Register now for the third annual San Jose State University Economic Summit presented by Bridge Bank in association with Hopkins & Carley. The event, to be held May 30 in Morris Dailey Auditorium, will focus on the analysis and forecast of economic activity both at the local and national levels. California State Controller John Chiang will provide up to date information on the political and fiscal landscape of our state. Charles Gay, president of Applied Solar and chairman of the Applied Solar Council at Applied Materials, will offer insight into the solar energy industry and how it can impact economic growth at the national and global level. Finally, Christopher Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics, will round up the panel of notable experts and deliver a lively analysis of the latest economic trends as well as a forecast of economic growth and labor market activity. The event will provide its intended audience, small and mid-size business owners and executives, with relevant information to make educated decisions. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Registration and a light breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m., followed the presentations and a question and answer session beginning at 8:15 a.m. The event is organized by the Center for Banking and Financial Services within the College of Business. Register now.