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AAFM 2021 Virtual Spring Workshop

The 2021 Spring Workshop will be virtual and held on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021.  Registration includes a full slate of speakers.  The virtual meeting room will be available at 8:45am with the workshop introductions and presentations commencing at 9:00am. More information about the program is provided below in the agenda and the virtual meeting room login information will be sent to you upon registration for the workshop. 

To ensure proper planning for the event, we strongly that you pre-register using the online registration. The proposed agenda for the workshop is as follows: 

9:00 - 9:15:     Welcome – AAFM Board of Directors
                         -Josh Yates - President of AAFM - City of Birmingham 


9:15 - 9:45:     Utilizing FEMA and State Programs to Reduce Local Flood Risk
                          -Mary Rountree - FEMA


9:45 - 10:15:    Lessons Learned in Risk Communication & Risk Management for Dams
                           -Katy Goolsby-Brown - FEMA


10:15 - 10:30:  Break


10:30 - 11:00:  Is Your Stormwater BMP an Injection Well? 
                          -Michael Bateman - Project Hydrology 


11:00 - 11:30:  Website Tools – Water Surface Elevation Grids on Alabama
                          Flood Map
                           - Jordan Hayes - Wood


11:30 - 12:00:  Alabama Flood Hazard Mitigation: Historical Comparison to  
                           Other Region 4 States   
                          -Byron Hinchey - S&ME


12:00 - 1:00:    Lunch


1:00 - 1:30:      USGS Stream Stats
                          -George Putman - City of Birmingham 


1:30 - 2:00:      Alternatives to Traditional Floodplain Hazard Mitigation 
                          -Corey Garyotis - ADECA - NFIP Director


2:00 - 2:30:      Gulf-TREE  
                          -Mikaela Heming - MS-AL Sea Grant Consortium - MS State Univ.


2:30 – 3:00:    Culvert Replacement Projects
                          -Mark Simpson - Schoel Engineering 


3:00 - 3:15:      Closing Remarks  - Fall Conference Reminder 
                          -Chuck Lay - Vice President of AAFM - City of Foley 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Additional Info:
Charles A Lay
Joshua D Yates
Registration is required
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event