University Research Center (URC), a division of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL), is hosting its third annual Advancing Mississippi Conference on Thursday, June 7, 2018 in Jackson. Researchers from across the state will present papers addressing long-term economic challenges facing the state. The conference will be held in the Paul B. Johnson building at the Education and Reacher Center which houses IHL.
Registration is $25 per person until May 21, 2018 and includes lunch. After the May 21, 2018 deadline the price will increase to $50 per person. We can only accept payments in the form of checks and money orders. Please make checks/money orders payable to MS Institutions of Higher Learning and mail your registration form and payment (check or money order) to Janna Taylor, 3825 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS 39211. Multiple forms may be mailed in a single envelope with one check.
To learn more about our conference, please visit our website at www.mississippi.edu/urc. Also, it’s also not too late for students to enter our student paper competition. If you have any additional questions please don’t hesitate to contact Sondra Collins, Senior Economist, University Research Center (601-432-6376).