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2010 Sustainable Florida Conference Oct. 13-14

The 2010 Sustainable Florida Conference presented by Florida Power & Light, scheduled for October 13-14, gives individuals from businesses, government, universities and communities a chance to exchange ideas and learn more about creating sustainability and a green culture.

Hosted by the Sustainable Florida program of the Collins Center for Public Policy, the affordable two-day conference features speakers and workshops from public and private sectors that offer information on green building, community planning, energy, waste, transportation, sustainable best practices and more.

The conference will feature a keynote presentation from Syd Kitson of Kitson and Partners on the creation of the Smartest City at Babcock Ranch which is to be the world's first solar powered city. Also, speaking will be Bryan Olnick, Vice President at Florida Power & Light, who will talk about the development and solutions offered through smart grid technology.