Economic Outlook Seminar to Explore ‘The Future of Higher Education in Montana’

The University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research’s 43rd annual economic outlook seminar will be held in Kalispell on Feb. 6, with this year’s program exploring the relationship between higher education and the state’s economy.

The keynote speaker is Robert Nystuen, president of Glacier Bank and vice chair of the Montana University System Board of Regents.

The seminar — themed “The Future of Higher Education in Montana” — runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn on Tuesday and features a lineup of industry and economic experts. Kalispell is one of nine cities on the seminar’s tour, which kicked off in Helena on Jan. 23 and wraps up in Havre on March 14.