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The Week Ahead for July 21 to 25, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION… Nearly 2,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country will convene in Orlando, Florida July 20-24 for the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s Mid-Year Training Institute. The week long seminar is being held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Hotel.

ENERGY… The Sierra Club, Progress Florida and other members of the Sunshine State Clean Energy Coalition are rallying outside the Public Service Commission’s hearings to demand the commission invest more time in renewable energy. The rally begins at 11:00 a.m. outside the PSC on 2540 Shumard Oak Blvd.

HEALTH… The Health Initiatives Committee of the State University System’s Board of Governors holds a workshop noon Monday at the University of South Florida in Tampa. More information can be found here.

 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

WATER… The Florida Chamber of Commerce is holding its 28th Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School at the Marco Island Marriott on 400 S. Collier Blvd. This year’s conference will focus on water resource issues around the state and runs from July 22 to 25. The summer school’s agenda can be found here.

MEDICAID… The Office of Economic and Demographic Research’s Social Services Estimating Conference discusses the state-federal match rate for Medicaid and program expenditures 9 a.m. Tuesday in room 117 of the Knott building.

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT… Florida State University’s Master’s of Applied American Politics and Policy Program (MAAPP) partners with former Gov. Bob Martinez to celebrate the finale of the touring Smithsonian exhibit “Choosing to Participate: The Power of Civic Engagement” at 11 a.m.  Tuesday at the Florida Historic Capitol Museum.

MENTAL HEALTH… The Department of Children and Families’ Mental Health Program will be considering designating Suncoast Behavioral Health Center in Bradenton, Florida as a Baker Act Receiving Facility. The meeting is set to start at 1 p.m. in the Manatee County Central Library on 1301 Barcarrota Boulevard West in Bradenton, Florida.

 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

HEALTH COMMUNICATION… The Florida Hospital Association hosts a conference for health care communication professionals Wednesday and Thursday in Orlando. More information can be found here.

JUSTICE… The Office of Economic and Demographic Research meets to discuss criminal justice 9 a.m. Wednesday in room 117 of the Knott building.

INSURANCE… The Office of Economic and Demographic Research’s Self-Insurance Estimating Conference talks about the Risk Management Trust Fund 1 p.m. Wednesday in room 117 of the Knott building.

 

Thursday, July 24, 2014

HIGHWAYS… The Office of Economic and Demographic Research’s Revenue Estimating Conference discusses highway safety 1:30 p.m. Thursday in room 117 of the Knott building.

 

Friday, July 25, 2014

DOCTORS… The Florida Medical Association holds its annual meeting Friday to Sunday in Orlando. More information can be found here.

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