Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference

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2015 Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference will be March 4, 2015

Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 8:30 a.m. – Noon

Metro Technology Centers at Springlake Campus
1900 Springlake Drive, Oklahoma City

Presented by the Center for Applied Economic Research in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

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Conference Agenda

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
8:30 a.m.
Registration
9:00 a.m.
Introductions and Welcome
Ken Eastman, Ph.D., Interim Dean, Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Robert Sommers, Director, Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, Stillwater, OK
9:15 a.m.
Deidre D. Myers

Deidre D. Myers

Accelerating Oklahoma’s Prosperity: Developing a Workforce for a 21st Century Economy
With unemployment rates low and 2013 job growth stagnant, Oklahoma is experiencing a labor gap. For the state to continue to grow wealth, workforce systems are changing to focus on market demanded skills.
Deidre D. Myers, Deputy Director; Office of Economic and Workforce Policy, Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Oklahoma City, OK

Karen Maguire

Karen Maguire

The Changing Nature of Energy in Oklahoma
As the U.S. energy landscape evolves, Oklahoma’s contribution is transforming as well. From oil and natural gas to wind resources, Oklahoma is an important producer of both traditional and renewable fuels.
Karen Maguire, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
10:00 a.m.
Michael Teague

Michael Teague

The Energy and Environment Nexus
Michael Teague, Secretary of Energy and Environment, State of Oklahoma
10:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m.
Chad Wilkerson

Chad Wilkerson

National Economic Conditions
Chad Wilkerson, Vice President, Branch Executive and Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Oklahoma City Branch

Dan Rickman

Dan Rickman

Oklahoma Economic Forecast
Dan Rickman, Regents Professor of Economics, Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University
11:45 a.m. Question and Answer Session
12:00 noon Adjourn

Sponsorship Information

Underwriter | Fee: $750 (Gift: $450; Non-gift: $300)

  • Five registrations
  • Prominent display of organization’s name and logo on all materials and conference website
  • Booth space
  • Opportunity to place materials in packets
  • Link to website from conference website

Sponsor | Fee: $500 (Gift: $320; Non-gift: $180)

  • Three registrations
  • Opportunity to place materials in packets
  • Name on conference materials and website

Booth Space | Fee: $175 (Non-gift: $60)

  • One registration
  • Opportunity to place materials in packets