Kansas Economic Policy Conference

Program
Walling off the Kansas Economy: Trade, Immigration, and Economic Growth


Thursday, October 26, 2017

8:30
Registration, Coffee & More
9:00
Welcome
Neeli Bendapudi, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, The University of Kansas

Introductions
Steven Maynard-Moody, Director, Institute for Policy & Social Research and Professor, School of Public Affairs & Administration, The University of Kansas

9:15
Morning Keynote

The State of the State: Trade, Immigration, and Economic Growth

Alexandre (Sasha) Skiba, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Wyoming
10:00
Break
10:15
Conversation on Immigration and the Kansas Economy

Allie Devine, Partner, Devine, Donley & Murray Governmental Affairs
Laurie Minard, Vice President of Human Resources, Garmin International, Inc.


BREAK

Conversation on Trade and the Kansas Economy

Karyn Page, President and CEO, Kansas Global Trade Services
Josh Roe, Deputy Secretary, Kansas Department of Agriculture

Host
Jim McLean, Managing Director, Kansas News Service

12:00 Luncheon
1:00 Remarks & Introduction
Douglas A. Girod, Chancellor, The University of Kansas

Conversation on Trade and Immigration Policy: Current and Future

Rep. Don Hineman, Kansas House Majority Leader, Kansas House District 118
Alex Richard, State Director for U.S. Senator Jerry Moran

2:00
Closing Remarks
Donna Ginther, Director, Center for Science, Technology & Economic Policy, Institute for Policy & Social Research and Professor, Department of Economics, The University of Kansas
2:15
Adjourn
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