Photography by Alex MacLean

Photography by Alex MacLean

The Seaside Institute™ has been working diligently to bring you a quality roster of speakers for our September 2019 Symposium: 

Transforming Communities through New Urbanism

After a Natural Disaster

September 14, 15, 16-2019

Speakers from around the world will address the key factors, challenges and solutions in transforming communities for long term success. Guests will have opportunities to interact with speakers in round-table/deep dive discussions at the end of each day to create practical applications in their regions.

The three-day symposium will include networking receptions, round-tables, television program screenings, a quality roster of speakers and more.  Each day will focus on a component of transforming communities around the country.


Saturday: Transformation After Disaster Panama City Rebirth After Hurricane Michael

  • Mikael Colville-Andersen- CEO of Copenhagenize Design Company

  • Victor Dover- Principal Lead, Dover, Kohl & Partners

  • Rick Hall- Hall Planning & Engineering

  • Lebron Lackey- Mexico Beach Homeowner-Hurricane Michael Survivor

  • Two- 1-hour Screenings of a Life-Sized City, by Mikael Colville-Andersen

    Saturday- each screening is a different episode

  Sunday: Economic Transformation Revitalizing the Community Through Innovative Enterprise

  • John Lettieri- CEO-Economic Innovation Group

  • Mike Lydon- Principal-Street Plans Collaborative

  • Jason Roberts- Executive Director- Better Blocks

  • Ryan Streeter- Director of Domestic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise      Institute

  • Book Signing

  • Walking Tours of Seaside

Monday: Bringing It All Together Mayors and Govt Officials who have created success in their Communities

  • Major General (Retired) Mark McQueen- Panama City, FL City Manager

  • Mayor Joseph P Riley, Jr- Charleston, SC; The Citadel

  • Mayor John Robert Smith- Meridian, MS; Pres. & CEO of Reconnecting America

  • Quint Studer- Founder, Studer Community Institute & Vibrant Community Partners

  • Closing Reception

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