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FLPRITE Student Leadership Summit 2022 in Tallahassee (SLSTally2022) offers students, professionals, and organizations a unique platform for networking, learning, showcasing, and exchanging views about multi-dimensional aspects of transportation with a focus on leadership and soft skills. The Summit is planned and designed in a way that will bring opportunities for both students and organizations.
Because: 
WHO RUN THE WORLD
? leaders 😎

Agenda


Day 1 - Friday, Feb 4, 2022

3:00 PM -

5:00 PM

Arrival and Student Activities

Kayaking
Sand Volleyball
Dinner Sandwich at Beautiful Tallahassee Nature

4:00 PM

Hotel Check-in

We have a Hotel block under the name ITE Student Leadership Summit at Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown. Your rooms will be assigned based on registration and free parking is available

6:00 PM -

8:00 PM

Social at First Friday Festival

On the first Friday of every month, we have a festival at the Railroad Square in Tallahassee. In this area, there are several art&design focused shops and restaurants-bars-beer gardens with live music. Join us for a social at your own cost. Law enforcement officers will help you with free parking spots.


Day 2 - Saturday, Feb 5, 2022

6:00 AM -

8:00 AM

Breakfast

7:00 AM -

9:00 AM

Registration
 

9:00 AM -

11:00 AM

Welcome & Leadership Panel

Moderator:
Thuha Nguyen, PE, PTOE - President - via planning
Panelists:
Dan Beaty, AICP - Department Manager - HNTB
Rosana Correa, PE, PTOE, FITE - Vice President - ITE International
Raj Ponnaluri, Ph.D., PE, PTOE, PMP - State Connected Vehicle, Arterials & Managed Lanes Engineer - FDOT
Lisa Spainhour, Ph.D., PE - Department Chair - Civil and Environmental Engineering - FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

11:00 AM -

11:30 AM

Networking Break
 

11:30 AM -

12:30 PM

Student SharkTank Competiton

Moderator:
Andrew Velasquez, PE, PTOE - Student to Young Member ITE Task Force Co-Chair, Program Manager - AECOM
Judges:
Thuha Nguyen, PE, PTOE - President - Via Planning
Eric Gordin, PE - Treasurer - FLPRITE, Assistant Traffic Operations Engineer - FDOT
Jeff Whalen, Ph.D. - STEM Entrepreneur in Residence - Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship, FSU
Participating Students:

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12:30 PM -

12:45 PM

Group Photo
 

12:45 PM -

2:00 PM

Lunch with Keynote Speaker

Will Watts, PE - Chief Engineer - Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

2:00 PM -

2:15 PM

Networking Break
 

2:15 PM -

3:15 PM

Student to Professional Life Transition Panel

Moderators:
Andrew Velasquez, PE, PTOE, ITE Student to Young Member Task Force Co-Chair - Program Manager - AECOM
Ash Omidvar, Ph.D. - Decision Science & Analytics Leader - Delta Airlines


Panelists:
Fabio Sasahara, Ph.D., PMP - Outreach and Training Team Lead - McTrans Center - UFTI
Pruthvi Manjunatha, Ph.D. - Research Assistant Professor - ISTREET - UFTI
Simone Burns - Civil Analyst - Kimley-Horn
Cecilia Kadeha - Transport Specialist - World Bank Group

3:15 PM -

3:30 PM

Networking Break
 

3:30 PM -

4:15 PM

Soft-skill Session:
Personality Test


Facilitators:
Catalina Echeverri, PMP - President - FLPRITE, Project Manager - Gannett Fleming 
Dave Muntean, PE - Senior Project Manager - Halff Associates

4:15 PM -

4:30 PM

Networking Break
 

4:30 PM -

5:45 PM

Technical Session:
Disaster Management and Resilient Transportation


Speakers:
Brian Wolshon, PhD., PE, PTOE - Director - Gulf Coast Center for Evacuation and Transportation Resiliency, Professor - LSU
Scott Parr, PhD., PE - Assistant Professor - ERAU
Eren Ozguven, PhD - Director - Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response (RIDER) Center, Associate Professor - FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

5:45 PM -

6:00 PM

Networking Break
 

6:00 PM -

7:30 PM

Dinner with Success Stories from Women in Transportation

Speakers:
Anita Vandervalk-Ostrander, PE, PMP - Vice President of Strategic Business Development - Iteris 
Jodi Godfrey - Senior Research Associate - CUTR - USF

Catalina Echeverri, PMP - President - FLPRITE, Project Manager - Gannett Fleming 

Day 3 - Sunday, Feb 5, 2022

6:00 AM -

8:00 AM

Breakfast, Hotel Check-Out

 

9:00 AM -

11:30 AM

Resume Cafe & Career Fair

Resume Cafe Volunteering Professionals:
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Career Fair Boots:
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11:30 AM -

1:00 PM

Lunch with Future Student Activities & Closing Remarks

Presenting Student Organizations and Their Events:
ASCE/FES FAMU-FSU Student Chapter: ASCE Southeast Conference
Istanbul Technical University Civil Engineering Society - CivilCon2022