New ‘Back to Business’ webinar checks in on economy, health care

ALBANY — The webinar series “Back to Business: Insights on Restarting the Capital Region Economy” gets a restart of its own next week with a new installment featuring three of the area’s top minds discussing fiscal as well as health care conditions.

Streaming live at 9 a.m. Wednesday on the Times Union’s Facebook page as well as YouTube and Twitter, the webinar features Hugh Johnson and Susan M. Reese of Hugh Johnson Advisors as well as David Holtgrave, dean of the School of Public Health at the state University at Albany.

Moderated by Times Union editor Casey Seiler, the discussion with address topics such as how the regional and national economy is performing as reopenings occur and coronavirus rears up in other regions of the country; how the stock market has — and hasn’t — been tracking the course of the pandemic; and how testing and tracing are evolving as a necessary tool to stamp out COVID-19.

Register for the free event at Eventbrite.

You can watch previous installments of the “Back to Business” series, which touch on keeping the workplace safe and functional, maintaining access to capital, and the necessity to reinvent your business to meet the needs of a challenging economy.