PROVIDENCE - RIPEC's 73rd Annual Meeting will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center, starting with a reception at 5:30 PM. The keynote address will begin at 8:00 PM. Remarks are to be provided by the legislative leadership; and in keeping with tradition, RIPEC will recognize this year's recipients of the Distinguished Public Service Awards, and elect Council Officers, Directors and Trustees.
KEYNOTE: Mark M. Zandi, Chief Economist and Co-founder of Moody's Economy.com
Dr. Zandi is a respected economist, a trusted adviser to policymakers, and an influential source of economic analysis for businesses, journalists and the public. He has served as an economic adviser to the Obama administration and he frequently testifies before Congress. He is the author of Financial Shock, a critically acclaimed analysis of the 2008 financial crisis, and the forthcoming Paying the Price, which provides a roadmap for meeting the nation's daunting fiscal chanllenges. Dr. Zandi's address will cover the economic outlook for the U.S. and the state of Rhode Island.
WHAT: The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council
WHEN: Monday, October 17, 2016, event begins at 5:30 pm
WHERE: Rhode Island Convention Center