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UWF Haas Center to Host National Conference

Interim Assistant Vice President of the Haas Center
Interim Assistant Vice President of the Haas Center | Image from University of West Florida

The University of West Florida Haas Center will host researchers from across the nation at the 75th annual Association for University Business and Economic Research Fall Conference: Economic Resiliency from Coast to Coast, at the Hilton Pensacola Beach, Oct. 15 – 18, 2022.


The conference will feature experts delivering practical information on the national economy and the industries that make it grow. Featured speakers include David Altig, executive vice president and director of research for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Douglas Woodward, from the University of South Carolina. Thought leaders will also discuss current issues facing all communities including pandemic recovery, monetary volatility, supply chain issues, international turmoil and economic and industry resiliency.

“We are honored to host this event in our community,” said Nicole Gislason, executive director of the UWF Haas Center. “We encourage participation from community leaders around Northwest Florida and South Alabama. The conference is also well suited for reporters tracking the region’s economy, policy makers and university students.”

AUBER is a professional organization for economic research centers at leading universities and affiliate organizations across America. Its membership provides communities in nearly every state with meaningful economic policy research and data that promotes informed decision-making and strengthens business environments.

The UWF Haas Center supports the region and the state with workforce and survey research, economic impact modeling and industrial innovation.

For more information on the UWF Haas Center, visit uwf.edu/haas. For additional conference information, visit auber.org or email HaasCenter@uwf.edu.