2014 Annual Conference: Call for Abstracts and Exhibitors

Post date: May 27, 2014 3:41:41 PM

The 2014 Annual Conference will be held in Duluth, MN at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center. The theme of this year's conference is, "It Doesn't Flood Here! Locations Not Historically Prone to Flooding."

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 19, several training opportunities and a field tour will be offered. The conference will take place on Thursday, November 20 with plenary and concurrent sessions, networking events and a comprehensive products/services exposition. The CFM exam will be given on Friday, November 21.

Abstract Topics Include:

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

Anyone wishing to make a presentation must submit an abstract describing the material to be presented. Please include a brief bio and small head-shot photo of yourself. E-mail your abstract submission to Mary Presnail.

Abstracts are due July 14, 2014. Authors will be notified on July 21st. Authors selected as presenters must register for the conference. The content of concurrent sessions will be guided by the selected abstracts.

The topics listed above are not intended to be comprehensive, only to give an idea of possible presentations related to the “It Doesn't Flood Here” theme.

To receive exhibitor / sponsor information and forms email or call Justin Klabo 651-765-2933.

For more information, please see the full "Call for Abstracts and Exhibitors" form attached.

For information on becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, click here.