Emporia Area Economic Outlook Conference


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Thursday, October 26, 2017

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM (lunch served at 11:30 AM) 
Memorial Union at Emporia State University 

(1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801)
Registration: $75

For a glimpse into the region’s economic future, business leaders are turning to Wichita State University’s W. Frank Barton School of Business, the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR), and the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce, founders of the Emporia Area 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 state and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government.

Download speaker presentations below each speaker's photo.

 

SPEAKERS

BIO
ED BASHAW
Dean
School of Business
Emporia State University

Event Moderator

BIO
ROB CATLETT
Director
Ctr. for Econ. Ed & Community Research, Emporia State University

Local Outlook

BIO
MARC FUSARO
Associate Professor
& Director

Ctr. for Business & Economic Dev., Emporia State University

The Emporia State Economic Index

BIO
STAN LONGHOFER
Director

Center for Real Estate
Wichita State University

Real Estate Outlook

BIO
JEREMY HILL
Director

Center for Economic Dev. & Business Research (CEDBR)
Wichita State University

State Employment Outlook
PANELISTS

ROB CATLETT
Director
Ctr. for Econ. Ed & Community Research

Emporia State University

READ BIO

CRAIG VANWEY
Southeast Regional Project Manager
Business & Community Development
Kansas Department of Commerce
READ BIO

DEAN HOLLENBECK
President
Flint Hills Technical College
READ BIO

WHAT ARE THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCES?

 

TIME

AGENDA ITEM

11:30 Lunch Served / Registration
11:40 Welcoming Remarks (Moderator):
Ed Bashaw, Dean
School of Business
Emporia State University
11:50 The Emporia State Economic Index and what it tells us about the Kansas Economy:
Dr. Marc Fusaro, Associate Professor & Director
Center for Business & Economic Development
School of Business, Emporia State University
12:10 State Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State University
12:40 -- BREAK --
12:55 Real Estate Outlook:
Dr. Stan Longhofer, Director
Center for Real Estate
W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State University
1:25

Local Outlook:
Rob Catlett, Director
Center for Economic Education & Community Research
Department of Mathematics and Economics
Emporia State University

1:50

Panel Discussion:
1. Rob Catlett
2. Craig VanWey, Southeast Regional Project Manager, Business & Community Development, Kansas Department of Commerce
3. Dean Hollenbeck, President, Flint Hills Technical College

2:30 Closing Remarks / Adjournment

View previous year's agenda

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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