REMI

Online Webinars

REMI regularly holds one hour training sessions to better reach those unable to attend our in-person conferences, as well as to facilitate discussion and training to people from a wide area. These sessions are offered, at no charge, via the WebEx Internet conferencing system with live teleconferencing.


Upcoming Topic Area Webinars

REMI Webinar: Defense Spending and State Economies

Defense contracts can stimulate regional and state economies with an infusion of tax dollars and support for well-paying jobs. The possibility of increased military funding under the Trump administration has significant implications for regions with a concentration of defense contractors.

Please join us for a guest webinar presentation on June 28th, 2017 from 2 to 3 p.m.  EST by Michael Siers, Senior Economist at Towson University’s Regional Economic Studies Institute.

For this presentation, Mr. Siers will discuss the economic effects of Pentagon contracting on the state of Maryland. He will address the methodology for evaluating the direct and indirect impacts at the state level, and the role that REMI PI+ dynamic economic modeling plays.

Following the presentation, you will have an opportunity to engage in a Q&A.

The presentation will be approximately one hour in length, and we offer them at no charge via the Citrix GotoWebinar web conferencing platform. Advanced registration is required; please click here to register.


REMI Webinar: The Economic Effects of Tourism in Orlando

Home to the nation’s second largest convention center and six of the world’s most visited theme parks, the International Drive Resort Area (I-Drive) in Orlando, Florida is one of the country’s busiest tourist destinations.

Please join us for a guest webinar presentation about the economic impacts of tourism on July 12th, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST by Luis Nieves-Ruiz, Economic Development Manager at the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council.

The East Central Florida RPC used the REMI model to calculate I-Drive’s economic value to Orange County and the Metro Orlando region and quantify the economic impact of future projects. For this presentation, Mr. Nieves-Ruiz will discuss the findings and the methods for evaluating direct and indirect effects of tourism.

Following the presentation, you will have an opportunity to engage in a Q&A.

Each presentation will be approximately one hour in length, and we offer them at no charge via the Citrix GotoWebinar web conferencing platform. Advanced registration is required; please click here to register.