Mackinac Policy Conference 2012 Broadcast Schedule

Times are approximate and subject to change

View the live broadcast online or on your local public television station.

  • Channel 56.2 for over-the-air viewers
  • Channel 287 on Comcast
  • Channel 155 on Bright House
  • Channel 432 on Charter
Check your local listing for additional coverage.

Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday

Tuesday, May 29th

3:00 p.m. Welcome to the Island, Conference Preview
3:30 p.m. Conference Opening with Governor Snyder
3:45 p.m. SessionInnovation: Entrepreneurship as the Catalyst for Economic Recovery in Michiganwith Rick DeVos, Angel Gambino, Chris Rizik, Dave Zilko, and Josh Linkner.
4:45 p.m. Interviews and conversation with conference attendees at the anchor desk.(We are unable to broadcast the session Global Marketplace:  Innovation Drives Success with Fareed Zakaria due to contract restrictions)
6:00 p.m. Interviews and conversation with conference attendees at the anchor desk.
6:30 p.m. Live feed of Mackinac Tonightfrom the Parlor of the Grand Hotel
7:00 p.m. The Grand Event:   Live coverage of the party on the Porch and in the Parlor of the Grand Hotel, featuring interviews with conference attendees.
7:30 p.m. Mackinac Tonight Broadcast – check your local listing
8:00 p.m. Broadcast of Recorded Session:Collaboration:  Washington and Michigan Working Togetherwith Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenaw, Congressman Hansen Clarke, and Craig Fahle of WDET.
9:00 p.m. Sign Off

Wednesday, May 30th

 8:00 a.m. Welcome, Interviews and Conversation at the Anchor Desk
 8:30 a.m. Session:Innovation:  Leading the Way Through Global Product Design with Rick Hanna, Ralph Giles, Irme Molnar, and John McElroy
 9:30 a.m. Interviews at the Anchor Desk
 9:45 a.m. Session Replay:W. K. Kellogg Foundation Hosted Breakfast Session:  The Michigan Early Childhood Business Planwith Paul Hillegonds, Susan Broman, Chandra Moore, and Sterling Speirn (We are unable to broadcast the session Innovation:  Improving Health Care Practices in the Private Sector with Michael Leavitt due to contract restrictions)
10:15 a.m. Interviews at the Anchor Desk
10:30 a.m. Session:Detroit:  A Tale of Two Citieswith Anthony Williams, former Mayor, Washington D.C., Red Elk Banks, Sandy Baruah, and Stephen Henderson
11:30 a.m. Interviews and conversation at the Anchor Desk along with live coverage of two luncheon sessions:1)  KPMG hosted Lunch Session:  How Manufacturing Can Drive the Future of Michigan’s Automotive Industrywith David Cole, Sridhar Kota, and Gary Silberg2)  Veterans Entering the Workforce:  An Economic Advantage to Michiganwith Justin Pajerna, John Dunn, Major General Gregory Vadnais.
12:45 p.m. Session:Collaboration:  Corporate Investment in Communities with Gerry Anderson, James Dunlap, Nancy Schlichting, and Chip McClure
 2:00 p.m. Session:Collaboration:  Moving Urban Areas Forwardwith Richard DeVore, Joseph Guyaux, Roger Penske, and Tom Walsh
 3:15 p.m. Interviews and Conversation at the Anchor Desk, including coverage of a special appearance in celebration of the return of the Detroit Grand Prix with Penske Izod Indy Car Series drivers Ryan Briscoe, Helio Castroneves, and Will Power.
 3:30 p.m. Session:MEDC Hosted Session:  Global Marketplace-Michigan Origins, Global Destinationswith Alec Amstutz, Fritz Carlson, Marcos Dantus, and Deanna Richardson
 4:00 p.m. Sign Off live broadcast
 6:30 p.m. Mackinac Tonight Webcast
 7:30 p.m. Mackinac Tonight Broadcast - check your local listing

Thursday, May 31st

 8:00 a.m. Welcome, Interviews and Conversation at the Anchor Desk
 8:00 a.m. SessionInnovation:  The Future of Urban Mobilitywith William C. Ford Jr.
 9:00 a.m. SessionBusiness Leaders for Michigan: Blueprint for a New Michigan with Mary Sue Coleman, William C. Ford Jr., Mike Jandernoa, Hans-Werner Kaas, and Daniel Howes
 9:30 a.m. SessionGovernor Snyder Keynote Address
10:15 a.m. SessionStaging a Comeback:  Michigan’s Role in the Economic Transformation of America with Thomas Friedman of The New York TimesNOTE:  Session is only available LIVE and will not be posted for on-demand viewing due to contractual restrictions.
11:15 a.m. Interviews and Conversation at the Anchor Desk, including highlights from Wednesday evening’s political sessions:1)  Detroit Regional Chamber Political Action Committee Reception  with Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Pete Hoekstra, Clark Durant, and Rick Pluta2)  Politics:  2012 Election Outlook with Donna Brazile, Tucker Eskew and Harold Ford Jr.   (Full broadcast of this session is not permitted due to contract restrictions).
11:45 a.m. Session  Collaboration:  The Fab Five Returnwith Dave Bing, Robert Ficano, Mark Hackel, Brooks Patterson, Conan Smith, and Paul W. Smith
 1:00 p.m. SessionMichigan’s Big Debate:  The Issues of 2012, an interactive session with Carol Cain
 2:00 p.m. Session at the MiVote Anchor DeskResults:  Holding Ourselves Accountable with Sandy Baruah, Nancy Schlichting, and Christy McDonald
 2:45 p.m. Closing conversation and interviews, review of the conference
 3:00 p.m. Sign Off live broadcast
 6:30 p.m. Mackinac Tonight Webcast
7:30 p.m. Mackinac Tonight Broadcast – check your local listing

 

 

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