ST. CLOUD -- A two-day conference that gives the economic outlook of central Minnesota enters it's 51st year when it gets underway tomorrow.

The Winter Institute is presented by St. Cloud State University and targets the business community and economics students.

SCSU Economics professor King Banaian says they have two keynote speakers who will talk about how trust and ethics factor into how we make economic decisions in our daily lives.

The Winter Institute also includes a panel of economic professionals including Banaian who will provide the economic outlook for central Minnesota in 2013.

It will be held at the Atwood Memorial Center Wednesday and at the River's Edge Convention Center Thursday.