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  • Economic Outlook Forum

  • Each February, the Economic Outlook Forum offers a look into the various factors affecting the regional economy, covering topics such as energy exploration, workforce availability, technology, entrepreneurism and health care, plus how global and local trends affect our business community.

    This year, Rich Karlgaard, Publisher and Futurist, Forbes Media, provided the keynote address on national economic trends and how technology drives growth.

    Check out these highlights from the 2019 event:

    Each event also features a presentation on our local economy. This past year, Joe Morrissette, Director, ND Office of Budget and Management, discussed the state’s economic outlook and finances. Check out his information HERE.

    Previous presenters have included Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management; Steven Moore, senior economist for the Wall Street Journal; Terry Fitzgerald, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; J.D. Foster, U.S. Chamber Deputy Chief Economist; and local panels of experts.

    Stay tuned to find out who will be at our 2020 event!