Economic leaders to present 2016 Outlook at IU Southeast

5th November 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – IU Southeast will host this year’s Indiana Business Outlook Panel on Friday, Nov. 13.

This event will take place in the IU Southeast Hoosier Room. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m. and panel presentations will begin at 8 a.m. Following the presentation, a public question-and-answer session will take place.

Esteemed IU faculty panelists, among the leading economic leaders in the state, will share their economic predictions for the upcoming year including global, national, state, city and agricultural impacts.

The following speakers will sit on the panel in New Albany:

  • Ellie Mafi-Kreft, clinical assistant professor of business economics, Kelley School of Business
  • Uric Dufrene, Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, IU Southeast
  • Douglas McCoy, director, Benecki Center for Real Estate Studies
  • Tim Slaper, Director of Economic Analysis, Indiana Business Research Center
  • Ray Wallace, Chancellor, IU Southeast (moderator)

The tour begins each year in Bloomington, Ind., at the Kelley School of Business, then travels across the state, sharing its predictions with multiple Indiana communities. Uniquely, in each community, an expert on the regional economy joins the panel, offering attendees the fullest perspective on economic affairs possible.

Tickets to the Indiana Business Outlook Panel cost $25 per person or $175 for a table of eight. To register for this event, call (800) 933-9330 or click here by Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. For more information, contact Cheryl Young at (812) 941-2325 or

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