Panels will discuss implications of 2010 Census data on government, business and education
TOWSON, Md. (Oct. 31, 2011)—Towson University’s Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) and Economic and Workforce Development Group will present its Fall Economic Outlook Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on campus at the West Village Commons.
The agenda will include an overview of most recent Census data for Maryland, and panel discussions will address the implications of that data on government services, higher education policy, and the business community and workforce development. Conference participants will gain comprehensive information on the region’s economy as well as insight into current and long-term economic trends. Attendees will also receive an economic forecast for the United States, the mid-Atlantic region and the state of Maryland.
“Maryland’s economic forecast will be the backdrop for a lively discussion by scholars, practitioners and experts about the impacts of the decennial census data and future implications for education, business and government," says Dyan Brasington, vice president for Economic and Community Outreach at Towson University. "The Economic Outlook conference is a must-attend event for those thinking strategically about the future and the opportunities and challenges it might present."
Keynote speakers for the conference include:
Don Fry – President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee
Daniel Gundersen – Director, Baltimore County Office of Economic Development
P.J. Hogan – Vice Chancellor, Government Relations, University System of Maryland
Kevin Kamenetz – Baltimore County Executive
Lois Mikkila – Director, Howard County Department of Citizen Services
Keith Scott – President and CEO, Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce
Martha Smith – President, Anne Arundel Community College
Event sponsors include Baltimore County; Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce; BRACWatch; CFG Community Bank; The Daily Record; Harford County Economic Development; Howard County Economic Development Authority; Maryland Chamber of Commerce; Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development; Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development; Maryland Economic Development Association; Northeastern Maryland Technology Council; and the Regional Manufacturing Institute (RMI) of Maryland.
Watch RESI's conference video to learn more about this year's agenda. Registration and additional information can be found on the Fall Economic Outlook Conference website.