Florida Events

The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is offering a series of 2-day training academies in Orlando, Florida to enable attendees to earn the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) credential. Held in partnership with the East Central Florida Regional Resilience Collaborative, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, and the City of Orlando, workshop participants will learn from experts about the implications of climate change with a regional focus added for Central Florida and the Sunshine State. Professionals from the public and private sectors, higher education and the NGO community will benefit from the classroom-style, interactive training activities. For more information.

The 10th Annual Florida Water Forum will be held August 29-30 at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando. Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities are open now. The issues surrounding water and environmental policy are of critical importance to the future of Florida. Our business climate, ability to grow as a state and our quality of life are all directly tied to the availability and sustainability of our water resources and a healthy environment. These issues and more will be discussed during the 2019 Florida Water Forum, where you will have a unique opportunity to hear from Florida's top experts, policymakers, and elected leaders. As The Voice of Florida Business representing employers in Florida, AIF will continue to lead the discussion on water issues. Learn more and register.

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is will host the 2019 Public Land Acquisition and Management (PLAM) Partnership Conference in St. Augustine from September 30-October 2, 2019. This statewide conference focuses on public land acquisition and management issues in Florida. This is PLAM’s second conference after a 10 year hiatus. Early bird registration is open through September 3, 2019.  For more information or to register.

Monroe County will host 11th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit on December 3-5, 2019, at the Casa Marina Key West. The Summit will feature keynotes and panels with local, state, and federal government officials, business and nonprofit leaders, and other experts discussing plans to ensure the region not only survives, but thrives, in the face of sea level rise and other climate impacts.

This annual event is coordinated by the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, a partnership between Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties; their municipalities; and other partners. The Climate Leadership Summit is a major regional event focused on facilitating climate-related collaboration and knowledge sharing. The Summit attracts innovative thinkers and leaders from business, government, academia, and the nonprofit community to exchange ideas and dialogue through panel discussions and networking breaks.

For more information go to: http://southeastfloridaclimatecompact.org/event/11th-annual-southeast-florida-regional-climate-leadership-summit/