Cardinal Bank/GMU Annual Economic Conference

January 16th, 2014

7:15-8:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast Buffet

8:00-8:15 a.m.
Kevin Reynolds, President, Cardinal Bank

Opening Remarks
Barbara B. Lang, President & CEO, DC Chamber of Commerce
C. Daniel Clemente, Rector, George Mason University

8:15-8:45 a.m.
Outlook for the U.S. Economy in 2014 and Beyond
Peter Coy, Economics Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Question & Answer Session

9:00-9:30 a.m.
Post-Sequester Federal Contracting Outlook in the Washington Metropolitan Area
Ray Bjorklund, President, BirchGrove Consulting

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Question & Answer Session

9:45-10:00 a.m.
Networking Break

10:00-10:30 a.m.
The Washington Area's Post Federally-Dependent Economy:
Its Drivers, Challenges, and Outlook Going Forward
Stephen Fuller, Ph.D., Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor and Director, Center for Regional Analysis, School of Public Policy, George Mason University; Chief Economist, Cardinal Bank

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Question & Answer Session

10:45-11:45 a.m.
Wildcards Impacting the 2014 Forecast

Regional Panel with Industry Experts:
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News, Obamacare

Greg Leisch, Delta Associates, The Office Market

Kevin Reynolds, Cardinal Bank, Rising Interest Rates

Kathryn Howell, Kettler Scholar, GMU Center for Regional Analysis, Outlook for New Homes Construction in 2014

Alex Orfinger, Moderator, Publisher, Washington Business Journal

McLean Hilton Tysons Corner
7920 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102

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