MEETINGS

2006-2007 Season

8/24/2006  12:00 p.m.

The 2006-2007 Detroit Lions

 Rod  Marinelli

Rod Marinelli Head Coach
Detroit Lions

“ What you see is a team that's very physical, very tough mentally. ”

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9/7/2006  12:00 p.m.

UAW President on Critical Labor Issues

 Ron  Gettelfinger

Ron Gettelfinger President
International Union, UAW

“ We don't think…the domestic auto industry is in an irreversable decline. ”

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9/12/2006  12:00 p.m.

U.S. Treasurer Discusses the State of the Economy

The Honorable Anna   Escobedo Cabral

The Honorable Anna Escobedo Cabral U.S. Treasurer
The U.S. Department of Treasury

“ We need to keep the economy strong. ”

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9/20/2006  12:00 p.m.

Leadership and Innovation

 Jeffrey R.  Immelt

Jeffrey R. Immelt Chairman & CEO
General Electric Company

“ You've got to go where competitiveness takes you. ”

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9/25/2006  12:00 p.m.

Higher Education in Michigan

Dr. Glenn  Mroz

Dr. Glenn Mroz President
Michigan Technological University

 Keith  Pretty,  J.D.

Keith Pretty, J.D. President & CEO
Northwood University

Dr. Lou Anna K. Simon

Dr. Lou Anna K. Simon President
Michigan State University

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10/12/2006  12:00 p.m.

State of Michigan Gubernatorial Candidates Joint Appearance

 Richard  DeVos Jr.

Richard DeVos Jr. Gubernatorial Candidate
State of Michigan

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10/18/2006  12:00 p.m.

Senatorial Debate

The Honorable Michael   Bouchard

The Honorable Michael Bouchard Oakland County Sheriff
State of Michigan

The Honorable Debbie  Stabenow

The Honorable Debbie Stabenow United States Senator (D)
State of Michigan

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10/23/2006  12:00 p.m.

The Quest for an Urban Policy

Rev. Jesse  Jackson Sr.

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. Founder & President
Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Inc.

“ Affirmative action is not a minority issue, it is a majority issue. ”

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10/30/2006  12:00 p.m.

Energy, Manufacturing and the Future of the American Economy

 Andrew  Liveris

Andrew Liveris Chairman & CEO
The Dow Chemical Company

“ Currently, there are plans to build more than eighty large-scale chemical plants…not one in the U.S. ”

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11/16/2006  12:00 p.m.

Inside the Alliance: The Win-Win Nature of a Unique Business Model

 Carlos  Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn Chairman & CEO
Renault-Nissan Alliance

“ We could gain from a third party the benefits that we have already found in our current partnership.  ”

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12/4/2006  12:00 p.m.

41st Annual Economic Outlook for 2007
A Panel Discussion

Dr. Sean  McAlinden Ph.D. - Automotive

Dr. Sean McAlinden Ph.D. - Automotive Chief Economist & Vice President, Research
Center for Automotive Research

 David  Sowerby CFA

David Sowerby CFA Vice President
Loomis Sayles & Company

 Ronald   Hausmann P.E. - Construction

Ronald Hausmann P.E. - Construction President - Heavy, Civil and Special Construction Group
Walbridge Aldinger

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12/13/2006  12:00 p.m.

Live Unveiling of the 2007 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) Finalists
Automotive Panel Discussion

 Anita   Lienert

Anita Lienert Syndicated Automotive Columnist

 Edward  Lapham

Edward Lapham Executive Editor
Automotive News

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1/12/2007  12:00 p.m.

North American International Auto Show Luncheon

The Honorable Kwame  Kilpatrick

The Honorable Kwame Kilpatrick Mayor
City of Detroit

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1/22/2007  12:00 p.m.

Gaining a Competitive Edge in the 21st Century - A Global Perspective

 Ben  Verwaayen

Ben Verwaayen Chief Executive Officer
BT Group

“ Economic wealth creation…is a fantastic opportunity for all of us. ”

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1/29/2007  12:00 p.m.

