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Community Conversation: Future-Proofing the Next Generation

April 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived.
Are our children ready for it?

“Future-Proofing the Next Generation” brings together industry experts, thought leaders, and top educators to discuss the skills, aptitudes, and mindset our children will need to succeed in a rapidly changing economy — and how we can build a strong, diverse future workforce.

7:00 – 8:00 Experts’ discussion
8:00 – 8:30 Audience questions
8:30 – 9:00 Conversation and networking


Moderator & Speakers

Daniel H. Pink (presenter & moderator): Acclaimed author of six books, including the New York Times best sellers, Drive, A Whole New Mind, To Sell is Human, and his newest, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Dan’s books have won multiple awards and have been translated into 39 languages.

Kevin Beverly: President & CEO of Social & Scientific Systems, Board Chair of College Tracks and the Community Foundation of Montgomery County, co-chair of Montgomery Moving Forward, and on the boards of Children’s Opportunity Fund and Professional Services Council.

Paul Roehrig: Head of Strategy for Cognizant’s Digital Business, former founder and Global Managing Director of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, and co-author of the book, What To Do When Machines Do Everything.

Jack Smith: Superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools since 2016, as well as a former classroom teacher, principal, curriculum director, and chief academic officer for the Maryland State Department of Education.

Jean Wallace: Vice President, Workforce Solutions & Intelligence (WSI) at Lockheed Martin, responsible for strategic workforce planning, HR systems and technology, talent management and professional development, employee experience and engagement, and talent acquisition.

Registration required.



April 10, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


KID Museum
6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States


Adults & High Schoolers