11th Annual Energy Innovators Gala

11th Annual Michigan Energy Innovators GALA

September 27, 2023 | The Eastern | Detroit, MI

Michigan EIBC is excited to welcome our members, Michigan legislators and state officials, and the general public to our 11th Annual Michigan Energy Innovators Gala on September 27, 2023 at The Eastern in Detroit, MI. Gala is a wonderful opportunity to network with colleagues, policymakers, and industry experts, all while celebrating the individuals and businesses who succeeded in growing Michigan's advanced energy sector.

We will present awards for: Project of the Year, Business of the Year, Public Official of the Year, and Innovators Hall of Fame. And we are honored to have Shalanda Baker, Director of the Office of Economic Impact & Diversity at the US Department of Energy, keynoting this event. Get your tickets early as this event sells out quickly. We look forward to seeing you on September 27th, to celebrate and energize us all to continue this vital work.

Shalanda Baker Headshot

Shalanda Baker

Shalanda H. Baker is the Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to her appointment, she was a Professor of Law, Public Policy, and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. She was the co-founder and co-director of the Initiative for Energy Justice, which provides technical law and policy support to communities on the front lines of climate change. Baker served as an Air Force officer prior to her honorable discharge pursuant to the then existing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, and became a vocal advocate for repeal of the policy. She earned a B.S. in Political Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a J.D. from Northeastern University, and L.L.M from the University of Wisconsin.



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ITC A Fortis Company: For the Greater Grid
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5:00 pm | Cocktail hour + Networking (open bar + food trucks serving)

6:00 pm | Keynote Speaker + Awards Program

7:30 pm | Continued Networking + Dessert & Coffee/Tea Bar

8:00 pm | Event Concludes