Rajeev Dhawan, director of Georgia State’s Economic Forecasting Center, will deliver his annual keynote presentation on the economic outlook of the United States, Georgia and the Atlanta metro region for 2017. He will discuss, in particular, the implications for residential and commercial real estate in the Atlanta metro region. Mark Palim, Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, will speak about national housing trends followed by John Hunt (president of MarketNSight and ViaSearch Inc.) and Frank Norton Jr. (CEO and chairman of Norton Holdings), who will speak on local housing issues.
- 8:00 a.m. — light breakfast
- 8:40 a.m. — first session begins
- 10:40 a.m. — Dr. Dhawan’s presentation
- 12:15 a.m. — light lunch
You may attend the entire conference or portions of your choosing. Download this PDF for complete conference program. To RSVP, please visit http://emeriti.gsu.edu/2017forecast. For directions and parking, please visit the conference website.
Johnathan Todres J.D. will discuss his book Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law as part of the Emeriti Association’s 2017 Author Series. Todres, professor of law at Georgia State, researches and writes on a range of issues related to children’s rights and child well-being. He has published extensively on child trafficking and related forms of child exploitation, economic and social rights issues, legal and cultural constructs of childhood, and human rights in children’s literature. Human Rights in Children’s Literature was published by Oxford University Press in 2016. For more information on the author, visit http://law.gsu.edu/profile/jonathan-todres/ and http://jonathantodres.com/. To RSVP, visit http://emeriti.gsu.edu/2017-authors-series/.
This event is free of charge for members of the Georgia State University Emeriti Association. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a 2,965-acre site that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. Opposing forces maneuvered and fought here from June 19, 1864 until July 2, 1864. Although most famous as a Civil War battlefield, Kennesaw Mountain has a much richer story. The tour will be guided by Georgia State alumnus Jay Haney. Invitation to follow in March; to RSVP, visit emeriti.gsu.edu/2017-kennesaw-tour.