34th Annual San Diego County Economic Roundtable

Thursday, January 18

Welcome to the online registration for the 2018 Economic Roundtable — the longest-running, free economic forecasting event for San Diego County!

34th Annual San Diego County Economic Roundtable

What does the San Diego County economy look like for 2018 and beyond? Join us in a lively discussion with a panel of experts covering the future of the economy, urban development, the aging population, and the region’s growing Blue Economy. Our experts will provide predictions and their perspective on what may be in store for San Diego County.

Event Details

8–8:30 a.m.: Arrival/Networking
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon: Program

Distinguished Presenters

Session One: 

Ray Major, Chief Economist, SANDAG 

Ryan Ratcliff, Associate Professor of Economics, USD School of Business 

Workforce DevelopmentSarah Burns, Director of Research and Evaluation, San Diego Workforce Partnership

Session Two: 

Urban Development: Kris Michell, Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Special Projects, City of San Diego 

Aging Population: Erik Bruvold, Interim CEO, North County Economic Development Corporation

San Diego’s Innovative Blue EconomyMichael Jones, Founder and President, The Maritime Alliance


Seating is available in the main theatre on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional seating will be available in the overflow room.

Additional Information

Check the Economic Roundtable website for updates: sandiegocounty.gov/economicroundtable


There is metered parking at the University of San Diego. 

Be aware that parking at USD is now metered. You should use the West USD Entrance and turn left into the West Parking Lot and purchase parking from the pay stations located at the tram stop and next to the elevators in the structure. Trams arriving every few minutes will then take you to the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. 

Click here for more information on metered parking at USD.

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