Center for Business Outreach to host the Chase/NAU economic conference

The chief economist and senior managing director for JP Morgan Private Client Services will be the featured speaker at the annual Chase/Northern Arizona University Economic Outlook Conference beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Flagstaff.

NAU’s Center for Business Outreach is hosting the conference, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Radisson Woodland Hotel.

JP Morgan’s Anthony Chan will present an economic outlook. NAU President John Haeger, economics professors Dennis Foster and Ronald Gunderson and financial expert Elliott Pollack also will be speaking. The conference will offer an insight on the conditions that will impact business such as rising oil prices, housing, market and economic forces, interest rates and inflation.

Chan is in charge of more $100 billion of combined assets at JP Morgan. He is a member of the National Association of the Business Economists Quarterly Macro Panel, Reuters, Bloomberg, Dow Jones Weekly Economic Indicator panels as well as the prestigious Blue Chip Monthly Forecasting panel. Chan has appeared monthly on CNBC and Bloomberg TV.

The Center for Business Outreach was founded in 1999, comprising the outreach service units of NAU’s College of Business Administration: Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Rural Policy Institute, Computer Training Center, Center for Data Insight and Center for American Indian Economic Development.

The cost is $55, including lunch and tables of eight can be purchased for $400. For details or to register call (928) 523-3322 or (800) 442-8808 or visit