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Economic Outlook

Wheeling Economic Outlook Conference

October 18, 2017
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack
Wheeling Area Economic Outlook 2018-2022

Schedule

7:30 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast Buffet

8 a.m. | Welcome 
Javier Reyes, Ph.D., Milan Puskar Dean, WVU College of Business and Economic Research

8:15 a.m. | The Global Outlook 
David McKinley, President and Managing Director, McKinley Carter Wealth Services

8:30 a.m. | The State Perspective  
John Deskins, Ph.D., Director, WVU Bureau of Business and Economic Research 
Kristopher Hopkins, Executive Director, West Virginia Development Office

9:45 a.m. | The Community Perspective: How to Maximize Return on Investment from a Cracker Plant  
Matt Cybulsky, Director, Shale Energy and Petrochemicals / Jobs Ohio

10:30 a.m. | Panel Discussion  
Moderator: David McKinley, President and Managing Director, McKinley Carter Wealth Services
Joe Eddy, President, Eagle Manufacturing and Past Chair, WV Manufacturing Association
Mike Jacoby, VP of Business Development, Appalachian Parternship for Economic Growth
Kathy D'Antoni, Associate State Superintendent, WV Department of Education
Steve Hedrick, President and CEO, Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research and Innovation Center

11:45 a.m. | Closing Remarks