Hays Economic Outlook Conference

Friday, November 3, 2017

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM (lunch served at 11:30 AM) 
Robbins Center at Fort Hays State University 

(600 Park St., Hays, KS 67601)
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 Ellis County Coalition for Economic Development, founders of the Hays 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

 
Jesse Jacobs
Instructor
Fort Hays State University

Moderator

BIO
Jacqueline Midkiff
Regional Economist

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U. S. Bureau of
Labor Statistics

VIEW PRESENTATION

BIO
Stan Longhofer
Director

Center for Real Estate
W. Frank Barton School of Business
Wichita State University

Real Estate Outlook
VIEW PRESENTATION

 

BIO
Jeremy Hill
Director
CEDBR
W. Frank Barton School of Business
Wichita State University

State Employment Forecast
VIEW PRESENTATION
Local Employment Forecast
VIEW PRESENTATION
 
PANELISTS
Scott Sproul
President & CEO
Northwest Kansas Economic
Innovation Center, Inc. (NWKEICI)
READ BIO
 
Dan Steffen
Regional Project Manager
Kansas Department of Commerce
READ BIO
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TIME

AGENDA ITEM

11:30 Lunch Served / Registration
11:40 Welcoming Remarks (Moderator):
Dosse ToulaboeChair and Professor of Economics
Fort Hays State University
11:50 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Update
Jacqueline Midkiff, Regional Economist
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
12:20 State Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State University
12:50 -- BREAK --
1:05 Real Estate Outlook:
Dr. Stan Longhofer, Director
Center for Real Estate
W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State University
1:35

Local Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State University

1:50

Panel Discussion:
1. Scott Sproul, President & CEO, Northwest Kansas Economic Innovation Center, Inc. (NWKEICI)
2. Dan Steffen, Regional Project Manager, Kansas Department of Commerce

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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