Join business professionals from the Pittsburg area for the

PITTSBURG REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
Tuesday, October 22, 2019  |  10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Pittsburg State University, Overman Student Center

1701 South Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762

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.

 

SPEAKERS AND PRESENTATIONS

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PAUL W. GRIMES
Dean
Kelce College of Business
Pittsburg State University

Event Host

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JEREMY HILL
Director
CEDBR
Wichita State University


State Outlook

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KELLY EDMISTON
Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City


Economic Conditions in Low- and Moderate- Income Communities

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STAN LONGHOFER
Professor and Director
Center for Real Estate
Wichita State University


Real Estate Oulook

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JODI SCHMIDT
Executive Director of the Care Collaborative
The University of Kansas Health System

Financial Health
of Rural Hospitals
LOCAL UPDATE - PANELISTS

Introduction

MICHAEL DAVIDSSON
Assistant Professor
Pittsburg State University

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Mission

BLAKE BENSON
President
Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce

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TIME

TENTATIVE AGENDA ITEM

10:30 Registration / Networking 
11:00 Lunch  / Welcoming Remarks (Event Host): 
Paul W. Grimes, Dean
Kelce College of Business
Pittsburg State University
11:10 State Outlook:
Jeremy Hill, Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University
11:40 Economic Conditions in Low- and Moderate- Income Communities:
Kelly Edmiston, Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
12:10 -- Break --
12:20 Real Estate Outlook:
Stan Longhofer, Professor and Director
Center for Real Estate
Wichita State University
12:50

Finance Health of Rural Hospitals:
Jodi Schmidt, Executive Director of the Care Collaborative
The University of Kansas Health System

1:20

Local Update - Panel Discussion:
Michael Davidsson, Assistant Professor
Pittsburg State University

Blake BensonPresident
Pittsburg Area 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 a brief introduction to our events. Contact cedbr@wichita.edu to receive the full list of sponsorship opportunities available. 

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Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Request for Accommodations
Please contact Jill.Johnson@wichita.edu to request an accommodation
for participating in the conference by September 20, 2019.