Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - June 24th, 2011

Join state and local government leaders and industry experts for a trend-setting one-day conference focusing on current privatization best-practices and successes:

  • Learn how to respond to the nationwide push for privatization
  • Discover innovative solutions for managing budget stresses and operational challenges
  • Gain unique insight from case studies and contracting successes
  • Identify current Florida privatization opportunities
  • Network with key government and industry stakeholders

From $125 per person

Registration Closed

The all-inclusive conference fee includes a continental breakfast, all sessions, discussion materials, buffet lunch, cocktail reception and 1-year membership to GSPI.

Who Should Attend

State and local government elected and appointed officials and private industry stakeholders seeking to maximize the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of public services.

Public Sector

  • Elected Officials
  • City and County Managers
  • Procurement Officials
  • Utility Authorities
  • School Districts
  • Special Purpose Agencies

Private Sector

  • Privatization Service Providers
  • Industry Experts
  • Business Leaders
  • Associated Practitioners
  • Capital Investment Firms
  • Privatization Thought Leaders

Partial List of Local Governments Attending Conference

  • City of Cape Coral
  • City of Coconut Creek
  • City of Cooper City
  • City of Daytona Beach
  • City of Deerfield Beach
  • City of Deltona
  • City of Fellsmere
  • City of Ft. Myers
  • City of Hallandale Beach
  • City of Hillsborough Beach
  • City of Homestead
  • City of Inverness
  • City of Jacksonville
  • City of Kissimmee
  • City of Lauderdale Lakes
  • City of Live Oak
  • City of Miami
  • City of Ocala
  • City of Opalocka
  • City of Orlando
  • City of Ormond Beach
  • City of Plantation
  • City of Satellite Beach
  • City of Pembroke Pines
  • City of Plantation
  • City of Weston
  • City of West Palm Beach
  • City of Winter Haven
  • Brevard County
  • Broward County
  • Broward County School Board
  • Charlotte County Sheriff's Office
  • Citrus County
  • Clay County
  • Collier County
  • Dade County
  • Duval County
  • Hillsborough County
  • Indian River County
  • Lee County
  • Manatee County
  • Marion County
  • Orange County
  • Osceola County
  • Polk County
  • Sumter County
  • Palm Beach County
  • Palm Beach County School Board
  • Volusia County

Topics

Conference Sessions and Panels Include:

  • Florida and national privatization case studies
  • Sustainable privatization initiatives
  • Performance standards and best practices
  • Lessons learned and dangers to avoid
  • Information exchange and networking

Speakers
Include

Charles Palmer

Charles Palmer

Chairman of Broward Workshop, a private, non-profit, non-partisan business organization representing 100 of Broward County's major businesses and professions.

Leonard Gilroy

Leonard Gilroy

Director of Government Reform at Reason Foundation, a national nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.

Maureen McAvey

Maureen McAvey

Executive Vice President, Initiatives Group at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, DC

Adam Hollingsworth

Adam Hollingsworth

Chief of Staff to Jacksonville Mayor John Peyton and former senior adviser to Governor Scott's transition team

Walt Bussells

Walt Bussells

President, GreenPointe Pathways, LLC has served in both private and public sector leadership positions, including involvement in two of the largest privatizations of municipal water and sewer utilities in U.S. history

Frank Attkisson

Frank Attkisson

Osceola County Commissioner and former mayor, City of Kissimmee

Walt Bussells

Devin Reed, Esq.

Director of Central Operations, City of Jacksonville

Dr. Henry Fishkind

Dr. Henry Fishkind

President, Fishkind & Associates, widely regarded as one of Florida's premier economists and financial advisors

Bob Dyer

Bob Dyer

President, RTD Consulting and former CEO of The Energy Authority (TEA)

Kerri Stewart

Kerri Stewart

Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Jacksonville

Location

The Harbor Beach Marriott, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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Sponsors

GSPI - Government Services Privatization Institute South Florida Business Journal Haskell Calvin, Giordano & Associates Wells Fargo BCR Evironmental Republic Services ADP Humana Seitlin Benefits RS&H CH2M HILL FIS Vesta The Fiorentino Group

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