The chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, the publisher of Fortune magazine and a Nobel Laureate will speak at Utah State University during the Management Information Systems seminar Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 20-21.

They will be joined by a number of other business leaders at the Partners in Business-sponsored seminar. It will be held in the Chase Fine Arts Center at USU.Michael Boskin, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, will close the seminar with a talk at 2:30 p.m., Feb. 21. His topic will be "Perspectives on the U.S. Economy."

Fortune publisher James Hayes speaks at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 21. He has spent more than 30 years with such magazines as Sports Illustrated, Money and Discover. He will talk about the 1990s as an era of possibilities.

Arno Penzias, who won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1978, is vice president for research at AT&T-Bell Labs. His interest now is on effective use of information technology, and his topic will be "Turning the Technology Corner." He opens the seminar at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Ray Noorda, president and CEO of Novell, has helped the 2 company become the leading LAN software vendor with revenue that has gone from $3.8 million in 1983 to $497 million in 1990. He will speak at 2 p.m., Feb. 20 on the future of network computing.

The executive editor of Computerworld magazine, Paul Gillin, will discuss a major survey that assessed the attitudes of users of information systems and how he thinks information systems departments will evolve. He speaks Feb. 20 at 3 p.m. He will also moderate a working social dinner to be held that evening.