43rd
 ANNUAL KANSAS ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 7:30-11:30 AM
Century II Convention Center

225 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, Ks 67202

For a glimpse into Kansas' economic future, over 700 business leaders turn to Wichita State University, the W. Frank Barton School of Business, and the 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, state, and national economies, addressing topics of interest to the community. A combination of nationally known speakers and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government.

 

 

Registration

 

 Rate Increases to $185 on 9/8/2022

 
SPEAKERS AND PRESENTATIONS
State and Local
Employment Forecast

Labor Update

Aviation Update

Energy Update

JEREMY HILL
Wichita State University
CEDBR

Director
Bio

JULIA POLLAK
ZipRecruiter
Chief Economist
Bio

JOHN HEIMLICH
Airlines for America
Vice President and Chief Economist
Bio

JUAN ALVARADO
American Gas Association

Director, Energy Analysis

 

 

TRANSPORTATION PANEL
Labor Market Panel

Labor Market Panel

Labor Market Panel

SEAN HUDSPETH
Wichita Public Schools
Chief Human Resource Officer

Bio

JESSICA KILPATRIC
Fidelity Bank

Director of Human Resources
Bio

MAGGIE TOPPING
Textron Aviation
Sr. Vice President, Human Resources & Communications
Bio


FEATURED GUESTS

Host & Moderator

Welcoming Remarks

Evergy Opening Remarks

Closing Remarks

JOHN ROLFE
Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce

President and CEO
Bio
RICHARD MUMA
Wichita State University
President
Bio


TBD




LARISA GENIN
Barton School, Wichita State University
Dean
Bio

 

 

WHAT ARE THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCES?

 

 

Agenda

7:20

 

Countdown Clock

7:50

 

Welcoming Remarks
Richard Muma, President
Wichita State University

8:00

 

State & Local Employment Forecast
Jeremy Hill, Director, Center for Economic and Business Research
Wichita State University

8:40

 

Labor Update
Julia Pollak, Chief Economist
ZipRecruiter

9:10

 

// Break - Networking //

9:25

 

Aviation Update
John Heimlich, Vice President and Chief Economist
Airlines for America

9:55

 

Energy Update
Juan Alvarado, Director, Energy Analysis
American Gas Association

10:25

 

// Break - Networking // 

10:40   TBD

10:50

 

Labor Market Panel Discussion
Panelist: Sean Hudspeth, Chief Human Resource Officer, Wichita Public Schools
Panelist: Jessica Kilpatric, Director of Human Resources, Fidelity Bank
Panelist: Maggie Topping, Sr. Vice President, Human Resources & Communications, Textron Aviation

11:30

 

Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Larisa Genin, Dean
Barton School, Wichita State University

 

 

Would you like to sponsor one of our events? Below is an introduction to our events. Contact cedbr@wichita.edu to speak with someone about sponsorship opportunities. 

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View the 2020 event page and speaker slides

 

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Request for Accommodations
Please contact Andrea.Wilson@wichita.edu to request an accommodation for participating in the conference by September 23, 2022.

 

 

eoc2021.cedbr.org

https://www.cedbr.org/content/EOC/KEOC_sponsorship-opportunities.pdf