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BLM Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability – April 17 – Register Today!

Monday, April 17th, 2017

12:00-5:00pm

Radisson Hotel, Lansing

111 N Grand Ave, Lansing, MI 48933

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We all want Michigan and its communities to be financially stable and healthy.

Join us for an enlightening discussion on how we can work together toward a stronger, healthy and vibrant future for our state and local communities. Hear why Michigan’s fiscal health is so important to growing our state and learn about best practices we can put in place to ensure our state and local governments can face our financial challenges head on.

Registration fee: $50.

National Overview on the Financial Health of the States

Hear an eye-opening update on states’ fiscal challenges and the policy options available to address them.

Robert Zahradnik

Director

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Fiscal Review of Michigan’s Municipalities

Gain a behind-the-scenes look into the financial challenges of Michigan municipalities struggling to meet the needs of local residents while maintaining commitments to employees & retirees.

Jeff Guilfoyle

Vice President

Public Sector Consultants

Securing a Stable Future for Michigan

Join us for a panel discussion on strategies for working proactively to ensure state and local governments are effective and fiscally sound.

Jeff Guilfoyle

Vice President

Public Sector Consultants

Robert Zahradnik

Director

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Finance Practices to Position States for Long Term Prosperity

Find out what approaches other states are taking to effectively manage their finances through good times and bad.

John Nixon

Chief Administrative Officer & CFO

University of Utah

Critical Steps in Preventing Fiscal Emergencies at the Local Level

Hear from a state with more AAA ratings in local government than any other state.

Kara Millonzi

Associate Professor of Public Law and Government

University of North Carolina

The Impact of Unfunded Liabilities on a Community’s Ability to Fulfill Promises Made to Public Employees

Hear how, with proper planning today, we can protect the promises made to public employees while addressing growing unfunded liabilities.

David Walker

Senior Strategic Advisor for the Global Public Sector Practice

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Fiscal Best Practices

Hear what it takes to move best practices from concept to reality, and the downside of not adopting fiscal reforms.

John Nixon

Chief Administrative Officer & CFO

University of Utah

Kara Millonzi

Associate Professor of Public Law and Government

University of North Carolina

David Walker

Senior Strategic Advisor for the Global Public Sector Practice

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Michigan Progress: What’s On the Horizon?

Learn what the Snyder Administration’s priorities are for ensuring fiscal stability in Michigan.

Nick Khouri

State Treasurer

State of Michigan

Michigan’s State Policy Makers Share their Perspectives

Hear directly from state and elected officials on whether the solutions discussed are viable options for Michigan.

Nick Khouri

State Treasurer

State of Michigan

Arlan Meekhof

Majority Leader

Michigan State Senate

Sam Singh

Democratic Leader

Michigan House of Representatives

Curtis Hertel, Jr.

State Senator

Michigan State Senate

Thomas Albert

State Representative

Michigan House of Representatives

Media Registration

Business Leaders for Michigan welcomes members of the media to attend the event at no charge. Please pre-register and bring your credentials to the event; you will be asked to present them at check-in and display them during the event.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in being an event sponsor? If so, please contact Jennifer Hayes at 313-259-5400 or via email.

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