1999 Economic Outlook Conference to be conducted at ACU Wednesday

For immediate release
February 8, 1999

The 1999 Economic Outlook Conference for Taylor County will be conducted at Abilene Christian University's Teague Special Events Center Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The conference will include a forecast for the 1999 economic activities of the various industries in Taylor County.

Dr. Stephen P. Magee, Bayless/Enstar professor of finance and economics at the University of Texas, Austin, will present the national and state outlook. Magee is an internationally respected scholar, adviser and economist.

Dr. Thomas Kim, economist-in-residence at ACU, will present the economic outlook for Abilene with a specific focus on economic activities in Taylor County during 1999.

Scott Dueser, president and CEO of First National Bank of Abilene, will present the regional economic outlook.

Tickets to the conference (including lunch) cost $30. To make a reservation, call 674-2953.

Attendees will receive a 24-page documents outlining the economic fluctuations of the Taylor County area since 1992.

Sponsors of the conference include ACU's College of Business Administration, American State Bank, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, First National Bank of Abilene, Hanner Chevrolet, Pontiac, GMC SuperCenter, Hendrick Health System, Southwestern Bell and West Texas Utilities.

A table will be reserved for working media, for which tickets will not be necessary.


If you are a member of the media who would like more information about this release, please contact Tom Craig, director of media and community relations, at craigt@nicanor.acu.edu or call 915-674-2692.

Last update: Feb. 18, 1999
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