Tallahassee, FL

09 Jan 2018

09 Jan 2018

2018 Economic Outlook Summit

JUST RELEASED: How many jobs can Florida expect to create in 2018?

We asked participants of the 2018 Economic Outlook Summit some of the same questions we asked Florida’s “C-Suite” executives as part of Florida 2030here is what they said.

 

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2018 Economic Outlook Agenda*

10:00 a.m.  WELCOME

Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

 

THE ROAD TO 2030: OPPORTUNITIES AND RISK

Mark Wilson, President and CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce

 

JOB PROJECTIONS: FLORIDA’S ECONOMIC INDEX

Jerry Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation

 

FLORIDA CHAMBER FOUNDATION’S COUNCIL OF BUSINESS ECONOMISTS PRESENT: A LOOK AT FLORIDA’S KEY INDUSTRIES

Rick Harper, Ph.D., Pensacola-based Economist

Alan Hodges, Ph.D., Extension Scientist, Food & Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences

Aaron Schmerbeck, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Strategic Policy & Performance, CareerSource Florida

John Coates, Senior Relationship Manager, PNC Capital Advisors

  • Agriculture
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing

 

12:30 p.m. LUNCH KEYNOTE: A CONVERSATION WITH THE ATLANTA FED

Christopher Oakley, Vice President and Regional Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Jacksonville Branch

 

FLORIDA’S TOURISM OUTLOOK

Ken Lawson, President and CEO, VISIT FLORIDA

 

FLORIDA’S 2018 EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

Adrienne Johnston, Chief, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics, Department of Economic Opportunity

 

FLORIDA’S CFO DISCUSSES FLORIDA’S ECONOMIC FUTURE

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis

 

WHAT CEOs AROUND FLORIDA ARE TELLING US

Mark Howard, Executive Editor, Florida Trend

 

A CONVERSATION WITH FLORIDA’S GOVERNOR

The Honorable Governor Rick Scott

 

FOCUSING ON FLORIDA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam

 

3:00 p.m. CLOSING

Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

 

*agenda subject to change

 

 

For more event information, contact Kelsey Smith at ksmith@flfoundation.org.