Future of Florida Forum

Orlando, FL

26 Sep 2018

27 Sep 2018

Future of Florida Forum

 

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The Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2018 Future of Florida Forum brought together Florida’s business leaders, industry experts and elected officials to discuss the opportunities and challenges impacting Florida’s future between now and 2030. Attendees heard from and networked with others in their industries at the state’s leading business-led forum.

See the highlights from the 2018 Future of Florida Forum below:

 

Future of Florida Forum Agenda

Wednesday, September 26

Registration Open Ι 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Future of Florida Forum Opening Luncheon Ι 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

  • Doug Davidson, Market Executive, Bank of America; Chair, Florida Chamber Foundation

State of the State: A Florida Scorecard Presentation

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

Florida 2030 Project Release and Next Steps

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

Building a Value Added Economy

  • Gray Swoope, President & CEO, VisionFirst Advisors

A Stronger Nation Built on Talent

  • Danette Howard, PhD, Senior VP and Chief Strategy Officer, Lumina Foundation

Florida Prepaid College Board Conversation- Luncheon Host

  • Cynthia O’Connell, Foundation Director, Florida Prepaid College Foundation
  • Don Kiselewski, Sr. Director of External Affairs for Florida Power & Light Company

A Conversation on Free Enterprise

  • Wayne Huizenga, Jr., Huizenga Holdings, Inc.

Spirit of Free Enterprise Award

  • Presented to Florida Governor Rick Scott

Breakout: Business Climate & Competitiveness: A Look at Florida 2030 Research Ι
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.

  • Cressman Bronson, President – Southeast Florida, PNC
  • Representative Danny Burgess, District 38
  • Chris Engle, Principal, Avalanche Consulting

Breakout: Infrastructure & Growth Leadership: Connectivity for 2030 & Today Ι 2:15 – 3:30 p.m.

  • Malcolm Eve, Chair, Economic Prosperity Work Group; Public Affairs Manager – Southeast Region, Crown Castle
  • John Kaliski, Principal, Cambridge Systematics
  • Rob Palmer, Chair, Commerce Work Group; Planning Group Leader, RS&H, Inc.; Chair, Florida Chamber Trade & Logistics Institute
  • Ananth Prasad, Chair, Florida Chamber’s Infrastructure Coalition; President-Designate, Florida Transportation Builders Association
  • Michelle Quadt, Senior Expert, Capital Projects & Infrastructure, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
  • Jeff Sheffield, Regional Smart Cities; Executive Director, North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO)

Breakout: Talent Supply & Education: Business to Business Conversation on Workforce Needs Ι 2:15 – 3:30 p.m.

  • Cari Coats, Executive Director for the Center for Entrepreneurship at the Crummer School of Business, Rollins College
  • Matt Fisher, Region Vice President, Pike Corporation
  • Kevin Hyde, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Interim President of the Florida State College of Jacksonville

The Future of Healthcare Workforce om Florida: Florida’s Healthcare Trends and Gaps Ι 2:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Florida Association of Colleges & Universities (Invitation Only) Ι 2:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Florida Chamber Political Institute Meeting (Invitation Only) Ι 2:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Florida Economic Development Council Board Meeting (Invitation Only) Ι 2:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Florida Chamber Foundation Board of Trustees Annual Meeting (Invitation Only) Ι 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

2018 Future of Florida Forum Networking Break Ι 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Breakout: Innovation & Economic Development with Space Florida Ι 3:30 – 5:15 p.m.

  • Bill Cullen, Atlas Launch Director and Vulcan Launch Site Leader, United Launch Alliance
  • Frank DiBello, President & CEO, Space Florida
  • Ricky Lim, Sr., Director of Launch Ops, SpaceX
  • Mike Snyder, Chief Engineer and Founder, Mad in Space

Breakout: Civic & Governance/Quality of Life & Quality Places – Future Workforce Housing Needs Ι 4:00 – 5:15 p.m.

  • Jordan Loh, Vice President, Institutional Sales, Carillon Tower Advisors
  • Senator Kathleen Passidomo, District 28
  • Jaimie Ross, President and CEO, Florida Housing Coalition

Breakout: Higher Education Policy & Attainment Ι 4:00 – 5:15 p.m.

  • Shannon Colavecchio, Florida Prepaid College Board
  • Danette Howard, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Lumina Foundation
  • Michael Preston, Ed.D., Executive Director, Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities
  • Emily Bouck, Policy and Advocacy Director, Higher Learning Advocates

Women’s Hall of Fame Private Reception With Honorees Ι 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.

2018 Future of Florida Forum Legislative Reception (open to all registrants) Ι 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.

2018 Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Dinner (open to all registrants) Ι 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

  • Doug Davidson, Market Executive, Bank of America; Chair, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Crystal Stiles, Director of Economic Development, Florida Power & Light Co.

