Featured speakers include: Russ Roberts, a research fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, host of the award-winning podcast EconTalk and the author of How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life; Esther George, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and a member of the Federal Open Market Committee, which has authority over U.S. monetary policy; and Pablos Holman, a futurist, inventor, and notorious hacker. He helped create the world’s smallest PC, 3D printers at Makerbot, and spaceships with Jeff Bezos. Currently, Holman is working for Nathan Myhrvold and Bill Gates at the Intellectual Ventures Laboratory inventing solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. The Santa Barbara County economic forecast will be delivered by Peter Rupert, Executive Director of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project.
Includes admission to the entire half-day Summit, a copy of the 2017 Santa Barbara County Economic Outlook report plus a Continental Breakfast from 7:30 – 8:30 AM.
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