The Future of Health Care in the United States

The Honorable Michael  Leavitt

The Honorable Michael Leavitt Secretary
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

“ …the Big Three automakers are joining together with the federal government to adopt this (value-driven health care system). ”

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2/6/2007  12:00 p.m.

Wishful Thinking? Global CEOs Predict Boom Times

 Samuel  DiPiazza Jr.

Samuel DiPiazza Jr. Chief Executive Officer
PricewaterhouseCoopers, International Limited

“ We're seeing more and more merger and acquisition buyers coming from emerging markets. ”

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2/7/2007  12:00 p.m.

A New Vision for America: Winning the Global Economic Challenge

The Honorable Mitt  Romney

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

“ It's critical that America maintain our lead in manufacturing if we want to maintain our lead in innovation. ”

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2/12/2007  12:00PM

The Nuclear Renaissance: Is It Real?

 Anthony  Earley, Jr.

Anthony Earley, Jr. Chairman & CEO
DTE Energy

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2/20/2007  12:00 p.m.

The 21st Century CEO

 Hector  Ruiz Ph.D

Hector Ruiz Ph.D Chairman & CEO
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

“ To be a leader of a public company today is truly to be a public servant. ”

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2/22/2007  12:00 p.m.

Strengthening U.S. Security while Fostering Trade and Travel

The Honorable Michael  Chertoff

The Honorable Michael Chertoff Secretary
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

“ By the end of next year, almost one hundred percent of containers arriving by sea will go through scanning detectors. ”

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3/12/2007  12:00 p.m.

The Transatlantic Economy

Dr. Daniel  Hamilton

Dr. Daniel Hamilton Director, Center for Transatlanitc Relations
John Hopkins University

His Excellency Klaus  Scharioth

His Excellency Klaus Scharioth
German Ambassador to the United States

His Excellency John   Bruton

His Excellency John Bruton
European Union Ambassador to the United States

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3/19/2007  12:00 p.m.

Investing in Economic Wealth and Productive Capacity by Investing in Employee Health

 Michael  Critelli

Michael Critelli Chairman & CEO
Pitney Bowes, Inc.

“ The employer is the only entity that has the combination of paybacks for investing in a culture of health. ”

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3/27/2007  12:00 p.m.

The 2006-2007 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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4/17/2007  12:00 p.m.

The 2007 Detroit Tigers

 Jim  Leyland

Jim Leyland Manager
Detroit Tigers

 David  Dombrowski

David Dombrowski President, CEO & General Manager
Detroit Tigers

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5/2/2007  12:00PM

Strengthening America's Competitiveness

 Harold  McGraw III

Harold McGraw III Chairman, President & CEO
The McGraw-Hill Companies

“ We need to work together to provide every American worker in every community the opportunity to succeed. ”

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5/7/2007  12:00 p.m.

U.S. Senator Barack Obama

The Honorable Barack  Obama

The Honorable Barack Obama U.S. Senator for Illinois
2008 Presidential Candidate

“ For the sake of our security, our economy, our jobs and our planet, the age of oil must end in our time. ”

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5/8/2007  12:00 p.m.

Enhancing & Securing Civil Liberties of all Americans

The Honorable Alberto  Gonzales

The Honorable Alberto Gonzales Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice

“ I accept full responsibility for the mistakes that I made. ”

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5/14/2007  12:00 p.m.

Strengthening our Economy & Protecting our Environment: An Update from Capitol Hill

The Honorable John  Dingell

The Honorable John Dingell Congressman, State of Michigan - District 12
U.S. House of Representatives

“ I intended to write legislation before the court decision, and I will write legislation after the court decision. ”

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6/15/2007  9:00 a.m.

Investing in Michigan's Future

 Steven  Ballmer

Steven Ballmer Chief Executive Officer
Microsoft Corporation

“ Nothing happens without optimism. ”

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