Events

Rise of the Rest Policy Summit 2017

Russell Senate Office Building, Kennedy Caucus Room (SR-325)

On Thursday, March 30, the Economic Innovation Group and Revolution brought together legislators, journalists, and a group of more than 100 founders, business leaders, and investors from the 26 cities visited on Steve Case’s and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest bus tour to discuss the current state of entrepreneurship across...

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Union Market Talks: The New Urban Crisis

Union Market

Event Overview   EDENS, along with Urban Land Institute, Economic Innovation Group, and The Atlantic’s CityLab, invites you to the launch of best-selling author, Richard Florida’s new book, “The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About...

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21st Century Cures Act

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

Event Overview   On December 13th, the 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama. This bipartisan legislation will significantly increase funding for scientific and medical research, and strengthen the process of translating scientific innovations into life-saving treatments for patients. The 21st Century Cures Act, which was...

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The Millennial Mindset

Georgetown University, Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium

Event Overview   The results of a new survey of Millennials conducted by EIG and EY painted a complex picture of a generation convinced the economy is failing them, one that is willing to work hard to better their lot, and one that is very uncertain about what comes next....

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Millennials and the Economy

EIG Headquarters

Event Overview   On September 22nd, EIG and EY hosted a bipartisan discussion on the results of their national public opinion survey of Millennials. The survey gauged Millennial views on a variety of issues related to the economy and the challenges they face almost seven years into the recovery from...

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Democratic National Convention

Reading Terminal Market

Event Overview   On July 27th 2016 Economic Innovation Group organized a prime-time celebration of entrepreneurship ​with The Daily Beast at Reading Terminal Market on the sidelines of the Democratic National Convention​ in Philadelphia. Drinks and bites were served by Philly’s most famous food entrepreneurs, as well as music from Philly’s DJ...

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The American Dream in Distress

The Loft at 600 F

Event Overview   On March 16th, EIG hosted The American Dream in Distress, a panel discussion about the uneven economic recovery and the rise in populism. John Avlon of the Daily Beast moderated the discussion among panelists Janet Adamy of the Wall Street Journal, Jared Bernstein of the Center for...

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Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

Event Overview   Leaders from both parties agree that new economic solutions are needed, and it’s time to hear from the candidates running to be the next President of the United States on how they would tackle some of the most challenging public policy issues of our time. That’s why...

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Rethinking Economic Renewal

Newseum Knight Broadcast Studio

Event Overview   While the overall economy is slowly improving, too many communities across the country are falling behind. Cities like Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Sacramento, and Hartford have continued to lose high-quality jobs during the economic recovery, with a large share of the new opportunities coming from part-time and low...

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