The 53rd annual Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference (PNREC) will be held in Seaside, Oregon on May 21-23, 2019. The conference offers a compelling line-up of speakers, paper presentations, and poster sessions related to housing, energy, transportation, natural resources, workforce issues, rural economies, and many other topics. Keynote speakers include Dr. Enrico Moretti (The New Geography of Jobs), Dr. Liz Laderman (Federal Reserve - San Francisco), and Matthew Gardner (chief economist for Windermere Real Estate). The conference also features a half-day training event with trainers from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, and REMI. See www.PNREC.org for more information.