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Join us on June 21st for an important discussion of business that took place in Tallahassee during the last legislative session.  

Moderated by:

 Maryann Fiala, Regional Vice President of TechAmerica

Panelists include: 

David Armstrong, President, Broward College

Brian Cunningham, Managing Director State and Local Government & Education of Citrix Systems, Inc.

Jeanine Gendron, Director, Instructional Technology, Broward School District

Faith Gorman, Director of the State & Local Tax Practice of Daszkal Bolton, LLP

Terry Kester, Chief Information Officer, Department of Financial Services, State of Florida

Topics to be discussed:

Education: Several bills in the Senate (S 1314, S 1402, S 1368 & S 1366) that would increase digital learning, on-line education, high tech workforce development, and place added emphasis on STEM courses.

State Procurement: Bills S 1498 & H1215 proposed a major overhaul of the State’s IT operations, creating a new Agency for State Technology with responsibility for State IT operations, and establishing a Chief Information Officer.

Broadband: Bills to transfer all responsibility for state broadband development to the Dept. of Economic Development (H 945 & S 1242) moved rapidly through committees. Learn about the concern.

Unauthorized Copying of Recordings

CS/HB 1208 – Driverless Vehicles (proposed by Google)

Silver Sponsors for this program:








The evening starts with a special pre-event workshop from Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance!

Location: Junior Achievement,1130 Coconut Creek Blvd,Coconut Creek,FL
Time: 5:00PM – 8:30PM

SFTA Corporate Premier Members and Standard Premier members – $15.00 (use code “premier member”
SFTA Standard Members – $25.00 (use code “standard member”)
Guest – $55.00
SFTA Sponosrs attend for FREE (contact SFTA for special registration code)


About the SFTA

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, we provide south Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region.


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