2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address

The Seventh Annual State of Entrepreneurship Address

'America's New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda'

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
National Press Club
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor-- Washington, D.C.

 11:30 a.m.: Doors Open
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Lunch and Program

 Kauffman Foundation President and CEO, Wendy Guillies, will present the 2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address highlighting an actionable policy agenda for renewing economic growth. “America’s New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda” will present recommendations culled from some of the nation’s foremost thinkers on how to foster dynamism, entrepreneurship, and economic opportunity.

Featuring Guest Speaker
U.S. Representative Steve Chabot
Chairman of the House Small Business Committee

 A panel of contributors will present recommendations from “America’s New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda,” and policy leaders will share their own insights.


Paula Dwyer, columnist, Bloomberg View

Policy Panel
Senator Bob Bennett, senior fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center
Secretary Dan Glickman, senior fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center​

Rajshree Agarwal, Rudolph P. Lamone chair and professor in Entrepreneurship;
director, Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets; University of Maryland

David Bodde, professor and Spiro Institute Fellow, International Center for Automotive Research,
Clemson University

Elisabeth Jacobs, senior director for Policy at the Center for Equitable Growth; former fellow in
Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution

 Seating is limited, so please register by February 9, 2016.

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