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Join business professionals from the Hays area for the

HAYS REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Friday, November 2, 2018  |  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Robbins Center at Fort Hays State University

600 Park Street, Hays, KS  67601
Registration: $75

Business leaders are turning to the Hays Regional Economic Outlook Conference for a glimpse into the region’s economic future.  Founded by Wichita State University’s W. Frank Barton School of Business, the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR), and the Ellis County Coalition for Economic Development; the purpose of the conference is to provide insight into current local and national economies, addressing topics of interest to the community, region, and state. A combination of state and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government.

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TIME

TENTATIVE AGENDA ITEM

11:00 Registration / Networking
11:20

Lunch / Welcoming Remarks (Moderator):
Dr. Dosse Toulaboe
, Chair and Professor of Economics
Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting
Fort Hays State University

11:30 State Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University
12:00 Agriculture:
Mykel Taylor, Associate Professor
Kansas State University
12:30 -- BREAK --
12:40

Real Estate Outlook:
Dr. Stan Longhofer, Director
Center for Real Estate
Wichita State University

1:10 Local Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University
1:20

Panel Discussion:
1. Mike Downing
2. Deron O'Connor, Community Market President, Commerce Bank

2:00

Closing Remarks / Adjournment

View previous year's agenda

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The primary audience for this event includes:

- Managers & Directors
- Executives & Owners
- Vice Presidents & Associate Executives
- Government & Elected Officials
- Analysts, Economists, & Researchers
- Board Directors
- Attorneys
- Media
- University Professors
- Economic Developers
- University Students

The below list shows who attended last year's event.

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SPEAKERS

BIO
 

DR. DOSSE TOULABOE
Fort Hays State University
Chair and Professor of Economics
Event Moderator

BIO
 

MYKEL TAYLOR
Kansas State University
Associate Professor

Agriculture

BIO
 

STAN LONGHOFER

Wichita State University
Center for Real Estate
Director
Real Estate Outlook

BIO
 
 
JEREMY HILL
Wichita State University
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Director
State & Local Outlook
PANELISTS
MIKE DOWNING
Re/Max Pro
Broker
BIO
 

DERON O'CONNOR
Commerce Bank
Community Market President
BIO
 

 

SPEAKER RECOMENDATIONS

CEDBR is always looking for recomendations for speakers, moderators, and panelists.  If you know someone that the center should consider, fill out the speaker recomendation form: http://www.cedbr.org/events/speaker-recomendation

WHAT ARE THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCES?

 

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