| The Reinvention of America
Program Type: Recorded Webinar(Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: earning activity level that provides a general review of a subject area from a broad perspective.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Information Technology, Personal Development
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America is entering a period of fundamental reinvention on a scale seen only a handful of times in its history. Mr. Leyden makes the case that we are about to enter 10 to 20 years of explosive innovation across many fields, from energy to education to government. He lays out the changes to look for as we abandon many of the systems of the 20th century and rebuild systems that will work in in the emerging all-digital, fully global, more sustainable 21st century world. He explains the ramifications on the economy, society, and civic life, as well as on all businesses and organizations. Mr. Leyden makes analogies to previous periods when America has faced similar deep structural changes and unprecedented challenges, and transformed itself through bursts of widespread innovation. His positive story of how Americans will once again transform our way of life and lead the rest of the world leaves people of all political persuasions inspired.
After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:
- List the four commonly reorganized methods that economic damages experts commonly use to calculate lost profits
- Describe which method to choose, what information and/or documentation is needed for each method, and the court cases that support the use of each method
- Identify the "tricks and traps" in each of the four methods
Who Should Attend
Mr. Peter Leyden is the founder of Reinvent, a new media company that gathers top innovators in video roundtables to work on how to reinvent our world. He’s the CEO running the startup as well as the host of the signature Reinvent America series that looks at how to solve pressing challenges in a wide range of fields.
Mr. Leyden is an innovator and entrepreneur who worked for a series of pioneering organizations that tracked the disruption of the digital revolution and helped reinvent the fields of media, business and politics.
He’s also an author and speaker who frequently gives keynote talks about where technology is going and what to expect in the near future at conferences throughout the United States and occasionally Europe and Asia.
Mr. Leyden was managing editor at the original Wired magazine that introduced the world to the digital revolution and that helped invent the media of the early world wide web.
He worked for years at Global Business Network, the renowned think tank on future trends that helped corporations and governments make long-term strategic plans.
He was founding director of the New Politics Institute during the 2004 to 2008 political cycle, helping those in Washington transition to the new way of doing politics on the Internet.
Mr. Leyden started his career as a journalist, including serving as a special correspondent for Newsweek magazine in Asia.
He is the coauthor of two books on new technologies and the future: The Long Boom, which was translated into a half dozen languages, and What’s Next.
Mr. Leyden has two masters degrees from Columbia University, one in politics and the other in journalism, and he graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University after designing his own major in intellectual history.
He has lived for the last couple decades in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and daughter.