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    2014 Governor's Economic Summit Agenda

    March 16

    OPENING RECEPTION

    7:00-9:00pm
    DeVos Place – River Overlook Foyer

    Early Registration and Opening Reception
    Sponsored by Huntington

    March 17

    Registration and Breakfast

    8:00-9:00am
    Ballroom A & B

    GENERAL SESSION

    9:00 -10:15am
    Ballroom A & B

    • EMCEE: Shelly Irwin, WGVU Public Radio Morning Show Host
    • Welcome: Governor Rick Snyder
      Samuel M. Cummings Principal and Managing Partner, CWD Real Estate Investment
    • Keynote: Doug DeVos, President, Amway
    • Remarks: Michael Finney, President and CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

    Panel Discussion

    10:20-10:45am
    Ballroom A & B
    Engaging Talent 

    • Machelle A. McAdory, Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Jackson National Life and The Jackson “Zone”
    • Bill Rayl, Senior Vice President, The Enterprise Group
    • Laura Davis, Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Employee Engagement, Amway
    • Michael DeBruyn, CEO, Health Energy
    • John Gardner, Military/Veterans Recruiter, Quicken Loans

    Break with Refreshments

    10:50-11:00am
    Lobby outside Ballrooms A & B

    Internship Candidate Pitches

    11:05-11:30am
    Ballroom A & B

    Connecting Talent Supply and Demand

    11:35-12:00pm
    Ballroom A & B

    • Michigan’s Employment Profile
      George A. Erickcek, Upjohn Institute

    Lunch

    12:05-1:00pm
    Ballroom A & B

    Pitch Session

    1:05 – 2:00pm
    Ballroom A & B

    • Sharing Best Practices for Regional Economic Development and Connecting Talent
      Ten speakers “pitch” best practices in collaboration originating from last year’s summit and best practices in talent connectivity

    Break

    2:05-2:15pm
    Lobby outside Ballrooms A & B

    FACILITATED BREAKOUT SESSION I

    2:20-3:30pm
    Converting Best Practices to Common Practices for Regional Collaboration  

    • Region 1 - River Overlook D
    • Region 2 & 3 - River Overlook C
    • Region 4 - Ballroom C
    • Region 5 - Gallery Overlook H
    • Region 6 - Gallery Overlook G
    • Region 7 - River Overlook A&B
    • Region 8 - Gallery Overlook F
    • Region 9 - River Overlook E & F
    • Region 10 - Ballroom D

    Break with Refreshments

    3:35-3:45pm
    Grand Gallery Overlook Foyer & Ballrooms C & D

    FACILITATED BREAKOUT SESSION II

    3:50-5:05pm
    Converting Best Practices to Common Practices for Talent Connectivity 

    • Region 1 - River Overlook D
    • Region 2 & 3 - River Overlook C
    • Region 4 - Ballroom C
    • Region 5 - Gallery Overlook H
    • Region 6 - Gallery Overlook G
    • Region 7 - River Overlook A&B
    • Region 8 - Gallery Overlook F
    • Region 9 - River Overlook E & F
    • Region 10 Ballroom D

    PLACEMAKING UP CLOSE

    6:00-8:00pm
    Downtown Grand Rapids

    March 18

    Registration and Breakfast

    7:30-8:30am
    Ballroom A & B

    GENERAL SESSION

    9:00-9:50am
    Ballroom A & B

    • Welcome
    • Keynote: Jeff DeGraff, Clinical Professor of Business Administration, U of M, Ross School of Business

    Panel Discussion

    9:55-11:05am
    Ballroom A & B
    Regional Reports by Key Business Leaders

    Break with Refreshments

    11:05-11:20am
    Lobby outside Ballroom A & B

    Awards Presentation

    11:25-11:40am
    Ballroom A & B

    The Honorable Rick Snyder

    Governor of the State of Michigan
    11:45-12:30pm
    Ballroom A & B
    Reinventing Together: Connecting Talent Demand with Supply

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