MEETINGS

2011-2012 Season

8/24/2011  11:20 a.m.

U of M Football Kickoff Luncheon

 David  Brandon

David Brandon Director of Athletics
University of Michigan

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8/29/2011  11:30 a.m.

Rebuilding the American Middle Class

 Bob  King

Bob King President
UAW

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8/31/2011  11:15 a.m.

The 15th Annual Detroit Lions Kickoff Luncheon

 Jim  Schwartz

Jim Schwartz Head Coach
Detroit Lions

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9/14/2011  11:30 a.m.

Natural Gas – American Job Creation Machine

 James  Mulva

James Mulva Chairman & CEO
ConocoPhillips

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9/20/2011  11:30 a.m.

America's Railroads: Giving Our Nation a Competitive Edge

 Jim  Young

Jim Young Chairman, President & CEO
Union Pacific Corporation

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9/26/2011  11:30 a.m.

U.S. Congressional Representative Update

The Honorable Sander  Levin

The Honorable Sander Levin MI U.S. Congressional Representative Dist. 9
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Candice  Miller

The Honorable Candice Miller MI U.S. Congressional Representative Dist. 10

The Honorable Gary  Peters

The Honorable Gary Peters MI U.S. Congressional Representative Dist. 9

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10/10/2011  11:30 a.m.

Straight Talk on the Economy

The Honorable Carl   Levin

The Honorable Carl Levin U.S. Senator
State of Michigan

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10/13/2011  11:30 a.m.

Let's Get Serious and Solve Our OPEC Oil Addiction

 T. Boone  Pickens

T. Boone Pickens Founder & Chairman
BP Capital Management

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10/17/2011  11:30 a.m.

The Smartest App is a Big Idea

 Shelly  Lazarus

Shelly Lazarus Chairman
Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide

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10/24/2011  11:30 a.m.

Sharpening the Competitive Edge: Securing Your Business Success

 Peter  Marks

Peter Marks Chairman, President & CEO
Robert Bosch LLC

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10/25/2011  4:00 p.m.

Membership Meeting and Reception

 Joe Muer  Seafood<br>400 Renaissance Center, Level 1<br>Detroit, MI

Joe Muer Seafood
400 Renaissance Center, Level 1
Detroit, MI

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10/25/2011  11:30 a.m.

DEC Young Leader Series
*Exclusively for DEC's Young Leader Members*

 William Clay Ford, Jr.

William Clay Ford, Jr. Executive Chairman
Ford Motor Company

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11/2/2011  11:30 a.m.

Innovating Over Time: Building a Business that Lasts

 Patrick  Doyle

Patrick Doyle President & CEO
Domino's Pizza LLC

 Duncan L. Niederauer

Duncan L. Niederauer CEO & Director
NYSE Euronext

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11/17/2011  11:30 a.m.

Restoring Trust, Renewing Hope: Rebuilding an Industry

 Dan  Akerson

Dan Akerson

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12/8/2011  11:30 a.m.

Unleashing Michigan Through Free Enterprise

 Doug  DeVos

Doug DeVos President
Amway

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12/15/2011  11:30 a.m.

Overhaul: An Insider’s Account of the Obama Administration’s Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry

 Steven  Rattner

Steven Rattner Former Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury and Lead Auto Advisor
Author, “OVERHAUL: An Insider's Account of the Obama Administration's Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry”

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1/11/2012  8:00 a.m.

Innovation and the Auto Industry

Dr. Steven  Chu

Dr. Steven Chu U.S. Secretary of Energy

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1/17/2012  11:15 a.m.

Big Four

The Honorable Mark  Hackel

The Honorable Mark Hackel Macomb County Executive
Macomb County, MI

The Honorable L. Brooks  Patterson

The Honorable L. Brooks Patterson Oakland County Executive
Oakland County, MI

The Honorable Robert  Ficano

The Honorable Robert Ficano Wayne County Executive
Wayne County, MI

The Honorable Dave  Bing

The Honorable Dave Bing

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1/30/2012  11:30 a.m.

Is the Midwest Leading the Economic Recovery?

 Stephen  Steinour

Stephen Steinour Chairman, President & CEO
Huntington Bank

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2/13/2012  11:30 a.m.

