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Day 3: Wednesday, May 22

7:00 – 5:00 

Registration Open 

6:45 – 3:30

Exhibit Hall Open 

6:45 – 8:30

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

Continental breakfast and refreshments will be available. 

7:00 – 10:00

Running of the Chapters - ASFPM  7th Annual 5k Fun Run & Walk

Join us for the annual ASFPM Conference 5k run/walk event! This year's race, "Rock N Run on the North Coast", will be held at beautiful Edgewater Park in Cleveland. Bus service will be provided from a pick up location near the conference hotels. The cost to register is $35 and includes a t-shirt. Participants can register for the event here.

8:30 – 10:00

Plenary Session
National Flood Insurance Program: Reauthorization and Implementation Issues

Panel Members:
1. David Maurstad, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Chief Executive of the NFIP, FEMA
2. Susan Amus, Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
3. Austin Perez, Senior Policy Representative, National Association of Realtors (NAR)
4. Rob Moore, Senior Policy Analyst, Healthy People & Thriving Communities Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Moderator: Chad Berginnis, CFM, ASFPM Executive Director

10:00 – 10:30

Break in the Exhibit Hall

Continental breakfast and refreshments will be available. Exhibit viewing will be open. This is your final chance to bid on auction items, as the silent auction closes at 10:30. 

10:30 – Noon

States Roundtable Discussion

Special Session for State Floodplain Managers and Hazard Mitigation Officers - Invitation Only

 10:30 – Noon

CONCURRENT SESSION "D" TRACKS BY FOCUS AREA
TRACK 1: Risk Communication
TRACK 2: NFIP
TRACK 3: Mitigation
TRACK 4: Mapping
TRACK 5: Modeling
TRACK 6: Stormwater 

Concurrent Session - D

D1: Innovations and Technology in Risk Communication

  • Next Generation Information and Communication Systems for Flooding
  • Making Mitigation Mainstream
  • The Observed Flood Extent: Using Multispectral Satellite Imagery to Detect and Map Historical Flood Events

D2: Social Justice Factors in Floodplain Management

  • Low Income Populations: Underrepresented Socially; Overrepresented as Victims of Natural Disasters. Using  the Law to Solve a Serious Problem
  • Socioeconomic Factors Affecting Coastal Communities' Participation in CRS
  • Equity & Social Justice: What King County, Washington is Doing to Manage Floodplains More Equitably

D3: Risk Assessments to Improve Transportation Infrastructure Resilience

  • Resiliency, Emergency Management, Case Studies, Applied & Academic Research
  • Using Best Available Floodplain Information to Increase Resiliency
  • Assessing the Vulnerability of Transportation Infrastructure to Climate Stressors in San Diego, California

D4: Mapping Issues with Sea Level Rise and Coastal Erosion

  • 30-Years of FEMA Sea Level Rise Studies and Future Focus Areas
  • Great Lakes Coastal Flood Hazard Studies Are More Than Meets the Eye
  • Modernizing Coastal Erosion and the Primary Frontal Dune

D5: Modeling for Local Flood Risk Planning

  • Lisbon Flooding Problematics - Proactive Decision-Making Supported by a Novel Integrated Numerical Modeling Approach
  • Regional Flooding Challenges and Approaches – City of Canfield Bradford-Briarcliff Flood Mitigation Study
  • Two-Dimensional Floodplain Modeling in Downtown Baltimore

D6: Stormwater Asset Management Tools

  • An Urban Stream Manager’s Guide to Field-Based Master Planning
  • GIS Showcase: FPA Tools for Stormwater Management
  • Enhancing Your Asset Management Strategy - Innovative Approaches in Stormwater Asset Collection and Evaluation
Noon - 1:30

Lunch on Your Own

Exhibit viewing will be open. 

12:30 – 1:30

Chapter Networking Lunch

Please bring your own lunch. 

1:30 – 3:00

CONCURRENT SESSION "E" TRACKS BY FOCUS AREA
TRACK 1: Risk Communication
TRACK 2: NFIP
TRACK 3: Mitigation
TRACK 4: Mapping 
TRACK 5: Modeling  
TRACK 6: Dams and Levees 
TRACK 7: NBF
TRACK 8: Coastal 
TRACK 9: States Day

Concurrent Session - E

E1: State and Local Risk Communication Initiatives 1

  • Denver FloodWalk: Visualizing Flood Risk in an Urban Park
  • Letting it Flow: Sharing Local Stories that Inspire Personal Mitigation Action
  • Digital Outreach and Education for Rural Communities

E2: Floodplain Management Policy and Regulations

  • The BFEs Are(n’t) All Right: An Assessment of Elevation Certificates and Implications to the NFIP
  • A Cumulative Standard for Substantial Improvement: Our Rocket to the Moon
  • Managing Urban Floodplains in Fort Worth, Texas

E3: Mitigation through Better Building Performance

  • Evaluating your FPM building design and construction requirements in a post-disaster environment
  • Building Performance and Outreach after the Recent Hurricanes
  • Predicting Flood Damage using Probability Theory

