Tallahassee, FL

09 Jan 2018

11 Jan 2018

Capitol Days

 

Economic Outlook Summit   Global Florida Dinner

 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Registration Ι 9:00 a.m.

Florida Chamber Foundation Economic Outlook Summit Ι 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

International Business Council Meeting  Ι 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Invitation Only)

Welcome & Networking Reception Ι 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Global Florida Dinner Ι 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Registration Ι 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Special Breakfast with Florida’s Cabinet Ι 8:00 – 8:55 a.m.

State of the State

  • Jerry Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • The Honorable Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture
  • The Honorable Jimmy Patronis, Chief Financial Officer of Florida

Welcome & Opening Remarks Ι 8:55 – 9:05 a.m.

  • Bob Grammig, Chair, Florida Chamber Board of Directors and Partner, Holland & Knight

Washington’s Impact on Florida Ι 9:05 – 9:30 a.m.

  • David Hart, Executive Vice President
  • Frank Walker, Vice President of Governmental Affairs
  • Alice Ancona, Director, International Strategy & Policy
  • Daniel Tapia, Manager, International Strategy & Policy

Lowering the Cost of Doing Business in Florida Ι 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

  • Glenn Spencer, Institute for Legal Reform – Legal Reform
  • Ron Bartlett, Hill + Knowlton – Runaway Property Insurance Rates
  • French Brown, Attorney, Hopping Green & Sams – Targeted Tax Reform

Break

  • Deputy Chief Judge David Langham – Workers’ Compensation

Building America’s Best Workforce in Florida Ι 11:00 a.m . – 12:00 p.m.

  • Charles Hokanson, Senior Vice President, Florida Community Engagement, Helios Education Foundation
  • Dr. David Dimmett, Senior Vice President, Project Lead the Way, Inc.
  • Dr. John Gyllin, Vice President, Resource & Economic Development, Seminole State College Foundation
  • Dr. Joe O’Shea, Assistant Provost, Florida State University
  • Joe Mayer, Director, Government Relations, Lockheed Martin Space

Executive Networking Lunch Ι 12:00 p.m . – 1:15 p.m.

Political Council Luncheon Ι 12:00 p.m . – 1:15 p.m. (Political Council Only)

Local Chamber Luncheon Ι 12:00 p.m . – 1:15 p.m. (Local Chambers Only)

New Florida Chamber Board Orientation Luncheon Ι 12:00 p.m . – 1:15 p.m. (Board Members Only)

New Florida Chamber Foundation Trustee Orientation Luncheon Ι 12:00 p.m . – 1:15 p.m. (Trustees Only)

Once Every 20 Years: Constitutional Solutions or Problems? Ι 1:20 p.m . – 2:05 p.m.

  • Mark Wilson, President & CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Billy Buzzett, Former Executive Director, Constitutional Revision Commission
  • Joe Pickens, President, St. John’s River State College.

Politically Speaking – What Do Floridians Really Think? Ι 2:05 p.m . – 2:50 p.m.

  • Marian Johnson, Senior Vice President, Political Operations, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Steven J. Vancore, Partner, VancoreJones Communications
  • Joe Clements, Co-Founder, Strategic Digital Services
  • Jim Saunders, News Service of Florida

Florida’s Mega Trends and How You Can Prepare for Them Ι 2:50 p.m . – 3:30 p.m.

  • Gray Swoope, President & CEO, VisionFirst Advisors & Former Florida Secretary of State

Executive Networking With Leadership at the Capitol Ι 4:00 p.m . – 4:45 p.m.

Legislative Reception Ι 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. 

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

Florida Chamber Foundation Board of Trustees Dinner  (Invitation Only) Ι 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

 

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Board of Directors/Board of Trustees Breakfast (Invitation Only) Ι 7:45 – 8:45 a.m.

Florida Chamber Board of Directors Meeting (Board Members Only) Ι 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Florida Chamber Foundation Trustees Meeting Ι 9:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

 

 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation requests for registrations received by January 2, 2018 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 January 2, 2018 will not be issued a refund.