Join business professionals from the Topeka area 

KANSAS ECONOMIC
OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
TOPEKA

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Economic Update - 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Reception - 5:00 to 5:30 PM
Legislative Economic Update - 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Topeka Country Club
2700 SW Buchanan St, Topeka, KS 66611


Economic Update

 Legislative Economic Update

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.

The Legislative Economic Update will be an opportunity for elected officials and the public to hear succinct overviews of the presentations given during the afternoon conference. This portion of the event is open and free to all who would like to attend, however space may be limited. Please register below to secure your spot for this update. 

 

 

Speakers and Presentation Topics
State Outlook
Real Estate Outlook
Agriculture Update

JEREMY HILL
Wichita State University
CEDBR
Director

Bio

STAN LONGHOFER
Wichita State University
Center for Real Estate
Director

Bio

ALLEN FEATHERSTONE
Department of Agricultural Economics
Kansas State University

Professor, Head and Director
Bio

Real Estate Panelist
 

Real Estate Panelist
 
Real Estate Panelist

 

LUKE THOMPSON
Coldwell Banker American Home
Realtor

ABBEY WOSTAL
BHG Wostal Realty
Broker/Owner
TIM O'SHEA
Capitol Federal
Mortgage Loan Originator

Manufacturing Panelist

 

Finance Panelist
 
Manufacturing Panelist

 

RYAN LAWRENCE
Mars Wrigley

Value Stream Manager

ANDREA KABERLINE
Envista Credit Union
Chief Lending Officer

GINA COFFMAN
Heartland Works, Inc.
Executive Director
Local Area II Workforce Development Board

 

 

TIME AGENDA
2:00

Registration / Networking

2:05

Welcome Remarks:
TBD

2:15

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

3:00

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

3:15

Real Estate Panel:
Panelist: Luke Thompson, Realtor, Coldwell Banker American Home
Panelist: Abbey Wostal, Broker/Owner, BHG Wostal Realty
Panelist: Tim O'Shea, Mortgage Loan Originator, Capitol Federal

3:45

Break / Networking

4:00

Agriculture Update:
Allen Featherstone, Professor, Head and Director of the Masters of Agribusiness Program
Department of Agricultural Economics
Kansas State University

4:30

Manufacturing Panel
Panelist: Ryan Lawrence, Value Stream Manager, Mars Wrigley
Panelist: Andrea Kaberline, Chief Lending Officer, Envista Credit Union
Panelist: Gina Coffman, Executive Director, Heartland Works, Inc., Local Area II Workforce Development Board

5:00

Reception / Hors d'oeuvres and drinks

5:30

Legislative Economic Update:
State Outlook: Jeremy Hill, Director, CEDBR- WSU
Real Estate: Stan Longhofer, Professor and Director, Center for Real Estate- WSU
Agriculture: Allen Featherstone, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics- KSU

6:30

Adjourn

  

 

 

 

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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