Join us on Thursday, October 22 from 12:30 to 4:45 pm for the 2020 Kansas Economic Policy Conference.
This year, the KEPC will take place online only and is offered free of charge to all who register.
The 2020 KEPC will feature two keynote speakers: State of the State: The Kansas Economy, Donna K. Ginther, Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Economics, and Director, Institute for Policy & Social Research. On Rethinking Economic Development, Bill Murphy, Deputy Secretary, Kansas Department of Commerce.
We'll turn to a conversation on Public Health, featuring: Dr. Lee Norman, Secretary, Kansas Department of Health and Environment; Major General David Weishaar, The Adjutant General of Kansas; Tami Gurley-Calvez, Associate Professor, Population Health, the University of Kansas Medical Center; Ward Lyles, Associate Professor, Urban Planning, School of Public Affairs & Administration, and Director, Center for Compassionate & Sustainable Communities, the University of Kansas. And we'll discuss Education & Broadband, with: Shannon Kimball, Lawrence Board of Education and Past President, Kansas Association of School Boards; Brad Bergsma, VP, Information Technologies, Northwest Kansas Technical College; Catherine Moyer, CEO & General Manager, Pioneer Communications; Germaine Halegoua, Associate Professor, Film & Media Studies, the University of Kansas. The afternoon will continue with a discussion among policymakers on Moving from Crisis to Recovery: Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers, State of Kansas; Sen. Carolyn McGinn, Kansas Senate District 31, Sedgwick; Rep. Stephanie Clayton, Kansas House District 19, Overland Park; Rep. Troy Waymaster, Kansas House District 109, Bunker Hill. Jim McLean, Managing Director, Kansas News Service, and Deb Miller, Director, KU Public Management Center, the University of Kansas, will moderate the conversations.
Find resources on COVID-19 in Kansas and in the US at https://ipsr.ku.edu/covid19/.
Event Info: (785) 864-9102
Price: Free to all who register
Event Website: ipsr.ku.edu/conferen/kepc2020/
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