• Regional Economic Forecast

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    Name: Regional Economic Forecast
    Date: June 23, 2017
    Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM PDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Join us for our annual Regional Economic Forecast featuring a keynote presentation by Brendan Jacobson of Google and an economic forecast presentation by Dr. Sung Sohn, a world-renowned economist, to gain insight on the trends in the local economy and what is on the horizon for 2017. 

    Program will begin promptly at 7:15 a.m. and a hot breakfast will be served.

    Keynote Speaker
    Brendan Jacobson    
    Strategic Partner Manager, Google

    As part of Google’s partnership team, Jacobson works with carefully-vetted partners to help empower small and midsize businesses by leveraging the power of digital advertising to better compete in today’s marketplace. Prior to joining Google, Brendan spent several years working in Major League Baseball and most recently served as the Head of Sales for Zagat Survey, publisher of consumer-generated ratings and reviews for leisure and lifestyle information.

    Economic Forecast Presentation 
    Dr. Sung Sohn 
    California State University Channel Islands
    Endowed Professor - Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics

    Dr. Sohn is Endowed Professor for the Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics at California State University Channel Islands. He is also a Commissioner for the Los Angeles City Employee Retirement System, which manages over $14 billion.  

    In 2006, The Wall Street Journal featured a story naming Dr. Sohn as the most accurate economist in the United States. In 2010, the Journal named him as one of the five best forecasters in the country. In 2012, he ranked third. In 2012 The Wall Street Journal again ranked him as one of the U.S.' best economic forecasters; he was the only representative of academia ranked in the top 10, and one of just five in the top 50.
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    Event Sponsors:
    Hyatt Regency Westlake
    880 S Westlake Blvd
    Westlake Village, CA 91361
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, June 23
    7:00-9:00 a.m. 
    Contact Information:
    Danielle Borja
    $50 pre-registration (purchased by Tuesday, June 19 at 5 p.m.)
    $60 at the door
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