreneurial economy.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 11, Noon – 2:00 p.m.: Lunch and Program

WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW 13th Floor, Washington, D.C.

WHAT: As millennials enter their prime working years and baby boomers choose between second careers and retirement, this year's Kauffman Foundation State of Entrepreneurship will focus on how emerging demographic trends will define the nation's job creation through entrepreneurship in the coming years.

WHO: Following a keynote speech by Kauffman Foundation Acting President and CEO Wendy Guillies addressing how these demographic groups will shape the future of entrepreneurship, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, chair of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, will deliver remarks.

The event will feature a panel discussion led by Moody’s Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi. Joining Zandi for the panel are two members of Congress who are past Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipients, Rep. Jared Polis (Colo.) and Rep. John Delaney (Md.), and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii), co-chair of the Congressional Future Caucus.

The policymakers will hear recommendations from leading policy experts Shaila Ittycheria, cofounder, Enstitute; Aparna Mathur, resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Christopher Farrell, author of Unretirement and The New Frugality; and William Galston, senior fellow at Brookings and Wall Street Journal columnist.

REGISTER: Seating is limited, so please register by Feb. 3, 2015.

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