Call for Abstracts 2019

2019 MnAFPM Conference


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Abstracts due July 26, 2019

Conference will be November 13-15, 2019 in Marshall, Minnesota


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

  • Climate Resilience
  • Restoration/Mitigation Plans
  • Urban Flooding & Drainage Systems
  • Hydrologic & Hydraulic Modeling

  • Impacts of Recent Floods
  • Climate Adaptation
  • Emergency Response
  • Flood Protection Measures

  • Regulatory Updates
  • Levee/Dam Issues
  • New Technology
  • Public Awareness/Education

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.

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