Moore School accepting registration for 28th Economic Outlook Conference

October 14, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – October 14, 2008 – The status of the financial markets and the economic forecast for South Carolina and the United States in 2009 are among the topics to be addressed by economists at the Moore School of Business’ 28th annual Economic Outlook Conference set for Dec. 3 at the Marriott Columbia City Center.

The conference, which has become the state’s premier economic event for business leaders, runs from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration is $75 and includes a networking breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and a lunch at 12:30 p.m. The conference begins at 10 a.m.

Daniel H. Stern, founder and co-CEO of Reservoir Capital Group in New York City, will give the keynote talk, “Current Status of the Financial Markets.”

Advance registration is required and can be done online at or by faxing the form with credit-card information to 803-777-4447. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, Nov. 26. Questions should be directed to Nancy Beym at 800-393-2362 or via e-mail at [email protected].

Moore School economists Drs. Paulo Guimaraes and Dr. Doug Woodward, director of the Division of Research at the Moore School, will give the economic forecasts for the state and nation during the morning session. There also will be a panel discussion, titled “South Carolina’s Long-term Competitiveness.”

The conference is co-sponsored by The Palmetto Institute.