Join business professionals from the Lawrence area 

LAWRENCE
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Thursday, February 2, 2023  ―  10:30 AM to 2:00 PM  ―  Luncheon Event
Arterra Event Gallery

2161 Quail Creek Drive, Lawrence, KS 66047


The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into current local and state 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, health care, industry, education and government.

 

Speakers and Presentation Topics
Event Host
State Outlook
Local Indicators

Real Estate Update

LISA LARSEN
City of Lawrence
Mayor

Bio


JEREMY HILL
Wichita State University
CEDBR

Director

Bio
Presentation

JONATHAN NORRIS
Wichita State University
CEDBR
Research Economist
Bio

STAN LONGHOFER
Wichita State University
Center for Real Estate

Director

Bio
Presentation

Real Estate Panelist

Real Estate Panelist
Real Estate Panelist
Local Update
MESSINA HAMLIN
Meritrust Credit Union
Sales Manager

BRIAN JOHNSON
Lawrence Board of Realtors
President

JILL BALLEW
Stephens Real Estate
Realtor

STEVE KELLY
Lawrence Chamber
of Commerce
Vice President of Economic Development
Bio

Manufacturing Panelist

Manufacturing Panelist

Manufacturing Panelist

 

MIKE BERNHOLTZ
Amarr Entrematic
Facility Manager

SANDY DIXON
Plastikon Healthcare, LLC
Sr. Program Director

SCOTT STILL
McFarlane Aviation
President

 
 

  

TIME AGENDA
10:30

Registration / Networking

10:35

Opening Remarks (Event Host):
Lisa Larsen, Mayor
City of Lawrence

10:45

State Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University

11:15

Local Indicators
Jonathan Norris, Research Economist
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University

11:45

Manufacturing Panel:
Panelist: Mike Bernholtz, Facility Manager, Amarr Entrematic
Panelist: Sandy Dixon, Senior Program Director, Plastikon Healthcare, LLC
Panelist: Scott Still, President, McFarlane Aviation

12:15

-- Break -- Lunch --

12:45

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

1:00

Real Estate Panel:
Panelist: Messina Hamlin, Sales Manager, Meritrust Credit Union
Panelist: Brian Johnson, President, Lawrence Board of Realtors
Panelist: TBD

1:30

Local Update:
Steve Kelly, Vice President of Economic Development
Lawrence Chamber of Commerce

2:00

Closing Remarks / Adjournment

WHAT ARE THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCES?

 

 

 

 

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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