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The Atlantic Intelligence Series Small Business Forum

12/11/2012 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Tuesday, December 11th

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Gallup Building

901 F St NW # 400,

Washington, DC 20004

Join The Atlantic on December 11 for a morning of panel discussions, keynotes, and entrepreneur case studies focused on stimulating prosperity in the small business community. The program will showcase successful business owners as a part of a larger conversation on identifying and removing unnecessary regulations, increasing access to capital and facilitating growth in the small business sector.

Program Agenda:

9:00-9:30 am Case Study: Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder, Reddit

9:30-10:00 am Case Study: Nick Friedman, Co-founder & President, College Hunks Hauling Junk

10:00-10:50 am Panel Discussion: Facilitating Prosperity in the Small Business Community

- Zoltan Acs, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, George Mason University

- Martin Baily, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

- Robb Hilson, Small Business Executive, Bank of America

- Karen Kerrigan, President & Chief Executive Officer, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

10:50-11:20 am Case Study: Rachael Chong, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Catchafire

11:20-11:50 am Case Study: Dave Gilboa, Co-founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer, __________________Warby Parker

11:50-12:30 pm Case Study: Co-founders, Sweetgreen

- Nicolas Jammet

- Jonathan Neman

- Nathaniel Ru

Follow @Atlantic_LIVE for programming updates and join the conversation online using #SmallBiz

With Special Thanks to our Underwriters

Bank of America and The Gallup Organization

Note to Government Employees: In deference to the letter and spirit of applicable ethics regulations, this event is not intended for politically-appointed federal executive branch employees or for state and local government employees. A description of this event - written for government ethics office review - may be requested by writing Laura at

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