Watch coverage of the 2016 Mackinac Policy Conference By Mark Brush • Jun 1, 2016 TweetShareGoogle+Email The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Lester Graham / Michigan Radio If you can't make it to the island, you can watch what's happening at the Mackinac Policy Conference on Detroit Public Television's live stream. See below, or go here to find the stream: Tags: mackinac policy conferenceTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Michigan political and business leaders head to Mackinac Island without a fix for Detroit schools By Zoe Clark & Rick Pluta • May 30, 2016 Listen Listening... / 3:21 It's Just Politics with Zoe Clark and Rick Pluta, May 30th, 2016 The week after Memorial Day is when Michigan’s political and business leaders pack up and head north to Mackinac Island for the annual Detroit Regional Chamber Policy Conference. Mackinac is a major political event where political fundraisers are as ubiquitous as horse-drawn carriages, bicycles, and complimentary cocktails. The future of Detroit's schools should take center stage at Mackinac By Jack Lessenberry • May 31, 2016 The Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference starts later today. A year ago, I would have assumed the election would be center stage. A few months ago, I thought everyone might be talking about infrastructure and Flint. But instead, it’s education. Detroit is the big elephant filling the Grand Hotel. The Speaker of the House indicates he and his minions won’t show up on the island unless and until they finish a deal on saving Detroit Public Schools. Education has indeed become center stage, and not only in Detroit.