Wednesday March 26, 2014 at 9:00 AM EDT
Thursday March 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Raleigh Convention Center
500 Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

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Lauren Kolodij 
N.C. Coastal Federation





North Carolina Low Impact Development Summit

Advancing the Next Generation of Stormwater Management 

Raleigh Convention Center          March 26-27, 2014 

Advancing the Next Generation of Stormwater Management

A committed partnership between the state, N.C. Coastal Federation, N.C. State University, development professionals, local governments and private engineering firms is engaged in developing new standards and tools to simplify the use of Low Impact Development as a voluntary and cost effective option for stormwater management. Please join us March 26-27, 2014 at the Raleigh Convention Center as we share these new tools and the great work of our partnership. 

This Summit Is Designed For

Local and state government stormwater managers, policy-makers and regulators; civil and environmental engineers; land use planners; landscape architects; consultants; academia; development professionals, environmentalists and interested citizens.

Registration Details

A discounted registration rate is being offered for summit participants through February 26, 2014. Registration fees for full summit include morning coffee, breaks and lunch for both days and March 26 reception. Daily registration includes offerings listed on the day’s agenda. 


Early Bird Discounted Rates through March 10, 2014:

Corporate Rate: Full Summit ($200), March 26 only ($150), March 27 only ($150)    

Govt and Nonprofit Rate: Full Summit ($100), March 26 only ($75), March 27 only ($75)

Summit Rates after March 10, 2014:

Corporate Rate: Full Summit ($250), March 26 only ($200), March 27 only ($200)    

Govt and Nonprofit Rate: Full Summit ($150), March 26 only ($100), March 27 only ($100)


Cancellation and Refund Policy for Summit

A refund for the summit registration fee, less $50, will be issued for cancellation requests received by the North Carolina Coastal Federation by March 6, 2014. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund. If you register for the summit but cannot attend, you may send someone in your place.

Changes to Your Registration

If you need to make changes to your registration or cancel, please contact Lauren Kolodij at (252) 393-8185 or laurenk@nccoast.org.

Location and Accommodations 

The Summit will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center located at 500 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. Phone: (919) 996-8500.

A block of rooms is reserved at the following downtown hotels:

Clarion Hotel State Capital , for a rate of $99.00/night. 320 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC, 27603. (919) 832-0501. Block being held until March 4, 2014. R-Line bus route stop one block from hotel.

*Note the Clarion will transfer to a Holiday Inn after January 21, 2014.

Doubletree by Hilton, for a rate of $96.00/night. 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC, 27605. (919) 828-0811. Block being held until March 4, 2014.  This facility is 1.3 miles from the Raleigh Convention Center. Not on R-Line Route but parking is free.  For online reservations click here.

IMPORTANT: Be sure to mention the NC LID Summit to ensure your reduced rate.

Directions, Parking and Ground Transportation

Click here for directions to the Raleigh Convention Center and parking information.

For airport shuttle service contact American Concierge for reservations: (888) 884-7015. American Concierge is a 24-hour shared ride transportation company that provides service throughout the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area.

The R-Line is a free eco-friendly transportation service that features hybrid electric buses connecting restaurants, retail, entertainment venues, museums, hotels and parking facilities in downtown Raleigh.

TriadConnection offers  shuttle service to and from the RDU airport for approximately $35.00. Reservations  may be made online or by calling (919) 619- 8021.

Continuing Education

Offering 11 PDHs approved by the N.C. Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Provider Number S-0514. Offering 10 CEUs for registered landscape architects approved by the N.C. Board of Landscape Architects. Self-reporting available for planners and architects.  

Sponsorships Available

Reach stormwater professionals throughout North Carolina during this two-day event. We are offering sponsorship levels that include many opportunities for exposure and promotion. Read more about the sponsorship opportunities and click here for the sponsorship form.