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Economic Forecast Conference Oct. 9

Sept. 8, 2003

The 2004 Economic Forecast Conference, sponsored by Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business and the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the Galloway Suite at Baylor's Floyd Casey Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 9.

The 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. program will feature five speakers who will address economic strategies for the coming year.  They include Dr. Thomas M. Kelly, professor of economics and director of Baylor's Center for Business & Economic Research, who will provide the Central Texas forecast, and Dr. Ray Perryman, president of The Perryman Group, who will focus on the national and Texas forecast. 

Corey Martin, vice president of Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Inc., will present "The State of Equity Markets."  In addition, Judge Jeff Moseley, executive director of the Texas Development Council, will discuss "Economic Development Prospects for Texas."  Johnny Mankin, chair of the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce board of directors, also will be among the program participants.

Tickets are $45 per seat, or $360 per reserved table of eight.  The ticket includes admission to the conference, lunch and an economic fact book.  For reservation information, call Susan Armstrong at Baylor's department of Economics at 254-710-6177.

NOTE TO NEWS EDITORS: A table will be provided at the conference for members of the media.


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