October 26-28, 2016
Planning Michigan Annual Conference
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center | Kalamazoo
Member Registration Rate: $375 Full Conference Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate ends on September 27.
(MSUE Citizen Planner Program, the awards banquet and mobile tours are additional fees)
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Don’t miss MAP’s annual conference, Planning Michigan 2016, in Downtown Kalamazoo to learn best practices for making great places happen. Connect with professionals and land use officials while hearing from state and national experts; learn how to strengthen your community with the latest resources, tools, and techniques; and experience exemplary planning approaches through hands-on mobile tours.
Reserve your hotel room before October 3, 2016.
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GENERAL SESSIONS AND KEYNOTES
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. | General Session | A Sea Change for State Place-Based Policies
Katherine Czarnecki, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Michelle Parkkonen, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 4:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
General Session | Managing and Funding Infrastructure for the Next 100 Years
Greg Kacvinsky, PE, OHM Advisors
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 8:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
General Session | 21st Century Solutions for 21st Century Challenges
Mark Wyckoff, FAICP, Planning and Zoning Center at MSU, Land Policy Institute
Eric DeLong, Deputy City Manager, City of Grand Rapids
Evan Pratt, P.E., Washtenaw County Drain Commissioner
Rich Bowman, Director of Government Relations at the Nature Conservancy (Michigan)
Ken Sikkema, Senior Policy Fellow, Public Sector Consultants
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Welcome from Honorable Vice-Mayor Don Cooney and Keynote Lunch Presentation by Congressman Dan Kildee
Congressman Dan Kildee
Honorable Don Cooney, Vice-Mayor
Friday, October 28, 2016, 8:30 a.m.-9:35a.m.
MAP’s Annual Meeting and General Session: Planning and Acting in Northeast Ohio: A Vision and Framework Plan for a Complex Region
Hunter Morrison, Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium
Friday, October 28, 2016, 12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon: Integrating Themes, Connecting Ideas, Advancing Solutions
See the Highlighted Sessions and Events page for details, session descriptions, and speakers.
See the Mobile Tours page for details, tour descriptions, tour guide information, and additional fees.
This page last updated on 9/26/2016.