NJAFM 2018 Annual Conference – Abstract Submission DEADLINE IS JULY 15th, 2018
The 14th annual NJAFM conference will highlight activities that have proven effective in protecting people and property from the impact of floods and storms, and the importance of maintaining these core activities through comprehensive hazard mitigation efforts.
The NJAFM annual conference is the premier floodplain management conference in the Northeast. With more than 50 speakers and several hundred participants, this is the conference that regional floodplain managers from the public and private sector plan to attend. In addition, many consulting firms and product vendors associated with floodplain management attend as well.
The NJAFM Conference Committee invites your active participation by submitting an abstract for presentation at this important conference. Suggested topics include:
• Flood Hazard Identification and Mapping
• National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
• Shoreline Stabilization
• Stormwater Management
• Code Enforcement
• Community Rating System (CRS)
• Flood Standards and Regulations
• Flood Vulnerability Assessments
• Emergency Management
• Regional Sediment Management
• Hazard Mitigation Planning
• Education, Outreach, Awareness
• Property Acquisition
• Climate Change
• Structural Elevation and Floodproofing
• Professional Development
• Flood Modeling
• Water Resource Management
• Habitat Restoration
• Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Presentation Abstracts should be no more than 250 words and should identify the presenter, presenter’s affiliation and presentation title. In addition, presenter should identify which topical area is the best fit for the presentation.
Deadline for submission of Abstracts: July 15, 2018
Presenters will be notified of acceptance by: August 15, 2018
Presentation length will be limited to 20 minutes, as part of a 1.5 hour concurrent session, with three presenters per session. Adequate time is provided for moderated Q/A during each session. Power point or other visual aids are encouraged.
Presenters who are accepted are required to register and pay for the conference.