2018 Women’s Hall of Fame Induction

  • Florida Commission on the Status of Women
  • Attorney General Pam Bondi

Closing Comments & Next Steps

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

Thursday, September 27

Registration Open Ι 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Rise & Thrive Workout Session Ι 6:00 – 7:00 a.m.

Future of Florida Forum Breakfast and General Session Ι 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks

  • Doug Davidson, Market Executive, Bank of America; Chair, Florida Chamber Foundation

A Florida Scorecard Report

  • Jerry Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Florida Chamber Foundation

A Conversation With Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis

A Closer Look at Florida Jobs

  • Cissy Proctor, Executive Director, Department of Economic Opportunity

State of Small Business

  • Mike Myhre, CEO, Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network

State of Manufacturing

  • Kevin Carr, FloridaMakes

Don’t Stand on the Sidelines: How Companies Can and Should Connect with Education

  • Vince Bertram, Ed.D., President & CEO, Project Lead The Way

A Look Ahead at Florida’s Cybersecurity Future

  • Dr. Eman El-Sheikh, Director, Center for Cybersecurity; Professor, Computer Science, University of West Florida

A Chance for Every Childe

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Dave Lawrence Jr., Children’s Movement of Florida

International Business Council/Trade & Logistics Meeting (Invitation Only)  Ι9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Enhancing Cybersecurity Resiliency for Your Organization Ι 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

  • Ronda Henning, Senior Scientist, Information Assurance, Harris
  • Mike Mhyre, CEO, Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network
  • Dr. Eman El-Sheikh, Director, Center for Cybersecurity; Professor, Computer Science, University of West Florida

Breakout: Quality of Life – Business-Led Conversation on Prosperity Ι 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

  • Forough Hosseini, Senior Vice President of Information Systems, ICI Homes
  • Quint Studer, Studer Family of Companies

Breakout: Infrastructure & Growth Leadership – Florida’s Water Future & Costs Ι 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

  • Jason Evans, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Studies, Stetson University
  • Carolos Mallol, Vice President, Stantec
  • Jim Morales, City Manager of the City of Miami Beach
  • Wayne Pathman, Co-managing Partner, Pathman Lewis LLP.

Breakout: Women in Leadership – Paving the Way for More Women on Boards Ι 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

  • Rita Craig, President, Top Tier Leadership
  • Andrea Messina, Executive Director, Florida School Boards Association
  • Heidi Otway, APR, CRPC, President, Salter Mitchell Public Relations
  • Kelly Sciba, Executive Director, FL Commission on the Status of Women
  • Lady Dhyana Ziegler, Ph.D., DCJ, Chair, Florida Commission on the Status of Women

Breakout: Building and Retooling the Talent Pipeline Ι 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

  • Vince Betram, Ed.D., President & CEO, Project Lead The Way
  • Kevin Darrenkamp, Vice President and General Counsel, Missiles & Fire Control, Lockheed Martin
  • Michelle Dennard, President & CEO, CareerSource Florida
  • Cissy Proctor, Executive Director, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

The Future of Florida’s Healthcare Workforce in Florida: Addressing Challenges, Finding Solutions (open to the public)Ι 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Florida Regional Councils Association Partners Meeting (open to the public)Ι 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Future of Florida Forum Closing General Session and Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors Annual Meeting Ι 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

  • Doug Davidson, Market Executive, Bank of America, Chair, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Bob Grammig, Partner, Holland & Knight
  • Representative Matt Caldwell, Florida House District 79

Moving Money & Managers to Florida

  • Constantine Karides, Partner, Reed Smith Financial Industry Group

A Conversation with The Honorable Ron DeSantis

Panel Conversation with Florida’s Talent & Economic Partners

  • Peter Antonacci, President & CEO, Enterprise Florida
  • Michelle Dennard, President & CEO, CareerSource Florida
  • Ken Lawson, CEO, VISIT FLORIDA

Securing Florida’s Energy Future

  • Laura Schepis, Executive Director, Energy Fairness

How Can We Mitigate Florida’s Algae Crisis?

  • Brian Lapointe, Ph.D., Research Professor, Harbor Branch, Florida Atlantic University

Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors Annual Meeting

  • Bob Grammig, Partner, Holland & Knight, Chair, Florida Chamber

Small Business Council Presentation on Small Business Issues  Ι 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

  • Representative Randy Fine, District 53
  • Representative Bob Rommel, District 106

Crisis Management/Communications: What All Businesses Should Know Before & After “It” Hits the Fan Ι 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, September 28

Invite Only Meetings Ι 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

*agenda subject to change

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellation requests for registrations received by September 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 September 1, 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.