2019 Michigan Sustainability Conference November 20-21, 2019 Lansing Center

 

The Michigan Sustainability Conference (MISCON) is Michigan’s one of a kind event for transforming social and environmental sustainability. In partnership with Michigan Green Communities, attendees will network with hundreds of business and community leaders this November 20-21 in Lansing to learn from, collaborate, and enable success with the community that’s driving meaningful change. Business and community leaders can gain the tools they need to move from traditional procedures to best practices using science, technology, storytelling, and partnerships to meet the underlying demand for social and environmental sustainability. Become inspired, engaged, and equipped to face the social and environmental challenges that have become an essential driver for your organization.

This year’s day and a half program offers a multitude of a breakout sessions focusing on successful case studies, community sustainability and policy, and energy and fuel transformation, and funding opportunities. With plenary sessions strategically placed throughout the event, attendees will engage with various leaders, forming the nexus between business and communities. Whether you are joining us as a community leader or a business leader, you’ll walk away with the network of partners, the practical tools, and the creative fuel you need to keep on course with this rapidly evolving era.

Benefits for Community Leaders:

  • Conversations with other local officials about your communities’ opportunities.
  • In-depth sessions on emerging issues in Michigan.
  • Learn about policy changes that may impact your city and community plan.
  • Discover grant funding opportunities.
  • Learn how leading communities are successfully embedding environmental and social purpose into their city values.
  • Network with business leaders who are looking to form community partnerships.
  • Green Communities Challenge Award Ceremony
  • Browse the exhibitor expo area to discover solutions or consultants to further your journey.
  • Access to all event sessions.

Benefits for Business Leaders:

  • Learn new tactics about efficient ways to map out next steps in your sustainability journey.
  • Understand how leading brands are successfully embedding environmental and social purpose into their corporate values.
  • Find inspiration and peer support by meeting fellow change agents.
  • Discover best practices through peer-to-peer learning sessions.
  • Network with community leaders who are looking to form partnerships.
  • Browse the exhibitor expo area to discover solutions or consultants to further your journey.
  • Access to all event sessions.
  • Qualify for CEHs/PDHs for Professional Engineers.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Participate as a presenter:  Interested parties are invited to submit one or more abstracts for oral presentation.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES


Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration
will open in July.

Attendee Registration
will open mid-August.