University of South Carolina

Economic Outlook Conference set for Dec. 2

“Recovery or relapse” will be the focus of The Darla Moore School of Business’ 29th annual Economic Outlook Conference set for Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the school.

The conference, the state’s premier economic event that attracts business leaders from around the state, will run from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Lumpkin Auditorium on the eighth floor of the Darla Moore school. Registration is $55 and includes a networking hour from noon – 1 p.m. with heavy hors d’oeuvres. The conference will begin at 1 p.m.

Darla Moore school research economists Dr. Doug Woodward and Dr. Paulo Guimaraes will give the economic forecasts for the state and nation from 1 – 2 p.m. A panel of economists from around the state will discuss this year’s theme, “Outlook for the Economy, 2010: Recovery or Relapse?” from 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Moderated by Woodward, the panel will feature Dr. Frank Hefner, economics professor, College of Charleston; Dr. Donald L. Schunk, research economist, Coastal Carolina University; and Dr. Bruce Yandle, distinguished professor of economics emeritus, Clemson University.

Sonoco Products Chairman, President and CEO Harris DeLoach Jr. will deliver the keynote address, “Lean, Fit and Ready to Grow,” from 3:15 - 4 p.m.

Advance registration is required and can be done online at http://mooreschool.sc.edu by clicking on “events.” The deadline for registration is Wednesday, Nov. 25, and questions should be directed to Nancy Beym at 800-393-2362 or via e-mail at nbeym@moore.sc.edu.

Economic Outlook Conference

  • What: Premier economic event that attracts business leaders from around the state
  • When: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Where: Lumpkin Auditorium
  • Who: Research economists Dr. Doug Woodward and Dr. Paulo Guimaraes to give state and national forecasts; Sonoco Products CEO Harris DeLoach Jr. to deliver keynote address

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 10/27/09 @ 12:00 AM | Updated: 12/02/09 @ 10:25 AM | Permalink