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Plan for 2017 with State and Local Forecasts

In 2017, will Georgia’s economic performance outpace the national average? How important will gains in manufacturing, housing and population growth be to the state’s economic recovery? Which industries in your area are poised for expansion and which will lose ground?

Hear answers based on data from the Selig Center for Economic Growth as the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business brings its economic forecasting series to nine cities across the state.

Register for your city below:

DEC 14

Atlanta | Atlanta Marriott Marquis

11:00am – 2:00pm

Speakers:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business
Thomas J. Cunningham, Chief Economist, Metro Atlanta Chamber

JAN 12

Augusta | Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center

11:30am – 1:30pm

Speakers:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business
Walter C. Sprouse Jr., Executive Director, Augusta Economic Development Authority

JAN 18

Savannah | Savannah International Trade and Convention Center

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Speakers:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business
Michael Toma, Fuller E. Callaway Professor and Director, Center for Regional Analysis, Armstrong State University

JAN 19

Coastal | Jekyll Island Convention Center

11:30am – 1:30pm

Speakers:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business
Don Mathews, Director, Reg Murphy Center for Economic and Policy Studies and Professor of Economics, College of Coastal Georgia

JAN 20

Swainsboro | East Georgia College

11:30am – 1:30pm

Speaker:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business

JAN 23

Columbus | Columbus Convention and Trade Center

11:30am – 1:30pm

Speakers:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business
William R. “Billy” Blanchard, Regional CEO, Synovus and President and CEO, Columbus Bank and Trust

JAN 24

Albany | Hilton Garden Inn

11:30am – 1:30pm

Speakers:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business
Alicia J. Jackson, Dean, College of Business, Albany State University
Mark Masters, Director, Georgia Water Planning and Policy Center, Albany State University

FEB 1

Athens | The Classic Center

11:30am – 1:30pm

Speakers:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business
Jeffrey M. Humphreys, Director, Simon S. Selig, Jr. Center for Economic Growth

FEB 7

Middle Georgia | Macon Centreplex

11:30am – 1:30pm

Speakers:
Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean and Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, Terry College of Business
Greg George, Director, Center for Economic Analysis and Professor of Economics, Middle Georgia State University

For over 30 years the Georgia Economic Outlook series has been hosted by UGA’s Terry College of Business. Backed by reliable economic data from Terry’s Selig Center for Economic Growth, the Economic Outlook series is the state’s premier forecasting event, providing a candid assessment of how Georgia’s major industries, financial policies and models for growth will fare in the 2017 economic climate.

For sponsorship information, email economicoutlook@uga.edu