TRAINING & EVENT UPDATE
Alabama Association of Floodplain Managers Upcoming Events:
2018 Spring Workshops
It's that time of year again...time for AAFM's two Spring Workshops. They are planned again in April/May for Cullman and Foley. We have worked out the details for the agenda and location for the first workshop in Foley; the Cullman workshop will have more details shortly. The details can be found on the respect registration pages. Go to those web pages using the links below.
South Spring Seminar: April 30, 2018 Click here for online registration
> Agenda available here
North Spring Seminar: May 17, 2018 Click here for online registration
> Agenda available here
Alabama Office of Water Resources NFIP Office Upcoming Events:
Coming in 2018: Floodplain Management Concepts 2-Day Workshop
We will offer a 2-day workshop based on one of the 4-day advanced floodplain management course which is a dynamic and interactive course covering National Flood Insurance Program Floodplain Rules and Regulations in Depth, Local Floodplain Manager Roles and Responsibilities, Letters of Map Change and Preparing for Post-Disaster Responsibilities. Each topic is designed to be discussed and reviewed in detail.
Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM) or community officials with 2 years of full-time floodplain management experience. Government officials will take precedence.
MORE INFORMATION TO COME
Past AAFM Events:
2017 AAFM Fall Conference
The 2017 Alabama Association of Floodplain Managers Fall Conference was held on September 25-27, 2017 in Orange Beach, AL at the Springhill Suites at the Wharf. The 10th annual fall conference was the first year it was held in Orange Beach. The conference was attended by over 100 participants representing 32 local governments, several state and federal government agencies, private industry companies, and academia. Members will be able to access copies of the technical presentations from the conference on the AAFM website.
A special thanks to our sponsoring firms for the generous support, not only in sponsoring our breaks, Monday evening event, and the Dolphin Cruise, but for supporting the organization through their attendance and participation in the conference proceedings. Sponsors for this year’s conference were Amec Foster Wheeler, Atkins, Dewberry, Smart Vent, Schoel Consulting Engineers, and Watershed Geo.