Event 6: The Making of a Shared Regional Vision

Ideas For Innovation

About The Event

Tuesday, October 27 @ 6:00-8:30pm
Detroit Institute of Arts Lecture Hall –
5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48202

While effective planning, strategy, and action in Detroit can be transformative, the full dimension of impact will only be sustained through regional cooperation. Join DFC and regional leaders for the last Ideas for Innovation event to discuss Southeast Michigan’s opportunity to forge a new direction together.

Annmarie Erickson, COO of the Detroit Institute of Arts will give a welcome and opening remarks.The following speakers will give brief presentations and participate in a panel discussion:

Ponsella Hardaway, Executive Director of Metropolitan Organizing Strategy Enabling Strength (MOSES)
Michael Ford, CEO of the Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
Hunter Morrison, Director of Vibrant NEO
John Austin, Director of Great Lakes Economic Initiative

Event Publication

The Making of a Shared Regional Vision Publication [PDF]

Michigan Radio’s “The Next Idea” (media partner)

Click here to read the essay “Layers of government inhibit the regional cooperation we need” by panelist John Austin, Director of Great Lakes Economic Initiative
Click here to listen to the interview on “Stateside with Cynthia Canty” with John Austin and Dan Kinkead, DFC Director of Projects

Event Videos

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