COLUMBIA, S.C. (5/14/10)--The National Youth Involvement Board’s (NYIB) annual conference in St. Louis July 26-29 is being billed as “Your Gateway to the Next Generation.” The conference aims to offer insight and peer exchange to support participants in their outreach to future members and consumers. Speakers on the agenda include:
* Brent Dixon, Filene Research Institute adviser on young adults; * Matt Davis, Filene adviser on innovation; * Claudine Oriani, chief creative officer with As If Productions; * Ron Galloway, director of the documentary “Why Wal-Mart Works and Why That Makes Some People Crazy”; and * James Robert Lay, social and viral campaigner, and founder of PTP New Media.
Dixon also is hosting a pre-conference workshop, “Design Thinking: A Human-Centered Approach to Innovation.” Sessions include:
* Becoming Younger Members’ Financial Advocate; * Truly Connecting with the Youth Market; * Youthful Products for a Younger Membership; * Top 12 Technology Trends for 2010; * Top of the Class Techniques; * Rocking the Vote or Rocking the Boat? Gaining the Influence of Youth through Economic Democracy; * Leadership Skill that Get Results; * What a Trip! A Tour of Mad City (Money); * Advancing Relationships after High School; and * Approaching Decision Makers for Favorable Results.
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