Tallahassee, FL

21 Mar 2017

23 Mar 2017

2017 Capitol Days

    

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Registration Ι 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Turnbull Conference Center, First Floor Lobby

Florida SBDC Network Advisory Board Meeting (Board Members Only) Ι 8:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 214

Florida Chamber Foundation Innovation Caucus (Invitation Only) Ι 8:30 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 114

Florida Chamber Political Institute (Members Only) Ι 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 108

 

Local Chamber Luncheon (Invitation Only) Ι 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 115

Florida Chamber Foundation New Trustee Orientation Luncheon (Invitation Only) Ι 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 215

Small Business Council, Innovation Caucus, Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Luncheon (Invitation Only) Ι 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 214

 

Welcome and State of the State: The Florida Scorecard Ι 1:00 – 1:35 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 208

  • Syd Kitson, Chairman of the Board, Florida Chamber of Commerce and Chairman & CEO, Kitson and Partners
  • Mark Wilson, President & CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Jerry Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation

Florida Chamber Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting (Trustees Only) Ι 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 103

Florida’s Business Agenda: A Report From Your Team Ι 1:40 – 2:20 p.m.

  • Frank Walker, Vice President of Government Affairs, Florida Chamber of Commerce        (moderator)
  • Christopher S. Emmanuel, Director of Infrastructure & Governance Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Brittney Hunt, Director of Talent, Education & Quality of Life Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Carolyn Johnson, Director of Business, Economic Development & Innovation Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce

Capitol Briefings: Hear from Your Leadership Ι 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.

The Florida Capitol: Cabinet Room, Members of the Florida Legislature

Meet Your Legislators: Make Your Voice Heard Ι 4:00 – 5:15 p.m.

The Florida Capitol

Reception on the Hill Ι 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
The DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom

VIP Dinner (Invitation Only) Ι 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

University Center Club

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Registration Ι 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, First Floor Lobby

Regional Chairs Breakfast (Invitation Only) Ι 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 215

Political Council Breakfast (Invitation Only) Ι 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. 

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 205

Florida Chamber Healthcare Partnership (Invitation Only) Ι 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. 

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 108

Florida Caucus Breakfast (Invitation Only) Ι 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 215

Networking Breakfast Ι 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 208

Is Florida Closed for Business? Ι 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.  

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 208

  • Mark Wilson, President & CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce (moderator)
  • Eric Silagy, President & CEO, Florida Power & Light
  • Cissy Proctor, Executive Director, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
  • Mike Grissom, Interim President & CEO, Enterprise Florida

Break Ι 10:00 – 10:15 a.m.  

Insurance and Legal Reform Ι 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.  

  • Mark Delegal, Partner, Holland & Knight (moderator)
  • Steve Knopik, CEO, Beall’s Inc.
  • Barry Gilway, President & CEO, Citizens Property Insurance
  • Quintin Kendall, VP of Government Affairs, CSX Transportation

Constitutional Revision Commission  Ι 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  

  • Dan Nordby, Partner, Shutts & Bowen, LLP (moderator)
  • Brecht Heuchan, Commissioner, Constitutional Revision Commission
  • Mary Adkins, Director, Legal Writing & Appellate Advocacy, Master Skills Legal Professor, University of Florida College of Law

Lunch: Florida – A Land Projected Ι 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.  

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 108

  • Adam Watson, Archivist, State Archives of Florida

Florida’s Tourism Industry: Sunshine or Rainy Days Ahead? Ι 2:15 – 3:00 p.m.  

  • Ken Lawson, President & CEO, VISIT FLORIDA
  • Carol Dover, President & CEO, Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association

Regulatory Reform Ι 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

  • Christopher S. Emmanuel, Director of Infrastructure and Governance Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce (moderator)
  • Ron Eidshaug, Vice President of Congressional and Public Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Patti Nelson, Special Advisor, Executive Office of the Governor

Break Ι 3:45 – 4:00 p.m.

Keynote Ι 4:05 – 5:00 p.m.  

  •  Jeff Atwater, Chief Financial Officer, State of Florida

Governor’s Reception Ι 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Governor’s Mansion

Florida Chamber Foundation 2030 Committee Dinner (Invitation Only) Ι 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 208

Florida Chamber Board of Directors/Past Chairs Dinner (Invitation Only) Ι 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The Edison Restaurant

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Board of Directors/Board of Trustees Breakfast (Invitation Only) Ι 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 103

  • Jerry Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist & Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Marshall Criser III, Chancellor, State University System of Florida
  • Michelle Dennard, President, CareerSource Florida
  • Dr. Jim Murdaugh, President, Tallahassee Community College
  • Madeline M. Pumariega, Chancellor, Florida College System

Florida Chamber Foundation Florida 2030 Committee Networking Breakfast Ι 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 208

Florida Chamber Board of Directors Meeting (Board Members Only) Ι 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Room 108

Florida 2030 Committee Meetings Ι 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Turnbull Conference Center, Rooms 114, 115, 205, 215

 

 

 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation requests for registrations received by March 13, 2017 will be issued a refund, less a $75 per person administrative fee.  All cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 850-521-1278 or e-mailed to tprice@flchamber.com.

Cancellation requests received after March 13, 2017 will not be issued a refund.