Registration Is Closed

Thank you for another successful 2019 Public Policy Workshop! We had almost 150 registrants, beating last year's number. Topics included the issue of middle income housing, post-Hurricane Michael recovery efforts, and legislative policy issues. Posted below, you will find presentations and a linked agenda. If a presentation is not linked, it is because one was not provided or utilized by the presenter. 

State of the Economy

2018 Election Overview

  • Lester Abberger, APA Florida Legislative Representative (Moderator)
  • Steve Schale, President, Schale Strategies
Legislative Changes - Where are We Going in the Future?

  • Lester Abberger, APA Florida Legislative Representative (Moderator)
  • Steve Bousquet, Tallahassee Bureau Chief, Tampa Bay Times
Advocacy Happenings on the Federal Hill

  • Jason Jordan, Policy Director, American Planning Association
  • Liz Lang, Director of Marketing, American Planning Association
Housing - Are We Missing the Middle?

Hurricane Michael - What Next?

What is Happening in the Legislature?

  • Nancy Linnan, Shareholder, Carlton Fields
Planning in the Courts

Policy Directions in 2019 and Beyond

  • Lester Abberger, APA FLorida Legislative Representative, (Moderator)
  • Janet Bowman, Seniro Policy Advisor, The Nature Conservancy
  • Thomas Hawkins, Policy and Planning Director, 1000 Friends of Florida
  • David Cruz, Assistant General Counsel, Florida League of Cities
  • Jaimie Ross, President, Florida Housing Coalition 



Thank you to those who have already sponsored this quality event!