Transportation will be Subject
Oregon's transportation infrastructure is the focus of this year's Oregon Economic Forum.
Ships, Planes and Trains: Oregon's Links to the Global Economy will be held on Oct. 16 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, in Portland.
Event keynote speaker Bill Wyatt, executive director of the Port of Portland, will discuss whether Oregon has sufficient transportation infrastructure to compete in a global economy.
Tim Duy, director of the Oregon Economic Forum and adjunct professor of economics at the University of Oregon, will present an update and forecast for national and Oregon economies. In addition, he will introduce a business cycle dating procedure for Oregon developed by UO economist Jeremy Piger.
Attendees must register for the event by Oct. 9. The cost is $55 per person or $400 for a table of eight. Registration is available here.
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