Monday, November 02, 2009

Bringing Jobs To Michigan

MiSN Homeland Security Market Leadership Conference information:

The Michigan Security Network (MiSN,, a non-profit organization, announced a Joint Venture between MiSN, Wayne State University (WSU) and the Kauffman Foundation. In support of its mission to accelerate homeland security technology development, investment and jobs in Michigan, the joint venture will provide training, "FREE", for aspiring entrepreneurs as well as mature businesses interested in this growing market.

The training will be offered through WSU’s TechTown in the form of FastTrac™ programs designed with homeland security content provided by Michigan Security Network. FastTrac is a practical, hands-on business development program designed to help entrepreneurs hone their skills needed to create, manage and grow a successful business. FastTrac is a globally renowned program created by the Kansas City-based Marion Ewing Kauffman Foundation, a TechTown partner organization and America’s leading expert on entrepreneurship education, research and growth.

Event Name: MiSN Homeland Security Market Leadership Conference

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Time: 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Conference

Location: Hyatt Regency - Dearborn, MI

Where to ask

question: (248) 353-0735

Cost: $199 -- Includes continental breakfast and lunch

By attending the MiSN conference, business executives will:

1.) Learn about the Homeland Security Market and business opportunities in Biodefense, Cybersecurity & Bordersecurity

2.) Meet with decision makers from key federal agencies, and exhibitors of value added solutions

3.) Curbside consulting - 15 minute consult with TechTown advisor. Learn about the FastTrac™ Entrepreneurial programs, and register for one of our 4 programs onsite.

The Michigan Security Network (MiSN) Market Leadership Conference will be held on November 4, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan. Attendees will be able to listen to experts in the fields of security and defense, meet leaders and decision makers from major corporations, federal agencies, and Universities, and listen to presentations on the opportunities available in cyber security, biodefense, and border security.

MiSN Market Leadership Conference Speakers include:


Platinum Sponsors

* DTE Energy

* General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS)

Gold Sponsors



* Engineering Society of Detroit

* Howard & Howard

* Precisionwerx

* PVS Chemicals, Inc.

* Strobl & Sharp

* University of Michigan

* Wayne State University

Silver Sponsors

* Dewpoint

* Patriot Services

* University of Detroit Mercy

* Walsh College

* Warner Norcross & Judd

MiSN Market Leadership Conference Investment:

  • Attendees: $199 — includes continental breakfast and lunch.
  • Exhibitors: $350 — 8ft Table Top Display

MiSN Market Leadership Conference Sponsorship opportunities are still available:

  • For more information, please contact Leslie Smith at 248-353-0735, ext. 152 or

Please use the following link to review and register to attend the MiSN Homeland Security Market Leadership Conference:

- For more details phone: 248-353-0735

Thank you for your interest, support and consideration. Please contact me if you have any questions or if I may be of further assistance. We look forward to meeting you at the conference.

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