|3:15-4:30pm||Public Presentation by UW Econ Alum Min Gong, science lead for Amazon Seller Fee where she leads a team that provides scientific support for all fee related decisions ($100B+) via economic modeling, causal inference, machine learning, and decision science. Takes place in the Business building on the UW campus in Laramie.|
|4:30-5:30pm||Reception immediately following Dr. Gong's talk in the UW Business Building|
|6:00-9:00pm||Reception with full dinner provided and open bar at the Hilton Garden Inn, Grand Teton Ballroom. This dinner is for Econ faculty and alums and their significant others.|
|8:30-9:00am||Coffee and bakery treats, alums pick up conference and gift packets, Business Building.|
|9:00-Noon||Economics Symposium, Business Building Room 123 Hear from our alums across the decades about economics in government, industry, and academia, with presentations by Mark Dickie, Jamison Pike, Stephan Kroll, Paul Turner, and Chris Kennedy|
Luncheon with an address by Prof. Chuck Mason
THIS LUNCH IS A CLOSED EVENT
Excursions- take your pick of the following guided excursions:
(1) Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Laramie;
(2) Guided Tour of the UW Art Museum; or
(3) Guided Hike at Turtle Rock (an easy 2.8-mile loop at Vedauwoo).
|5:00-7:00pm||Meetup at The Library brewery for local beer with a commemorative label made just for our 50th anniversary|
|6:30-7:30pm||Dinner on your own downtown (here's a list of downtown Laramie's amazing restaurants)|
Founding Decade Party at The Collective in downtown Laramie-
music, dancing, beer, wine, snacks, photos, and other fun
Please note: This event serves beer and wine, and is a 21 and over event.
|10:00-11:00am||Breakfast at the Buck, because you can't come back to Laramie without stopping at the old Buckhorn Bar & Parlor! We're bringing donuts!|
A block of rooms is reserved until Sept. 1 for attendees at the Hilton Garden Inn, after which any remaining rooms are released for the general public to reserve.