The 2012 Inforum Outlook Conference
Inforum's Fall Outlook Conference was held on December 13, 2012, from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
It took place in the Colony Ballroom at the University of Maryland's Stamp Student Union. This was the forty-fifth year that
Inforum hosted an Outlook Conference.
The 2012 Inforum Outlook Conference agenda is available in PDF form. Directions and parking information is available. Please contact us for more information.
Conference attendees included about 90 representatives from the U.S.
Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, the Universtity of Maryland, and other state and federal governmental, private, and academic
2012 Inforum Outlook Conference
Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
December 13, 2012
9:15 AM - 3:30 PM
- Welcoming Remarks
Dr. John Townshend, Dean
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland
- Inforum Economic Outlook
Dr. Jeff Werling, Executive Director
Inforum, University of Maryland
Outlook Summary Slides (PDF)
- The CBO's Long Term Growth Projection
Dr. Robert Shackleton, Principal Analyst
Congressional Budget Office
- The Future of Regulation in the U.S. Financial System
Dr. Phillip L. Swagel, Professor in International Economic Policy
School of Public Policy, University of Maryland
Co-Chair Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative, Bipartisan Policy Center
- Chinese Economic Prospects and Policies
Dr. Shantong Li, Senior Researcher
Dr. He Jianwu, Researcher
Development Research Center of the Chinese State Council
- Changing the Game: Industry and Macro Implications of New Natural Gas Supplies
- The Economist Political Cartoonist
Several posters were presented at the conference to highlight several Inforum projects.