Transportation Summit: LIVE

2017 Transportation Summit Agenda (subject to change)

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. 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 Transportation Paves the Way: A Conversation with FDOT Secretary Mike Dew

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

General Wayne Monteith, Patrick Air Force Base


New Horizons: Florida’s Commuter Railways

Julie Edwards, Brightline


Move, Make, Multiply: Connecting Florida to the World

Moderator: Alice Ancona, Director, International Strategy & Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Robert Frankel, Director Transportation & Logistics Flagship Program, University of North Florida

Pete Kelley, President, Superior Construction Southeast


12:00 p.m. Lunch Presentation: How Innovation and Technology Help Shape Florida’s Transportation Systems  

Luc Castera, Founder & CEO, Octopi


1:00 p.m. The Future of Traditional Transportation Industries: Rail, Air, Sea

Moderator: Beth Kigel, President & CEO, Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce; Member, Florida Transportation Commission

Captain John Murray, CEO, Port Canaveral

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

Al Dougherty, COO, Communities, Babcock Ranch

Grayson Brulte, Co-Founder and President, Brulte & Company


Connection Points: How Workforce, Research and More Help Plan for the Future

Dr. Dean Bushey, Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Information Technology, Florida Polytechnic University


3:30 p.m. Next Steps and Closing

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