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Seaside Prize & Symposium at Seaside Institute

What: Seaside Prize & Symposium at Seaside Institute

Seaside Prize 2015 nominees Todd Zimmerman and Laurie Volk will lead a symposium on "Neighborhood Challenges for a Re-Urbanizing Nation” prior to the Prize ceremony and dinner, which is being held February 20 - 22 at the Seaside Institute. The symposium will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and end on Sunday with a tour of Rosemary Beach.

The Seaside Prize is awarded annually by The Seaside Institute to individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to the quality and character of our communities and are considered the leaders of contemporary urban development and education.

A limited number of special-rate accommodations in the Academic Village are available for that weekend. Please visit for registration, accommodations and a full schedule of events. 
Seaside Prize Symposium Schedule
Feb. 20
7-9 p.m.                         
"The Demographic and Lifestyle Foundation for a Re-Urbanizing Nation"
Led by Laurie Volk and Todd Zimmerman, Co-Managing Directors, Zimmerman/Volk Associates
Presentation followed by reception at Bud & Alley's Pizza Bar, cash bar.
Feb. 21
9 a.m.-Noon            
"Making, Re-Making and Sustaining Affordable Neighborhoods"
Panel discussion led by Laurie Volk
Presenters: Jan Brodie, Ray Gindroz, Daniel Hernandez, Jacky Grimshaw, Shelley Poticha
(Lunch on your own)
1:30-4:30 p.m. 
"21st Century Housing for 21st Century Households"
Panel discussion led by Todd Zimmerman
Presenters: Walter Chatham, Andres Duany, Alex Gorlin, Carson Looney, Dhiru Thadani
7-10 p.m.
Seaside Prize Ceremony and Dinner
Held in Seaside's Assembly Hall and honoring Laurie Volk and Todd Zimmerman
Feb. 22
10 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Rosemary Beach Tour with Round-Trip Shuttle from Seaside
This tour of Rosemary Beach will be led by leaders of the new urbanism who have been closely involved with the development of Rosemary Beach. The tour will be followed by lunch in Rosemary Beach. 

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