Association for University
Business and Economic Research

A national association of regional
economic research centers


AUBER’s annual conferences feature sessions on emerging topics in business, economics, and public policy and allow attendees to connect and network with economic research leaders from peer institutions. At the conferences, attendees hear about the latest research, projects, and studies that might be relevant in their own states.

Don’t miss the opportunity to discuss cutting-edge research and communications strategies, meet new people, and discover new opportunities!

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2023 Fall Conference: The Future of Work

San Antonio 2023 Conference

Omni La Mansión del Rio • San Antonio, Texas

It goes without saying that the COVID pandemic disrupted the economy—industries shut down and employees were furloughed. But many workers found a new work-life balance working from home, and remote employment began to stick. As the pandemic subsided and the economy improved, many firms have adopted a hybrid work model, begging the question—has the shift in preferences forever disrupted office occupancy? What are the spillover effects on downtown vibrancy for retail and restaurants? And how will firms cope, in what’s likely to be a recessionary environment, with the tension between wanting employees back in the office and needing to reduce the expense of their real estate footprint? Join us in San Antonio to discuss the Future of Work.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers for this year’s conference:

  • Henry G. Cisneros, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and former mayor of San Antonio
  • Douglas G. Duncan, senior vice president and chief economist at Fannie Mae
  • Will McIntosh, global head of research at USAA Real Estate Company
  • Lloyd B. Potter, state demographer at Texas Demographic Center
  • Mark A. Wynne, vice president and associate director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

More information will be published as it becomes available.

From its rich history and outdoor fun to its unique culture and beloved tourist attractions, San Antonio has much to offer. Mark your calendars and plan ahead to join us in the Lone Star State!


Deadline: June 15, 2023

We invite you and your peers to present at our next conference. Submissions may focus on the conference theme or further the dialogue in your profession.

Visit our official Call for Submissions for a detailed description of the theme and potential topics.

Send paper abstracts, presentation outlines, or session proposals to:

Brian Lewandowski


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