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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
7:00 am - 11:45am

Event Schedule:
07:00 - 08:00 am  - Breakfast and Registration
08:00 - 08:05 am - Welcome
08:10 - 9:10 am - Nat'l, State, Local Forecast
09:10 - 09:20 am - Economist Q & A
09:20 - 09:50 am - Election Year Politics & Econ
09:50 - 10:00 am - Ontario Airport Update
10:00 - 10:55 am - Municipal Insolvency
10:55 - 11:45 am - Future of Retailing

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Registration fees:

Registration:  $95

BEST VALUE!  Table for 10:  $750



Citizens Business Bank Arena 
4000 E. Ontario Center Parkway
Ontario, CA, CA 91764

Driving Directions 


Kelly Lockhart-Spetnagel, Program Coordinator 
Inland Empire Center for Economics and Public Policy
Claremont McKenna College 
(909) 621-8012 

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CMC-UCLA Inland Empire Forecast Conference

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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Join us for the third annual conference presenting the latest quarterly economic projections for the Nation, State and Region in the beautiful Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.  Additionally, panels on:  Election Year Politics and Economics; Muncipal Insolvency; Future of Retailing; and an Update on the Ontario Airport will be presented. 

UCLA Anderson Forecast for the Nation and State

Jerry Nickelsburg, Senior Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast

Inland Empire Forecast

Marc Weidenmier, Professor of Economics, Director of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy, Claremont McKenna College

Election Year Politics and Economics

Moderator:  Jay Orr, CEO, Riverside County

Andrew E. Busch, Crown Professor of Government and Director of the Rose Institute of State and Local Government, Claremont McKenna College

Kenneth Miller, Associate Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College

Rachel VanSickle-Ward, Assistant Professor of Political Studies, Pitzer College

Ontairo Airport Update

Chris Hughes, City of Ontario, City Manager

Municipal Insolvency  - A Discussion of Options

Moderator:  Greg Devereaux, CEO, County of San Bernardino

John Brown, Partner, Best Best & Krieger

Clark Alsop, Partner, Best Best & Krieger

Frank Adams, Partner, Best Best & Krieger

Future of Retailing in the Inland Empire

Moderator:  Larry Kosmont, President and CEO, Kosmont Companies

Doug Jensen, Senior Vice President, MuniServices

Randall Lewis, Executive Vice President, Lewis Operating Companies

Scott Kaplan, Senior Vice President, CB Richard Ellis

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Registration and Cancellation

All tickets will be held in your name at the door.  Refunds will be granted for written cancellations through Monday, October 1, 2012.  No refunds will be available thereafter.  Registrants who do not attend will receive conference materials in the mail.  Conference registration includes parking, continental breakfast and forecast book.