52nd Annual Conference & Exhibition


Breakfast & Welcome to Central Florida

  • Leslie Wollack, Executive Director, National Association of Regional Councils, Washington, DC
  • The Honorable Bob Dallari, Commissioner, Seminole County, FL; NARC President
  • Presentation of Colors and Pledge of Allegiance: Orange County Sheriff’s Color Guard
  • Harry Barley, Executive Director, MetroPlan Orlando, Orlando, FL
  • The Honorable Val Demings, U.S. House of Representatives, Florida’s 10th Congressional District, Orlando, FL
  • The Honorable Buddy Dyer, Mayor, Orlando, FL
  • Tim Giuliani, President & CEO, Orlando Economic Partnership, Orlando, FL

Building Community Resilience in the Sunshine State

Public Safety Committee

Leveraging Federal Opportunities to Increase Rural Broadband Access

Keynote/Panel Discussion: Civil Discourse in an Era of Political Disruption: A Plan for America’s Youth 

Transportation Committee

Working with Community Colleges, Universities, & Workforce Development Programs

Economic & Community Development Committee


Mission: Space. Making the Space Industry Florida’s Next Economic Development Frontier

Adapting to Regional Demographic Changes: The Graying and Browning of America

Measuring the Magic: An Update on Federal Performance Measures

  • Gregory Stuart, Executive Director, Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • David Hutchinson, Executive Director, Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization, Sarasota, FL
  • Mark Reichert, Administrator for Metropolitan Planning, Florida DOT Office of Policy Planning, Tallahassee, FL
  • Spencer Stevens, Transportation Planner, FHWA Office of Planning, Washington, DC
  • Dwayne Weeks, Director, FTA Office of Planning, Washington, DC

Innovative Approaches to Public Engagement

Metropolitan Area Planning Council Video

Indiana Secretary of Career Connections & Talent Blair Milo: Training Tomorrow’s Workforce

Reimagining Main Street U.S.A.: Implementing Complete Streets

Housing: Regional Solutions to Affordability & Availability

Reshaping the Role of Parks, Recreational Areas, & Green Space to Enhance Livability

Tomorrowland: Imagining, Studying, & Implementing the Transportation System of the Future