Institute For Regional Forecasting
Houston’s Resource for Economic Developments,
Trends and Forecasting
Fall 2015 Symposium Registration Open
Our fall symposium "Houston Job Growth Stumbles As Oil Markets Swoon in 2015: Where Now?" is scheduled for Thursday, November 12, 2015, and will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1200 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas. Dr. Bill Gilmer, Director of the Institute for Regional Forecasting, will be our speaker. For more information regarding the topic of discussion, please visit our symposium information page. Please register online or call us at 713-743-3869. Early bird pricing for individual seating is in effect now through 5 p.m. on October 23, 2015. We would like to thank our fall 2015 symposium sponsors and are grateful for their support.
Dr. Bill Gilmer has written an update on the economic outlook for Houston titled "Houston’s Job Growth Machine Breaks Down: A Quick Update"
Dr. Bill Gilmer has written an update on the economic outlook for Houston titled "Houston Outlook Grows Darker as the Oil Downturn Becomes Deeper and Longer."
Our latest symposium was held on May 12, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The subject of the symposium was "Good Times or Bad? Oil Still Makes a Difference for Houston." The bi-annual publication of "CD-Houston" is currently available for sale. This CD includes Dr. Gilmer's PowerPoint slides along with his text for each slide. If you would like to purchase this CD, please use the online publications page or call our office at 713-743-3869.
Just published by the Texas A&M University Real Estate Center: Texas' four largest metros (Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio) function as one large economic entity with each playing complementary roles. Together, they represent 68 percent of Texas jobs and 73 percent of the state's income.
Save the Date
We have finalized a date for our fall 2015 symposium to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1200 Louisiana, Houston, Texas in the Imperial Ballroom. The symposium topic will be announced at a later date along with registration information, but please make sure you save the date on your calendar:
- Thursday, November 12, 2015
- 2016 Symposium Dates - TBD
University of Houston
C. T. Bauer College Of Business
Institute for Regional Forecasting
334 Melcher Hall
Houston, TX 77204-6021