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'State of Our State' slated for Nov. 30


November 02, 2011

State of Our State event to focus on 'New Directions for Arizona'
 
The annual State of Our State Conference will take place Nov. 30, in Phoenix, with the focus on "New Directions for Arizona," in reference to a new social/economic data scorecard to be debuted at the event.
 
Featured speakers/presenters will include ASU President Michael Crow; Pike Powers, leader of the Austin, Tex., technology-driven economic development; LaCharles Keesee, senior advisor to the Office of the Mayor, Denver; and Dennis Hoffman, economist and director of the Seidman Research Institute at ASU's W.P. Carey School of Business.
 
Discussions include:

• "What's the new equation for our state's success?"

• "A peek into Arizona's second century"

• "How cities can lead the way to recovery"

The conference is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Phoenix.
 
For a full listing of speakers, additional information or registration, visit the Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
 
Registration is $25 for ASU staff, faculty and students, and includes breakfast and parking.
 
The event is hosted by Morrison Institute, a nonpartisan public policy center within the ASU College of Public Programs.