Lehigh Symposium of Fiscal Challenges Facing Pennsylvania

If you care about policies that impact you on a daily basis, you may want to pay attention to fiscal challenges our state and local officials need to address in the coming months and years. image001

Morning session 9:30-noon
The Fiscal Consequences of Pennsylvania’s Aging Population
Robert Strauss, Professor of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University
Yunni Deng, Research Analyst, International Monetary Fund

Panel Discussion: Financial Challenges Facing State Government
Allen Wohlstetter, moderator, President, Charter School Renewal
Sharon Ward, Executive Director, PA Budget & Policy Center
Dan Meuser, Secretary, PA Department of Revenue
Charlie Dent, United States Congressman, PA-15th district

Lunch 12:30 -1:30 includes a panel discussion of Lehigh Faculty Research Persepctive

Afternoon session 2:00-4:30
Financing Cities: An Agenda for Growth
Robert Inman, Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Panel Discussion: Fiscal challenges Facing Local Government
Bill Michalerya, moderator, Associate Vice President for Government Relations & Economic Development, Lehigh University
Robert Donchez, Mayor of Bethlehem
Joseph Roy, Superintendent, Bethlehem Area School District
Julio Guridy, President, Allentown City Council,
Don Cunningham, CEO, Lehigh Valley Economic Development

NO FEE – Registration Required. Register by Sept 12th to reserve lunch.

For more information, 610-758-2906