SOURCE: Center for Productive Longevity

Center for Productive Longevity

October 30, 2013 07:55 ET

Media Advisory: Noted Experts on Entrepreneurship to Speak at National Press Club Conference on the Entrepreneurship Imperative for Engaging People 50 and Older

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Oct 30, 2013) -

Thursday, November 7, 2013

8 AM - 4:30 PM

First Amendment Lounge
National Press Club
13th Floor, 529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC

Experts on entrepreneurship will discuss why entrepreneurship for Americans 50 and older is an economic imperative and viable option as unemployment remains high and economic growth low now and projected for the foreseeable future.

Sponsored by the Center for Productive Longevity, a non-profit company, the day-long conference will feature national and international private and public sector speakers including:

  • George Mason University Center for Entrepreneurship and Public Policy Director and Professor Zoltan Acs;
  • Dr. Ting Zhang, University of Maryland-Baltimore research assistant professor of The Jacob France Institute, Merrick School of Business;
  • Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Director of The Wharton School Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center Ian MacMillan;
  • Carl Schramm, Kauffman Foundation President and CEO (2002-2011), Syracuse University professor, entrepreneur, founder Johns Hopkins Center for Hospital Finance and Management, and former chair of Department of Commerce Measuring Innovation in the 21st Century Economic Advisory Committee;
  • World-renowned Entrepreneur Candace Johnson, co-founder of the world's preeminent satellite system and the world's first Internet-based online-service and creator of other pioneering technology companies in Europe;
  • Babson College Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Donna Kelley, reviewing the latest survey results and future trends from GEM, the world's leading study on entrepreneurship;
  • Dr. Ralph Sorenson, Babson College president (1974-1981), founder of its Center for Entrepreneurship (1978) and a director of Whole Foods Market since 1994; and
  • Gallup, Inc., Managing Consultant Joe Daly, Washington, DC.

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