8:45 AM Welcome and opening comments

Jordan West, Office of Research & Development, USEPA
9:00 AM - How might Climate Change Affect the Great Lakes region? Peter Sousounis, Michigan State University
9:30 AM - How will Climate Change Affect Lake-effect Snowstorms? Ken Kunkel, Illinois State Water Survey
10:00 AM - What might be the Impacts of Climate Change on Tourism in the Great Lakes Region? Dr. Donald Holecek, Michigan State University
10:45 AM - How might a Changing Climate Affect Snowmobiliing? Bill Manson, Michigan Snowmobile Association

11:00 AM - Winter Technology in the Upper Peninsula

Jay Meldrum, Keweenaw Research Center, Michigan Technological Institute

11:15 AM - Stakeholder Panel Discussion

11:45 AM - Lunch
1:00 PM - How will Crystal Mountain Adapt to a Changing Climate? Michael Call, Crystal Mountian
1:30 PM -What are the Major Issues in Long Term Ski Slope Sustainability? Auden Schendler, Aspen Ski Company

2:00 PM - What are the Impacts of Climate Change on Business for a Winter City in Northern Michigan?

Carol Potter, Cadillac Visitors Conventional Bureau

2:30 PM - Stakeholder Panel Discussion
3:00 PM - Closing Remarks Peter Sousounis, Michigan State University