Attendee Overview

Welcome to the Florida Chamber’s 38th Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School.

This conference is produced by Florida Environmental Network, Inc., under licensing agreement with the Florida Chamber Foundation.

The Environmental Permitting Summer School begins on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 with two Early Bird Discussion Sessions and concludes on Friday, July 19, 2024.

Choose a personalized curriculum by selecting 10 out of over 80 offered courses. Take advantage of the Chamber’s unique “break-out” format, which provides for small class sizes and the opportunity to interact with other attendees and instructors. Earn continuing education credits and enjoy numerous opportunities to network in a relaxed social setting with the leadership of Florida’s environmental community. In addition, you may register for the one of our Early Bird Discussion Sessions.


JW Marriott Marco Island
400 South Collier Boulevard
Marco Island, FL 34145

Hotel Reservations

For hotel information please click here.

Hotel Parking

Valet Parking $45 a day
Self Parking for hotel guests $17.50 a day
Day Driver Parking $17.50 a day

Course Materials

The course materials provided for this conference cover all breakout sessions. The course materials are included in your registration fee and will available through our on line scheduling program (SCHED).

Registration Fees

Environmental Permitting Summer School begins on Wednesday, July 16 at 8:00 a.m. and concludes on Friday, July 19 at 12:10 p.m. Online registration will close on July 5th and reopen onsite on Tuesday, July 16th.

Registration Fee Structure:

Early Registration Fee 10/1/24-1/2/24

  • $605

General Registration Fee 1/3/24 – 4/15/24

  • $655

Late Registration Fee 4/16/24 -7/5/24

  • $705

Onsite Registration Fee 7/16/42 – 7/19/24

  • $755

Registration fee includes course materials from sessions accessible from SCHED (your online conference scheduling program), yearly subscription service to the Florida Specifier, continental break­fasts, refreshment breaks, two lunches, reception, other social functions and a Summer School t-shirt. There are Early Bird Discussion Sessions being offered on Tuesday, July 16 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Early Birds cannot be taken as a stand-alone course. Summer School attendees can attend one of the early bird discussion sessions for an additional fee of $100.

90% refund if notified prior to June 17
50% refund if notified between June 18-July 8
No refund if notified after July 8

Continuing Education

FLORIDA BAR – Summer School participants will have the opportunity to earn Continuing Legal Education credits through the Florida Bar’s Designation Plan. The summer school has RECEIVED approval for 20 hours of general credit, plus an additional 5 credits for those attending the “early bird” discussion session “B” in the area of ethics (2.5 credits) and technology (2.5 credits).  Course number and details on receiving these credits will be listed in the conference program which will be distributed to attendees at the conference.

ENGINEERS – Florida Environmental Network, Inc. is an approved provider (0003339) of continuing education credits for registered engineers through the Florida Board of Professional Engineers. Engineers can receive 20 PDHs by attending the Summer School program. Applicable forms will be available at the conference for those wishing to apply for credit and instructions will be listed in the conference program which will be distributed to attendees at the conference. In addition, the Board of Engineers requires 1 hour of credit for Board Laws and Rules and 1 hour of credit for Ethics. You can obtain the Board Laws and Rules and Ethics credit by attending Early Bird Session “A”.

LICENSED ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS – This course has qualified for continuing education (CE) credits through the International Society of Technical and Environmental Professionals, Inc. (INSTEP). Credits apply to those currently registered by this association. Participants will receive 1 CE credit for every actual hour of instruction. LEP’s may enter their credits on the LEP Center Section of the INSTEP website.