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The United States has to encourage immigration because it’s the only way to avoid the economic stagnation caused by declining population.
The American auto industry is on a “slow and steady growth path up,” even though it now accounts for a mere 12 percent of global auto production, a panel said Wednesday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.
The conference runs through Wednesday through Friday, May 29-31.
Among those community and business leaders gathering on Mackinac Island will be Tom Watkins, former state school superintendent now US-China business and education consultant.
More than one thousand people will head north for the annual event, which runs from Wednesday through Friday.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will talk about education, economic growth, and reinventing government.
While Detroit’s city government teeters on the brink, Detroiters — particularly young new Detroiters — are busy building successful businesses and whole new neighborhoods of residences where empty, blighted buildings stood before. Their stories provided inspiration for more than 600 of Detroit’s government, busienss and community leaders Thursday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 2013 Detroit Policy Conference, held at the Motor City Casino Hotel.
The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Connection Point program, which has worked to connect Detroit-area businesses with new clients ranging from huge defense contractors to NASA, has become part of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s Pure Michigan Business Connect program.
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
For Michigan residents, the state of the local economy and the needs of an aging population are cause for concern.