April 20, 2014 at 1:00 am

2013 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michiganís top business professionals, government leaders, entrepreneurs and regional champions meet annually on Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference. This year's conference, May 29-31, focuses on higher education, positioning Michigan in the 21st century global market, and working collaboratively.

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Most of the sessions at the Mackinac Policy Conference will be carried in a live webcast supplied by Detroit Public Television, and available afterward for on-demand viewing.

Video: Analysis by Howes and Finley

Business columnist Daniel Howes and Editorial Page Editor Nolan Finley talk about the key topics at the Mackinac Policy Conference

About the conference

What: The 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference, hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber

Where: The Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

When: May 29-31

Who goes: 1,500 of Michiganís top business professionals, government leaders, entrepreneurs and regional champions.

Agenda: See the full schedule

Speaker highlights: Gov. Rick Snyder | former Gov. Jeb Bush | Robert L. Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television | John Covington, chancellor, EAA | Doug DeVos, president, Amway | Mike Duggan, former CEO, Detroit Medical Center | Carlos Gutierrez, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce | Rodney Huebbers, Detroit Medical Center President | Robert L. Johnson, founder, BET | Michelle Rhee, founder and CEO, StudentsFirst | U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers | Joe Scarborough, host, MSNBC's 'Morning Joe'| U.S. Rep. Fred Upton

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