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By: The James Madison Institute / February 4, 2017

The James Madison Institute

George Gibbs Center for Economic Prosperity

February 4, 2017

The future is coming.

Well, actually it’s here. And the Charles Koch Institute —along with the James Madison Institute and Lyft — want to give Floridians a chance to learn a bit more about ridesharing, autonomous vehicles and other technological advances during anevent next weekin Tallahassee.

The event — called “By Ground and By Air: Ridesharing, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in the Sunshine State” — is meant to offer an evening of “engaging conversation with industry leaders and policy experts on the future of transportation in Florida and around the country.”

The event, scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, includes a panel discussion featuringEli Dourado, the director of technology policy program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University;Rob Grant, the director of government relations at Lyft; andAdrian Moore, the vice president of policy at the Reason Foundation. Sen.Jeff Brandes, a lover of all things autonomous, is the keynote speaker.