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Join business professionals from the Pittsburg area for the

PITTSBURG REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Tuesday, October 16, 2018  |  10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center

503 North Pine Street, Pittsburg, KS
Registration: $75

Business leaders are turning to the Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce; 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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SPEAKERS & PRESENTATIONS

BIO

 
 
BLAKE BENSON
Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce
President
Event Moderator

BIO
 
 
JACQUELINE MIDKIFF
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Regional Economist

Regional Labor Statistics

BIO
 
 
HEATHER MORGAN
Project 17
Executive Director
Regional Outlook

BIO
 
 
JEREMY HILL
Wichita State University
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Director
State Outlook

BIO
 

STAN LONGHOFER
Wichita State University
Center for Real Estate
Director
Real Estate Outlook

BIO
 
 
MICHAEL DAVIDSSON
Pittsburg State University
Economics, Finance & Banking
Assistant Professor
Local Outlook

 

SPEAKER RECOMENDATIONS

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WHAT ARE THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCES?

 

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TIME

TENTATIVE AGENDA ITEM

10:30 Registration / Networking 
11:00 Lunch / Welcoming Remarks (Moderator): 
Blake Benson, President
Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce
11:20     Regional Labor Statistics:
Jacqueline Midkiff, Regional Economist
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
 
11:50 Regional Update:
Heather Morgan, Executive Director
Project 17
12:20

-- Break --

12:40    

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

1:00 Real Estate Outlook:
Dr. Stan Longhofer, Director
Center for Real Estate
Wichita State University
1:30

Local Outlook: 
Michael DavidssonAssistant Professor
Economics, Finance & Banking
Pittsburg State University

2:00 Closing Remarks / Adjournment

View previous year's agenda

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The primary audience for this event includes:

These events typically appeal most to: 

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

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Jacqueline Michael-Midkiff - Regional Labor Statistics

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Heather Morgan - Regional Update

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Jeremy Hill - State Update

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Dr. Stan Longhofer - Real Estate Outlook

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Michael Davidsson - Local Outlook

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Join business professionals from the Pittsburg area for the

PITTSBURG REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Tuesday, October 16, 2018  |  10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center

503 North Pine Street, Pittsburg, KS
Registration: $75

Business leaders are turning to the Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce; 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.