2020 Policy Series: Economic Outlook Forum
Economic Outlook Forum
What: Economic Outlook Forum featuring a real-time economic forecast by Dr. Michael Walden and an update on the local business community by Chamber President & CEO, Aaron Nelson.
When: The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2020 from 8:30-10:00am via Zoom video conference
About the Forum: This valuable forum is now free and open to all, and will feature renowned economist Dr. Michael Walden - back by popular demand - to deliver his predictions on the national, state, and local economy. His remarks will be followed by Chamber President and CEO Aaron Nelson, who will present the findings from The Chamber's annual economic conditions survey and update on the local business community.
Logistics: This meeting will take place over Zoom video conference. Please register so you get a reminder and follow-up email with more information. This forum is free and open to all, but is first-come, first-served (there are 500 slots available). The conversation will be recorded and made available afterwards. For those new to Zoom, we invite you to review these tips, and ask that you patch-in 15 minutes ahead of time to ensure the technology is working for you.
- To join by computer or smart phone: https://zoom.us/j/372340094 | Meeting ID: 372 340 094 (if using a smartphone, download the free Zoom app in advance)
- To join by telephone: +1-646-558-8656, 372340094#
- 8:15am: Video conference will open early for participants to log in and test the system
- 8:30am: Forum featuring remarks from Dr. Walden and Aaron Nelson followed by discussion and questions
- 10:00am: Adjourn
Background: Review the takeaways from past Economic Outlook Forums (Walden's 2019 presentation and Nelson's 2019 presentation; 2018 summary).
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