RESCHEDULED: Government Law Section: Winter Conference

When:  Mar 2, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM (ET)
Due to expected inclement weather, the Winter Conference originally scheduled for February 9 has been rescheduled for March 2. All registrations have been transferred to this new date.

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Limited onsite registration will be available
(Only checks or money orders will be accepted at onsite registration.)

The Times, They are a Changing for the Municipal Law Practitioner


8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Morning Sessions—Implementing the Michigan Marijuana Facilities Act

9:00 a.m. Zoning Ordinance Regulations for Medical Marijuana Facilities—Catherine Kaufman, Bauckham Sparks

9:45 a.m. Police Perspectives—MSP Dist 7 D/F/Lt. Kip Belcher

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Detroit’s Ordinances & Experiences—Kim James, supervising assistant corporation counsel—Transactions & Economic Development Section, City of Detroit

11:30 a.m. Industry Implementation—Saulius Mikalonis, Plunkett Cooney

Noon Lunch
Speaker: The Opioid Crisis—E. Powell Miller

1:00 p.m. Drones—Dan Klemptner, Johnson Rosati

1:30 p.m. Election Law-Initiatives—James Lancaster, Lancaster Associates and general counsel, Voters Not Politicians Ballot Committee

2:30 p.m. Break

2:45–3:45 p.m. Recent Governmental Immunity Developments—Mike Rosati & Holly Battersby

3:45 p.m. Cracker Barrel—Open forum

4:00 p.m. Council Meeting/Reception at The Henry Tria Restaurant

About The Henry

Located in Dearborn, The Henry is conveniently located 15 minutes away from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Adjacent to Fairlane Town Center with over 120 shops, including the largest H & M in the state, less than 2 miles from Ford World Head Quarters, Carhartt, or AAA offices, and just minutes away from the Henry Ford museum complex.

Accommodations and complimentary valet parking available.



The Henry
300 Town Center Dr
Dearborn, MI 48126