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2016 Annual Conference

A streambank stabilization project that was part of the 2016 field tour
Above: A streambank stabilization site that was part of the 2016 conference field tour

The annual conference of the Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers was held in St. Cloud, Minnesota on November 16-18th, 2016. The theme of the conference was "Preparing for a Cloudy Day
". There were approximately 115 attendees. Major topics discussed included climate risk, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain mapping, flood management projects, and watershed planning. Next year’s conference is tentatively scheduled to be held in Winona, MN.

Conference Presentations

 Title       
 Presenter(s) File
 2016 Conference Brochure

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Plenary Session A1: How the Hydroclimatology of Minnesota is (and is not) Changing

 Kenny Blumenfeld
 PDF
Plenary Session A: Managing Climate Risk Using a Land Use Adaptation Portfolio

 Dan Petrick
 PDF
Plenary Session A: Climate and Streamflow Modeling and Assessing Future Flood Risk - Souris River Basin
Karen Ryberg        
 PDF
Concurrent Session 1: Atlas 14 - More Than Higher Rainfall Depths
 
 Joe Waln
 PDF
Concurrent Session 1: Application of Land Form Metrics to Reduce Infrastructure Impacts to River Streams
 Salam Murtada/Kevin Zytkovicz
 PDF
Concurrent Session 1: Prairie Storm Restoration


 Chris Meehan
 PDF
Concurrent Session 2: Elm Creek Dam Replacement

 Katy Thompson
 PDF
Concurrent Session 2: Bassett Creek Levee Project - A Public/Private Partnership

 Pete Willenbring
 PDF
Concurrent Session 2: South St. Paul Levee: Path to PL 84-99

 Nathan Campeau
 PDF
Lunch Presentation: Greater Water Quality in a River City

 Patrick Shea 
 PDF
Concurrent Session 3: The Complex Story of a "Simple" Map Revision

Rachael Pichelmann/Lindsey Roberts McKenzie
 PDF
Concurrent Session 3: 2D or not 2D: XP-SWMM Modeling in an Urban Environment

Tom Johnson
 PDF
Concurrent Session 3: South Fargo Floodplain Modeling With HEC-RAS Combined 1D/2D

Adam Nies/Greg Thompson
 PDF
Concurrent Session 4: Hazard Mitigation Applications: Requirements & Important Considerations Steve McMaster
 PDF
Concurrent Session 4: Plans That Work Are Plans That Matter

 Jeff Henson
 PDF
Concurrent Session 4: Demystifying FEMA's Non-Regulatory Products

 Rita Weaver
 PDF
Plenary Session B: Addressing Floodplain Management: One Watershed One Plan

 Lucas Youngsma
 PDF
 Plenary Session B: The Modernization of Minnesota Countywide Flood Insurance Rate Maps

 Sarah Hayman
  PDF
Plenary Session B: Minnesota Silver Jackets Projects - Reducing Flood Risk by Building Partnerships
 Terry Zien
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