Redevelopment: Growing Communities and Building Opportunities

October 16-18, 2019 |Hilton Tampa Downtown

WELCOME

The Florida Redevelopment Association 2019 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 16, 2019

THURSDAY
OCTOBER 17, 2019

FRIDAY
OCTOBER 18, 2019

Featured Speakers

LENORA BILLINGS-HARRIS, CSP

President & CEO, UbuntuGlobal, Certified Speaking Professional

Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is a CPAE (Council of Peers Award of Excellence) Hall of Fame speaker and an internationally recognized authority in the areas of inclusion, diversity and bias. She has been included as one of the 100 Global Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion by The Society of Human Resource Management and was named by Diversity Woman Magazine as one of the twenty top influential diversity leaders in the US.

MATTHEW PETTY

City Planner and Real Estate Developer

Matthew is a city planner and real estate developer who has also been elected three times to the Fayetteville City Council. Matthew has a deep understanding of American zoning and development codes and infrastructure planning processes. He has facilitated numerous public hearings and stakeholder engagement efforts, and his first mixed-use project as an owner-developer is under construction.

 

CHARLES L. MAROHN, JR., PE, AICP

Founder and President of Strong Towns

Marohn is the lead author of Thoughts on Building Strong Towns — Volume 1, Volume 2 and Volume 3 — as well as the author of A World Class Transportation System. He hosts the Strong Towns Podcast and is a primary writer for Strong Towns’ web content. He has presented Strong Towns concepts in hundreds of cities and towns across North America and in 2017 was named one of the 10 Most Influential Urbanists of all time by Planetizen.

What attendees are saying about the 2018 Conference!

Lenora Billings-Harris kicks off our Virtual Speaker Series tomorrow morning at 10! As a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and an internationally recognized authority in the areas of inclusion, diversity and bias, we are thrilled to welcome her as our first keynote session.

Registration is still open! Click the link below for details on this session as well as our entire Virtual Speaker Series.

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The past six months has been a season of adapting and relearning as we get adjusted to the new normal. Every day there seems to be something different and the FRA is committed to keeping you up to date with resources and information on COVID-19. https://t.co/kiVbxjoXwM

Want to learn more about Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRA) and what they do for your community? We answer some of your most commonly asked questions on our website. Check it out: https://t.co/TB4jm9j8ks

Kelley Klepper, AICP, joined @FLRedevel's Redevelopment Works podcast to discuss industry impacts from COVID-19. In this episode, hear how current #redevelopment budgets and long-term plans are changing, and why community engagement is so important today. https://t.co/QkoFAgz4Oc

One of the advantages of being a FRA member is having exclusive access to our members only network. The FRA member network has tons of valuable resources including the member forum. This is a place you can ask questions and interact with the FRA community.
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This week we are highlighting a 2019 award winning project. Victory Point Park in the City of Clermont was awarded FRA’s Capital Projects and Beautification for a Small City Award. This project is unique because it assists with stormwater management. https://t.co/u1pf31y8yi https://t.co/mVSqQcGjxC FLRedevel photo