Join business professionals from the Emporia area for the

EMPORIA REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
Friday, November 1, 2019  |  10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Flint Hills Technical College, Trusler Foundation Conference Center

3301 West 18th Avenue, Emporia, KS 66801

Business leaders are turning to the Emporia 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 Emporia 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.

 

SPEAKERS AND PRESENTATIONS

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JOYCE FRENCH
Vice President
2S Inc.


Event Host

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MARK FUSARO
Associate Professor of Economics
School of Business
Emporia State University

State Index

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TYLER TENBRINK
Senior Labor Economist
Kansas Department of Labor

Regional Labor Market Update

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JEREMY HILL
Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research

Wichita State University

State Outlook

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KELLY EDMISTON
Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas

Economic Conditions in low- and moderate- Income communities (Part Two)

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STAN LONGHOFER
Professor and Director
Center for Real Estate
Wichita State University

Real Estate Outlook

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BEKAH SELBY
Assistant Professor, Mathematics and
Economics Liberal
Emporia State University


Local Update

 

TIME

TENTATIVE AGENDA ITEM

10:30 Registration / Networking 
10:40 Lunch  / Welcoming Remarks (Event Host): 
Joyce French, Vice President
2S Inc.
10:45 State Index:
Marc Fusaro, Associate Professor of Economics and Director
School of Business
Emporia State University
11:15 Regional Labor Market Update:
Tyler Tenbrink, Senior Labor Economist
Kansas Department of Labor
11:45 State Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University
12:15 -- Break --
12:30 Economic Conditions in Low- and Moderate- Income Communities (Part Two):
Kelly Edmiston, Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1:00

Real Estate Outlook:
Stan Longhofer, Professor and Director
Center for Real Estate
Wichita State University

1:30 Local Update:
Bekah Selby, Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Economics Liberal
Emporia State University
2:00

Closing Remarks / Adjournment

 

WHAT ARE THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCES?

 

 

Would you like to sponsor one of our events? Below is a brief introduction to our events. Contact cedbr@wichita.edu to receive the full list of sponsorship opportunities available. 

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Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Request for Accommodations
Please contact Jill.Johnson@wichita.edu to request an accommodation
for participating in the conference by October 1, 2019.