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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Florida Energy Summit

Picture: Commissioner Putnam at 2013 Energy Summit

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services co-hosted the statewide 2017 Florida Energy Summit with the Broward Workshop.

The summit was held October 18-20, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and highlighted how the state and South Florida are preparing for the future through energy innovation.

The summit brings together the brightest minds from academic institutions and private industries, as well as public officials on the local, state and federal levels, to discuss the future of energy in Florida.

This year’s summit examined potential challenges and looked to the future to identify innovative solutions to secure a stable, reliable and diverse supply of energy.

The summit agenda featured panel discussions on innovation in the energy sector. From new advances in energy technology to transportation to renewable energy investments within the state, summit attendees learned about innovation in Florida’s energy sector.

Broward Workshop is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan business organization established in 1981 consisting of the chief decision makers representing 100 of Broward County's major businesses and professions. Through the Workshop, business leaders seek to facilitate positive solutions to Broward County's critical issues and to serve as a catalyst to encourage the cooperative effort between various entities working for county-wide, specific, long-range common goals.

For more information on the Florida Energy Summit, please visit  FloridaEnergySummit.com or email .