Protecting and Promoting Your Interests

Governors Summit on Extractive Industries

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

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7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.​         Registration 

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.​             Opening remarks
​​​Governor’s vision for state economic future built on extractive industries and priority outcomes.

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.​          Extractive Indstries 101
A background and basic information about Michigan’s extractive industries.

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.        Stewardship Through Regulation
A discussion about a scientific basis for consistent regulatory policies that protect natural resources and the environment and foster development.

​​10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.​    Networking break

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.​     Industry Innovations:  Technology and Methodology
Innovative processes and state-of-the-art tools drive Michigan’s extractive industries.

 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 p.m.​    Perceptions and Opinions: Obstacles and Opportunities
What do Michigan residents think about extractive industries? What are challenges and opportunities facing the industry?

11:50 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.​    Products in Your Everday Life

                                              products in Your Everday Life Video
​​​A closer look at extractive products in daily life.

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.​       Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Emerging markets and product demand – what that means for Michigan as a state and how extractive industries give us an edge. 

1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.          Networking break

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.​          Getting Underneath Infrastructure
Extractive industries are foundational to our state’s transportation and communication infrastructure which supports our citizens, commerce and quality of life.  

2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.​         Economic Benefits of Extractive Industries
Extractive industries’ contributions to Michigan’s economy.

2:40 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.​         Education, Training and Jobs
Michigan’s extractive industries provide valuable jobs for our citizens, opportunities for students, now and into the future.

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.​         Bringing It All Together

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.​         Reception and University Poster Scholarship Awards

Sponsor the Governor’s Summit on Extractive Industries

This is the first time that Michigan’s extractive industries (oil and natural gas, aggregates and hard rocks) have shared the stage with Michigan’s Governor with a goal of promoting the industries here in the state.

Showcase your company and its importance here in Michigan by sponsoring this event!

$250 Sponsorships include recognition in both the conference take-home packet and at the conference!  Get your name and logo front and center as we move our positive message to encourage investment and growth of Michigan’s extractive industries through sound, factual, science-based policy development.

To sponsor, visit Governor's Summit on Extractive Industries and don’t forget to email a print quality logo to

Or send a check to:
Michigan Aggregates Association
6015 W. St. Joseph
Suite 103
Lansing, MI 48917

*On the memo line please specify "The check is for your sponsorship of the Governor’s Summit on Extractive Industries"