Cameron University Business Research Center to host business forum on state and regional economy

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host a business forum on the state and regional economy on Thursday, February 18, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The keynote speaker will be Megan Williams, Associate Economist, Oklahoma City Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She will present “U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update: Oil Price Worries.” The forum is open to the public at no charge.

“Despite some economic benefits, the continuing decline in oil prices brings significant concerns to the Oklahoma economy,” says Dr. Syed Ahmed, Director, Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center. “During this business forum, we will undertake an analysis of how the U.S. and Oklahoma economies have been performing and how oil prices could affect the future outlook.”

A panel discussion will take place following Williams’ presentation. Joining the panel will be Chris Deal, President/CEO, Duncan Chamber of Commerce; and Debra Welch, President/CEO, Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, contact Dr. Syed Ahmed at 581-2430.

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February 19, 2016

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