Wichita's Economic Future Summit - Wichita, KS

  • January 9: Wichita's Economic Future - Wichita, KS

    Join us for a special summit on January 9, where we will enjoy food and fellowship while hearing from key experts in economic development. We will discuss important development projects happening in Wichita. With so much unfolding regarding various proposals to develop Wichita’s riverfront and beyond, it’s important we come together and take a close look at all the moving parts; and what the impact is likely to have on our economy.

    Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Marriott

    Address: 9100 Corporate Hills Drive, Wichita, KS 67207

    5:30 pm – Registration and dinner

    6:00 – 8:30 pm – Event

    Speakers include:

    • “Wichita Economic Trends and Takeaways”

    Art Hall, Ph.D. at Kansas University

    •  “Urban Economic Growth in the 21st Century”

    Sam Staley, Ph.D at Florida State University

    •  “An Overview of the Riverfront Legacy Master Plan”

    Evan Rosell, VP of Projects with the Greater Wichita Partnership

    Ben Hutton, CEO of Hutton Construction

Giving Kids A Fighting Chance Screening

  • November 12: Giving Kids a Fighting Chance Screening - Overland Park, KS

    Join us for a special viewing of Giving Kids a Fighting Chance on the big screen. 

    Twenty years ago, Florida implemented a wide-ranging public education reform that improved student achievement from being one of the worst-performing states to one of the best.  During the same time, Kansas dramatically increased education spending with virtually no increase in student achievement. This short documentary tells some of the stories of Florida’s efforts through student-focused education reforms and the untapped opportunities for Kansas’ children.

    Subjects in the documentary include Former FL. Gov. Jeb Bush, Kansas state legislators, parents, teachers, and students.

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    KU Edwards Campus – Regnier Hall Auditorium 

    6:00 pm

    12610 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66213

    The parking lot is off of 127th Street – follow blue signs to Regnier Hall

Giving Kids A Fighting Chance Screening

  • November 13: Giving Kids a Fighting Chance Screening - Wichita, KS

    Join us for a special viewing of Giving Kids a Fighting Chance on the big screen. 

    Twenty years ago, Florida implemented a wide-ranging public education reform that improved student achievement from being one of the worst-performing states to one of the best.  During the same time, Kansas dramatically increased education spending with virtually no increase in student achievement. This short documentary tells some of the stories of Florida’s efforts through student-focused education reforms and the untapped opportunities for Kansas’ children.

    Subjects in the documentary include Former FL. Gov. Jeb Bush, Kansas state legislators, parents, teachers, and students.

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    Exploration Place – Kemper Theater

    6:00 pm

    300 N. McLean Blvd. Wichita, KS 67203

Kansas Policy Institute is able to provide services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in our public events. Please contact our Wichita Office at 316-634-0218 to request an accomodation for an event.