Redevelopment: Growing Communities and Building Opportunities

October 24-26, 2018 |Sanibel Harbour Marriott

WELCOME

The Florida Redevelopment Association 2018 Annual Conference provides real-world solutions to the ever-changing landscape of challenges faced by agencies, organizations and businesses committed to successful redevelopment initiatives across Florida. Redevelopment professionals, elected officials and business community leaders will find insight and inspiration through nationally recognized speakers, engaging workshops and mobile tours to fuel their passion for transforming their community.

SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY
OCTOBER 24, 2018

THURSDAY
OCTOBER 25, 2018

FRIDAY
OCTOBER 26, 2018

Featured Speakers

GYPSY C. GALLARDO, M.P.P.

CEO, Urban Market Analytics, A division of The Power Broker Media Group

Gypsy Gallardo is CEO of Urban Market Analytics, a Florida-based firm that specializes in designing, funding, and evaluating place-based solutions. Focus is on those that “move the needle” of economic progress for low-income people and communities, including redevelopment strategies, community economy growth plans, workforce development, and initiatives to accelerate poverty reduction.

NEDA NAVAB

Associate Director, Urban Systems at Sidewalk Labs

As the Associate Director of Urban Systems at Sidewalk Labs, Neda Navab is a member of a unique team. Sidewalk Labs reimagines cities to improve quality of life, by creating a new place to accelerate urban innovation and serve as a beacon for cities around the world. Prior

JOSEPH PARILLA

Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program

As a fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, Joseph conducts research on the trends and policies that shape economic performance in cities and regions in the United States and across the world. As the lead scholar on the program’s Global Cities Initiative, he has conducted numerous studies of regional economic conditions, including metro-level trade, productivity, and competitiveness assessments.

What attendees are saying about the 2017 Conference!

In two short days, we will see you in Fort Myers for the 2018 Annual Conference! Don’t forget to use the hashtag, #FRAConference2018, to engage with us as well as other conference attendees on Facebook and Twitter. ...

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BCC Engineering, Inc.
In response to Hurricane Michael, our BCC offices have gathered supplies and donations to send to those in need. Our hearts go out to our friends and family in Panama City especially our very own Wayne Waters and his family who are thankfully safe and sound.

Here is a list of organizations that you can donate to in order to help those who have been affected by Hurricane Michael:
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In one short month, the winners of the 2018 FRA Awards will be announced! Can’t wait? Check out the winners of the 2017 FRA Awards here: bit.ly/2NHHFFq #FRAConference2018 ...

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In two short days, we will see you in Fort Myers for the 2018 Annual Conference! Don’t forget to use the hashtag, #FRAConference2018, to engage with us as well as other conference attendees on Facebook and Twitter.

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