2021 San Francisco Economic Outlook

UCLA Anderson Forecast UC Hastings Law San Francisco

UCLA Anderson Forecast and UC Hastings College of the Law Presents

2021 San Francisco Economic Outlook


Online Webinar

November 10, 2021

4:30 – 6:30 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Enhanced Webinar


  • Zoom Webinar
  • Regional Digital Forecast Report
  • Participation in Q&A Session


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The Impact of Business Technology and the Law in a post-COVID-19 Environment

COVID-19 has strongly impacted the world economy. How does that impact California and the Bay Area? This upcoming UCLA Anderson Forecast/UC Hastings conference will provide an economic analysis and update on what has happened since the last report, and will also look at how COVID-19 has impacted the technology sector, corporate governance and Silicon Valley. This 4th Annual Regional Economic outlook in San Francisco will bring together experts representing law firms, public and private sectors, government and academia to discuss what's coming ahead for the local economy, across the state and nation.


Principal Sponsor


4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast; Adjunct Professor of Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management
4:45 – 5:15 p.m.
UCLA Anderson Forecast for the Nation and California
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
5:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Bay Area Forecast
Leila Bengali, Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Expert Panel on Technology & Law Post-COVID-19
Evan Epstein, Executive Director, UC Hastings Center for Business Law - Moderator
Ahmad Thomas, President & CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Jeff Thomas, Senior Vice President, Head of Western U.S. Listings & Capital Markets, Nasdaq
April Oliver, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Salesforce