All events take place at the Grand Hotel.

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Wed. Sept. 14, 2016

8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Convention Registration
9:00 am – Noon
Convention Workshops
9:00 am
Board of Trustees Meeting
1:00 – 1:30 pm
Delegate Check-in
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Annual Business Meeting
3:00 – 5:00 pm
General Session
  • Welcome
  • Community Excellence Award Presentations
  • Facilitating Meaningful Civic Engagement: How Your Residents Can Make a Difference – Suzanne Schulz
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Elected Officials Academy Board Meeting
5:30 – 6:00 pm
Civic Meet-ups

 

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Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016

7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Convention Registration
7:30 – 8:30 am
Michigan Association of Mayors Breakfast and Annual Meeting
8:30 – 9:45 am
Breakout Sessions
10:00 am – Noon
General Session
  • The State of Your League – Daniel P. Gilmartin, Executive Director & CEO, Michigan Municipal League
  • From Pork to Pollinators” How Michigan Can and Should Overhaul Its Economic Development Practices – Michael Shuman
Noon – 1:00 pm
Lunch
Noon – 1:00 pm
Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (MBC-LEO Lunch and Meeting
1:30 – 2:00 pm
Civic Meet-ups
2:00 – 3:30 pm
General Session
  • How Community Partnerships are Critical to Vibrant Communities – Renee Johnston, Marilyn Schlack
3:45 – 5:00 pm
Breakout Sessions
5:30 – 6:00 pm
Civic Meet-ups
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Foundation Reception

 

 

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Fri., Sept. 16, 2016

7:30 – 11:00 am
Convention Registration
7:30 – 8:30 am
MWIG Breakfast
9:00 – 10:15 am
Breakout Sessions
10:30 am – Noon
Closing General Session
  • New League President – Rosalynn Bliss
  • Growing Communities Together – Ebrahim Varachia
  • Announce Community Excellence Award “Race for the Cup” Winner
Noon
Adjourn

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