TRAINING & EVENT UPDATE
Alabama Association of Floodplain Managers Upcoming Events:
2018 Fall Conference
It's that time of year again...time for AAFM's Fall Conference. The Conference will be held once again in sunny, beautiful Orange Beach. We are anticipating a wide variety of speakers again this year for enriching your floodplain management knowledge. More details about the program will be forthcoming in the next month. More details can be found on the registration page. Go to the registration page using the link below.
Fall Conference: October 22 - 24, 2018 Click here for online registration
If you prefer to send a check and use a printed form, you can get your application form HERE
Go to the registration page for booking your group rate at the SpringHill Suites - Orange Beach at the Wharf (conference rate is $99/night). If you prefer to call to make your hotel reservation, the hotel's phone number is (251) 943-6600
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.