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38th ANNUAL KANSAS ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 7:30-11:30 AM
("Early Bird" networking at 6:45 AM / breakfast served at 7:30 AM)
INTRUST Bank Arena (500 E Waterman St., Wichita, KS)

For a glimpse into Kansas' economic future, over 800 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.

Content/Speakers


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. 

SPEAKERS

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DEB FARRIS
Anchor/Reporter
KAKE News

Event
Hostess

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JOSEPH QUINLAN
Head of Market & Thematic Strategy

GWIM, a division of Bank of America Corp.

National & Global
Economies

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CAROLYN LEE
Executive Director

The Manufacturing Institute

Manufacturing
Trends

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KENNETH KRIZ
Director & Kansas Regents Distinguished Professor
Kansas Public Finance Ctr., Wichita State University

State & Local
Government
Outlook

 

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JEREMY HILL
Director

Center for Economic Development & Business Research (CEDBR)
Wichita State University

Panel Moderator
 & Employment Outlook

 
PANELISTS
Introduction

EXPORTS
TOM MINTON
Creekstone Farms

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Mission

MANUFACTURING
TIM PENNER
Harper Industries, Inc.

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Mission

MANUFACTURING
JARED PETERSON
Vermillion Incorporated
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Government Panelist - Kathy Sexton

GOVERNMENT
KATHY SEXTON
City of Derby, Kansas

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Government Panelist - Col. David Weishaar

GOVERNMENT
COL. DAVID WEISHAAR
McConnell Air Force Base
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