Schedule At A Glance (tentative)

Sunday, September 8


Exhibitor Set-up
9:00 am – 11:00 am
 

Registration
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
 

Partner Showcase (Exhibitors)
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
 

Leadership Connection Lunch
By Invitation Only
11:30 am – 12:45 pm


Inside Politics
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm


Workshops (Round 1)
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm


Partner Showcase Break
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm


Workshops (Round 2)
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm


Annual Meeting with Special Guest
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm

  • 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Annual Meeting
  • 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Speaker/Panel
     

Opening Reception - Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

  • Buses leave at 5:45 pm

 

Monday, September 9


Continental Breakfast
7:30 am – 8:00 am


Registration
8:00 am – 4:00 pm


OPENING SESSION: Keynote Speaker Michael Karl; Statewide Labor and Economic Opportunity Panel; Awards
8:00 am – 9:45 am


Partner Showcase
9:45 am – 4:00 pm


Partner Showcase Coffee Break
9:45 am – 10:15 am
 

Workshops (Round 3)
10:15 am – 11:30 am


LUNCH SESSION: Keynote Speaker Beth Ziesenis, Panel, Awards
11:30 am to 1:15 pm

  • 11:30 am – 11:55 am Lunch
  • 11:55 am – 1:15 pm Speakers

 

Partner Showcase Dessert Break
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm


Workshops (Round 4)
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm


Partner Showcase Salty Snack Break - Governor Whitmer Remarks
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm


Workshops (Round 5)
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm


Hop Around Kalamazoo Bus Tour
Additional ticket purchase required, must be 21 to attend.
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Tuesday, September 10


Continental Breakfast
7:30 am – 8:15 am


Michigan Works! Executive Breakfast & Presentation
7:30 am – 9:30 am
By Invitation Only

  • 7:30 am – 8:15 am networking breakfast
  • 8:15 am – 9:30 am WDB discussion/presentation


Registration
7:30 am – 9:00 am


Workshops (Round 6)
8:15 am – 9:30 am


CLOSING SESSION: Keynote Speaker Phil Gwoke, Awards & Prize Drawing
9:45 am – Noon

  • 9:45 am – 11:45 am Keynote & Awards
  • 11:45 am – Noon Prize Drawing