Community Resiliency: Planning for Changing Times

APA Florida, Capital Area Section


Friday, March 1, 2013
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. EST

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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This lecture seeks to impart knowledge needed by the local planning community to assist in dealing with the increased frequency of natural events. The lecturers have a wide body of experience for dealing with hazards. The educational objective is to increase the variety of tools that can be used by a planner in creating communities that can bounce back from a variety of different events.


Julie Dennis

Confirmed Speaker

Ms. Dennis has worked in the private, local, state, and federal government sectors of planning. Her experience includes community and coastal planning at the local and state government level, as well as hazard mitigation and emergency management at the local, state and federal levels of government. She received her Master ... Read More

William Butler

Confirmed Speaker

William Butler is an assistant professor of environmental and natural resources planning in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Florida State University. He researches collaborative environmental planning and management, specifically focusing on projects to enhance social-ecological resilience of communities and ecosystems in the face of disturbance. His ... Read More

Whitney Gray

Confirmed Speaker

Whitney Gray serves both Florida Sea Grant and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) as a statewide specialist in the effects of climate change, especially sea level rise, on coastal ecosystems. Ms. Gray provides up-to-date science-based information and resources to Sea Grant Agents and FWC research and management ... Read More