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Find presentations and tools from past lectures, workshops, trainings and other professional development events hosted by Wichita State University Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs.

Hugo Wall Day 2015
Sept. 10, 2015 | Wichita State University Rhatigan Student Center

"The Myths of Economic Development: Reshaping a Regional Economy on University-Based Innovation"
President John Bardo, Wichita State University

"What’s New in Pension Research?"
Dr. Kenneth Kriz, Kansas Regents Distinguished Professor, WSU Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs

"Next Big Things: Are You Future Ready?"
Karen Thoreson, President, Alliance for Innovation

20th Annual Midwest Regional Public Finance Conference
April 9-10, 2015
| Ambassador Hotel, Wichita, Kan.

"Intermediate Accounting for the KMAAG User"
Scot Loyd, CPA, Partner, Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk and Loyd

"Reflections on the Activities of the Kansas Public Finance Center, 1994-2009"
Dr. W. Bartley Hildreth, Professor, Georgia State University

"Revenue Diversification and Outsourcing: Do Local Revenue Structures Impact Outsourcing Levels?"
Dr. Zhiwei Zhang, Assistant Professor, Kansas State University Department of Political Science 

"Land Banks: Benefits, Lessons and More"
David Yearout, Director of Planning and Zoning, City of Junction City, Kan.
Cheryl Beatty, Assistant City Manager and FinanceDirector, City of Junction City, Kan.

"Kansas Tax Policy Shake-Up: Implications of 2012-13 Law Changes; Debate Extends to 2015 and Beyond"
Chris W. Courtwright, Principal Economist, Kansas Legislative Research Department

"Financial Condition Analysis of the State of Kansas"
Dr. Kenneth Kriz, Kansas Regents Distinguished Professor, WSU Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs

"Tea Parties, Whigs and Compromise: The Historical Roots of American Government-Business

Dr. John R. Bartle, Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, Professor of Public Administration, University of Nebraska Omaha

"TIF: An Important Tool or a Four-Letter Word?"
Jeff White, Principal, Columbia Capital Management, LLC

"Budgeting for Kansas Municipalities"
Roger Basinger, Public Service Executive, Kansas Department of Administration

"So, How's the Midwest Neighborhood Doing? A Comparative Overview of Selected Trends and Results in State and Local Government Finance in Eight Midwestern States"
Dr. Carl D. Ekstrom, Lecturer Emeritus, University of Nebraska Omaha School of Public Administration

"How Citizens Value Tax Money"
Dr. Alfred Ho, Associate Professor, University of Kansas School of Public Affairs and Administration

Housing Seminar: Neighborhood Development 
March 4, 2015
| Wichita State University Hughes Metropolitan Complex

"Equitable Societies"
"Housing Strategies that Promote Communities"

Sarita Turner, Senior Associate, PolicyLink

"South Central Kansas Housing Markets: Prospects for 2015"
Dr. Stanley D. Longhofer, Director, Wichita State University Center for Real Estate

"USDA Rural Development Housing Programs"
Wilma Marconnet, Multi-Family Housing Programs Director, USDA Rural Development

"Prairie Fire Development"
Kelley Hrabe, Owner, Prairie Fire Development

"City of Hutchinson Housing Initiatives"
Jana McCarron, Planning Director, City of Hutchinson

Kansas Government Finance Officers Association Fall 2014 Professional Conference
Oct. 15-17, 2014 | Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Overland Park, Kan.

"Economic Review and Forecast"
Barry W. Fick, Senior Vice President, Springsted Inc.

"Putting EMMA to Work for You"
Leila Barbour, Outreach Manager, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board

"U.S. Local Governments: General Obligation Ratings Methodology and Assumptions – One Year Later"
Russell Bryce, Director & Analytical Manager, Standard & Poor's

"Managing Debt Today"
Alex Wallace, Managing Director/Head of Public Finance, U.S. Bancorp Municipal Securities Group

"About the Government Finance Officers Association"
Bob Eichem, Chief Financial Officer, City of Boulder, Colorado

"IT Risk Management"
Brian Johnson, Vice President, Technology Services, Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C.

Hugo Wall Day 2014
Sept. 26, 2014 | Wichita State University Rhatigan Student Center

"Local Government and the Profession: Where We Have Been and Where We Need to Go"
Bob O'Neill, Executive Director, International City/County Management Association

"Transformation: Becoming the Innovation University"
President John Bardo, Wichita State University

"Racial Profiling in Kansas: What Public Administrators Should Know"
Dr. Michael Birzer, Director and Professor, WSU School of Community Affairs and Criminal Justice

"Selling the $1 Billion Car: Behavioral Economics and Public Value"
Dr. Kenneth Kriz, Kansas Regents Distinguished Professor, WSU Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs

"KanCare: Where Are We Now?"
Dr. Melissa Walker, Associate Professor, WSU Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs

"Can We Hear You Now? New Approaches to Stakeholder Engagement"
WSU Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs staff