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Schedule of Events

FPTA Annual Conference | September 18-20, 2022 | Naples

This schedule is considered draft. The final/accurate schedule will be loaded into our event app, as well as provided as a printed pocket-sized schedule on-site.

SUNday, Sept. 18, 2022

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Check in to receive your entry badge and registration bag. You can also purchase extra tickets here and ask questions.

12:00 – 4:30 PM

FPTA Golf Tournament

Off-site at Naples Grande Golf Club

2:00 – 4:00 PM

FPTA Volleyball Tournament

First come, first serve for T-shirts 

6:00 – 7:15 PM

Welcome Reception

Enjoy some hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while networking with your transit peers. Golf and Volleyball winners will be announced.

7:30 – 10:00 PM
INVITE ONLY (Not open to Exhibitor/Sponsors)

FPTA GM Dinner

Transit CEO’s of all FPTA-member systems are invited to attend with their spouse/significant other.

Monday, Sept. 19, 2022

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Check in to receive your entry badge and registration bag. You can also purchase extra tickets here and ask questions.

8:30 – 10:00 AM

General Session: State and Federal Updates Breakfast

FTA, FDOT, APTA, and CTAA will discuss important updates and information regarding transit here in Florida and around the nation.

10:15 – 10:45 AM

FPTA Business Member Meeting

All FPTA Business Members are encouraged to attend the Annual Business Member Meeting in the Exhibit Hall. We will discuss several items and vote for a new voting Business Member on the FPTA Board.

10:15 – 11:15 AM
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11:30 AM – 1:15 PM

Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall and Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 PM
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2:30 – 3:00 PM

Networking Break

3:00 – 4:00 PM
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5:30 – 7:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Reception

7:30 – 9:30 PM

FPTA Special Event and Desserts

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Registration Open

Last chance to check in and receive your entry badge and registration bag. You can also purchase extra tickets here and ask questions.

8:30 – 10:00 AM

General Session: Celebration Breakfast

Join us at the Celebration Breakfast where we will give out both our Marketing Awards and FPTA Hall of Fame Award. In addition, we will be recognizing the Florida Transit Leadership Program Alumni and Certified Transit Technical Program graduates.

10:15 – 11:15 AM
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11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

FBI John

General Session Keynote and Lunch

Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know

Join us for our Keynote Speaker, John Iannarelli, FBI Special Agent (Ret.). John served 20 years as an FBI Special Agent and was the FBI’s national spokesperson. His  investigative work included the Oklahoma City Bombing, the 9/11 attack, the shooting of  Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Sony hack. He is the recipient of the FBI Director’s  Distinguished Service Award, as well as an Honorary Doctor of Computer Science. After retiring from the FBI, John was an NFL Security Representative, overseeing game-day security of players, fans, and the stadium throughout the football season and during the Super Bowl.

John is a former Police Officer, attorney, author of five books and a highly sought-after keynote  speaker who has presented to Fortune 500 companies, domestic and international audiences, the  United Nations, and the Vatican, where he has personally met on several occasions with Pope  Francis.

1:45 – 3:00 PM
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2:00 – 5:00 PM

FPTA Annual Board Meeting

ALL FPTA Transit System Members are encouraged to attend. We will be electing our new FPTA Board of Directors for the upcoming year. Don’t miss your chance to represent your agency on the Board!

6:00 – 7:00 PM

FPTA Awards Reception

Held outside of the banquet hall.

7:00 – 9:00 PM

FPTA Awards Banquet and Dinner

The Awards Banquet highlights the amazing accomplishments of our transit systems and employees!