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Resilient Florida: Planning, Policy and Practice Workshop

Aug. 8 - 9, 2019
 University of South Florida - Patel Center Auditorium
Tampa, Florida

Resilient Florida: Planning, Policy and Practice is the first statewide workshop and networking event for Florida’s resilience community of local government elected officials, planners, floodplain managers, climate change adaptation professionals, natural resource managers and park managers. Participants will learn more about coastal resilience, adaptation planning concepts and strategies, and resources offered by the Florida Resilient Coastlines Program, academic research centers and resiliency-focused NGOs to prepare Florida’s coastlines for the effects of sea level rise and coastal flooding.

  • Registration for the workshop is closed. If you have registered, be sure to plan ahead. Check out our updated agenda (as of Aug. 1), a list of nearby hotels and a map of the USF campus. Refreshments include coffee and beverages during breaks, lunch is included in the workshop.
  • Free parking at USF is available for attendees. No parking permit is required, but be sure you use parking lots 23T and 22D. The USF map shows the parking lots, the Patel Center for Global Solutions and the Gibbons Alumni Center where lunch will be served. 

Speakers and Presentations

With the exception of those who served on panels, all speaker presentations are available here online for reference. If you have any questions about any of the speakers or presentations, please contact Whitney Gray at

DEP is hosting the Resilient Florida: Planning, Policy and Practice Workshop with the following partners:

University of South FloridaFlorida Sea Grant

Florida Climate InstituteAmerican Planning Association Florida Chapter logo

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September 4, 2019 - 10:30am

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