8:30 AM

Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

The Greater Miami Chamber’s second annual Sea Level Rise Solutions Conference focuses on building solutions, business opportunities and regional collaboration. This year, we will hear from a variety of experts ranging from policy makers, architects, developers, and academia while learning about innovative adaption solutions for private property. We will conclude the conference with an update from The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact and how South Florida’s business community can help promote their efforts.


Collaboration and communication with local governments, agencies, private sector
Jim Murley
Chief Resiliency Officer, Miami-Dade County

PANEL DISCUSSIONS (speakers to be determined)

Building Codes, Resilient Development, Adaptation Tools & More
MODERATOR: Irela Bagué, Bagué Group
Alec Bogdanoff, Science Director, Coastal Risk Consulting
Truly Burton, South Florida Builders Association
Jimmy Morales, Manager, City of Miami Beach
Edward "Ned" Murray, PhD, AICP, Associate Director of the Metropolitan Center at Florida International University
Alan Ojeda, Rilea Group


Update on the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact
MODERATOR: Susanne Torriente, Chief Resiliency Officer, City of Miami Beach
Nichole Hefty, Miami Dade County
Jennifer Jurado, PhD, Broward County
Rhonda Haag, Monroe County

Top Investors

Baptist Health South Florida
CareerSource South Florida
Carlton Fields
Florida Power & Light
TD Bank
University of Miami
Wells Fargo