CNU Florida Summit 2016

Seaside, Florida

Our agenda includes statewide transportation and development projects presented by State agency representatives, climate change response initiatives from different regions of the state, emerging greenways and trails, new publications by our members, and a Lightning Round session on members’ new projects. 
Please join us in Seaside for our annual gathering, an unmatchable opportunity for networking and keeping abreast of new developments in the State, and at CNU national.


A reciprocal agreement with APA Florida invites APA members to register for the CNU Summit at the CNU member rate.

AIA and AICP Continuing Education Credits Approved

Click here to access the Summit Program.

Summit Presentations

Florida DOT's Complete Streets Implementation Plan: by Billy Hattaway
Transformative Projects and Regional Planning Efforts in Florida: by Adam Antony Biblo
Where We Want To Live: by Ryan Gravel

Florida Greenways and Trail Panel:
The East Coast Greenway by Bob Spiegelman
Florida Greenways by Dale Allen
Green Mobility Network by Tony Garcia
Miami Underline and the Miami Loop by Maria Nardi
Ludlam Trail by Tony Garcia

New Publication Panel:
A Theory of Urbanism by Andres Duany
Outdoor Room Design and Walk Appeal by Steve Mouzon
100 American Towns by Dhiru Thadani

Climate Change Panel:
Miami Beach Adaptation by Elizabeth Wheaton
The Southeast Florida Climate Compact by Jason Liechty
Panhandle Preparations by Tim Day
A Statewide Perspective by Janet Bowman

Postcards from Seaside:
Archiving Seaside by Viveca Robichaud
Gulf Coast Market Comparisons by Larry Davis
C-30A Transit Workshop by Robert Davis and Jay Liles
South Walton Regional Plan by Robert Davis


Seaside Assembly Hall

Program Sponsors:

Thank you to all our sponsors!


Grayton Beach State Park Cabins: Cabins available. Rates start at $130/night, sleep six people.

Hibiscus Inn, Grayton: Please mention the CNU Florida group to receive discount when making reservation.

Seaside Cottages: Cottage Rental Agency is offering a 25% discount. To utilize the discount, please mention the group booking ID# 976.

Lisbeth's Bed and Breakfast, Seagrove

Transportation and Travel:

Once in Seaside, you will walk or bike everywhere you need to go. Parking is available for those who need to arrive by car. Please contact the Seaside Institute if you will be driving, and they will assist you with where your car may be parked during your stay in Seaside.

For those traveling by air, Seaside is served by the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) located in Panama City Beach, Florida and the Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) located in Ft. Walton Beach/Destin, Florida. Shuttle service to and from the airport is available.

Seaside Shopping and Dining

Seaside Institute Awards are scheduled for February 19-20, 2016.

Friday, February 19, 2016 Seaside Salon  Gather with your friends for drinks and small bites. 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM $40 (to register click here) Seaside Academic Village Courtyard

For more information, please visit their website.