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Emerging Generational Risks, Trends and Opportunities with Neil Howe – Oak Brook, IL

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST
Oak Brook, IL
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Emerging Generational Risks, Trends and Opportunities with Neil Howe   – Oak Brook, IL

How to Navigate Future Social, Economic, and Demographic Forces for a Competitive Advantage

Registration is from 7:30 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. | Continental Breakfast for Attendees

What if your business could make strategic decisions based on forward-looking trends that will affect the economy over the next five, ten or twenty years?
Generational diversity is a major force behind changing customer preferences, establishment of new markets, and how to deploy capital for your business. It’s a critical factor in the professional, social, and emotional motivations for different generations of your employees. Fortunately, the behaviors of generations are also very predictable. Neil Howe’s presentation identifies the emerging generational risks, trends, and opportunities facing companies in the future, so you can plan ahead and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.

This exclusive, thought-leadership event will address:

  • How have generations impacted politics, the economy, and business? What can we expect from them in the future?
  • What pitfalls and opportunities are emerging for the future workforce?
  • What are the future consumer preferences for the existing and emerging generations?
  • How can we best meet employer demands while giving priority to the needs of low-skilled workers and their families?

Please join us for this exclusive, invitation-only event presented by one of the country’s foremost experts on generational trends.

Neil HoweNeil Howe

Founding Partner and President / Life Course Associates

Neil Howe is a renowned authority on generations and social change in America. An acclaimed author and speaker, he is the nation’s leading thinker on today’s generations—who they are, what motivates them, and how they will shape America’s future.

Howe is founder and president of the consulting firm LifeCourse Associates, where he develops and implements cutting-edge research, analysis, and consulting services to help clients understand how generations impact marketing, workforce issues, and strategic planning. LifeCourse has served hundreds of corporate, nonprofit, and government clients.

A historian, economist, and demographer, Howe is also a recognized authority on global aging, long-term fiscal policy, and migration. He is a senior associate to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C., where he helps direct the CSIS Global Aging Initiative.

Howe is a bestselling author who has written over a dozen books on generations, demographic change, and fiscal policy, many of them with William Strauss. Howe and Strauss’ first book, Generations (1991) is a history of America told as a sequence of generational biographies. Generations, said Newsweek, is “a provocative, erudite, and engaging analysis of the rhythms of American life.” Vice President Al Gore called it “the most stimulating book on American history that I have ever read” and sent a copy to every member of Congress. Newt Gingrich called it “an intellectual tour de force.” Of their book, The Fourth Turning (1997), Dan Yankelovich said, “Immensely stimulating…We will never be able to think about history in the same way.” The Boston Globe wrote, “If Howe and Strauss are right, they will take their place among the great American prophets.”

Howe and Strauss originally coined the term “Millennial Generation” in 1991, and wrote the pioneering book on this generation, Millennials Rising, in 2000. Neil has since released several application books on Millennials—including a Recruiting Millennials Handbook for the United States Army (2001), Millennials Go To College (2003, 2007), Millennials and the Pop Culture (2005), Millennials and K-12 Schools (2008), and Millennials in the Workplace (2010). Howe’s work on the Millennial Generation has been featured frequently in the media, including USA Today, CNN, the New York Times, and CBS’ 60 Minutes.

Previously, with Peter G. Peterson, Howe co-authored On Borrowed Time (1989; reissued 2004), a pioneering call for budgetary reform. He coauthors numerous studies for CSIS (including the Global Aging Initiative’s Aging Vulnerability Index and The Graying of the Middle Kingdom: The Economics and Demographics of Retirement Policy in China). In 2008, he co-authored The Graying of the Great Powers with Richard Jackson.

Howe grew up in California and currently resides in Great Falls, Virginia, close to Washington, DC.  He received his B.A. at U.C. Berkeley, studied abroad in France and Germany, and later earned graduate degrees in economics (M.A., 1978) and history (M.Phil., 1979) from Yale University.



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