Global Economic Outlook - Will An ‘All Clear’ Call Be Issued For The Economy In 2012

  • January 19, 2012
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Scott's Seafood, Jack London Square


  • For Members of CSCMP
  • Full table of 8, Must register all 8, ($480.00 Total)
  • Please select MANUAL payment.

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2011 was a volatile year for the economy and international trade.   Join us for a dinner event featuring renowned economist - Dr. Walter Kemmsies as he provides us with the year in review and gives us his forecast on where the global economy will be in 2012.  Be informed as you learn about the trends that could impact your business in 2012.


Dr. Walter Kemmsies


Dr. Walter Kemmsies,
Chief Economist, Moffatt & Nichol

Moffatt & Nichol was founded in 1945 to provide design engineering services to the evolving global maritime infrastructure industry, Moffatt & Nichol’s practice has expanded to support the larger demands of the goods/freight movement industry. Today, the firm is recognized as a leading global infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape our rivers, harbors and coastlines and an innovator in the transportation complexities associated with the movement of freight.

Dr. Walter Kemmsies is Moffatt & Nichol’s Chief Economist, where he pioneered development of container volume forecasts by trade lane, utilizing a blend of regional economic data with the identified market reach of U.S. ports. Since joining Moffatt & Nichol, Dr. Kemmsies has worked on numerous strategic business development plans for North, Central and South American ports and has worked with a number of confidential clients on high-profile transactions and terminal-operator expansion decisions.

Dr. Kemmsies is a seasoned economist with a global perspective, having lived in Europe and Latin America and traveled extensively throughout Asia. Prior to joining Moffatt & Nichol, Dr. Kemmsies was the European Strategist at JP Morgan, London, which he joined after heading Global Industry Strategy for UBS, where he covered 72 industries on a worldwide basis. He is also an External Director on the board of an investment fund, a NYSE-registered financial analyst and a member of the National Association of Business Economists. Dr. Kemmsies frequently speaks at major industry conferences in the US and abroad, is a regular columnist for American Shipper, has published academic research and participates in the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Professional Forecasters.

Event Time: January 19th 2012

5:30 PM - Registration and Networking
6:30 PM - Dinner
7:00 PM - Program speaker plus Q&A
8:30 PM - Program ends


Scott’s Seafood, Oakland
(510) 444-3456

Jack London Square
2 Broadway 

Oakland, CA 94607  

Meal Selection:

  • Wild Mushroom Chicken Piccata
  • Grilled Salmon
  • Pasta Primavera (Vegetarian)


  • CSCMP Members - $55.00
  • General Admission - $65.00
  • Full Table - $480.00 (8 @ $60.00)
  • Students - $25.00
  • Pay at the Door $75.00

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