Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and each session will begin at 9 a.m. and end promptly at noon. Light refreshments will be served. If you need to cancel your reservation, please click here.
Disaster Recovery – Let's Get It Planned Now!
Southwest Florida's community association board members must be prepared to deal with the aftermath of disasters left by hurricanes, fires and floods. Many associations have adequate disaster preparation plans but most disaster recovery plans are inadequate. This hands-on session is a “must do” opportunity to discover lessons learned by the pros and to emerge with a template for a recovery plan that is customized to each association.
Marijuana, Service Shih Tzus and Drones – What's the Board to Do?
Community associations are now faced with issues that did not exist ten years ago. What is the difference between hemp, marijuana and THC? What impact do these new laws have upon the rights of residents and association rules? Service Animals, how can a board control this growing problem? How should an association prepare for drones buzzing around a property? This session will bring board members “into the know” about the ever-changing issues that they encounter.
What's Trending – Hot Topics and Enforcing the Rules
Governance at any level is about rules, whether they are federal law, state statute, Association bylaws or condo rules. Boards are challenged to keep up with the many changes that can affect their communities. What are the latest trends in technology that affect their members? Our Subject Matter Experts provide the latest information. During the workshop Board members will create rules they may want to consider for their communities.
Board Member Certification – Here and Now!
Florida Statutes provide that newly elected board members in condominium and Homeowners associations have two options to be certified for service on the board. One option is that the director may submit a certificate of satisfactory completion of the education curriculum administered by a division approved education provider. This requirement may also be completed up to one year before being elected to a board seat. This session fulfills the certification requirements for both condominium and homeowners' associations. Participating Board members will receive Certificates of Completion.
Rotating Round Tables: The Essentials of Being a Knowledgeable Board Member
Back by popular demand! Participate in this unique opportunity to learn the key facts and to discuss issues specific to your association in twelve, eleven-minute Round Table discussions. A professional from the fields of technology, accounting, law, banking, insurance, security, painting, asset maintenance and, sensible landscaping will lead each Round Table session.