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Financial Services Summit

September 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Free


Register Here

GO Topeka in partnership with the Kansas Insurance Department, Security Benefit and the Kansas Department of Commerce invites you to attend our 3rd Annual Financial Services Summit: Growth, Partnerships and Education.

Schedule

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.Welcome & Lunch
Ken Selzer - Kansas Insurance Commissioner
Mike Kiley - CEO, Security Benefit Corporation
Attracting, Developing and Retaining the Workforce
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.Session #1 - Community and Culture
Moderator: Matt Pivarnik - President & CEO, Greater Topeka Partnership
Cody Foster - Founder, Advisors Excel, Chair, Greater Topeka Partnership
Kent Glasscock - President, KSU Institute for Commercialization
Steven Bamford - Executive Director, Allentown, PA Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority
1:55 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.Session #2 - Workforce Development and Retention
Moderator: Alan Cobb - President & CEO, Kansas Chamber
Blake Flanders - President & CEO, Kansas Board of Regents
Mary Wright - Director, Employer Alliances, Jobs for the Future
Josh Westfall - Senior Manager, Policy & Programs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Center for Education and Workforce
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Break
Investing in the Future
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.Session #3 - Economic and Business Environment
Moderator: Sherriene Jones-Sontag - VP of Communications, Kansas Chamber
John Tomblin - Vice-President for Office of Research, Wichita State University; Executive Director, National Institute for Aviation Research
• Marek Gootman - Fellow and Director of Strategic Partnerships and Global Initiatives, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Bill Northey - Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, U.S. Bank

3:55 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.Session #4 - Developing the Ecosystem
Moderator: Jay Matlack, VantEdge Partners
Greg Schwerdt - Schwerdt Design Group, Top Tank
Victoria Barnard - Co-Founder, Women’s Capital Connection
• Pam Berneking, Chief Commerical Officer, Community America Credit Union
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Wrap Up/Action Items
• Ken Selzer, Kansas Insurance Commissioner
Mike Kiley, CEO, Security Benefit Corporation
Matt Pivarnik, President & CEO, Greater Topeka Partnership
• Alan Cobb, President & CEO, Kansas Chamber
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Reception

If you have any questions, contact Glenda Haverkamp at ghaverkamp@ksinsurance.org or call 785.296.7803.

Details

Date:
September 21, 2017
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Register Here:
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=bjhquweab&oeidk=a07eed2xso3cefa682b

Venue

Capitol Plaza Hotel – Sunflower Ballroom, Maner Conference Center
1717 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66612 United States

Directions
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Phone:
785.431.7200
Website:
www.capitolplazahoteltopeka.com/

Organizer

GO Topeka
Phone:
(785) 234-2644
Email:
Website:
www.gotopeka.com