Call for Abstracts 2018

2018 MnAFPM Conference


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Abstracts due July 11, 2018

Conference will be November 14-16, 2018 in Mankato, Minnesota


  • Day 1: training sessions & field tour
  • Day 2: plenary and concurrent sessions, lunch speaker
  • Day 3: CFM exam


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, several training opportunities and a field tour will be offered. The conference will take place on Thursday, with plenary and concurrent sessions, networking events and a comprehensive products/services exposition. The CFM exam will be given on Friday.

Potential Abstract Topics Include

  • Restoration/Mitigation Plans
  • Impacts of Recent Floods
  • Urban Flooding & Drainage Systems
  • Emergency Response
  • Regulatory Updates
  • Levee/Dam Issues
  • New Technology
  • Public Awareness/Education
  • Hydrologic & Hydraulic Modeling
  • Climate Adaptation
  • Flood Protection Measures
  • Climate Resilience

Abstract Submittal Process

Anyone wishing to make a presentation must submit an abstract describing the material to be presented. Authors selected as presenters must register for the conference. The content of concurrent sessions will be guided by the abstracts submitted by potential conference speakers. The topics listed above are not intended to be comprehensive, only to give an idea of possible presentations.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

To receive exhibitor / sponsor information, please call/email Rebecca Nestingen at (651) 490-2175 or