Santa Clarita - 2017 Economic Outlook for California and the United States
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Santa Clarita - 2017 Economic Outlook for California and the United States

When: Thursday, November 10, 2016
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Embassy Suites Valencia
28508 Westinghouse Pl
Valencia, California  91355
United States
Presenter: Mark Schniepp, Ph.D.
Contact: Pam Blackman, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

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2017 Economic Outlook for California and the United States


Don’t miss this informative presentation. Dr. Schniepp will provide the participants with his expert opinion on the 2017 Economic Outlook for Santa Clarita, California and the US. During the presentation, Dr. Schniepp will discuss:

  • Where are we now regarding the status of the California and U.S. economies: What’s hot and what’s not right now?
  • Where are the jobs being created in California? What are the sectors of significant growth?
  • What about wage and salary growth? Are incomes rising for everyone or for just a few? Which industries?
  • In what principal areas of business is recruiting difficult? Will it remain that way next year? How will recruitment be impacted this year and next?
  • What business sectors are important to the Santa Clarita Valley economy and business environment. Where are the jobs being created?
  • Will there be a slowdown in the economy in 2017 and how will that impact recruiting and wages that firms are going to have to offer to fill positions.
  • How will the 2017 economy affect recruitment of workers?


Program Agenda

11:00am - 11:30am - Registration and Networking
11:30am - 1:30pm - Program



Mark Schniepp, Ph.D., California Economic Forecast


Dr. Mark Schniepp is the founder and current Director of the California Economic Forecast in Santa Barbara. Mark and his company prepare forecasts and economic commentary on the regional economics of California. He has prepared economic analysis and county level forecasts for Cal Trans, Kaiser Permanente, Blue Shield of California, The California Association of Realtors, and the Southern California Association of Governments

Dr. Schniepp develops regional real estate and economic forecast publications and presents the findings at large public conferences in Ventura County, the Santa Clarita Valley, and Santa Barbara County. He also participates with the UCLA Anderson Forecast in the preparation of the annual Orange County Economic Forecast each year in April and the San Diego County Economic Forecast in May.




This program has been approved for 2.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).




This program has been approved for 2.0 Business recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


Embassy Suites Valencia
28508 Westinghouse Place
Valencia, CA 91355


Registration Rates

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $39 $44
Guest/Nonmember $54 $59
PIHRA Member In-Transition $20 $20
PIHRA Student Member $20 $20

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