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    • Registration now open!

      Early-bird registration: $300 (by April 14)
      Regular registration: $350 (after April 14)
      Registration closes April 21

      How to Quick Register

      1. Log into MiTRAIN https://mi.train.org/
      2. Enter Course ID 1069069
      3. Register for conference and select the complete registration button
      4. When prompted for the special code on the payment processing site enter earlybird17
      5. Complete payment information. Please allow up to three days for invoices to be sent.

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Conference Information

    • Mark your calendars and don’t miss the 2017 Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference and Expo being held at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 9-11.

      This year's theme is “Protecting Our Homeland,” and will give attendees a deeper look into the world of terrorism.  The threats we face are real, increasing in occurrence, and recognize no boundaries. We must expand our knowledge and unite in our efforts to combat terrorism and protect our homeland.

      The confirmed closing speaker will be Mr. Ed Davis, former Boston Police Commissioner, portrayed by actor John Goodman in "Patriots Day" coming to theaters January 2017.

      For Questions and inquires about the 2017 GLHS conference, contact EMHSD at emhsd-conference@michigan.gov

      Vendor and exhibitor Information can be found at the Michigan Chemistry Council website.

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Lodging & Attractions


    • School Track

      Registration is now open for school personnel and resource/safety officer for the 2017 Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference and Expo’s School Track. This educationally-focused safety and security program will be from 8 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. on May 10 at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.

      The School Track qualifies for six State Continuing Education Clock Hours and is being offered for free to the first 300 educators. To register, log in to MI-TRAIN, follow the instructions and use the code "schooloffer17” to redeem this complimentary offer.

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