Meet Your Speakers: 2017 Transportation Summit

By: Katherine Bustamante

 

The Future of Transportation in Florida
 
 

2017 Transportation Summit Agenda

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast

NETWORKING BREAKFAST
9:00 a.m. WELCOME
Doug Davidson, Market Executive, Bank of America; Chair, Florida Chamber Foundation

THE ROAD TO 2030: FLORIDA’S TRANSPORTATION FUTURE
Mark Wilson, President and CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce

FLORIDA’S TRANSPORTATION PAVES THE WAY
Secretary Mike Dew, Florida Department of Transportation

KEEPING THE WHEELS SPINNING: FLORIDA’S TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
Ken Armstrong, President and CEO, Florida Trucking Association

NOT THE FINAL FRONTIER: HOW FLORIDA’S SPACE COAST TRANSFORMED INTO A MULTI-USE HUB
Moderator: Frank DiBello, President and CEO, Space Florida
Robert Cabana, Director, Kennedy Space Center
Brigadier General Wayne R. Monteith, Commander, 45th Space Wing; Director, Eastern Range

NEW HORIZONS: FLORIDA’S COMMUTER RAILWAYS
Rusty Roberts, Vice President Government Affairs, All Aboard Florida

LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION: CONNECTING FLORIDA TO THE WORLD
Moderator: Alice Ancona, Director, International Strategy & Policy,
Florida Chamber of Commerce
Bob Burleson, President, Florida Transportation Builders’ Association
Dr. Robert Frankel, Director, Transportation & Logistics Flagship Program,
University of North Florida

LUNCH PRESENTATION: HOW INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY HELP SHAPE FLORIDA’S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
Luc Castera, Founder and CEO, Octopi

THE FUTURE OF FLORIDA’S TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRIES
Moderator: Beth Kigel, President and CEO, Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce;
Secretary-Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Transportation Commission
Captain John Murray, CEO, Canaveral Port Authority
Bob O’Malley, Vice President, State & Local Government Relations, CSX Transportation

HOW SMARTER PLANNING HELPS FLORIDA’S QUALITY OF LIFE
Moderator: Ananth Prasad, President-Designate, Florida Transportation Builders’ Association
John Broderick, Vice President of Land Development- Communities, Babcock Ranch
Grayson Brulte, Co-Founder and President, Brulte & Company
Representative Bob Cortes (District 30)

ZERO TO SIXTY: HOW DISRUPTIONS AND INNOVATIONS WILL CHANGE OUR FUTURE

CONNECTION POINTS FOR THE FUTURE: THE NEED FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT,
RESEARCH AND MORE
Dr. Dean Bushey, Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Information Technology,
Florida Polytechnic University