In Florida and in State Government:

Florida competitiveness: Jesse Panuccio, former executive director of the state Department of Economic Opportunity, and Sal Nuzzo, vice president of policy for the James Madison Institute, will take part in a panel discussion about Florida’s economic competitiveness. The event will be hosted by the Charles Koch Institute. (6:30 p.m., Grand Bohemian Hotel, 325 South Orange Ave., Orlando.)