6th Annual UC Law SF & UCLA Anderson Forecast San Francisco Economic Outlook

November 8, 2023, from 3pm-6:30pm

The 6th Annual Regional Economic Outlook, hosted by the UCLA Anderson Forecast, UC Law San Francisco, and the Bay Area Council Economic Institute will address the latest economic outlook for the Bay Area, California, and U.S. including the prospect of recession, higher inflation, and higher interest rates.  Important for California and the Bay Area economies are the recent regulations with respect to technology and business with China.  A panel of experts representing law firms, public/private sectors, and academia will discuss the implications of these for the future of tech and trade.


2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Registration

3:00 – 3:10 p.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

3:10 – 3:40 p.m. Economic Forecast for the U.S. & California

Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast

3:40 – 4:00 p.m. The Bay Area Economy

Sean Randolph, Senior Director, Bay Area Council Economic Institute

4:00 – 4:10 p.m. Break

4:10 – 5:00 p.m. Expert Panel on Geopolitics, China, and the Future of Tech

Evan Epstein, Executive Director, Center for Business Law, UC Law SF (moderator)

Keith Hand, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for East Asian Legal Studies, UC Law SF

Ker Gibbs, EIR, Center for Business Studies and Innovation in Asia-Pacific, USF

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Special Guest Speaker (In-Person Only Session)

Michael Hinton, Supervisory Agent, Cyber-Criminal Program, Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Francisco Division

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Reception

Registration is required for this event. We look forward to seeing you there!

UC Law SF Student Registration

General/Alumni Registration