The Institute for Emerging Issues will focus its annual forum next year on manufacturing and it is beginning is begin this week with a series of programs that begin exploring the issue.
On Monday at 3:45 the Institute at NC State University will host a virtual panel discussion on manufacturing and its importance to Generation Z. The discussion will be broadcast live online and available for viewing via the Emerging Issues website and YouTube.
The panelists include Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine, Adam Friedman, author and director for New York's Pratt Center for Community Center for Community Development, Aly Khalifa, a Raleigh entrepreneur, Joe LaRussa, a society of Manufacturing Engineer's membership director and A.J. Swaett, an industrial marketing strategist from Atlanta.
On Tuesday, the Institute will hold an event from 5:530 p.m. Until 8 p.m. At Cobblestone Hall (215 Wolfe Street) where ten juried North Carolina entrepreneurs will share their ideas.
The Institute was created by former four-term Gov. Jim Hunt.