PAFPM 2019 Conference Agenda

September 10-11, 2019

Harrisburg, PA 



CONFERENCE EVE: September 9

 Time Event
 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM                                

 Networking Social, O'Reilly's Tap Room and Kitchen-Central Hotel. Select this option during Registration-extra fee required.




DAY 1: September 10


 Time  Session
 7:30 AM-8:30 AM  Registration and Continental Breakfast
 8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Conference Welcome, PAFPM
 8:35 AM - 9:00 AM     

 NFIP Legislation and Reauthorization, FEMA Region III

 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Pennsylvania NFIP Coordination and Floodplain Management   Strategic Plan, PEMA, Tetra-Tech
 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Pennsylvania Flood Mapping Application: Focus Group, Penn State   University
 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM  Break: Refreshments and Exhibitors

 10:30 AM - NOON                              

 Flood Risk and Impact Data

    • Flood Impacts Catalog & Local Storm Reports Creator, National Weather Service - State College
    • Rapid Deployment of Small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) for Post-Hurricane Disaster Assessment, T&M Associates
    • The New Normal? Understanding Changing Precipitation in the Mid-Atlantic, Earth & Environmental Systems Institute
 NOON - 1:15 PM  LUNCH and Exhibitors
 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

 Local Floodplain Management

    • Floodplain Restoration and Stormwater Management Projects: How Are They Performing?, LandStudies, Inc.
    • City of Philadelphia: Organizing a City Around Flooding, City of Philadelphia-Licenses & Inspection
    • NFIP Compliance and Best Practices, FEMA Region III
 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM  Break: Refreshments and Exhibitors
 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

 Engineering Solutions

    • Pilot Study: Site Specific Hydrologic & Hydraulic Analyses for Assessing Transportation Infrastructure Vulnerability, NTM Engineering, Michael Baker International
    • NFIP Regulations and I-Codes: A Comparison, Nechamen Consulting
    • Proposed Criteria for Converting Approximate Zone A to Zone AE, Taylor Wiseman & Taylor
 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM  WELCOME RECEPTION in the ATRIUM (included with Conference   Registration)




DAY 2: September 11


 Time  Session
 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  Full Breakfast
 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM                                          Flood Mitigation
  • Selinsgrove: A Pilot for Flood Resilient Communities, Penn State Hamer Center for Community Design, Selinsgrove Borough
  • Maximizing Benefits of Acquired Land Using Riparian Buffers, American Rivers, DCNR
  • Coming Together: How Four Communities are Rising Above Floods, Tetra-Tech
  • Non-Structural Mitigation Measures, USACE-Baltimore District
 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM  Break: Refreshments and Exhibitors
 10:30 AM - NOON      

 Flood Engagement Tools, and Partnerships

      • Stormwater Educational Tools from Penn State Extension, Penn State Extension
      • Lackawanna County Flood Risk Coalition, FEMA Region III, LCFRC
      • Managing Current & Future Flood Risk Through USACE Partnerships, USACE-Pittsburgh District
 NOON - 1:00 PM

 LUNCH                                                                                           PAFPM Business Meeting (Current and prospective PAFPM members   welcome)

 Concurrent              1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   

 PAFPM Committee Meetings (Policy & Legislative, Education &   Outreach, Mapping & Technical, Membership)

 Concurrent                          1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 NFIP Training for Local Floodplain Managers (Free. Select to attend during conference registration or visit the training registration site)


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