E4: FEMA Mapping Tools and Resources

  • FEMA Flood Map Tools for Floodplain Managers
  • Capturing Data Delivery on the FEMA GeoPlatform
  • Supporting Local Government through Advisory Products and GIS Analysis

E5: 2D Modeling for State Programs

  • Regulating 2D Models – Opportunities and Lessons Learned from CHAMP
  • The Future of BLE Data: How Louisiana is Using BLE Data to Supplement Their CTP Program
  • Moving Forward in Kentucky: Approaches to 2D Modeling and Risk MAP Integration

E6: Dam and Levee Systems Management

  • Interfaces between Earthen Levees and Hard Structures: Understanding and Managing their Performance
  • Estimating and Evaluating Spillway Capacities of Guadalupe Valley Hydroelectric System Dams on Guadalupe River, Texas
  • Dam Rehabilitation Grant Program-  Incorporating mitigation and floodplain management to reduce risk

E7: Restoring Natural and Beneficial Functions

  • Healthy Wetlands, Healthy Watersheds: Leveraging State Wetland Restoration and Protection Programs to Improve Watershed Health
  • Restoring More Natural and Beneficial Functions of Floodplains
  • The Floodplain Explorer: Prioritizing Floodplain Restoration in the Mississippi River Basin

E8: Sea Level Rise Adaptation

  • Retreating for Resilience: Legal and Policy Tools for Relocating Development from Floodplains
  • Adapting to Climate Change vs Traditional Flood Mitigation – What’s the Difference?
  • U.S. Federal Climate Resiliency Policy: Is it Advancing or Retreating?

E9: State Day - Mitigation

  • 15 Years as a SHMO - Lessons Learned
  • Community Technical Assistance: A Model for Mitigation Action
  • Successfully Integrating Climate Adaptation into the Massachusetts Hazard Mitigation Plan
3:00 – 3:30

Break and Final Exhibits Viewing in the Exhibit Hall

Snacks and refreshments will be available. This is the final time to view exhibits. 

3:30 – 5:00

CONCURRENT SESSION "F" TRACKS BY FOCUS AREA
TRACK 1: Warning Systems 
TRACK 2: NFIP
TRACK 3: MItigation
TRACK 4: Mapping
TRACK 5: Modeling
TRACK 6: Stormwater
TRACK 7: Post-Disaster 
TRACK 8: Coastal 
TRACK 9: States Day

Concurrent Session - F

F1: Local Flood Warning Systems

  • Real-Time Dynamic Flood Inundation Mapping
  • North Central Texas Collaborates on Flood Warning: A Cooperative Success Story
  • The Future Is Now:  Flood Forecasting in Harris County, Texas

F2: Guidance for Local Floodplain Administrators

  • Floodplain Forms: Floodplain Management Streamlined
  • Navigating the New EC: Understanding the Changes and Updates to the FEMA Elevation Certificate
  • Floodplain Management within a 2D Floodplain/Floodway Special Flood Hazard Area

F3: Floodproofing Successes

  • Dry-floodproofing: Recent Case Studies in NYC
  • Stories of Resilience: How Smart Companies Out-Smart Floods
  • Floodproofing Critical Infrastructure: the Tacoma Central Treatment Plant Flood Protection Project

F4: Advances in Mapping

  • LOMA’s for the Masses – A quick guide to multiple LiDAR LOMAs
  • MAAPnext - A Next Step to Evolving Floodplain Mapping
  • Informing floodplain management and hazard communication through probabilistic flood inundation maps

F5: Modeling Waves and Coastal Erosion

  • Wave Overtopping - A Key Piece in Predicting Coastal Flood Hazards
  • Modeled Storm Impacts Validated: Lake Ontario Spring 2017 Flooding Event
  • Modeling and Mapping Applications for Wave Overtopping on the Great Lakes

F6: Local Holistic Stormwater Management Approaches

  • Using Regional Stormwater Solutions to Promote Quality Sustainable Development
  • 7th Avenue Creek Flood Mitigation and Flood Reduction Master Plan: Developing a Plan to Meet Multiple Objectives and Funding Opportunities
  • Robbins, IL : Re-imagining Stormwater Investment

F7: Post-Disaster Responses to Recent Events

  • Emergency Home Repairs Virgin Islands – Creating the Program Identity to Achieve Success
  • Implementation of Hazard Mitigation under the Sector-Based Approach in Puerto Rico
  • Positioning Mitigation Success in Puerto Rico Post-Maria

F8: Coastal Decision Support Tools

  • Coastal Barrier Resources System Tools and Data Updates from the USFWS and FEMA
  • Adapting Stormwater Management for Coastal Floods
  • Community Involvement with the Monitoring of Water Levels and King Tide Events

F9: State Day - NFIP

  • SCORE CAVs - A New Strategy on Building Regional and Statewide Flood Resiliency
  • First Steps to Correcting Violations
  • The EMAC Solution to Floodplain Recovery
3:30 – 5:00

NFFA Meeting 

5:30 – 7:30

Foundation Donors Reception and Live Auction (invitation only)

 

Open Evening - Enjoy Your Night in Cleveland!

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