Annual conference in floodplain management and 2-D modelling symposium

Meeting or Conference
Floodplain Management Association (FMA)
03-06 Sep 2013
United States of America (California)
Marriott Resort, Anaheim

Join nearly 600 attendees from government, academia, private sector and non-profits to discuss the latest strategies, tools and technologies in floodplain and flood risk management. The conference offers critical policy panel discussions, an extensive multi-track technical program, invaluable networking opportunities, professional training workshops, field trips and a world-class exhibition program.

Conference theme

Creating a safer tomorrow: Building resilience through integrated flood risk management

Conference topics

  • Local, state and federal regulatory and policy issues in flood management
  • Climate change and flood risk
  • Land use planning, building codes and flood risk management
  • Integrated, multi-objective floodplain management: collaboration, design, permitting and/or construction
  • Flood risk assessment, modeling and mapping
  • Integrated approaches to flood risk management planning and financing
  • Levees and flood risk: Policy, planning, modeling, design, accrediation, maintenance
  • Coastal floodplains and flood risk management
  • Flood risk and agricultural assets
  • Flood risk, roads and highways
  • Flood hazard mitigation planning and approaches
  • Flood forecasting methods and tools
  • Emergency response and planning
  • Legal aspects of floodplain management
  • Public involvement: Education and outreach

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Event fee

Member: $395, non-member: $465, speaker one day: $365

How to register

 Please register online

Deadline for the abstract submission is May 24, 2013


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