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37th Annual Kansas Economic Outlook Conference in Wichita, October 6, 2016


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Agenda

7:30 Breakfast and Registration
  Welcome Video
8:00 Opening Remarks / Moderator
John Bardo will provide opening remarks at the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference John Bardo
President
Wichita State University
Moderator: Stephanie Bergmann from KSN-TV, Kansas Economic Outlook Conference Moderator:
Stephanie Bergmann
Anchor/Reporter
KSNW-TV
8:10 Aerospace
Richard Aboulafia, Aerospace Speaker at the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference Richard Aboulafia
Vice President
Teal Group
8:40 Aerospace Panel
Dave Franson, Aerospace Panelist, Kansas Economic Outlook Conference Dave Franson
President and Owner
Franson Consulting, Inc.
Jason Cox, Cox Machine, Inc. Jason Cox
President
Cox Machine, Inc.
   
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9:20 Natural Gas and Oil
Caron Lawhorn, Energy Speaker at the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference Caron Lawhorn
Senior Vice President, Commercial
ONE Gas
9:50 Energy Panel
Darin Greseth, Energy Panelist, Kansas Economic Outlook Conference Darin Greseth
President/CEO
BG Products, Inc.
Panelist to be announced - Kansas Economic Outlook Conference Kevin Turpin
CEO
PK Companies
   
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10:30 Kansas Farm Update
Mykel Taylor, Kansas Farm Update Speaker at the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference Mykel Taylor
Assistant Professor
Kansas State University
10:50 State and Local Forecasts
Tom Johnson Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University
11:20 Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Anand Desai will provide closing remarks at the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference Anand Desai, Dean
W. Frank Barton School of Business
Wichita State University

37th Annual Kansas
Economic Outlook Conference

Thursday, October 6, 2016
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Century II Convention Center

225 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202


For a glimpse into the region’s economic future, over 700 business leaders turn to Wichita State University’s Barton School of Business and Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR), founders of the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference.
 

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 nationally known speakers and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government. 


 

 
"Good overview of global, national, and state economic conditions and forecasts."
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"Great event! Good to see what is coming up on the horizon, both globally and in our local economy. Great networking as well."
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"Excellent tool for preparing budget."
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"One of the best for movers and shakers"
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"The information presented will be extremely helpful as we help our clients work on strategic planning for the coming year."
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"The information presented, especially about the local economy...is important to know for anyone in the business world."
 

 

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