The Great Lakes: Moving Michigan Forward

March 7, 2017 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Auditorium, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

This year’s Great Lake conference incorporates the ideas generated by Michigan State University’s Water Moves, a university-wide initiative fostering scientific innovation and cultural and artistic expression inspired by water. Keynote addresses will be given by Dr. Joan Rose, recipient of the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize, speaking on global public health issues, and Jon Allen, director of the Office of the Great Lakes, presenting the next steps in Michigan’s Water Strategy. Other speakers will focus on issues relating to green infrastructure, agriculture, rip currents, the use of drones, acoustic telemetry and “Dark Skies.” To register on the web or to find updates to the agenda, visit To register by phone, call 517-353-3742.

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