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Innovate! Michigan Summit, September 4, 2013, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

The MSU EDA University Center for Regional Economic Innovation hosted the second annual Innovate Michigan! Summit on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013.


Time Session Description Room
8:30–9:00am   Registration  
9:00–9:20am   Welcome - Rex LaMore (REI), Stephen Hsu (MSU VPRGS) Big Ten C
9:30–10:15am I Innovation 5: Advancing Economic Development through Entrepreneurship, STEM Promotion and Fostering Innovation and Collaboration Heritage
9:30–10:15am I Mapping of Regional, Economic Business Development Resources and Gaps in the U.P. 102
9:30–10:15am I Idlewild Cultural and Historic Tourism Asset Study 103A
10:15–10:25am   Networking Break  
10:25–11:10am II Makerspaces: Supporting an Entrepreneurial System Heritage
10:25–11:10am II Afterhouse 102
10:25–11:10am II Geographic Clusters as a Means to Rural Economic Growth Initiative 103A
10:25–11:10am II "State of Emergency" The Theatrical Production Auditorium
11:10–11:20am   Networking Break  
11:20am–12:05pm III Online Postsecondary Education for Workforce Development: Net Smart States and Students Heritage
11:20am–12:05pm III Cody-Rouge -- Going Green for Growth 102
11:20am–12:05pm III Detroit Startup Study: An Exploration of Youth Technology Based Entrepreneur Opportunities in Detroit 103A
12:05–1:30pm Lunch Lunch, Keynote: Rev. Barry T. Randolph Big Ten C
1:30–1:50pm Lunch Rate the Innovative Ideas- Jennifer Bruen (REI) Big Ten C
1:55–2:40pm IV Skills Gap or Training Gap?: The Role of Manufacturers in Solving the Skills Gap Problem Heritage
1:55–2:40pm IV Creating a Creative and Innovative Culture 102
1:55–2:40pm IV City of Flint: South Saginaw, I-69 Corridor Study 103A
1:55–2:40pm IV Navigating the Business Permit Process in Detroit 103B
2:40–2:50pm   Networking Break  
2:50–3:35pm V Digital Literacy and Inclusion: Further Developing Michigan's 21st Century Workforce Heritage
2:50–3:35pm V St. Clair County- Port Huron Bike Share Feasibility and Transportation Study 102
2:50–3:35pm V Educational Attainment as an Economic Driver for States, Regions and Communities 103A
3:35–3:45pm   Networking Break  
3:45–4:30pm Close Advancing Michigan's Economy by Helping Garage-Basement Inventors Heritage
4:30pm   Reception Red Cedar

Partners and participating organizations

U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration East Michigan Council of Governments City of East Lansing Lake Superior State University
Michigan Inventors Coalition Michigan Municipal League Michigan State University Public Policy Associates Incorporated
Shop Floor Theatre Company University of Michigan University of Michigan Flint
Corporation for a Skilled Workforce Henry Ford Health System
Impression 5 Michigan State Housing Development Authority NEMCOG
Northern Initiatives Saginaw Valley State University Center for Public Policy & Service Smart Zone Business Accelerator, Michigan Tech Enterprise Coroporation
Connect Michigan Madonna University Michigan Tech MSU Business Connect Southeast Michigan Council of Governments Michigan State University, College of Education, Department of Educational Administration Michigan State University, University Outreach and Engagement Wayne State University