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Economic Outlook Conference

2015 Agenda

Conscious Capitalism: The Economics of Doing Good

8:00 a.m. — Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00 a.m. — Welcome Remarks

  • Dyan Brasington, Vice President, Towson University, Innovation & Applied Research
  • David Utts, Executive Director, Conscious Capitalism Chapter of Central Maryland

9:10 a.m. — Release of the Towson University 150th Economic Impact Report

9:20 a.m. — Maryland's 2016 Economic Forecast:

Dr. Irani provides an analysis of national and state economic forces and how they impact Maryland’s future economic growth.
  • Dr. Daraius Irani, Associate Vice President, Towson University, Innovation & Applied Research; Chief Economist, RESI
  • Q & A facilitated by Jeff Salkin, MPT News Anchor for Your Money and Business, State Circle, and Direct Connection

10:20 a.m. — Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. — Featured Speaker: What is Conscious Capitalism?

  • Dr. R. Edward Freeman, Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and Academic Director, Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics

11:00 a.m. — Conscious Capitalism Panel Discussion with Q&A

  • Moderator: Jeff Cherry, Executive Director of the Conscious Venture Lab
  • Jennifer Hartmann, Executive Director, Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley
  • David Nevins, President and Founder, Nevins & Associations Public Relations
  • Maggie Muraca, Director of Business relations, Motley Fool

12:00 p.m. — Lunch

12:50 p.m. — Introduction of the Keynote Speaker

12:55 p.m. — Keynote Speaker: Are you ready for the B Economy? Benefit Corporations and Conscious Capitalism

1:30 p.m. — Closing Remarks

  • Dyan Brasington, CEcD, FM, HLM; Vice President, Towson University, Division of Innovation & Applied Research

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The highlight of the annual conference is Maryland’s Economic Forecast, presented by Dr. Daraius Irani.



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