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.
OCTOBER 24, 2018
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OCTOBER 26, 2018
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.
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
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.
“Thank you for a wonderful conference and training. It was good to the last, Friday’s keynote was absolutely terrific.”
Library and Cultural Affairs Administrator, CRA Coordinator City of Pinellas Park
“The conference was great! Your team outdid themselves again.”
Ybor City Development Corporation
“Thanks for presenting the CRA board training last week. Even having been on the CRA board in St Augustine for a few years now, I found it very helpful. So much to learn, and interesting to hear the experiences of others, too.”
“Congratulations on an outstanding annual conference! The keynoters were fantastic, and the sessions gave me some ideas that I want to share in the future.”
CRA/Economic Development Director City of New Smyrna Beach
“The conference was fantastic! I am so happy we had the opportunity to present. I’m looking forward to next year!”
Research Associate Professor USF