ASU Covid expert to kick off fall 2021 Economic Club of Phoenix season

The Economic Club of Phoenix, hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, announces fall speaker lineup.


TEMPE, Ariz. (Sep. 8, 2021)The Economic Club of Phoenix (ECP) speaker series — hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University — is celebrating its 37th anniversary and has become the preeminent forum for the exchange of ideas about business and the economy.

For the second season, audiences can attend the club’s virtual events from anywhere and everywhere to hear from major names leading world-renowned organizations.

One of those leaders is the nation’s foremost investigator in the rapidly expanding field of personalized diagnostics. Another is the founder and CEO of the leading HIPPA-compliant marketing chat solution.

“I’m looking forward to extending this speaker series again to business professionals everywhere,” said Amy Ostrom, interim dean of ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business and PetSmart Chair in Services Leadership. “Leaders are answering the call to offer insights from their experience, and share what they’re learning and implementing as circumstances change. We’re excited to hear the lessons they’ve learned from their work.”

ECP fall speaker lineup:

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021
September ECP featuring Joshua LaBaer, the executive director and professor at the Biodesign Institute at ASU

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021
2021 Spirit of Enterprise Award celebrating Rebecca Clyde, co-founder and CEO of Botco.ai

Fans of ECP may also enjoy …
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 58th annual ASU/PNC Bank Economic Forecast Luncheon featuring Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University Lawrence H. Summers, plus other economic experts

Virtual ECP events are free of charge and run from noon to 1 p.m. (Arizona time), live on Zoom. The 58th annual ASU/PNC Bank Economic Forecast Luncheon is a paid event presented by W. P. Carey’s Department of Economics. It is being offered in both in-person and virtually, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Arizona time).

Other 2021–22 ECP events will be announced as details are finalized.

To see the latest information and register for upcoming virtual and in-person events, visit econclubphx.org or call 480-727-0596.

Media note: Please consider adding these events to your community calendar.

About the W. P. Carey School of Business
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the top-ranked business schools in the United States. The school is internationally regarded for its research productivity and its distinguished faculty members, including a Nobel Prize winner. Students come from more than 100 countries and W. P. Carey is represented by alumni in over 160 countries. Visit wpcarey.asu.edu.

For more information, contact:
Shay Moser, W. P. Carey School of Business

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