Joseph Cortright presentation
- Tuesday, September 18, 2007
- Southeast Campus Great Hall
- 7:30am – 11am
- Joseph Cortright
|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
|8:45am||Keynote Speaker, Joseph Cortright, " Regional Economic Performance, Key Trends in US Labor Markets and What This Means for PCC"|
|9:45am||Staff Development Workshops Choose one! Follow link to descriptions.|
|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