Current Conference

Trumpism Meets Real Estate Reality

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Speaker’s Auditorium
Student Center East Building
Georgia State University
55 Gilmer Street SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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  • Rajeev Dhawan,  Director, Economic Forecasting Center,  Georgia State University
  • Douglas Duncan,  Senior VP & Chief Economist ,  Fannie Mae
  • John Hunt,  Senior Analyst,  ViaSearch, Inc. & Smart Numbers
  • Frank Norton

Conference Program

8:00 a.m. Registration & Coffee
8:30 a.m. Words of Welcome Richard Phillips
Robinson College of Business
8:40 a.m. TBA
Douglas Duncan
Senior VP & Chief Economist
Fannie Mae
9:05 a.m TBA
John Hunt
Senior Analyst
ViaSearch, Inc. & Smart Numbers
9:30 a.m. TBA
Frank Norton
9:55 a.m. Q & A
10:10 a.m. Refreshments Break
10:55 a.m. Forecast of the Nation, State and Region Rajeev Dhawan delivers his keynote presentation on the economic outlook of the United States, Georgia and the Atlanta Metro Region. Join us as he shares his views on the state of the global economy as well as employment and consumption trends and their impact on industry in Georgia. He will discuss, in particular, the implications for residential and commercial real estate in the Atlanta Metro Region. Rajeev Dhawan
Economic Forecasting Center
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
12:00 p.m. Q & A and Conclusion
12:15 p.m. Light Lunch & Networking