Great Lakes Economic Forum coming to Detroit-Windsor

The third Great Lakes Economic Forum, being held Monday-Wednesday, April 24-26, will bring together hundreds of industry executives, government officials, leading academics and members of the NGO community who have a stake in growing the economy in the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence region safely and sustainably while improving the well-being of the region’s citizens.

The event theme is “From Partnerships Flows Prosperity.”

Examples of topics previously covered at the forum include:

  • The future of customs in an e-commerce world
  • Optimizing and greening freight transportation
  • Planning and permitting transboundary infrastructure projects
  • Using big data to digitize border operations
  • Expanding preclearance to all modes of travel
  • Shifting to a low-carbon economy
  • Growing binational tourism
  • Protecting critical infrastructure in key sectors
  • Improving cross-border interoperability to enhance public safety and more.

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