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Feb 11

Past Event

Reimagining Detroit: Making Washington a Partner in Detroit's Next Economy

Summary

On February 11, The Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program and Time Inc. hosted Reimagining Detroit: Making Washington a Partner in Detroit's Next Economy at the College of Creative Studies in downtown Detroit.

Time magazine's Assignment Detroit correspondent Steven Gray joined Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, John Austin, Brookings non-resident senior fellow; The Skillman Foundation President, Carol Goss; New Economy Initiative Chair Steve Hamp; for a discussion on invigorating the Washington/Detroit relationship, with an emphasis on connecting Detroit's emerging economic development plan with help coming from Washington.

The event, drawing a crowd of over 250 people, provided a timely and  open discussion on Detroit's transition to the "next economy," with a focus on federal policies that can better leverage economic transformational goals and strategies already under way in Detroit.

For media coverage of this event, please visit the following:

Reinvent Detroit - Editorial Staff - The Detroit News

Will Metro Detroit Get Rebuilding Act Together? - Amber Arellano - The Detroit News

John Austin (Brookings Nonresident Senior Fellow); Steve Hamp (Chair, New Economy Initiative); Carol Goss (President, The Skillman Foundation); Detroit Mayor Dave Bing; and Steven Gray (TIME Assignment Detroit Correspondent) Detroit mayor Dave Bing and Steven Gray of Time Inc.
Panelists speak at Reimagining Detroit: Making Washington a Partner in Detroit's Next Economy Detroit mayor Dave Bing and Steven Gray of Time Inc.
Steve Hamp and Carol Goss Detroit deputy mayor Saul Green and John Austin
Steve Hamp of New Economy Initiative and Carol Goss of The Skillman Foundation Detroit Deputy Mayor Saul Green and John Austin, Brookings non-resident senior fellow

Event Agenda

  • Panel

    • Portrait: John C. Austin
    • David Bing

      Mayor of Detroit

    • Carol Goss

      President and CEO, The Skillman Foundation

    • Steven Gray

      Time Inc. Assignment Detroit Correspondent

    • Steve Hamp

      Chairman, New Economy Initiative

Details

February 11, 2010

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

College of Creative Studies

201 E. Kirby Street

Map

For More Information

Lael Harris, Senior Events Manager, Metropolitan Policy Program

(202) 238-3514

SERIES: Metropolitan Recovery and Spending Priorities | Number 49