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What Does the Economy Have in Store for 2013

  • Mar 12, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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The San Francisco Professional Career Network's mission is to provide a forum for professionals to help other professionals in finding fulfilling, relevant and personally sustainable work.

We do this in various ways including motivational speakers, industry thought leaders, professional development coaches, recruiter panels, skill building workshops and good old fashioned networking. We attempt to look under every stone to find a lead that might move someone in the direction of that next job.

This week we will take a more conventional approach. We are happy to welcome Professor of Economics Dr. Robert Eyler, who will provide us a macro and micro view of where the economy stands at present and possible directions you can expect it to go.

Dr. Eyler will discuss the state of the global, national, and state economies and demonstrate how decisions at federal and state levels affect the Bay Area job situation. Dr. Eyler will give some hints how policies might affect our cities and counties in the decade ahead.

Dr Eyler will also provide some futurist items with respect to the global economy, and how the Bay Area can keep its long-standing competitive and comparative advantages.

There will be plenty of time for Q&A so bring your questions and lets see what we can learn to move us forward!

Look forward to seeing you on Tuesday!

About Dr. Robert Eyler:


Robert Eyler is Professor and the Frank Howard Allen Research Scholar of Economics at Sonoma State University and the Director of SSU’s Executive MBA program. Robert earned a Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in 1998. He earned a B.A. in Economics at CSU, Chico in 1992. Robert is the CEO of the Marin Economic Forum, a private-public partnership aimed at Marin County’s sustainable growth through business vitality, social equity and environmental balance.

Robert is the author of two books and several academic articles concerning economic sanctions, the economics of the wine industry, and monetary economics. Dr. Eyler is often called up by the media for his expert input into the economic climate, acted as an expert witness in interstate trade litigation, and as a forensic economist. He also provides economic impact analyses for both private firms and public entities to help guide public policy at the local and state level and has been a visiting scholar at both the University of Bologna and Stanford University.

Program Schedule

We begin networking at 9:00 a.m. and the program begins at 9:30 a.m. sharp and will run 1.5 hours. We finish the program by 11:15 a.m. $1.00 donation requested.

Mass Transit / Parking

Please note that Valencia Gardens' parking is restricted to its residents. Parking within its lot by non-residents will result in your vehicle being towed at your own expense. The 16th & Mission Street BART stop is two blocks from our location, while the Market & Church Street MUNI stop is four blocks away. Inexpensive parking can be found at the Hoff Street Garage, 42 Hoff Street, San Francisco.

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  • Habib L.

    It was a great presentation. Robert was fantastic, knew his information, presented in an exciting and dynamic fashion and answered everyone's questions.

    3 · March 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was great. It was very different than anything I had attended SFPCN before and in a good way. I thought the presenter had a well thought out, informative talk. In this way it was enriching.

    1 · March 12, 2013

  • Paula

    Wish I could have made it. A job interview came up.

    March 12, 2013

  • Daina J.

    Who Is Speaking?

    March 11, 2013

  • John H.

    I'm late replying, but I'm on my way

    March 11, 2013

  • Mike B.

    It also helps to register for the San Francisco Business Times. I was at a Job Connections event in Danville and a representative of the SFBT passed out complimentary issues. Really helpful and gives insight into the economy. I'm assuming this might be touched based on at the meeting next week.

    March 8, 2013

    • Jim D.

      Michael- Jud Walsh of the SFBiz Times will be at SFPCN on March 26th as a member of our job resources panel. See you then!

      1 · March 9, 2013

  • Susan H.

    Finally, a global topic of real interest instead of the ongoing career psychobabble! Thank you, Program Coordinators.

    March 6, 2013

  • J.B. M.

    I am an Executive Recruiter. Happy to share perspective.

    March 6, 2013

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