The 2018 fall Kruse way economic forum

Join us on Wednesday, October 24th with economist Bill Conerly.

• Coping with Portland’s tight labor market
• How Oregon will fare in a trade war
• The risk of recession

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Dr. Bill Conerly guides business leaders in building resilient plans adaptable to any economy. He has the unique combination of a Ph.D. in economics from Duke University and over 30 years’ experience helping companies thrive in changing economic conditions. He previously was Senior Vice President at First Interstate Bank and worked in economics and corporate planning at two Fortune 500 companies.

He is the longest-tenured member of the Oregon Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors, as well as chairman of the board of Cascade Policy Institute. His academic articles have been assigned reading for graduate courses in economics at MIT, Washington State and Wharton.

Dr. Conerly has been interviewed on the News Hour with Jim Lehrer, CNN, CNBC and local stations across the country. Dr. Conerly has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine and USA Today.

TICKETS: $25.00
*Ticket price includes materials and continental breakfast

Questions? Contact Amber White at (503) 620-8900 or


Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
7:30am-8:00am: Networking
8:00am-9:15am: Presentation
9:15am-9:30am: Q&A

Gift Basket Drawing at 8:05am

Kruse Oaks Conference Center
5300 Meadows Road, First Floor
Lake Oswego, OR 97035