Local economics and real estate experts will discuss “How Will We Pay for our Future?” at the seventh annual Conversations 2013 on Friday.
The event is presented by the North San Diego County Association of Realtors in partnership with California State University, San Marcos and The Daily Transcript. It runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts Escondido on 340 N. Escondido Blvd.
The keynote speaker will be real estate industry consultant Timothy Sullivan, president of Meyers LLC. There will be two panels of local and regional experts. Panelists include, Robert Brown, economics professor at the California State University, San Marcos; Steven Frates, director of research at the Davenport Institute, School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University; Lorne Polger, senior managing director and founder of Pathfinder Partners; Richard Rider, chairman of San Diego Tax Fighters; and Borre Winckel, president and CEO of the Building Industry Association of San Diego County. George Chamberlin, executive editor for The Daily Transcript, will moderate the event.
The speakers will address the "fiscal cliff," the debt ceiling, the Affordable Care Act, new lending regulations and tax hikes. The discussion will include how these changes may affect interest rates, lending policies, housing inventory, income and commercial properties.
To register, visit www.nsdcar.com. Registration includes a continental breakfast and buffet lunch.