Friday, March 20, 2009

Floodplain Management Association Annual Conference

Floodplain Management Association Annual Conference
September 8-11, San Jose, CA
The Fairmont Hotel

Investing in Floodplains for Future Generations: Innovation in Land Use Strategies, Green Infrastructure, Technology and Community-Based Partnerships

You are invited to participate in this year's premier conference in Floodplain Management in the U.S.!

Join experts and policy makers in addressing the most urgent and critical issues in floodplain management including new funding for floodplain infrastructure; solutions for leveraging local, state and federal resources; cutting edge tools for floodplain mapping, analysis and sustainable development; and innovative partnerships with community-based organizations. As the premier conference in floodplain management in the U.S., this event brings over 500 attendees from around the world and a world class exhibition program, offering extraordinary networking and professional development opportunities.

Review the Presentation Guidelines and upload your presentation by visiting the on-line
Abstract Submittal Web Page or our Conference Page. Deadline: May 29!

Technical Program

The technical component of the conference will include oral presentations, workshops and posters highlighting programs and projects in a number of areas including the following:
  • Financing Floodplain Management Projects
  • Innovative Mapping and State of the Art Tools and Technology
  • Green Infrastructure Design
  • Sustainable Floodplain Development
  • Flood Management Solutions
  • Multi-Objective Floodplain Management
  • Watershed Management Approaches
  • Geomorphic Processes and Stream Restoration
  • Water Quality & Stream Sustainability
  • Climate Change
  • Alluvial Fans
  • Coastal Floodplains
  • Floodplain Mapping and Database Management
  • Mitigation Planning
  • Disaster Preparedness and Response
  • Public Education and Outreach
  • Economic Partnerships and Cost-Sharing
  • Working through Community-Based Organizations
We look forward to another outstanding conference!

Iovanka Todt, Executive Director
Floodplain Management Association

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