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Summit on Transforming Transportation: Economies and Communities, Apr. 7-9 in Detroit
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April 7 9, 2011
Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, Detroit, Michigan

In April 2011, business and labor leaders, policymakers, innovators, and research scholars from the U.S. and abroad will convene in Detroit. Their mission will be to advance knowledge, systems, and solutions that can transform the future of transportation and revitalize economies and communities in Michigan and beyond. The program will combine high level plenary sessions with focused, collaborative working sessions, an open poster session, many opportunities for sharing work, and local social and cultural visits in Detroit.
Innovation Agenda

Eleven initial innovation strands will explore:

1. Sustainability, climate change, energy efficiency, and the future of transportation
2. Logistics and supply chain management into the future
3. Safety and national security moving people and goods in resilient communities
4. Emerging New Mobility industry, enterprise, innovation, and employment
5. Connecting the dots: Implementing New Mobility
6. Jobs and skills for the next generation of transportation
7. Values, culture, and the social science of the future of transportation
8. Transforming transportation design
9. Transportation and public health
10. Social equity and the next generation of transportation
11. Integrated approaches to sustainable transportation policy

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