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October 15, 2013 | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Category: Conference
Location: McGregor Memorial Conference Center | Map
495 Ferry Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free

Wayne State University

Labor@Wayne and The School of Business Administration


Detroit in Bankruptcy:

Past, Present and Future

Tuesday, October 15, 2013


McGregor Memorial Center

Wayne State University

8:00-8:30am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45am : Welcome

Marick Masters, Director, Labor@Wayne

Wayne Raskind, Dean, CLAS

Margaret Williams, Dean, SBA

8:45-9:45: Municipal Bankruptcy and How Detroit Got Here

Laura Bartell, Professor, School of Law, WSU

Bettie Buss, Citizens Research Council (retired)

Eric Lupher, Citizens Research Council

9:45-10:00am: Break

10:00-11:00am: Retiree Pensions and Healthcare, Mark Gaffney (IBT, Moderator)

Mark Diaz, President, Detroit Police Officers Association

Dan McNamara, President, Detroit Firefighters

Herb Sanders, General Counsel, AFSCME Council 25

11:00-12:00pm: The Future of Detroit

Marvin Beatty, V.P. Community Relations, Greektown Casino

Robin Boyle, Chair, Urban Studies and Planning, WSU

Lyke Thompson, Director, Center for Urban Studies, WSU

12:00-1:00pm: Luncheon Speaker (Box Lunches)

Sheila Cockrel, former member of Detroit City Council

Please RSVP to Octavia Eaton by Friday, October 11, 2013

Phone: 313-577-5382 and 313-577-5358

E-mail: ed9810@wayne.edu


For more information about this event, please contact Rochelle White at 313-577-2166 or rochellewhite@wayne.edu.