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Register for the 2nd-Annual FITCon Florida!

Florida Internet & Television is pleased to announce details for the second-annual 2018 Florida Internet & Television Conference, known as “FITConFL!

What was formerly known as FCTA’s Annual Meeting has been reimagined and redesigned to facilitate leading policy and industry discussions for the evolving internet and television industries.

On the heels of Florida’s historic 2018 statewide election, FITCon Florida will give you the opportunity to join Florida’s top industry leaders to receive updates on recent state and federal legislative & regulatory policy developments impacting our industry; learn the state of telemedicine and multi-platform content; hear from experts on meeting workforce challenges; explore what’s next for connected cities; and much more!

Rep. Jason Fischer, Rep. Jamie Grant, Rep. Mike La Rosa and Rep. Randy Fine Florida lawmakers with distinguished records in state technology and innovation policy, will each moderate a panel, outfitted with industry leaders to discuss issues critical to the internet and television industry.

In addition to thought-provoking panels on these topics, the conference will feature keynote speaker Phil McKinney, CEO of CableLabs, plus more speakers to be announced!

After receiving the latest updates on the internet and television industry, don’t forget to make time to visit Orlando’s world-class attractions. Hilton Bonnet Creek is a premium resort located minutes from its world-famous theme parks, hotels, dining and shopping options ideal for guests and family members of all ages.

Don’t wait! Register to attend FITCon Florida now!

FITCon Florida Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For FITCon Florida sponsorship information, please contact Brook Wiggins at bwiggins@internetandtvfl.com or 850-681-1990.

Special Hilton Bonnet Creek Rate for FITCon Florida Attendees

A discounted room rate of $175 per night is available exclusively for FITConFL attendees. The deadline to reserve is October 14. To access this exclusive rate, click here.

Click HERE to register for FITCon Florida!

PRELIMINARY AGENDA:

Thursday, Nov. 15

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration Open

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. The Evolution of Diversity and Inclusion in Florida’s Internet & Television Industry Breakfast Co-hosted by WICT Florida Moderated by State Rep. Mike La Rosa

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Panel 1 – Workforce Moderated by Rep. Randy Fine

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Panel 2 – Connected Cities Moderated by Rep. Jason Fischer

11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch with Keynote Speaker Phil McKinney, CEO of CableLabs feat. Q&A with Adam Ray, Regional VP of Operations (FL), Charter Communications

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Panel 3 – State of Multiplatform Content Moderated by Kevin Monroe, Cox Communications

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Panel 4 – State of Telemedicine Today Moderated by Rep. Jamie Grant

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Industry Cocktail Reception

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Industry Dinner + Awards Ceremony

Friday, Nov. 16

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. State of the Industry Breakfast, feat. FloridaPolitics.com’s Peter Schorsch and Rick Cimerman, VP External & State Affairs, NCTA

9:45 – 12:00 p.m. FIT Board Meeting (invitation only)

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