Conferences and Events

2024 Florida Cattlemen’s Association at the Capitol

January 17, 2024 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Florida Capitol Large Vehicle Area, Tallahassee

Hosted by Rep. Josie Tomkow. A steer will be on display in a trailer on the Capitol grounds.

Florida Groundwater Conference

January 23-24, 2024

Florida Hotel & Conference Center, Orlando

The Annual Florida Groundwater Conference features over 20 educational presentations on important groundwater and water supply issues in Florida. This annual conference is a one-stop shop for water professionals and groundwater end-users, engineers, geologists, hydrogeologists, planners, utility operators, water re-use and aquifer recharge consultants, water treatment specialists, water well contractors, industry & agriculture end-users, city & county government, regulatory authorities, legislators, elected officials, environmental NGOs, planners, water attorneys and interested citizens.

Live Wildly Foundation at the Capitol

January 31, 2024 6 to 10 p.m.

Florida Capitol, 22nd Floor, Tallahassee

Hosted by Rep. Bobby Payne. The Florida Wildlife Corridor is a key priority for the administration. This event will be highlighting the importance of the Corridor which is consistent with the support from the Legislature and Governor. Join us to celebrate the partnership between the Florida State Parks Foundation and Live Wildly Foundation as we recognize the 75 State Parks all located within the Florida Wildlife Corridor.

2024 Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Compliance

February 6-8, 2024

The Florida Hotel & Conference Center, Orlando

Join industry peers at the 2024 Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Compliance (TCEPC) to hear from operators and industry partners alike on an array of environmental topics ranging from sustainability to new technologies, to our changing regulatory and cultural environment. Featuring sessions covering Environmental Permitting, Construction, and Air Quality Compliance & Permitting, this conference offers insights for newcomers, industry veterans, and everyone in between. Merging the perspectives of gas operators and associate industry partners, TCEPC presents an opportunity to learn from the best-in-class in the natural gas industry and grow your network with engaging networking events.

37th Annual National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology

February 7-9, 2024

Embassy Suites, St. Augustine Beach

Conference Objectives are to present the latest in beach preservation technology and real-world practice and to provide a technological transfer from the scientific and engineering community to government officials who make the decisions on coastal projects and policies.

Gulf of Mexico Conference

February 19-22

Tampa Convention Center, Tampa

Held at the Tampa Convention Center, this event will bring together coastal scientists and stakeholders in state and federal government, academia, non-profit, and private sectors to discuss current Gulf research and collaborate on new opportunities. Emphasizing the intersection of science, policy, and management, GOMCON will include sessions on themes that are important to ecosystem and community resilience as well as restoration and natural resource management.

2024 ACEC Florida Engineering Excellence Banquet

February 23, 2024

Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando

Hosted by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida, where firms will compete for, among other awards, the coveted Grand Conceptor Award. Contact Meredith Glass at or 850-224-7121.

2024 Florida Water Environment Association/Florida Water Resources Conference

April 2-6, 2024

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee

The FWEA Annual Meeting is held each year in association with the Florida Water Resources Conference (FWRC). A nonprofit, educational, and scientific organization, FWRC is a joint conference of the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association, the Florida Water Environment Association, and the Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association.

GMEC Conference

April 3-5, 2024

Marriott Jacksonville Downtown, Jacksonville

Don’t miss this opportunity to join your fellow geotechnical and materials testing colleagues at the annual GMEC (Geotechnical and Materials Engineers Committee) Conference for continuing education and networking with firms that provide engineering laboratory services and practice geotechnical engineering. At the Conference, we honor the Larry Madrid GMEC Award recipient for their outstanding personal efforts to advance the technical and professional practice of geotechnical engineering firms in Florida.

Florida Association of Environmental Professionals Annual Conference

April 25-26, 2024

B Hotel, Lake Buena Vista

North American Hazardous Materials Management Association Southeast Chapter Conference

May 6-9, 2024

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens, Tampa

The North American Hazardous Material Management Association (NAHMMA) is a professional organization dedicated to pollution prevention and reduction of hazardous materials entering municipal waste streams from households and small businesses. Our annual NAHMMA Southeast Chapter Conference is a critical networking opportunity bringing together hazardous waste professionals, buyers, and industry leaders from municipal HHW collection programs and SQG programs from the Southeastern United States.


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