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2015 Call for Abstracts

posted May 26, 2015, 12:47 PM by Flood Fight   [ updated Jul 6, 2015, 8:02 AM ]

Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers

Annual Conference

 “Just Say No… to Moor Flooding”

 November 18-20, 2015|Moorhead Marriott


Deadline: Thursday, July 2, 2015

 Submit an abstract online

The Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers (MnAFPM) encourages federal, state, and local government officials, planners, engineers, consultants, researchers, educators, watershed organizations, realtors, appraisers and insurance agents to attend the conference.  On Wednesday, November 18, several training opportunities and a field tour will be offered.  The conference will take place on Thursday, November 19 with plenary and concurrent sessions, networking events and a comprehensive products/services exposition.  The CFM exam will be given on Friday, November 20.

Abstracts are due by Thursday, July 2, 2015, and must be submitted electronically. The content of concurrent sessions will be guided by the abstracts submitted by potential conference speakers. The topics listed below are not intended to be comprehensive, only to give an idea of possible presentations related to the “Just Say No… to Moor Flooding”.

· Restoration/Mitigation Plans

· Regulatory Updates

· Hydrologic & Hydraulic Modeling

· Impacts of Recent Floods

· Urban Flooding & Drainage Systems

· Emergency Response

    · Flood Protection Measures

· Levee/Dam Issues

· New Technology

· Public Awareness/Education

NOTE:  Accepted presenters are required to register for the conference.



Deadline:  Friday, October 16, 2015


MnAFPM would like to invite you to sponsor and/or exhibit at the annual conference in Moorhead, MN.  Sponsors and exhibitors are an important part of the conference every year, and we want to thank you for all of your support in the past and with the upcoming conference in November.  Registration will start in early September.  If you have questions please call Justin Klabo at (763) 463-5036.


Register Online (coming in September)

View a PDF of the exhibitor invitation (coming in September)


Exhibitor Benefits:

  • One complimentary registration for exhibitors and silver/gold level sponsors
  • Two complementary registrations for platinum level sponsors 
  • Sponsors will have logo on table tents, conference schedule boards, in the conference program, newsletter and website.