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Join 1000 Friends of Florida for FREE monthly webinars on planning, development and growth issues facing Florida.

1000 Friends routinely seeks professional certification credits for planners (AICP CM), Florida attorneys (CLE), DBPR Landscape Architects, Certified Floodplain Managers and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee that credits will be offered.

Certification Maintenance Logo AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for this activity [or many activities at this event]. When CM credits are available, they are noted at the end of an activity description. More information about AICP’s CM program can be found at www.planning.org/cm.

All Webinars are Eastern Time

M-CORES:  What’s Next?

Tuesday, December 8, noon to 1:30

On November 12, 2020, the Florida Department of Transportation submitted the final M-CORES task force reports to Gov. DeSantis and the Florida Legislature. So what is next for M-CORES? Join FDOT Chief Planner Huiwei Shen, Florida TaxWatch Vice President of Research Kurt Wenner, and 1000 Friends of Florida President (and Northern Turnpike task force representative) Paul Owens and former Policy & Planning Director (and Suncoast task force representative) Thomas Hawkins for update on what’s ahead in terms of the planning process, financial analysis and citizen participation.

This event has been approved for 1.5 AICP CM (#9208961) for planners and credits for Certified Floodplain Managers, and Florida Environmental Health Professionals. 1000 Friends has applied for professional certification credits for Florida attorneys and Florida DBPR Landscape Architects but cannot guarantee credits will be approved.

2021 Florida Legislative Preview

REVISED DATE:  TUESDAY, January 19, 2021, noon to 1:30

The 2021 Florida Legislative Session, slated to start March 2, will have significant public policy impacts for planning, conservation, transportation, community design and other issues of concern to many Floridians. 1000 Friends President Paul Owens, Policy & Planning Director Jane West, and Board Member Emeritus and Past Chairman Lester Abberger will discuss key bills and budget recommendations that are likely to be considered.

1000 Friends is applying for professional certification credits for the American Institute of Certified Planners, Certified Floodplain Managers, Florida attorneys, Florida DBPR Landscape Architects and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee credits will be approved.

February Pending

2021 Florida Legislative Update

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, noon to 1:30

The 2021 Florida Legislative Session, slated to start March 2, will have significant public policy impacts for planning, conservation, transportation, community design and other issues of concern to many Floridians. 1000 Friends President Paul Owens, Policy & Planning Director Jane West, and Board Member Emeritus and Past Chairman Lester Abberger will discuss key bills and budget recommendations that are likely to be considered.

1000 Friends is applying for professional certification credits for the American Institute of Certified Planners, Certified Floodplain Managers, Florida attorneys, Florida DBPR Landscape Architects and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee credits will be approved.

April Pending

2021 Florida Legislative Wrap Up

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, noon to 1:30

With the 2021 session slated to end on April 30, 1000 Friends President Paul Owens, Policy and Planning Director Jane West, and Board Member Emeritus and Past Chairman Lester Abberger, will discuss key growth management, design, conservation and related bills including budget recommendations that passed and failed during the 2021 Florida Legislative Session, and implications for state and local governance and planning in Florida. 

1000 Friends is applying for professional certification credits for the American Institute of Certified Planners, Certified Floodplain Managers, Florida attorneys, Florida DBPR Landscape Architects and Florida Environmental Health Professionals but cannot guarantee credits will be approved.

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