San Diego County Economic Roundtable


University of San Diego
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA 92110

Thursday, January 18, 2018
8:30 a.m. - Noon
(8:00 a.m. Registration)

What does the San Diego County economy look like in 2018 and beyond? Join us for a lively discussion with a panel of experts covering the future of the economy, urban development, aging population and the region’s growing Blue Economy. Our experts will provide predictions and their perspective on what may be in store for San Diego County.

Hundreds joined us for the 2018 roundtable. View the entire 2018 Economic Roundtable Event at the following link:

Distinguished Presenters

Session One:

Ray Major, Chief Economist, SANDAG View Presentation
Ryan Ratcliff, Associate Professor of Economics, USD School of Business View Presentation
Workforce Development: Sarah Burns, Director of Research and Evaluation, San Diego Workforce Partnership View Presentation

Session Two:

Urban Development: Kris Michell, Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Special Projects, City of San Diego View Presentation
Aging Population: Erik Bruvold, Interim CEO, North County Economic Development Corporation View Presentation
San Diego’s Innovative Blue Economy: Michael Jones, Founder and President, The Maritime Alliance View Presentation

Hundreds joined us for the 2017 roundtable. View the entire 2017 Economic Roundtable Event at the following link:

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For questions contact: Michele Mauleon, County of San Diego at or (858) 694‐2094.


Sponsored by: County of San Diego, San Diego Workforce Partnership, University of San Diego School of Business, and The San Diego Union-Tribune