September 16, 2014 at 12:01 am

2014 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michiganís top business professionals, government leaders, corporate CEOs, political candidates and regional champions meet annually on Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference. This year's conference, May 27-30, focuses on spurring entrepreneurship, statewide economic transformation and a heightened emphasis on science, math and technological education.

Conversations among the 1,600 attendees on the Grand Hotelís oversized porch likely will continue to focus on Detroitís still unfolding bankruptcy. Follow our coverage here.

Watch live or on-demand video

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 2014 Mackinac Policy Conference, hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber

Where: The Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

When: May 27-30

Who goes: 1,600 of Michiganís top business professionals, government leaders, entrepreneurs, political candidates and regional champions.

Agenda: See the full schedule

Speaker highlights: Gov. Rick Snyder | Gallup Chairman and CEO Jim Clifton | Joel Klein, former chancellor, New York City Department of Education | Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan | Racepoint Global Chairman and CEO Larry Weber | Joe Harlan, Dow Chemical vice president | Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president | Terri Lynn Land and U.S. Rep. Gary Peters

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