2017 Event Sponsors
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
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Spring Institute

May 16, 2017 | Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Thank you for those who participated in MAP's 2017 Spring Institute!  Please find the PowerPoint Presentations from the event below (if they were provided by the speaker).


PowerPoint Presentations

8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks and Presentations


Michigan and Its Counties

Dr. George Fulton, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan


The Many Aspects of Successful Communities
Lou Glazer, president, Michigan Future, Inc.


11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Finding Common Values
Michael Hibbard, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Oregon


12:00 p.m. -1:15 p.m.

Keynote Luncheon

The Fiscal Health of Michigan’s State and Local Governments 
Dr. Charles Ballard, Department of Economics, Michigan State University


1:30 p.m. -2:45 p.m.

What Happens in DC Doesn’t Stay There—The Policy Process
Stephanie Vance, principal, Advocacy Associates


3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Legislative Update
Mark Wyckoff, FAICP, Planning and Zoning Center at MSU, Land Policy Institute

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