You can now watch a video with highlights from the conference which took place on Saturday 18 May 2019.

Interested in exploring Generation Zthe group of children, teens and young adults currently age 7-22?  Then join a student-led conference which Richmond, The American International University in London, is organising with social enterprise Professors Without Borders and LSE Ideas, to be held on Saturday 18 May from 11.00am-3.30pm, German School of London (Douglas House, Petersham Road, Richmond TW10 7AH)

The digital revolution has overtaken the workplace and people’s lives. It is more important than ever to equip Generation Z with the tools they need to adapt and thrive.
Entitled Teaching Tech to Gen Z, this conference will examine the challenges and opportunities of ‘Teaching Tech’ and the social and mental wellbeing of young adults in the digital age.

Laurens Geffert

Laurens Geffert

Dr Carola Hieker, Associate Professor and MBA Director at Richmond, The American International University in London, said, “We would like to invite as many people as possible to attend this event, which is open to the public.  It’s intended to be a really participative conference, being led by students who can be of any age, we would welcome as much input as possible to provide a really full discussion on Generation Z.”

Panellists at the event will include Laurens Geffert, Data Science Manager at Nielsen Marketing Cloud (UK), where he and his teams build machine learning models for digital advertising and Marc Lewis, a serial entrepreneur in creative industries whose start-ups have created over £50m in shareholder value.

Henry Adams

Henry Adams

Also attending will be Henry Adams, a pupil at St George’s College, Weybridge, who is a big proponent of and participant in, game and YouTube culture, particularly via mobile channels and Sophia Hieker, Head Girl at the German School in London.

If you are interested in attending the event please contact: msullivan@prowibo.com.