Upcoming events

    • May 14, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Webinar
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    Overview:

    Flooding is the #1 natural hazard to affect all Pennsylvanians. Gain a holistic understanding of the regulatory requirements for development in floodplains. Presenter of this course will provide an overview on NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) and current Pennsylvania floodplain regulations in the context of the State's model ordinance as well as International Construction Codes (ICC). Best practices and resources will be highlighted.  Participants will learn the responsibilities for design professional and local floodplain administrators/managers for managing flood risks and loss through proper planning, permitting, and design.  

    Learning Objectives: 

    • Learn about the background to the NFIP and floodplain regulations 
    • Explore the floodplain model ordinances and building code regulations
    • Understand the shared responsibility for design professionals and floodplain administrators/managers  
    • Education on guides and resources related to floodplain development 

    Targeted Audience:

    • Floodplain Managers
    • Design Professionals (Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Architects)
    • Urban Planners and Zoning Administrators
    • Building Code Officials, Building Inspectors, and Code Enforcement Inspectors


    Presenter: Josh Lippert, CFM

    Floodplain Manager - City of Philadelphia

    For questions: flood@pafpm.org 



    • June 01, 2020
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    "Resiliency is the new Sustainability"

    PAFPM 2020 Annual Conference

    As we embark into a new decade the realities of climate change are becoming more and more prevalent in our everyday lives. The idea of sustainability is now surpassed by the need to be resilient in everything we do. By the numbers, flood hazards are the #1 natural hazard to impact Pennsylvania. Impacting our communities large and small through impacts on water quality, our communities, and infrastructure to name a few. As floodplain managers and design professionals it is more important than ever to be at the forefront of resilience and make it our reality through all our collective work. Join us at our 2020 PAFPM Conference to help us lead this charge, and if you have resiliency practices to share please submit a conference proposal today!

    September 14-16

    (Field trips Monday afternoon 9/14; Conference Tuesday 9/15 through lunch on Wednesday 9/16)

    Harrisburg, PA (Radisson Hotel Harrisburg)

    Please complete this proposal form NO LATER THAN June 1st, 2020 to be considered.

    Selected presenters will be notified by July 30, 2020.

    Please direct session proposal questions to Josh Lippert at joshua.lippert@phila.gov

    Registration - Coming Soon!



    • June 01, 2020
    Register

    Sponsors make this conference possible each year and we're always so grateful for their support.  If you'd like to sponsor this year's conference head over to the registration page and select the appropriate level! 

    "Resiliency is the new Sustainability"

    PAFPM 2020 Annual Conference

    As we embark into a new decade the realities of climate change are becoming more and more prevalent in our everyday lives. The idea of sustainability is now surpassed by the need to be resilient in everything we do. By the numbers, flood hazards are the #1 natural hazard to impact Pennsylvania. Impacting our communities large and small through impacts on water quality, our communities, and infrastructure to name a few. As floodplain managers and design professionals it is more important than ever to be at the forefront of resilience and make it our reality through all our collective work. Join us at our 2020 PAFPM Conference to help us lead this charge, and if you have resiliency practices to share please submit a conference proposal today!

    September 14-16

    (Field trips Monday afternoon 9/14; Conference Tuesday 9/15 through lunch on Wednesday 9/16)

    Harrisburg, PA (Radisson Hotel Harrisburg)

    Please complete this sponsorship form NO LATER THAN June 1st, 2020.  We highly value all our PAFPM sponsors as we could not do a conference without you!

    Send these items to Josh Lippert at floodplainmanager@phila.gov

    • Logo
    • Names of attendee (if complimentary registration applies)

    What Sponsorship mean:

    • Conference Registration(s) as noted above
    • Logo on all promotional materials after June 30th, 2020
    • Conference agenda and main presentation acknowledgement
    • Poster Session
    • Gold Sponsors - exhibitor table (optional)
    • Gold Sponsors - social event speech (5 minutes)

    Please direct sponsorship questions to Josh Lippert at floodplainmanager@phila.gov



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