Description: The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into current local, state, and national economies, addressing topics of interest to the community. A combination of nationally known speakers and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government. This event attracts around 800 regional business professionals each year. Registration Cost: $120 ($150 after September 15, 2017) Register at www.eoc2017.cedbr.org. Submitted by: Anne Price Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR), part of W Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State Univ.