The Foggiest Idea regularly speaks at community events and libraries across the New York metro region.

Popular lecture topics include…

– Future of Real Estate Development

– Aging in Suburbia: Retrofitting Suburbia for An Aging Population

– Housing, Affordability, and the Future

– The Future of Garbage

– The Power Grid: Storms, Challenges, and the Future

– Disaster Planning: What’s to Come

…new programs are being added regularly. Have a relevant policy topic that you’d like discussed in your community? Contact Richard Murdocco and The Foggiest Idea will make it happen!

All programs have been developed and are presented by Richard Murdocco, president of The Foggiest Idea Inc., and have a successful track record of generating positive conversations in numerous communities across the region.

Interested in having The Foggiest Idea help your audience join the hundreds of others across Long Island #GetaFoggyIdea about #SoundPlanning? Email!

Pictured: Richard Murdocco, the founder of The Foggiest Idea, speaking at a conference.


TFI is once again speaking at community libraries across the region with new programs on the public policy issues that matter!

If you’d like The Foggiest Idea to come to speak to your community, email

1. Roads, Rails and Ferries – The Future of Transportation on Long Island

WHEN: Thursday, March 30th 7:00 PM
WHERE:  Middle Country Public Library

101 Eastwood Blvd, Centereach, NY 11720

To RSVP, call the library at 631-585-9393

2. Development Trends on Long Island’s East End

WHEN: Thursday, May 18th, 7:00 PM
WHERE:  Zoom, hosted by Quogue Public Library

To RSVP, call the library at 631-653-4224


Pictured: A library lecture on the region’s power grid, conducted via Zoom for the Northport/East Northport Public Library.

Pictured: Richard Murdocco, founder of The Foggiest Idea, moderating a millennial housing panel hosted by the Suffolk County Legislature’s Next Generation Advisory Council.

Pictured: A standing-room only crowd waiting to learn about Long Island’s development trends at the Sachem Library. The event had the largest turnout in the library’s history.

Pictured: A presentation on the influence of millennial trends on development policy.

Pictured: Richard Murdocco, Founder of The Foggiest Idea, speaking about development at Gyrodyne (Photo Credit – Town of Smithtown)