DEC Presents:

The Honorable Rick  Snyder

The Honorable Rick Snyder Governor
State of Michigan

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2/16/2012  11:30 a.m.

DEC Presents:

The Honorable Rick  Santorum

The Honorable Rick Santorum U.S. Presidential Candidate and former U.S. Senator of Pennsylvania
Official Rick Santorum Website

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2/23/2012  11:30 a.m.

Business Leaders for Michigan
An Urban and Metro Strategy for Michigan:
Helping Our Cities and Metro Areas Achieve Their Economic Potential

 James B. Nicholson

James B. Nicholson President & CEO
PVS Chemicals, Inc.

 Doug  Rothwell

Doug Rothwell President & CEO
Business Leaders for Michigan

 Bruce  Katz

Bruce Katz Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program
The Brookings Institution

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2/24/2012  11:30 a.m.

DEC Presents:

The Honorable Mitt  Romney

The Honorable Mitt Romney U.S. Presidential Candidate and
former Governor of Massachusetts
Official Mitt Romney Website

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2/29/2012  11:30 a.m.

DEC Young Leader Series
*Exclusively for DEC's Young Leader Members*

 Richard A. Manoogian

Richard A. Manoogian Chairman of the Board
Masco Corporation

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3/6/2012  11:30 a.m.

Building an Export-Driven 21st Century American Economy

The Honorable Fred  Hochberg

The Honorable Fred Hochberg Chairman & President
Export-Import Bank of the United States

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3/12/2012  11:30 a.m.

Dow and U-M Launch Innovative Program to Develop Sustainability Leaders

 Andrew  Liveris

Andrew Liveris Chairman & CEO
The Dow Chemical Company

Dr. Mary Sue  Coleman

Dr. Mary Sue Coleman President
University of Michigan

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3/20/2012  11:30 a.m.

Why Innovation is Always in Style:
Creating and Sustaining Growth in Any Economic Climate

 Jane  Stevenson

Jane Stevenson Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services
Korn/Ferry International Atlanta

 Angela  Ahrendts

Angela Ahrendts Chief Executive Officer
Burberry

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3/27/2012  11:30 a.m.

The 2011-2012 Detroit Red Wings

 Mike  Babcock

Mike Babcock Head Coach
Detroit Red Wings

 Ken  Holland

Ken Holland Executive Vice President & General Manager
Detroit Red Wings

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4/13/2012  11:30 a.m.

Why Detroit? Why Now?

 Walter  Robb

Walter Robb Co-Chief Executive Officer
Whole Foods Market

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4/25/2012  11:30 a.m.

The 2012 Detroit Tigers

 Jim  Leyland

Jim Leyland Manager
Detroit Tigers

 David  Dombrowski

David Dombrowski President, CEO & General Manager
Detroit Tigers

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5/16/2012  11:30 a.m.

From Boardroom to Classroom: Assessing Positive Outcomes when Business and Education Collaborate

 Dan  Varner

Dan Varner Chief Executive Officer
Excellent Schools Detroit

 Barry  Schuler

Barry Schuler Chairman of Raydiance, Inc.
Managing Director DFJ Growth Fund
Board Member of Knowledge Works
Ex-CEO of AOL
Knowledge Works

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6/1/2012  9:30 a.m.

DEC Young Leader Series
*Exclusively for DEC's Young Leader Members*

 Sarah L. McClelland

Sarah L. McClelland President - Michigan Market
Chase

 Roger S. Penske

Roger S. Penske Chairman
Penske Corporation

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6/5/2012  11:30 a.m.

DEC Presents:

 Tom  Izzo

Tom Izzo Men's Basketball Head Coach
Michigan State University

 Mark  Dantonio

Mark Dantonio Football Head Coach
Michigan State University

 Mark  Hollis

Mark Hollis Athletic Director
Michigan State University

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6/7/2012  4:00 p.m.

A 40-Year Perspective of Detroit

 Peter  Karmanos, Jr.

Peter Karmanos, Jr.

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6/27/2012  4:30 p.m.

DEC Member Reception

   Brief remarks by Bill Ford<br><br>Rattlesnake<br>300 River Place<br>Detroit, MI 48207

Brief remarks by Bill Ford

Rattlesnake
300 River Place
Detroit, MI 48207

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