University of North Carolina Wilmington
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Swain Center

Economic Outlook Conference

Outlook 2017: Transportation
October 5, 2017 | Burney Center, UNC Wilmington Campus

Thank you to all for a very successful event!

Presentation Slides

2017 Presentation Slides
Outlook 2017 Presentation Slide

Photo Gallery

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2017 Outlook Conference Panelists

Media Coverage

Smooth Ride Ahead for Cape Fear Economy

Taking stock of the local transportation economy

Economists Forecast Steady Regional Economy
Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Wilmington can expect slower, steady economic growth

2017 Speakers


Julie A. Wilsey
Airport Director
Wilmington International Airport
Julie Wilsey


Danny McComas
NC Board of Transportation

Daniel McComas


Paul Cozza
Executive Director
NC State Ports Authority
Paul Cozza


Economic Forecasts

Thomas Simpson, Ph.D.
Executive in Residence
Cameron School of Business
Thomas Simpson


Adam Jones, Ph.D.
Regional Economist
Cameron School of Business
Adam Jones


Brian Daley
Portfolio Manager Equity Research Head
U.S. Trust, Bank America Private Wealth Management

Brian Daley



Thank you to our presenting sponsor:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch logo

and supporting sponsor:

SBTDC logo