Ferrovial Services Infrastructure employees attended two conferences in Florida to get the latest information on vegetation management and government funding of transportation.

Russ Flowers, project manager of the Madison project, attended the Florida Vegetation Management Association Annual Meeting in Daytona Beach with Orlando Turnpike Landscape Project Manager Angelo Capriglione and Pinellas project Zone Superintendent Terry Ellerd, Herbicide Technician Jim DeRosa and Project Engineer Phillip Houston

“Vegetation management is a large part of our business and budget,” says Russ. “It is extremely important to keep up with the latest technologies and methods that apply to our field of work. I am very excited that our company is one of the sponsors that made this event possible this year.”

Russ Flowers, Madison project manager, and Angelo Capriglione, Orlando Turnpike Landscape project manager.

Russ Flowers, Madison project manager.

 

Mark Norris, Escambia project manager, and Justin Whipple, Okaloosa project manager, attended the Fifth Annual Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium in Navarre. This conference, sponsored by the West Florida Regional Planning Council, brings together professionals and policymakers to discuss ways to transform today’s local and regional transportation issues into the economic and environmental successes of the future.

Keynote speakers were John Mica, former Florida U.S. Congressman and a leader in American transportation and infrastructure, and Veronica O. Davis, principal manager and co-owner of Nspiregreen, LLC.

“Mr. Mica was one of the best speakers I have ever heard,” says Mark. “He covered state and federal funding aspects, and gave overall insight.

Guest speakers included Kevin Thibault, secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, and John Cooper, director of the Alabama Department of Transportation.

Escambia Project Manager Mark Norris talks to Alabama DOT Director John Cooper.