2023 MNAFPM Conference
Living with Levees - Flooding of the Midwest Plains

Moorhead, MN, November 1-3, 2023
The 2023 MNAFPM conference will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Moorhead. The MNAFPM annual 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 Courtyard by Marriott Reservations need to be made by October 12, 2023 in order to receive the discounted group rate of $129 plus tax for standard rooms. Book through this link or call the front desk at 218-284-1000.

Wednesday (11/1)
10:00am - Conference Opens
10:00am - 4:45pm -  Training Seminar(s)
4:45pm - 7:30pm - Exhibitor Social & Welcome Plenary

Thursday (11/2)
7:30am - 9:15am - Breakfast & Morning Plenary
9:30am - 12:00pm - Concurrent Sessions
11:45am - 1:30pm - Lunch Plenary & Awards
1:45pm - 4:30pm - Concurrent Sessions
4:30pm - 5:00pm  - Speaker Awards & Raffle

Friday (11/3)
8:00am - 9:00am - Breakfast & MNAFPM Annual Meeting
9:30am - 12:30pm - Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Exam
9:30am - 2:00pm: - Field Tour (separate registration required)

Conference Planning Committee

Co-Chair: Riley Mondloch, SEH

Co-Chair: Stephanie Thulien, Kimley Horn

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

Brady Nahkala, Bolton & Menk

Lisa Odens, Houston Engineering, Inc.

Jordan Thole, SEH

Joe Waln, Barr Engineering

Terry Zien, USACE

Bret Zimmerman, Houston Engineering, Inc.

Future Conference Locations

2024 - Potentially Southeast MN