Detroit Policy Conference

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Detroit Policy Conference, held March 1, 2018.


Detroit Policy Conference Explores Innovation, Celebrates Power of Partnerships to Move City ForwardThe Detroit Regional Chamber’s sixth annual Detroit Policy Conference brought together more than 700 business, community and political leaders from across the city and region to the MotorCity Casino Hotel on March 2. The Conference featured Urban Planning for the American City’s Toni Griffin, Ilitch Holdings’ Christopher Ilitch, Bloomberg Associates’ Janette Sadik-Khan, and various panels focused on reigniting Detroit’s innovative spirit. The Conference highlighted how the progress made in Detroit is undeniable while also calling for more collaboration to ensure all Detroiters benefit from the development taking place. Programming also highlighted changemakers who are moving the city forward.

Main Stage Session Recaps:

Christopher Ilitch: Teamwork, Collaboration Will Guide Detroit’s Future

Economic Development Experts: Detroit’s Reinvention Must Extend to Neighborhoods

James Craig: Detroit’s Crime Trending Downward but Hard Work Still Left to Do

Detroit Developers: Thoughtful Inclusion Key to City’s Ongoing Transformation

Janette Sadik-Khan: Revitalization Begins by Building Cities for People

Toni Griffin: Detroit Is a Design and Planning Pioneer

Kym Worthy: Public-Private Partnerships Changing Lives for Sexual Assault Victims

Check out the Conference Recap page for more session takeaways