Modern Healthcare Critical Connections: Social Determinants of Health Symposium. 7 a.m.-5 p.m.. Dec. 3. Hosted by Modern Healthcare. A symposium that examines the health care industry’s role in addressing the social determinants of health such as housing, family issues, income, residence location and other issues. Keynote speaker: Wright Lassiter III, president and CEO, Henry Ford Health System, who will speak on “How Healthcare is Uniquely Qualified to Lead the Charge in Addressing Social Determinants of Health.” Westin Book Cadillac Detroit. Tickets are sold out, but waiting list is available at modernhealthcare.com/events.
Cannabis Summit & Simulcast. 7:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 5. Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. Leaders in Michigan’s marijuana industry will discuss risk management, professional liability concerns and the latest in regulation and business valuation procedures. Speakers include: Ronald Seigneur, managing partner, Seigneur Gustafson LLP, Lakewood, Colo.; Marc Lichtman, partner, UHY LLP, Farmington Hills; Kareyna Miller, founder and president, LC Solutions Michigan PLLC, Flint; Christopher Rosmarin, principal, Rehmann, Grand Rapids; Jennifer Piggott, manager, Adult-Use Licensing, Marijuana Regulatory Agency, state of Michigan and James Baiers, chief legal officer, Trion Solutions, Troy. MSU Management Education Center, Troy. $145 members; $220 nonmembers. Contact: Kamal Webster, email: [email protected]; phone: (248) 267-3700.
2019-2020 State of the Region. 10 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Dec. 5. Detroit Regional Chamber. The sixth annual State of the Region will reveal new data on Southeast Michigan’s economic health and how the region compares to peer regions. The report analyzes economic indicators related to business growth, talent, innovation and international commerce. Ford Field, Detroit. $75 members; $150 nonmembers. Contact: Katy Palahang, phone: (313) 596-0384.
Outlook 2020. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 9. Startup Nation and Venture Catalysts. Program will highlight Michigan’s business ecosystem and tech trends for 2020. Platform, Birmingham. $35. Contact: Gary Cohn, email: [email protected]
Positive Links Speaker Series: Authenticity on One’s Own Terms. 4-5 p.m. Dec. 12. Center for Positive Organizations. Speaker Patricia Faison Hewlin, associate dean of undergraduate programs and associate professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, will discuss how people can be authentic on their own terms by identifying thresholds of authenticity as well as personal values that can be integrated into the workplace to: increase work engagement, foster positive relationships and enhance overall personal well-being. Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor. Free. Contact: Center for Positive Organizations, email: [email protected]; phone: (734) 764-0544.
2020 Michigan Economic Outlook. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 7. Detroit Economic Club. Grant Thornton chief economist Diane Swonk and Jeff Donofrio, director of Michigan’s Labor and Economic Opportunity Department, discuss the 2020 Michigan Economic Outlook. MotorCity Casino Hotel. $45 members, $55 guests of members. Website: econclub.org
2020 Detroit Policy Conference. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Detroit Regional Chamber. The 2020 Detroit Policy Conference: Defining a Decade, will discuss Detroit’s path to economic sustainability Local and national leaders will highlight the work underway, new ideas, opportunities and challenges that will define the next 10 years for the Detroit region. MotorCity Casino Hotel. $169 members; $245 nonmembers. Contact: Katy Palahang, phone: (313) 596-0384.