Date: Thursday January 18, 2018 - 11:30 to 1:00 pm
Location: Florida’s Turnpike Milepost 263, Building 5315, Ocoee, FL 34761 (Auditorium A)
Title: “SunTrax Overview"
Presenter: Paul Satchfield
SunTrax - Located off I-4 between Orlando and Tampa, SunTrax is a large-scale, cutting-edge facility dedicated to the research, development and testing of emerging transportation technologies in safe and controlled environments http://www.suntraxfl.com . The 400-acre site contains a multi-lane 2.25-mile long oval track, which will provide an opportunity for high-speed testing, along with a 200 acre infield specifically designed to test and develop automated driving systems. Construction began in June 2017.
Speaker BIO: Paul Satchfield
Mr. Satchfield has served at Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise since 2003 and has been the Program Management Administrator since 2013. In that position Paul oversees a staff of over 30, including 15 Project Managers who are responsible for delivering all the Turnpike’s projects from concept to construction. Over the next five years, the Turnpike will deliver approximately $3.8 billion worth of construction projects across the state of Florida. Paul also currently serves as the SunTrax Program Manager, responsible for the overall development of a new facility dedicated to advancing innovative transportation solutions.