The Experts Discuss the Millennial Generation

Date: February 24, 2010

Location:
Via Webcast
Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

Description:

The Pew Research Center Millennials Conference has ended. Video and full transcripts of the entire conference are available on pewresearch.org. 

9:00 - 9:15
Welcome Remarks

  • Andrew Kohut, President of the Pew Research Center
  • Rebecca W. Rimel, President and CEO of The Pew Charitable Trusts

9:15 - 10:45
Portrait of the Millennials
Results from a new survey and expert analysis of the values, experiences and demographics of today's teens and twentysomethings.

  • David Campbell, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame, and author, Why We Vote: How Schools and Communities Shape Our Civic Life 
  • Neil Howe, co-author, Millennials Rising 
    Allison Pond, Research Associate, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
  • Paul Taylor, Executive Vice President, Pew Research Center

11:00 - 12:30
Millennials, Media and Information
Experts on media and technology examine how Millennials are seeking, sharing and creating information.

  • danah boyd, Microsoft Research New England, and Fellow, Harvard University Berkman Center for Internet & Society
    Dylan Casey, Product Manager, Google
  • Amanda Lenhart, Senior Research Specialist, Pew Internet & American Life Project
  • Tom Rosenstiel, Director, Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism

12:30 - 2:30
Millennials, the Midterms and Beyond
They rocked the vote in 2008. Will the Millennials show up this November? And how will they shape the political landscape beyond?

  • Matt Bai, Contributing Politics Writer, The New York Times Magazine 
  • Eli Pariser, Board President, MoveOn.org
  • Reihan Salam, Fellow, New America Foundation, and co-author, Grand New Party
  • Scott Keeter, Director of Survey Research, Pew Research Center
  • Michael Dimock, Associate Director, Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

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