The UHERO Forum on Hawaii's Economy
National Economists, Regional Research
UHERO is proud to announce the Inaugural UHERO Forum
Hilton Hawaiian Village - Monday, October 29 from 8am-2pm.
This unique economic forum will feature critical issues facing the State of Hawaii, including state and local tax policy, economic development, sustainability, renewable energy policy, the economic impact of investing in clean technology, and the economics of local food production. These and many other pressing issues will be addressed in breakout sessions as well as keynote addresses by two of the nation's leading economists. The UHERO Forum will be held in conjunction with the AUBER (Association of University Business and Economic Research) conference in Waikiki on October 27-30, 2012.
Monday, October 29
|8:00-9:30||Breakfast | Tapa Ballroom 3
Keith Schwer Keynote Address- "In Search of System Understanding and Control - the Case of US and China"
Gene Huang, Chief Economist and Vice President, FedEx (view bio)
Sponsored by the National Association of Business Economics (NABE)
|Iolani Suites 1-2||Iolani Suites 3-4||Iolani Suites 5-6|
Western States Outlook
Stephen Brown, UNLV, Chair
Economic Impacts of Clean Technologies and Innovations
Jenny Hsing-I Liu, Portland State Univ., Chair
Economics of Local Food
PingSun Leung, UHERO, Chair
Sponsored by: Ulupono Initiative
Data Driven Website Case Studies
Ben Trevino, UHERO, Chair
State & Local Tax Policy: taxing e-commerce
Jim Mak, UHERO, Chair
Energy Policy and Economic Development
Makena Coffman, UHERO, Chair Speakers:
|12:15-1:45||Lunch | Tapa Ballroom 3
Keynote Address- "Headwinds, Possible Hurricanes, and Hope: Economic Prospects for 2013"
Christina Romer, Former Chair, White House Council of Economic Advisers (view bio)
Sponsored by the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Mahalo to our sponsors!
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