Millennials: A portrait of America’s Next Generation

Conference Agenda

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
  • Judy Woodruff, Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour, and Conference Moderator

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
  • Mark Lopez, Associate Director, Pew Hispanic Center
  • 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