Join business professionals from the Pittsburg area for the

SALINA REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
Thursday, October 31, 2019  |  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Salina Country Club

2101 E Country Club Road, Salina KS, 67401
 


Business leaders are turning to the Salina 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 Salina 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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MATT THOMPSON
President/CEO
Kansas Wesleyan University


Event Host

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


State Outlook

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STAN LONHOFER
Director
Center for Real Estate
Wcihita State University


Real Estate Outlook

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JODI SCHMIDT
Executive Director of the Care Collaborative
The University of Kansas Health System

Financial Health
of Rural Hospitals

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MYKEL TAYLOR
Assistant Professor, Farm Management
Kansas State University

Agriculture

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PAUL HEDLUND
Professor of Business
Kansas Wesleyan University

Local Update

 

TIME

TENTATIVE AGENDA ITEM

11:00 Registration / Networking 
11:10 Lunch  / Welcoming Remarks (Event Host): 
Matt Thompson, President/CEO
Kansas Wesleyan University
11:20 State Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University
11:50 Real Estate Outlook:
Stan Longhofer, Director
Center for Real Estate
Wichita State University
12:20 -- Break --
12:30 Financial Health of Rural Hospitals:
Jodi Schmidt, Executive Director of the Care Collaborative
The University of Kansas Health System
1:00 Agriculture:
Mykel Taylor, Assistant Professor, Farm Management
Kansas State University
1:30

Local Update:
Dr. Paul HedlundProfessor of Business
Kansas Wesleyan 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 September 30, 2019.