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10th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop

December 3, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Sarasota Sustainable Communities Workshop

Register Now  to attend the 10th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on December 3, 2015. Receive the discounted early bird registration until November 4.

Sarasota County has a vibrant history of promoting and striving for sustainability; a goal that is still actively pursued. At the 10th Annual Sustainable Communities Conference this year, the committee would like to acknowledge some of the key people and/or projects and/or organizations that have been integral over the past ten years to promoting and demonstrating the various pathways to sustainability. To help us in this process, we are asking you to submit the name or names of those you believe have played a key/central role in helping the Sarasota County community advance on its goal of Sustainability.

The morning keynote speaker will be Kaid Benfield, senior counsel for environmental strategies at PlaceMakers LLC based in Washington D.C. Kaid is a nationally acclaimed author, planner, longtime leader of the smart growth movement, and co-founder of the LEED for Neighborhood Development program.

The afternoon keynote speaker will be Jon Thaxton, the Director of Community Investment at the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and former Sarasota County Commissioner. Jon is an acknowledged leader in growth management, environmental preservation, water conservation, and transportation planning.

Learn more about the workshop.


Girl Scouts of Gulf Coast Florida Event Center
4740 Cattlemen Road
Sarasota, FL 34233 United States
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