Skip to main content
Institute for Emerging Issues

Only A Few Days Remain Until the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

Graphic for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum, titled Weathering Financial Storms, taking place on Feb. 13, 2024 in Raleigh.

Only a few days remain to reserve your spot for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum, “Weathering Financial Storms: A Resilient Future for North Carolina Families,” taking place on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the NC State University McKimmon Center. This year’s forum, held annually by the Institute for Emerging Issues at NC State University, will examine financial resilience: the ability for households to financially withstand and recover from economic challenges. Tickets are available for purchase at
Michelle Singletary, award-winning personal finance columnist for The Washington Post, will deliver keynote remarks. Attendees will also hear from representatives with Bank of America, the Center for Responsible Lending, Civic Federal Credit Union, Duke University’s Common Cents Lab, Fidelity, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, MDC Inc., the NC Council on Economic Education, SaverLife, United Way of North Carolina and more. View the full forum agenda for more details.
General tickets for the forum are $295 with discounts available for groups of six. Local and regional government employees can purchase tickets at a discounted rate of $100. Student tickets are $50. To learn more and register, go to
About the Institute for Emerging Issues
The Institute for Emerging Issues at NC State University is a nonpartisan connector, bringing North Carolinians together to find solutions to the state’s emerging and most critical policy issues.
About the Emerging Issues Forum
Since 1986, the Emerging Issues Forum has attracted leaders in business, education and public policy to discuss issues with profound implications for North Carolina’s future prosperity. It has helped catalyze the policy reforms, public investments and other proactive responses required to build an enduring capacity for progress in North Carolina.