Upcoming events

    • September 17, 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • PEMA HQ, 1310 Elmerton Avenue, Training Room #103, Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Register

    PAFPM, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), is pleased to offer NFIP Training for Floodplain Managers in conjunction with the PAFPM 2018 Annual Conference.

    This training will inform and educate community representatives involved in the administration and enforcement of local land use and permitting processes aimed at flood risk reduction and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) compliance, highlighting specific topics critical to effective Program implementation. Zoning and building code officials, elected leaders, engineers, solicitors, and anyone with an interest in learning more about how to practically apply flood maps and requirements in his/her community, as well as understand the insurance implications of development decisions, should attend.

    Training topics include:

    • Introduction to the NFIP 
    • Flood Insurance Reform
    • Accessing and Using Flood Hazard Data
    • Administering Floodplain Ordinances
    • Permitting Process
    • Floodplain Ordinance Enforcement
    • Pre- and Post-Disaster Considerations
    • Changing Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and Flood Insurance Reports (FIS)
    • Useful Resources and the Community Rating System (CRS)

    Training is free but space is limited. If interest exceeds capacity, priority will be given to local officials.

    3 CECs for CFM will be awarded 

    Note that this event is being held one day prior to the PAFPM 2018 Annual Conference.  If you would like to attend the PAFPM 2018 Annual Conference, please register here.


    • September 18, 2018
    • September 19, 2018
    • Harrisburg, PA
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    Floodplain Management: The Next Generation

    Tools and Rules for Meeting Day to Day Challenges

    The National Flood Insurance Program is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and a lot has changed and evolved over the last five decades.  This year the conference will focus on new and exciting trends and tools in floodplain management and flood mitigation, changes to policy and subsequent impacts, the evolution of risk communication, and the future of the program.

    Please join us and the Commonwealth's floodplain management community for another fun and informative event!

    DRAFT AGENDA

    This year's annual conference will be held in Pennsylvania's capital city! 

    The Central Hotel & Conference Center
    800 E Park Drive
    Harrisburg, PA 17111

    The special room rate for PAFPM is $105 per night. Click here to book your stay online at the reduced rate.  Or dial 1-800-780-7234 and mention PAFPM.

    To kick-off the conference, PAFPM, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), is pleased to offer NFIP Training for Floodplain Managers. This free training is being held one day prior to the conference on September 17, 2018 at PEMA HQ, 1310 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA from 1pm to 4pm. For more information visit the training event page. You may elect to attend the free training as part of your conference registration as well.

    Sponsorship

    We are incredibly grateful to our partners who continue to make this event possible each year.  If you or your organization are interested in supporting the 2018 PAFPM Annual Conference please consider one of the following levels of sponsorship.

    Gold Reception Sponsor $1,200. One Gold Reception Sponsorship opportunity is available. The Gold Reception Sponsor will sponsor the reception on the first night of the conference. The Gold Reception Sponsor will receive special acknowledgement during the conference, recognition on conference signage and materials, on the PAFPM website for one year, a one-page flyer in attendee materials, and 4 complimentary registrations, as well as time allotted for a short presentation during the conference.

    Silver Sponsor $500. Silver Sponsors will receive recognition on conference signage and materials, and on the PAFPM website for one year, and 2 complimentary registrations.

    Bronze Sponsor $250. Bronze Sponsors will receive recognition on conference signage and materials, and on the PAFPM website for one year and 1 complimentary registration.

    Not a member?  Join NOW!

    Registration fee includes access to all conference sessions, breakfast and lunch both days, and the welcome reception on the evening of September 18.

    CECs for CFM will be provided.  The total number of credits will be posted once all sessions have been scheduled.

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