Florida Growth and Infrastructure Summit

Babcock Ranch, FL

11 Dec 2018

11 Dec 2018

Florida Growth and Infrastructure Summit

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Join the Florida Chamber Foundation at the 2018 Florida Growth & Infrastructure Summit, held at America’s First solar powered town, Babcock Ranch.

During the 2018 Growth & Infrastructure summit, attendees will have a chance to ride and experience first-hand autonomous vehicle technology. The Florida Chamber Foundation will also take a deep dive into the Infrastructure & Growth Leadership recommendations found in Florida 2030.

This is a statewide conversation on Florida’s future that you won’t want to miss!

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

2018 Growth & Infrastructure Summit Agenda*:

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

WELCOME TO FLORIDA’S GROWTH AND INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT

  • Todd Powell, Vice President for Real Estate Development, Weyerhaeuser; Chair, Florida Chamber Foundation

INFRASTRUCTURE AND SMART GROWTH MEANS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Mark Wilson, President and CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce

FROM VISION TO REALITY— SUSTAINABLE LIVING BY DESIGN: BABCOCK RANCH

  • Syd Kitson, CEO, Kitson & Partners

KEY INFRASTRUCTURE STRATEGIES TO PREPARE FOR FLORIDA’S SIGNIFICANT GROWTH BY 2030

  • John Kaliski, Principal, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

LIVING, WORKING AND CONNECTING AT THE SPEED OF OPPORTUNITY

EFFICIENT AND CONNECTED TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

  • Beth Kigel, President and CEO, Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce; Florida Transportation Commissioner

BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE, TODAY

  • Michael Brown, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Skanska USA

INFRASTRUCTURE AND GROWTH LEADERSHIP FOR 2030: A CONVERSATION ABOUT TARGETS, STRATEGIES AND ACTION

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

LUNCH

FLORIDA’S PLACE IN GLOBAL TRADE

  • Elaine Nessle, Executive Director, Coalition for America’s Gateways & Trade Corridors

GROWING FLORIDA’S ROLE AS A GLOBAL HUB

  • Moderator: Alice Ancona, Director of Global Outreach, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Paul Anderson, President and CEO, Port Tampa Bay
  • Gina Evans, Director of Governmental Affairs, Tampa International Airport
  • Ananth Prasad, President-Designate, Florida Transportation Builders Association, Inc. Chair, Florida Chamber Infrastructure Coalition
  • Julie Sharenow, Vice President of Sales, Brightline

PLANNING FOR DISRUPTIONS AND LEVERAGING SOLUTIONS

MEETING FUTURE DEMAND FOR WATER AND ENERGY

  • Moderator: Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Paul Griffin, Executive Director, Energy Fairness
  • Brian Lapointe, Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Research Professor

BUILDING EVEN BETTER CONNECTIONS TO GLOBAL MARKETS

  • Moderator: David Hart, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Beth Kigel, President and CEO, Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce; Florida  Transportation Commissioner
  • Doug Wheeler, President and CEO, Florida Ports Council

AUTONOMOUS, INNOVATION AND NEXT GENERATION SOLUTIONS

  • Moderator: Chris Emmanuel, Director of Infrastructure & Governance Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Leonard Becker, Vice President/West Florida Office Leader, HNTB
  • Grayson Brulte, Co-Founder/President, Brulte & Company

RISK, RESPONSE AND RESILIENCY: A TOWNHALL DISCUSSION

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

NEXT STEPS: FLORIDA 2030, TRADE & LOGISTICS 3.0 AND MORE

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Todd Powell, Vice President for Real Estate Development, Weyerhaeuser; Chair, Florida Chamber Foundation

SAE INTERNATIONAL DEMO DAY NETWORKING RECEPTION: AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE RIDES & MORE  Ι 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Brought to you by SAE International

*Agenda subject to change.

Watch: Florida Leaders Invite You To Attend

 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellation requests for registrations received by December 1, 2018 will be issued a refund, less a $75 per person administrative fee.  All cancellations must be made in writing and e-mailed to tprice@flchamber.com.

Cancellation requests received after December 11, 2018 will not be issued a refund.

For questions, please call the Florida Chamber at 850.521.1200 or send an email to summits@FLFoundation.org.