2024 MNAFPM Conference


2024 Joint MNAFPM-IFSMA Conference 

November 13-15, 2024 

DoubleTree by Hilton - Austin, MN (formerly Holiday Inn)


The 2024 MNAFPM conference will be a joint conference with the Iowa Floodplain and Stormwater Management Association, to be held November 13-15 in Austin MN

Conference attendees consist of federal, state and local government officials, planners, engineers, consultants, researchers, educators, watershed organizations, realtors, appraisers, and insurance agents. The conference agenda will focus on hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain management guidance, recovery programs, flood control projects, case studies, and mapping. 

Hotel: The conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton (formerly the Holiday Inn)

A block of 75 rooms has been reserved at a rate of of $145 plus tax. Reservations by phone at 507-433-1000. Many alternative accommodations are within close proximity. The Cobblestone Hotel is recommended. 

Tentative Schedule
Wednesday (11/13) - Trainings, tour, and evening exhibitors reception
Thursday (11/14)  - Breakout & plenary sessions
Friday (11/15) - CFM Exam

Conference Planning Committee

Co-Chair: Stephanie Thulien, Kimley Horn

Co-Chair: Bret Zimmerman, Houston Engineering, Inc.

Josh Accola, Stantec

Matt Bauman, MnDNR

Andrea Crabtree, City of Moorhead

Roberta Cronquist, Bolton & Menk

Kristy Dellwo, HSEM

Erik Francis, City of St Louis Park

Travis Kluthe, Stantec

Daniel Kvasnicka, HDR

Tony Miller, City of Plymouth

Riley Mondloch, SEH

Brady Nahkala, Bolton & Menk

Lisa Odens, Houston Engineering, Inc.

Jordan Thole, SEH

Joe Waln, Barr Engineering

Terry Zien, USACE