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Green Cities Florida Conference offers 17 Presentations Valid for Continuing Education Credits

American Planning Association Approves 17 Courses May 20-21 in Orlando

Submitted by: Green Cities

Categories: Events, Sustainability

Posted: May 18, 2009 – 04:43 PM EST


May 18 /CSRwire/ - ORLANDO, FL - 05.18.2009 - The Green Cities(TM) Florida Conference has announced that the American Planning Association recently approved 17 of its courses for AICP CMs for a total of 20.5 hrs of credits. The conference, which takes place May 20-21st at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, will host Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Mayor Richard Crotty and Senator Lee Constantine, as well as dozens of regional and national experts on sustainability.

These credits are for the American Planning Association's Continuing Education Designation for Planners. The following is a list of the approved classes:

Achieving Climate Neutrality: The LACCD Sustainability Plan
Alternative Energy Innovations
Building Florida's Clean Tech Economy
Effective Actions and Collaborations for Addressing Climate Change
Federal to Local: Translating the Stimulus Package for local governments
Green Roofs, Living Walls, and buildings as Green Space
Leadership in Florida's Green Local Governments
Local Government: Setting a Course of Action
Preserving Florida's Water Supply and Quality with LID Practices
Re:Visioning The American City
Renewable Energy Policy and Programs Panel
Self-sufficient Urbanism: Contraction of the American City
Sustainable Hospitality: In Search of Low Hanging Fruit
The Bridges: Sustainable Community Design
Transit Oriented Design and Central Florida's Sustainable Future
Understanding the Dynamics of the Global Carbon-Climate-Human System

The American Planning Association and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, are dedicated to advancing the art, science and profession of good planning - physical, economic and social - so as to create communities that offer better choices for where and how people work and live.

Contributing Sponsors include: Advanced Solar Photonics, OUC and Permapave; Media Sponsors are EcoFactory, CSRwire, Sustainability; The Journal of Record and ENS.

Green Cities(TM) is produced by Seven-Star, Inc., an EPA award winning green event and green education expert. Green Cities(TM) Florida offers ideas, products, and services that provide business and government with the necessary tools and resources to make a shift toward sustainable practices. Topics range from green building to clean technology; organic agriculture to green investments; fair trade to the sustainable supply chain; and, integrating sustainability into corporate culture.

For more information, please visit www.greencitiesflorida.com and www.greencitiesmedia.com

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Ian Bryan National Media Coordinator
Phone: 312-528-9111 ex101
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Amy Senn Regional Media Coordinator
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