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Joseph Cortright presentation

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Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Southeast Campus Great Hall
7:30am – 11am
Joseph Cortright
Time Event
7:30am  Coffee Service Available (No charge!)
8am Welcome & Introductions, Dr. Craig Kolins, Dean of Instruction and Student Development
8:10am  Dr. Nan Poppe, Campus President
  • New Employees
8:45am Keynote Speaker, Joseph Cortright, "  Regional Economic Performance, Key Trends in US Labor Markets and What This Means for PCC"     
9:30am Break
9:45am Staff Development Workshops Choose one! Follow link to descriptions.
10:45am 15-Minute Break
11am All College Services Open to Public
Barbecue Lunch will be served ($2.00)

Joe Cortright, Keynote Speaker

Joe Cortright is an economist with Impresa, a Portland consulting firm specializing in regional economic analysis, innovation and industry clusters, and is the chief economic analyst for the Oregon Business Plan, a multi-year, private sector-led effort to develop the state economy and for CEOs for Cities, a national organization of urban leaders.  He has served as an advisor to state and local governments, private businesses, foundations and advocacy groups in more than a dozen states, Canada and Europe.

Cortright has also written extensively on the migration of talented young workers among metropolitan areas in a series of studies entitled The Young and Restless for cities around the nation.  His work is quoted regularly in the media, in publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times to The Economist, Business Week and USA Today.

Joe is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College and holds a Master’s degree in public policy from the University of California at Berkeley.

Assistance and Special Accommodations:  If you need an interpreter or special accommodations, please call the Office for Students with Disabilities at 971-722-4341