REI E-Update

June, 2018

Save the Date. 2018 Innovate Michigan! Summit. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing, MI. Thursday, September 6, 2018, 8am-12pm

Share, Learn, Create Innovative Economic Development Ideas

A diverse and dynamic network that develops and implements innovative economic development ideas, tools, models, policies, and practices for Michigan.

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Save the Date!

2018 Innovate Michigan! Summit

The 7th annual Innovate Michigan! Summit and Michigan Inventors Coalition (MIC) Expo will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing.

The Innovate Michigan! Summit features presentations on new economic development tools, models, programs, and policies with community-university projects from around the state. Participants will gather to prioritize ideas for future REI activities and are invited to join the MIC Expo following the Summit.

Join us for a networking reception after the MIC Expo.

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Now Accepting Ideas for 2019 Co-Learning Plans

We Need Your #Ideas4MI!

Michigan needs new ideas to improve our economy for all Michiganders. Do you have an idea? We take the best ideas and find experts to turn them into Co-Learning Plans! Submit your idea on our Suggest an Idea page or by tweeting using #Ideas4MI!

2018 Co-Learning Plans

Strengthening Michigan's Infrastructure and Sustainability: Effective Implementation of Master Plans and Capital Improvement Plans

John Austin & Dayne Walling, Michigan Economic Center

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Agriculture Technological Innovation in Michigan

Terri Baker, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

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Study of the Economic Impact of Startup Accelerator Programs in Michigan

Tony Willis, TAAW Consulting; Jared Wein, Mozilla; & Josie Keenan

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Smart Cities and Transportation in Michigan

Dong Zhao, Ph.D., School of Planning, Design and Construction, Michigan State University

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2018 Innovation Fellows

Network and Digital Media Strategies for Mobilization toward Policy Change

Laleah Fernandez, Ph.D., The Quello Center, Michigan State University

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Laleah Fernandez

Exploring the Underground Economy in Detroit

Rita Fields, Ph.D., School of Business, Madonna University

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Rita Fields

2018 Student-Led Faculty-Guided Projects

City of Durand Downtown Economic Development Enhancement Strategy

Zenia Kotval, Ph.D., School of Planning Design and Construction, Michigan State University

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Village of Sebewaing Sea Kayaking and Recreation Study

Zenia Kotval, Ph.D., School of Planning Design and Construction, Michigan State University

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Kayakers in Saginaw Bay at the mouth of the Sebawing River

Big-Box Converted to Co-op

Edward C. Lorenz, Ph.D., Public Affairs Institute, Alma College

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Assessment of the Maker Economy in Detroit

Robin Boyle, Ph.D., Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Wayne State University

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Detroit skyline

6th Annual Michigan Inventors Expo

Don't Forget to Register!

September 6, 2018, Kellogg Conference Center, East Lansing, MI

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Michigan Inventors Coalition

Community Development Society Conference

Detroit 2018: Renaissance of Community

49th Annual Conference of the Community Development Society, July 22-25 2018, Detroit, MI

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Detroit 2018. Renaissance of Community. July 22-25, 2018. Detroit, Michigan.
MSU Center for Community and Economic Development, University Center for Regional Economic Innovation, 1615 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
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