General Session IV: Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country

Friday, May 26, 2017 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Grand Ballroom General Session

Florida couldn’t be Florida without that sense of the unpredictable, unexpected, and unusual lurking behind every palm tree. Florida is touted as a care-free paradise, yet it’s also known for its perils – alligators, sinkholes, pythons, hurricanes, and sharks, to name a few. But there is far more to Florida than its sideshow freakiness. In his newest award-winning book, “Oh, Florida!” Veteran Tampa Bay Times Reporter, Craig Pittman, explains how Florida subtly influences all the other states in the Union, both for good and for ill.

Craig Pittman, Reporter, Tampa Bay Times & Author

Lunch Provided!