University of South Carolina

Economic Outlook Conference set for Dec. 9

“Small Business and the Economic Recovery” will be the focus of the Darla Moore School of Business’ 30th annual Economic Outlook Conference set for Thursday, Dec. 9, at the school.

The conference, the state’s premier economic event that attracts nearly 300 business leaders from around the state each year, will run from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Lumpkin Auditorium on the eighth floor of the Moore School. Registration is $60 and includes a networking hour from noon – 1 p.m. with heavy hors d’oeuvres. The conference will begin at 1 p.m.

Moore School research economists Dr. Doug Woodward and Dr. Joey Von Nessen will give the economic forecasts for the state and nation from 1 – 2 p.m. Rounding out the afternoon will be a keynote address, titled “Job Creation and the Great Recession,” by Dr. Zoltan Acs, a leading scholar on job creation and the current chief economist at the Small Business Administration, and a panel of experts who will discuss job creation in South Carolina. Acs is University Professor and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Public Policy at George Mason University.

Advance registration is required and can be done online at by clicking on “events.” The deadline for registration is Wednesday, Nov. 24, and questions should be directed to Tina Poindexter at 803-777-7311 or via e-mail at

Economic Outlook Conference

  • Who: Moore School research economists Dr. Doug Woodward and Dr. Joey Von Nessen to give economic forecasts for state and nation
  • When: Dec. 9, 2010, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Where: Lumpkin Auditorium

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 11/05/10 @ 1:45 PM | Updated: 11/29/10 @ 1:42 PM | Permalink