Transportation, Growth and Infrastructure Summit

Hollywood, FL

05 Dec 2019

05 Dec 2019

Transportation, Growth and Infrastructure Summit

What Do Business Leaders Need to Know About Securing Florida’s Future Transportation?

Join the Florida Chamber Foundation at the 2019 Florida Transportation, Growth & Infrastructure Summit and join business, industry and elected leaders in discussions on Florida’s infrastructure systems, where we are today and what the opportunities and challenges are as we look toward 2030 and beyond.  This is a statewide conversation on Florida’s future that you won’t want to miss!

December 4, 2019

Welcome Reception| 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Global Florida Dinner | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

December 5, 2019

Registration and Breakfast  | 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Transportation, Growth and Infrastructure Summit | 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

David Anderton, Deputy Director, Port Everglades
Ken Armstrong, President & CEO, Florida Trucking Association
Monica Cepero, Deputy County Administrator, Broward County Board of County Commissioners
Mark Gale, CEO/Director of Aviation, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
Patrick Goddard, President, Virgin Trains USA
John Kaliski, Principal, Cambridge Systematics Inc.
Beth Kigel, Vice President, HNTB
Dr. Julia Nesheiwat, Chief Resilience Officer, Executive Office of the Governor
Lisa Nisenson, Vice President, New Mobility & Connected Communities, WGI
•  Gerry O’Reilly, District Four Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation      
Ananth Prasad, President, Florida Transportation Builders’ Association;
Chair, Florida Chamber of Commerce Infrastructure Coalition
Eric Silagy, President & CEO, Florida Power & Light
Bob Swindell, President & CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
Kevin Thibault, P.E., Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation
Doug Wheeler, President & CEO, Florida Ports Council
Joe York, President, AT&T Florida

Summit Topics Include:

• Connectivity, broadband and 5G,
• The future of all things autonomous,
• Transportation corridors, toll roads and rail,
• Ensuring Florida’s transportation system meets the needs of businesses, residents, and visitors,
• Ensuring Florida’s energy future is stable and smart,
• Solving Florida’s water challenges using water science,
• Taking a look at the transportation, growth and infrastructure goals identified in the Florida 2030 Blueprint and discussing a path toward reaching these goals,
• Discussing the future of Florida’s Trade & Logistics 3.0 report,
• Identifying challenges and opportunities to Florida’s current and future infrastructure needs,
• Ensuring Florida can accommodate a growing population, and more.

Registration Fees

Summit Registration – $325.00
Global Florida Dinner Registration  –  $150.00

Hotel Room Rate

The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL
Group Rate: $249 (ends November 18, 2019)

Cancellation requests for registrations received by November 8, 2019 will be issued a refund, less a $75 per person administrative fee.  All cancellations must be made in writing and e-mailed to

Cancellation requests received after November 8, 2019 will not be issued a refund.

Highlights from the 2018 Florida Growth and Infrastructure Summit