Sustainable Town Planning 2021


Sustainable Town Planning 2021

9am 03/24/21 — 5pm 3/25/21

WaterColor Inn & Resort
Lake House
235 Watercolor Boulevard West
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Seaside Institute will co-host Sustainable Town Planning 2021 presented by Gulf Coast Energy Network on March 24-25, 2021 . Sustainable Town Planning will bring together planners, architects, builders, developers, engineers, and other professionals to discuss the latest trends in construction, architecture, and town planning. Space is limited and this event will sell out.


March 24, 2021

3:45 Join us for a walking tour of Seaside led by Mr. Larry Davis followed by a networking reception with our exhibitors and workshop attendees.

March 25, 2021

8:45 – 9:30
Welcome Remarks by Gulf Coast Energy Network
Ms. Sara Gutterman, CEO, Green Builder Media
Opening Keynote: Commissioner Tim G. Echols, Georgia Public Service Commission

9:30 – 10:00
Building the Installation of the Future: A More Resilient, Sustainable, Integrated, and Healthy Tyndall Air Force Base
Ms. Traycee Verdun Chapman, Community Planner, U.S. Air Force, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida
Ms. Hollie Schmidt, Principal, Advance Planning Group, Jacobs

10:00 – 10:30
More than Just a Road: 21st Century Infrastructure Implementation + Complete Streets = Sense of Place
Mr. Charlie Johnson, PLA, ASLA, Landscape Architect, Kimley-Horn

10:30 – 10:45
Networking Break

10:45 – 11:00
Construction Market Outlook
Mr. Alan Baggett, Executive Vice President, Building Industry Association of Okaloosa-Walton Counties

11:00 – 11:45 
From Vision to Implementation: Developing a Sense of Place
Ms. Marina Khoury, RA, CNU, LEED AP, Partner
Mr. Andrew Rothfeder, President, Rothfeder Real Estate

11:45 – 12:30
Lunch Keynote Address: Building Resilient Communities
Commissioner Robert Carroll, Board of County Commissioners, Bay County, Florida 
Innovative Technologies for Fortified Construction
Mr. Nicolas Fernandez, International Developer, Concrewall USA

12:45 – 2:00
Panel I: Case Studies in Sustainable Town Planning Roundtable
Moderator: Mr. C.J. Davila, Executive Director, Florida Green Building Coalition
Dr. Jennifer Languell, Founder and President of Trifecta Construction Solution
Ms. Laura Cole, Senior Vice President, Lakewood Ranch
Ms. Pattie Glenn, President/CEO, Green$mart® Companies

2:00 – 2:45
Sustainability Planning for Local Governments
Mr. Shanti Pless, LEED AP, Senior Research Engineer, U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado
Mr. Michael Ohlsen, CEM, CPM, Electric System Integrated Planning, City of Tallahassee, Florida

2:45 – 3:00
Networking Break

3:00 – 3:30
The Local Impact of Opportunity Zones
Mr. Grey Dodge, Principal, Madison Street Strategies
Mr. Reynolds Henderson, Principal, Continental Pacific

3:30 – 4:30
Panel II: Innovation & Technology Roundtable
Moderator: Mr. Dave Robau, Executive Director, Gulf Coast Energy Network
Mr. Alan Grey, AICP, Outside Sales, SESCO Lighting
Mr. Mark Jackson, Sustainability Coordinator, City of Pensacola, Florida
Speaker TBD, Net-Zero Energy Schools