NCRSA – David Kay representing the Alward Institute and Wells Fargo Bank, and Greg Alward representing the University of Idaho and the Alward Institute will be attending the 49th Mid-Continent Regional Science Association meeting in Kansas City, Missouri June 6-8, 2018.   David is the incoming MCRSA President and will be leading the “Presidential Symposium” at this year’s  MCRSA Conference.  Greg Alward will be presenting "Modeling the Contribution of Forestry and Agriculture to the Idaho Economy", and   Estimating Sales Tax Impacts with Regional I‐O Models paper by Brian Lewandowski, University of Colorado (also serves on the Alward Institute Scientific Advisory Board) , Gregory S. Alward, University of Idaho, R. Garth Taylor, University of Idaho, David Kay, Wells Fargo Bank, Building Better Social Accounts for Agriculture and Natural Resource Contribution Studies Gregory S. Alward, University of Idaho.  Dr. Thomas Rutherford  University of Wisconsin ‐ Madison (member of the Alward Institute Board of Directors) and Andrew Schreiber,  University of Wisconsin– Madison are scheduled to present blueNOTE: National Open source Tools for General Equilibrium Analysis