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Predicting the Cost of the Pandemic on the Economy & Recent Restrictions on Local Businesses

Event Type
Informational
Sponsor
Springfield Innovation Hub at the University of Illinois Springfield
Location
Virtual
Date
Nov 13, 2020   12:00 pm  
Cost
Free
Contact
Bruce Sommer
E-Mail
bsomm2@uis.edu
Phone
217-899-3186
Originating Calendar
CPAA Dean's Office

Dr. Vidya Sunderushan, co-chief of the infectious diseases division at SIU School of Medicine, will discuss the current trajectory of the virus in Sangamon County. Ken Kriz, UIS distinguished professor of public administration, will discuss the impact of COVID-19 and associated mitigation measures on the state and regional economy while Ryan McCrady, president and CEO at Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance, will talk about the impact of COVID-19 on the labor market.

The webinar will offer first-hand accounts of survival and adaptation from local restaurant owners, including Aurora and Jordan Coffey, owners of Luminary; Nico Paz from Aztca Mexican Grill and Patrick “Tim” Timoney, owner of The Corner Pub.

Call 312-626-6799 to participate by phone (Meeting ID: 830 7663 0703).

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