2020 Virtual Future of Florida Forum & Annual Meeting

Tallahassee, FL

20 Oct 2020

22 Oct 2020

2020 Virtual Future of Florida Forum & Annual Meeting

Relaunch & Reimagine Florida’s Future
Stronger Together, Reuniting Business For Good

This year has been unlike any other in our history and while COVID-19 may have slightly diverted the course, our mission remains focused on securing Florida’s future. It is more important than ever. Join the Florida Chamber Foundation for 9 hours of content over the span of three days! The Forum will feature engaging presentations, unique networking opportunities, and insight from the leading voices in Florida and across the nation.

Tuesday, Oct. 20 – Thursday, Oct. 22
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Each Day

All Access 3-day Commander Pass* – $199
Corporate Crew All Access 3-day Pass – $1,000 (15 spots)
Digital Pass Only – $399

* – Includes digital pass – a value of $399 (receive two weeks after the Forum concludes)


The Mission Crew below is Growing and Being Unveiled Daily!


Day 1 – Tuesday, Oct. 20 

Speaker Presentation
Todd Powell, VP for Real Estate Development, Weyerhaeuser; Chair, Florida Chamber FoundationOfficial Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mark Wilson, President & CEO, Florida Chamber of CommerceState of Business and Road to 2030
Jerry D. Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Florida Chamber FoundationBy the Numbers: The Future of Florida’s Economy
Patrick "Pat" Geraghty, President & CEO, Florida BlueThe Employer's Guide to COVID-19 Testing
Ashley Moody, Florida Attorney GeneralSecuring the Future of Florida's Senior Community
Mike Massimino aka "Astro Mike", Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University and former NASA astronautShelter in Space: NASA's Approach to Lack of Human Contact, Isolation and Safety
Beth Kigel, Vice President/Director of Smart and Connected Solutions, HNTB Corporation; Chair, Autonomous FloridaFlorida: The Autonomous Capital of the World
Doug Wheeler, President & CEO, Florida Ports Council The Future of Florida Ports: Delivering Your World
Joe Lopano, CEO, Tampa International AirportReady for Take Off: The Future of Air Travel in Florida
Ananth Prasad, President, Florida Transportation Builders AssociationRoadways of the Future
Barbara Humpton, President & CEO, Siemens USAHow to Build a More Resilient and Inclusive Future

Day 2 – Wednesday, Oct. 21 

Speaker Presentation
Todd Powell, VP for Real Estate Development, Weyerhaeuser; Chair, Florida Chamber FoundationWelcome Day Two
Brittany Birken, Ph.D., Principal Adviser, Community and Economic Development Group, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Equity Gaps x 10: Understanding the Ten Root Causes of Poverty
Pastor Miles McPherson, Founder, Rock Church, San Deigo; Former NFL playerThe Third Option: Hope for a Racially Divided Nation
Rep. Vance Aloupis, CEO, The Children's Movement The Business Case for Early Learning
Jerry D. Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Florida Chamber FoundationBridging the Gap: Florida Gap Map Demo

Day 3 – Thursday, Oct. 22 

Speaker Presentation
Todd Powell, VP for Real Estate Development, Weyerhaeuser; Chair, Florida Chamber FoundationWelcome Day Three
Charley Caulkins, Partner, Fisher Philips, Chairman of the Board, Florida Chamber of CommerceAnnual Meeting
Mark Wilson, President & CEO, Florida Chamber of CommerceAnnual Meeting
Jimmy Patronis, Chief Financial Officer, FloridaThe Future of Florida's Budget
Nikki Fried, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture
Dana Young, CEO, Visit Florida#LoveFL: Trailblazers in Tourism
Frank Dibello, CEO, Space FloridaSpace Force: The Last Frontier