Economic Opportunity, Connected Technology and Political Civility Key Themes at #MPC17
While the accommodations and transportation on Mackinac Island recall a simpler time in history, the conversations that will take place there next week are squarely focused on Michigan’s future.
A variety of prominent state and national speakers will provide thought leadership on this year’s conference pillars, which are:
Restoring Civility in American Politics. Encourage business and civic leaders to shape public discourse to restore the art of compromise for progress in today’s polarized political environment.
- Winning the Race in Connected Technology. Capitalize on Michigan’s strengths to lead in next-generation mobility, expanding beyond the “connected car” to the connectivity of all things and big data.
- Increasing Economic Opportunity. Shrink the opportunity gap and enhance quality of life for all Michiganders by promoting economic inclusion strategies.
If you can’t make it to the island this year, many of the sessions will be broadcast live on Detroit Public Television, which also has a streaming service so everyone statewide can join the conversation.
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