One day agency-to-agency flood risk mentoring session

Meeting or Conference
National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA)
Other organizer:
Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM); Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association
23 Jul 2013
United States of America (Buffalo, New York)
Hyatt Regency, Two Fountain Plaza

Key topics to be covered in the one-day session include:

  • How NFIP reforms as a result of Biggert Waters 2012 will affect your community
  • How to reduce the cost of flood insurance through FEMA’s CRS program
  • Participants share lessons learned in FEMA’s cooperating technical programs
  • Local flood risk management issues
  • FEMA’s Levee analysis mapping program initiative – map status – how to keep your maps moving
  • How to prepare for involvement in FEMA’s great lakes coastal mapping process
  • Update on New York’s coastal erosion maps
  • The importance of outreach and communication in flood risk management
  • Resilient community planning and development strategies
  • Update on National Stormwater Management Program rulemaking and issues
  • How the Silver Jackets program can assist state and local flood risk management efforts

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Event fee

Registration fees is $100. Please note that a travel stipend of $125 is available (one per public agency) for public agencies to assist with participant travel.

What is included in the event fee

Registration fees includes lunch and a continental breakfast.

How to register

Please register online.


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