Georgia Economic Outlook: Albany, GA
- Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11:30am – 2:00pm
Hear the forecast on how Georgia’s and the Albany area’s economies will perform. Economic predictions will cover employment, income, population, and real estate.
Robert T. Sumichrast became dean of the Terry College of Business in July 2007 and holds the Simon S. Selig, Jr. Chair for Economic Growth. From 2003-07, he was dean of the E. J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University. Sumichrast has served on the editorial boards and as a reviewer for numerous academic and industry publications. He has authored a textbook and dozens of articles about improving operations and the practice of business. In 2011, he was elected by the membership of AACSB International to the organization’s board of directors. The AACSB governs and accredits collegiate business schools worldwide. He serves as vice chair of the AACSB Initial Accreditation Committee and as a member of the AACSB Accreditation Coordination Committee.
Albany native Mark H. Masters serves as Director of Projects at the Georgia Water Planning and Policy Center. In addition to research duties in the Water Center, focused on agricultural water use, basin planning and the regional impacts of alternative water policies, Masters serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural Resources, teaching courses in Environmental Economics and Water Policy. He is a founding member and Executive Manager of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Stakeholders, Inc., a non-profit coalition of stakeholders working towards a Sustainable Water Management Plan for the ACF Basin and ultimate resolution of the Tri-State water conflict.
Beata Kochut joined the Selig Center for Economic Growth in 1994 and has since co-authored the Georgia Statistical Abstract, the Economic Yearbook for the Georgia MSAs and contributed articles to the Georgia Business and Economic Condition and the Georgia Economic Outlook publications. Kochut is a regular contributor to Georgia Trend Magazine and an author of artices on biotechnology, transactions processing and the port industries in Georgia.
Hilton Garden Inn - Albany, GA
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