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Event Calendar

Jul
28
Tue
FDOT Training: Multimodal Transportation Best Practices and Effective Coordination on Mobility Planning @ FDOT District 7 Auditorium
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please see the Multimodal Planning Training Flier for additional details.

Multimodal Planning Training @ FDOT District 7 Auditorium
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please note that this is a combined one-day version of two training sessions on multimodal planning and effective intergovernmental coordination in mobility planning that were offered at various locations around Florida, including CUTR and Orlando, in 2014/2015.

 The training will address:

  1. New multimodal planning requirements of Florida’s 2011 Community Planning Act;
  2. Professionally-accepted best practices for integrated land use and transportation planning; and
  3. The FDOT Mobility Review Guide and Checklist framework for identifying the relative strengths and shortcomings of local plans from a multimodal perspective.

Multimodal Planning Training Flier 

Jul
30
Thu
ASLA Florida Chapter Annual Conference @ Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®
Jul 30 @ 8:00 am – Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm

The Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects 2015 annual conference will be held at the Renaissance SeaWorld in Orlando. Courses are a medium to high in learning level and are geared towards landscape architects with subject matters which interests planners, architects, civil engineers, environmental artists, LEED professionals and many others. With seven tours hitting the theme of the conference (ecology, mobility and culture) there is something for everyone highlighting the uniqueness of the Orlando area. Twenty-seven courses and keynotes cover the gamut of a broad range of topics typically in 3 tracks. Continuing education credits will be provided for Florida Landscape Architects, LA CES, AIA, LEED optional self reporting credits and AICP CM credits (pending approval).

Aug
1
Sat
GCS Monthly Board Meeting @ Miami Center for Architecture and Design
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Aug
11
Tue
Tools That Work for Economic Development @ Winter Park Civic Center
Aug 11 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Effective economic development requires leadership. Policy decisions, implementation strategy and economic reality ideally come together to achieve a community’s economic development goals. This program provides real-world guidance on the fundamentals and tools of realistic economic development. Elected officials can use them to guide strategies for sustainable economic development in their communities.

AICP CM credits will be sought.

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