Economic Outlook Conference to Focus on Oklahoma’s Energy Industry


An upcoming 2017 Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference to be held in Oklahoma City by Oklahoma State University will focus on Oklahoma’s energy industry.

The Dec. 6 conference will be held at the Metro Technology Centers Springlake Campus in Oklahoma City by OSU’s Center for Applied Economic Research and Spears School of Business.

Dan Rickman, Regents Professor of Economics at the Spears School of business will present his report discussing forecasts of major economic variables for Oklahoma. He will also focus on the expected trajectory of the state’s energy industry.

The Oklahoma State Econometric Model which provides information on the probable performance of the Oklahoma economy in the coming year was used to compile Rickman’s report.

Other conference speakers will include experts from Boeing and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. They will discuss the future of aerospace and its importance in Oklahoma.

The conference begins at 9 a.m. and will continue to noon with registration starting at 8:30 a.m.

To register or for more information, visit or contact Kelle Scott, OSU Program Coordinator at 405-744-8679 or email at




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