2012-2013 Season


Tickets May Be Purchased On Site


Techonomy Detroit is a one-day multidisciplinary gathering of national and local leaders about reigniting U.S. competitiveness, creating jobs, and revitalizing our cities in a technologized age. It will bring together innovators, executives, entrepreneurs, academics and thought leaders from technology, business, manufacturing, government and design.

Techonomy Detroit is programmed by Techonomy Media and is being hosted by the Detroit Economic Club. Techonomy Media organizes the two-day Techonomy conference in Arizona each fall, and was founded by journalist David Kirkpatrick.

Conference ticket price for DEC Members is $300. Non-member ticket price is $500. DEC sponsor comp tickets may not be used for this conference.

Partial Speaker List:
Jack Dorsey
Founder of Twitter and payments company Square

Steve Case
Chairman and CEO, Revolution
Co-Founder America Online
Chairman, The Case Foundation

Dick Bolles
Author of job-hunting bible What Color is Your Parachute?

Vivek Kundra
EVP Emerging Markets,
First CIO of the United States

Carlo Ratti
Director of MIT's SENSEable City Lab

Mark Hatch
CEO of TechShop

Dan Gilbert
Chairman, Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans Inc.
  • Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2012
  • Time: 8:00 a.m.
  • Location: Wayne State University
    McGregor Memorial Conference Center