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.