Outlook

This year’s theme is INTENTION. We will discuss how as a community we can be intentional about our actions for a more economically resilient Nevada by using data to help drive our decisions. This will include a discussion by experts in one of those areas, the lithium-ion industry in Nevada. In addition CBER will release an update to our twice a year economic forecasts for the coming two years for both the U.S. and Southern Nevada economies and answer questions from attendees.

Speakers and panelists will be announced in the coming weeks.

Fall Economic Outlook Schedule:
7:15 a.m. – Doors Open
7:30 a.m. – Networking
8:15 a.m. – Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m. – Expert Panel on the Lithium-Ion Economy in Nevada
9:20 a.m. – CBER’s Presents its Economic Forecasts
10:00 a.m. – Closing Remarks

Outlook 2022 Event Details

When:

Thursday, November 17

Time:

7:30 am to 10:00 am (Pacific).

Where:

Strip View Pavilion, next to the Thomas and Mack Center

Cost:

$125 Early-bird General Admission (OFFER ENDS NOV. 1)
$150 General Admission
$50 Faculty
$25 Students

Table: $1000, sponsorship opportunities available

Delicious breakfast and coffee included

Space is limited RSVP today!

Thank you to our CEO, Vice President, and Director sponsors:

Master of Ceremonies

Andrew Woods, Director portraitAndrew brings more than 15 years of experience as a business and public affairs professional, complimented with a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from American University, scholarly work at University College London, and a master’s degree in public policy from The University of Chicago.

Prior to joining UNLV’s CBER, Andrew started and ran a successful economic analysis, financial management, and public affairs consulting firm, as CEO of Woods Strategies, in Las Vegas, Nevada. His expertise in applying data and research to strengthen organizations and communities has led him to hold many leadership positions both in the public and private sectors. He is known for his financial acumen, vision, reliability, and integrity.

Andrew has been involved in the public policy process on behalf of his clients and has a passion for data-driven solutions to complex problems. Andrew’s knowledge of and interest in a variety of diverse policy issues is why he is a regular contributor to journalism outlets such as Nevada Public Radio and the Las Vegas Sun.

Economic Forecast by Stephen M. Miller

PROFESSOR, UNLV CENTER FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Dr. Stephen M. Miller portrait

Stephen M. Miller served as director of the Center for Business and Economic Research for the last six years. He is the former chair of the Board of Directors of The Economic Club of Las Vegas, a professor of economics, and former department chair in the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Prior to that, he was professor of economics and department head at the University of Connecticut. He also held visiting positions with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and with the Congressional Budget Office. He received higher education training at Purdue University, receiving his bachelor’s degree with distinction in Engineering Sciences Engineering (a part of the Aeronautical Engineering School), and at the State University of New York at Buffalo, receiving his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics.

At UNLV, he developed with one of his M.A. students, Mustafa Gunaydin, the CBER-DETR Nevada Coincident and Leading Employment Indexes. These indexes track the contemporaneous and future movements in the Nevada employment markets. After becoming Director of CBER, he developed general coincident and leading indexes for the Nevada and Southern Nevada. These indexes track the contemporaneous and future movements in the overall Nevada and Southern Nevada economies.

Corporate Sponsorship Levels

Franklin: $10,000

Franklin sponsors will receive 10 in-person and 5 virtual tickets to our end-of-year Outlook. They will have a dedicated table in the front row. Their corporate logos will be displayed at the beginning, during breaks, and end of the program as well as in our final digital Outlook forecast book, which every attendee will receive at the end of the conference. The emcee will publicly thank Franklin sponsors at the beginning and end of the program.

Tubman: $5,000

Tubman sponsors will receive 5 in-person and 5 virtual tickets to our end-of-year Outlook. They have a dedicated half table. Their corporate logos will be displayed at the beginning, during breaks, and end of the program as well as in our final digital Outlook forecast book, which every attendee will receive at the end of the conference. The emcee will publicly thank Tubman sponsors at the beginning and end of the program.

Hamilton: $2,500

Hamilton sponsors will receive 5 in-person tickets or 5 virtual tickets to our end-of-year Outlook. Their corporate logos will be displayed at the beginning, during breaks, and end of the program as well as in our final digital Outlook forecast book, which every attendee will receive at the end of the conference.

Lincoln: $1,000

Lincoln sponsorships will go towards the networking happy hour at the end of the program from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Sponsors will have their logo displayed during the post-program happy hour. Their sponsorship will cover the cost of beverages and light hors-d’oeuvres. They will receive 2 in-person or 2 virtual tickets.