Mackinac Policy Conference 2013

Oneupweb is proud to sponsor the 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference and the innovation it brings to Michigan businesses. The annual confab of thought leaders convenes tonight, Tuesday, May 28 at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel. The next 4 days will be packed with all things Michigan.

In anticipation for the week’s activities, here are the 5 sessions we’re most looking forward to:

Encouraging Entrepreneurship: The Catalyst for Continued Economic Growth in Michigan Panel

A panel of CEOs discuss why they chose Michigan for their new ventures and how to foster an environment in Michigan that encourages continued entrepreneurial development.

Michelle Rhee on Education Reform

Founder and CEO of StudentsFirst and former chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools, will drive a discussion focused on education reform and ensuring all children have access to a quality education.

The Moment of Truth: The Customer Experience in Healthcare Panel

Healthcare companies are redefining their interactions with patients in response to competition, inspiration from other industries, health reform, consumer demands and the bottom line. This panel discusses moving beyond medical care as “transactions” to embrace patients as consumers and customers.

Building and Protecting Michigan’s Critical Cyber Infrastructure

National experts and government leaders discuss the importance of protecting critical cyber infrastructure, and what Michigan businesses and governments need to be prepared for.

Closing the Gap: 21st Century Jobs and Education

A session focused on defining jobs in the 21st century and ways to not only prepare students for those roles, but how to ensure future talent stays in the state. Check out our career’s page to see how we are doing our part.

To stay up on all things Mackinac Policy Conference, follow our live tweets from all sessions, or if you’re attending, we’ll see you at the Grand Hotel.