Our speaker for December's Friday Forum will be Pamela Perlich. Pam will discuss the 2010 Census and how the data collected will impact Utah Valley and its businesses.
Pam Perlich, Ph.D. works as a Senior Research Economist in the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah. In addition, she is Professor Adjunct in the College of Architecture + Planning. Before joining the Bureau, she worked for seven years in the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget concentrating on long-term economic and demographic projections. Pamela specializes in Utah demographics, applied regional economic studies, and economic and demographic modeling.
Recent publications include:
- Salt Lake County's Unique Demographics: Implications for the Aging Populations
- Utah's Place in the Macro-Demographics of the U.S. in the 20th Century
- Long Term Demographic Trends Impacting Higher Education in Utah
- Immigrants Transform Utah: Entering a New Era of Diversity
- Commuting Patterns in Utah: County Trends for 1980, 1990, and 2000
- The Coming Boom in Utah's School Age and College Age Populations: State and County Scenarios (with T. Ross Reeve)
Pam is a member of the Utah Population Estimates Committee, and is the University's primary contact with the Bureau of the Census through the State Data Center program. She serves on the Utah Council for Economic Education as the representative for the University of Utah and is a member of the Envision Utah Steering Committee. At the University she is a faculty in the Graduate Certificate in Demography and a member of the Center on Aging. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Utah and B.S. in Economics and Business from the University of Tulsa. Her hometown is Tulsa, Oklahoma and she relocated to Utah in 1986.
There are no more booths available but you can still register for breakfast, live music and an awesome speaker! Visit the following link to register: http://www.thechamber.org/uncategorized/uv-chamber-friday-forum-december-2nd/