2015 Program Overview

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2015 Call for Presentations

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Gold-level Partners:

Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle

Northwest Power and Conservation Council

Silver-level Partners:

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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.

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.

George Marchewa

George Marchewa, Yukon.

George Marchewa is a Senior Econometric Analyst in the Department of Economic Development of the Government of Yukon.

Invited Speakers