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May 18, 2015

Governing Leadership Forum: Michigan 2015


Governing is pleased to return to Michigan for the fourth consecutive year!  Inspired by the significant progress to Reinvent Michigan, this year’s Leadership Forum will focus on visionary leadership, management techniques, and key current issues. Join the Governing team, thought-provoking speakers and subject matter experts for a must-attend event to learn best practices and innovation solutions with applications for every leader in Michigan’s state and local governments.

Topic Highlights:

  •  Reinventing Michigan:  A “River of Opportunity”
  •  Courageous Leadership: Inspiring Relentless Positive Action
  •  High Performance Government: Managing for Better Outcomes
  •  Transportation Funding: Investing in The Road Ahead
  •  Detroit: Resurgence and Opportunities
  •  Community Ventures: Joining Forces for Urban Development,
  •  Business Investment, and Economic Growth


Featured Speaker:

Peter Hutchinson, Accenture Consulting Strategy Lead for State, Provincial and Local Government

Peter Hutchinson leads management consulting strategy at Accenture for state, provincial and local governments. He focuses on the toughest issues facing those who lead public organizations of all kinds throughout the country. He specializes in the creation of new solutions to challenging problems as well as providing leadership coaching and advising. Hutchinson is well-known as a courageous leader and innovative problem solver in business, government, education and nonprofit organizations. He has served as a deputy mayor, superintendent of schools, and state commissioner of finance as well as a senior executive at Target and president of a major private foundation. He has successfully led teams working on systemic, transformational change in governments large and small on projects ranging from education, healthcare and human service transformation to incubating public sector innovation and budget reform.


Registration Information


Open to Public Sector only.

Registration - Free

If you represent a Private Sector organization and are interested in attending the Event, please contact Heather Earney, Sales Operations Manager (916) 932-1314.


Contact Us


For registration and general assistance contact:

Molly Felix, Registration Coordinator
Phone:  (916) 932-1313

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact:

Heather Earney, Sales Operations Manager
Phone:  (916) 932-1435