Final Agenda


8:00am Continental breakfast in Town Square at Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2046
8:30am Meeting begins with short remarks by Bill Zinke, President, Center for Productive Longevity, Chair
8:40am Remarks by Benno C. Schmidt, Jr., Interim President & CEO, Kauffman Foundation, and former President, Yale University, followed by group interaction
9:00am Short remarks by Dr. Bruce Merrifield, President, Pridco Management Co., previously Assistant Secretary for Productivity, Technology and Innovation, U.S. Commerce Department and Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Wharton School. 
9:10am Remarks by Mary Beth Izard, former scholar-in-residence at KF and Professor Emeritus, Johnson Community College, followed by group interaction
9:45am Break
10:00am Breakout sessions begin
11:00am Full meeting with short reports by breakout leaders on session highlights and group interaction
11:45am Buffet lunch in Town Square, with participants selecting topic tables
12:45pm Breakout sessions begin
1:45pm Full meeting with short reports by breakout leaders on session highlights
2:30pm Presentation by Jerry Kelly, CEO and Co-Founder, Silpada Designs
2:55pm Break
3:10pm Presentation by Danny O’Neil, President and Founder, Roasterie, followed by group interaction
3:25pm Short presentations by Alana Muller, head of FastTrac Program, Kauffman Foundation, and Maria Myers, KC SourceLink
4:05pm Panel Session and open discussion with meeting participants on takeaways and next steps
4:50pm Closing remarks by Chair
5:00pm Meeting ends
5:15pm Reception in Dining Room
6:30pm Reception ends

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