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8:00 AM - Coffee, breakfast, registration

8:30 AM - Outlining the Issue

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Bilzin Sumberg

Chief Executive Officer &

Managing Partner

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The Miami Foundation

Chief Executive Officer

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Mayor Daniella

Levine Cava

Miami-Dade County 

Mayor

EMCEE
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Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald
Executive Editor 

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Miami-Dade Beacon Council

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Miami Herald

Senior Director for Journalism Sustainability and Partnerships

9:10 AM - In Depth: Participatory Sessions

 Housing Affordability: Market Approaches 

What can and should real estate developers do to encourage and facilitate more workforce and affordable housing? Government has already put up public real estate and created incentives. What more is needed?

Subject matter experts:

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New Urban Development

President

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Terra

Chief Executive Officer

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Related Urban Development Group 

President

FACILITATOR
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Dacra

Chief Executive Officer

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Bilzin Sumberg

Partner

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David Resnick

Bilzin Sumberg

Partner

Dialogue Activist

 Upskilling: How Businesses Can Enhance Workforce Readiness 

Businesses need qualified workers. Workers need jobs that pay a living wage and prepare 
them for ongoing technological changes. How can businesses provide the training needed for high-paying jobs available to those without college degrees?

What can and are educational institutions doing? And how does the benefits cliff play in to worker response?

Subject matter experts:

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Miami Dade College

President

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Miami-Dade County

Chief Innovation and Economic Development Officer

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Adrian Felix

Bilzin Sumberg

Partner

Dialogue Activist

FACILITATOR
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Kaseya

Chief Communications Officer

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The Children’s Trust 

President and Chief Executive Officer

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United Way Miami

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Baptist Health South Florida

Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

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Miami Growth Machine

Chief Executive Officer

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Amanda Gorski

The Children’s Trust 

Associate Director of Public Policy

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Royal Caribbean Group

EVP, Chief People & Outreach Officer

 Childcare Solutions: Benefits for Business and Parents 

 

Miami’s high cost of living demands full-time salaries. Quality childcare is expensive, even for those with significant salaries. How can parents find affordable, quality childcare - enabling them to focus on the jobs they (and employers) so desperately need? 

Subject matter experts:

FACILITATOR
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YWCA South Florida

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Melissa Pallett-Vasquez

Bilzin Sumberg

Partner

Dialogue Activist

 Enhancing K-12 Public Education: The Role of Business 

Miami’s high cost of living demands full-time salaries. Quality childcare is expensive, even for those with significant salaries. How can parents find affordable, quality childcare - enabling them to focus on the jobs they (and employers) so desperately need? 

Subject matter experts:

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Codina Partners

Founder and Executive Chairman

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Miami-Dade County

Public Schools

Superintendent

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Philanthropist

FACILITATOR
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The Education Fund

President

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The Children’s Trust

Chief Public Policy and Engagement Officer 

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Joy Spillis Lundeen

Bilzin Sumberg

Partner

Dialogue Activist

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Philanthropist

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Philanthropist

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Philanthropist

 Innovative Philanthropy: Driving Change 

Miami is blessed with generous and creative philanthropists. How can they ensure their own giving is transformative? This session is designed as a philanthropic brainstorm for those looking to boost the power of their giving. For philanthropists and funders only. 

Subject matter experts:

FACILITATOR
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Achieve Miami

President & Founder

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The Miami Foundation

Managing Director of Collective Impact 

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Erin L. Stafford

Bilzin Sumberg

Partner

Dialogue Activist

10:10 AM - Report and Wrap Up

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Miami Herald

Senior Director for Journalism Sustainability and Partnerships

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The Miami Foundation

Chief Executive Officer

10:30 AM: Close of Program

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