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2017 Economic Outlook Conference

The Economic Outlook Conference is South Carolina’s premier economic outlook conference. For 36 years, the event has brought public and private sector leaders an unbiased — and reliable — economic forecast for the coming year.

Darla Moore School of Business

37th Annual Economic Outlook Conference

Friday, December 8, 2017

My Carolina Alumni Association
900 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201


12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.
Opening Lunch/Network Reception

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Economic Outlook Conference

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Peter Brews Ph.D.
Dean, Darla Moore School of Business

Douglas Woodward, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Darla Moore School of Business

1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Workforce Challenges Facing South Carolina
Doug Woodward, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics, Darla Moore School of Business

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The 2018 South Carolina Economic Outlook
Joseph Von Nessen, Ph.D.
Research Economist, Darla Moore School of Business

2:00 p.m - 2:30 p.m.
Governor Henry McMaster
2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

2:50 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Cheryl Stanton
Executive Director
SC Department of Employment and Workforce

3:20 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Joan Robinson-Berry
Vice President and General Manager
Boeing South Carolina

3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks