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Join business professionals from the Pittsburg area for the

PITTSBURG REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Tuesday, October 16, 2018  |  10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center

503 North Pine Street, Pittsburg, KS
Registration: $75

Business leaders are turning to the Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg 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.

 

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SPEAKERS & PRESENTATIONS

BIO

 
 
MODERATOR
Blake Benson
President
Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce

 

BIO
 
 
REGIONAL LABOR STATISTICS
Jacqueline Midkiff
Regional Economist
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

BIO
 
 
STATE OUTLOOK
Jeremy Hill
Director
Wichita State University
Center for Economic Development and Business Research

BIO
 
 
REGIONAL OUTLOOK
Heather Morgan
Executive Director
Project 17


 

BIO
 

REAL ESTATE OUTLOOK
Stan Longhofer

Director
Wichita State University
Center for Real Estate

BIO
 
 
LOCAL OUTLOOK
Michael Davidsson
Assistant Professor
Economics, Finance & Banking Pittsburg State University

WHAT ARE THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCES?

 

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TIME

TENTATIVE AGENDA ITEM

10:30 Registration / Networking
11:00 Lunch / Welcoming Remarks (Moderator): 
Blake Benson, President
Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce
11:20     Regional Labor Statistics:
Jacqueline Midkiff, Regional Economist
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
 
11:50 State Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Wichita State University
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
12:20

-- Break --

12:40     Regional Update:
Heather Morgan, Executive Director
Project 17
 
1:00 Real Estate Outlook:
Dr. Stan Longhofer, Director
Wichita State University
Center for Real Estate
1:30

Local Outlook: 
Michael DavidssonAssistant Professor
Economics, Finance & Banking, Pittsburg State University

2:00 Closing Remarks / Adjournment

View previous year's agenda

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The primary audience for this event includes:

These events typically appeal most to: 

- Managers & Directors
- Executives & Owners
- Vice Presidents & Associate Executives
- Government & Elected Officials
- Analysts, Economists, & Researchers
- Board Directors
- Attorneys
- Media
- University Professors
- Economic Developers
- University Students

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