How will the down economy affect our communities in the long run? The Utah Intergovernmental Roundtable's Annual Summit presents local and national experts who will discuss:
- What do the struggles in the economy mean to people in Utah and the people who live here?
- How will the changes influence decisions on housing, community planning, job markets, and transportation?
- How could the economic changes impact the demand for housing?
- How will current growth patterns and changing demographics impact our decision making?
- What direction is the national economy taking?
- Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert
- David Wyss, Chief Economist, Standard & Poor's
- Jeff Thredgold, Chief Economist of Zions Bank and President of Thredgold Economic Associates
- Arthur C. Nelson, Ph.D., FAICP, Presidential Professor, College of Architecture + Planning, University of Utah
- Kristen Cox, Executive Director, Utah Department of Workforce Services
- Pamela Perlich, Ph.D., Senior Research Economist, Bureau of Economic Business Research, University of Utah
- Alan Matheson, Envision Utah
- Ralph Becker, Mayor of Salt Lake City
- Chuck Chappell, Executive Director, Wasatch Front Regional Council
The event begins at 8:00 on November 4th. Registration is $60.