PNREC 2015 Presentations

Click here for links to all PNREC 2015 plenary presentations and to almost all breakout session presentations.

PDF of Full 2015 Program

Click here for the PDF version of the full PNREC 2015 program.

PNREC Partners

We would like to express our appreciation for the partners who provided financial support for PNREC in 2015:

Gold-level Partners:

Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle

Northwest Power and Conservation Council

Silver-level Partners:

Consulate General of Canada - Seattle

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Panel: State and Province/Territory Forecasts


The plenary “State, Province, and Territory Forecast” panel is a centerpiece of the PNREC conference.

Confirmed Speakers

Caroline Schultz

Caroline Schultz, Alaska.

Caroline Schultz is an Economist in the Research & Analysis section of the Alaska Department of Labor.

Chris Lawless

Chris Lawless, Alberta.

Chris Lawless is the Chief Economist at British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.

Ken Peacock

Ken Peacock, British Columbia.

Ken Peacock is Chief Economist and Vice President at the Business Council of British Columbia.

Nathaniel Clayville

Nathaniel Clayville, Idaho.

Nathaniel Clayville is an Economist in the Idaho Division of Financial Management.

Pat Barkey

Pat Barkey, Montana.

Pat Barkey is the Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana.

Mark McMullen

Nick Beleiciks, Oregon.

Nick Beleiciks is the State Employment Economist with the Oregon Employment Department.

Steve Lerch

Steve Lerch, Washington.

Steve Lerch is the Executive Director and Chief Economist of the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council.

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Roger Coupal, Wyoming.

Roger Coupal is an Associate Professor and Department Head in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wyoming.

Jamie Coles

Jamie Coles, Yukon.

Jamie Coles is the Senior Economist for the Department of Economic Development of the Government of Yukon.