The Housing Chronicles Blog: San Francisco Peninsula economic forecast conference on Tuesday, October 21st

Thursday, October 16, 2008

San Francisco Peninsula economic forecast conference on Tuesday, October 21st

Next Tuesday, October 21st, is the third of four economic conferences produced by Beacon Economics, this time at the San Francisco Hyatt Regency. Space is limited though, so if you want to go be sure to pre-register here or click on the link on the upper right-hand side of this blog.

Special offer for The Housing Chronicle Blog readers: email me at for a code you can use when registering to save $50 off of registration (normally $150).

This event will focus on the San Francisco metropolitan region of the Bay Area, including the counties of San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo. MetroIntelligence Real Estate Advisors is again participating in this event as a sponsor, including writing the real estate section for the conference books.

Want to learn more and attend? Read on:

Where do some of California's most renowned and straight-talking economists think local, state, and national economies are headed in 2009?

San Francisco: So far, relatively stable and holding...

  • The region has avoided Wall Street style financial-sector layoffs... but can it continue?
  • Can SF dodge the housing bullet?
  • Are woes in the residential housing market spilling over into the retail and office sectors?.
  • How will local government handle revenue shortages?

The State: California hit harder than the nation as a whole...

  • Do the harder hits imply a quicker recovery?
  • Will the Federal housing bill do anything to stabilize California's residential markets?

California's Budget Blues: Is reform possible? A special discussion with California Forward

  • Critical mass: Has the time come to change the state budget process?
  • What should be included in a budget reform agenda?

The Nation: Recovery, continued doldrums, or worse yet to come...

  • Wall Street wreckage: what does it mean for the broader economy?
  • Is the inflation boogie man really about to jump out of the closet?
  • Has the Fed avoided a major banking sector collapse?

Featured Speakers

Jon Haveman
Beacon Economics

Christopher Thornberg
Beacon Economics

Sean Randolph
Bay Area Council Economic Institute

California's Budget Blues: Special Panel on Fiscal Reform

Ted Egan
Chief Economist
Office of Economic Analysis
City and County of San Francisco

Sunne Wright McPeak
President and CEO
California Emerging Technology Fund

Fred Silva (moderator)
Fiscal Affairs Advisor
Beacon Economics

Beacon Economics is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with the Bay Area Council Economic Institute (BACEI) in hosting its 2nd annual San Francisco Economic Forecast Conference. Beacon’s track-record of truth-seeking economic analysis and the Bay Area Council’s reputation as the voice for Bay Area business promise a candid, thought-provoking, and revealing discussion. The event is already generating a buzz, and seating is limited. So reserve today!

Attendees also receive Beacon's new 2008 San Francisco Economic Forecast Book. This original, in-depth look at the region’s labor markets, income, real estate markets, demographic trends, and other indicators, is a valuable and enduring resource for anyone facing important economic and financial decisions over the next year.

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