34th Annual Economic Outlook Conference

Join national, regional, and local experts to hear what you can expect from the economy in 2023 at the 34th Annual Economic Outlook Conference. This year's conference will be held in the Central Bank Center in Lexington, Kentucky on Tuesday, February 7. 

“This annual event consistently provides a morning full of information and insights,” said Simon Sheather, dean of the Gatton College. “We are eager to share insights and views on the economy, including lessons learned from the disruption of a pandemic from leadership experts in finance, education and government entities." 

The event, which is sponsored by Central Bank, is hosted by UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics’ Don and Cathy Jacobs Executive Education Center.
Presenting Sponsors include Commerce Lexington, Inc., Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors, Center for Business and Economic Research, and UK's Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise. 

Expert speakers and presenters include:

Dr. Mark E. Schweitzer, Cleveland Federal Reserve

Dr. Michael Clark, Gatton College of Business and Economics

Dr. William Hoyt, Gatton College of Business and Economics

Erin Hensley, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

Audience participation will be an important part of the event in the form of a speaker panel Q&A following the presentations. Early registration by February 5th is recommended for the conference and can be completed online