We always wonder where our country and world will be in 50 years, but more specifically: what about our state? From Michael Walden, Reynolds Distinguished Professor at NC State, comes an analysis of new challenges and opportunities, and what those mean for the state’s people, places, and prosperity. He joins us with North Carolina Beyond the Connected Age: The Tar Heel State in 2050 on Wednesday, October 11 at 7pm to learn our state's fate.
“A smart and eminently readable primer to the economic challenges and opportunities North Carolina will face over the next two generations.” – Peter A. Coclanis, Director, Global Research Institute, UNC
For years, North Carolina has been one of the nation's fastest-growing states, bringing tremendous change to the state's people, industries, jobs, places, environment, and government. Much of this change resulted from the information and technology revolution, which connected the state more fully to the country and the world. But we are now moving beyond the connected age, argues Michael L.