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2020 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference

posted Jun 8, 2020, 9:57 AM by OFMA   [ updated Oct 19, 2020, 6:44 AM ]

Due to COVID-19, the Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference will be offered as a WEBINAR SERIES at no cost. 

Dates:  December 8th and 15th, 2020

CREDITS:  Individuals will be able to obtain professional education credits (Continuing Education Credits (CEC) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)) for participation.  


OFMA is seeking presentations for this webinar series that focus on the following:

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Flood Insurance
Flood Hazard Mapping
Damage Assessment
Flood Mitigation
Structural Flood Control (Dams, Levees, etc…)
Data, Engineering, & Modeling
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Water Resources Management
Education & Outreach
Green Infrastructure & Stormwater Management
Coastal Floodplain Management
Building Code 
Using Technology and Media for Floodplain Management

Submission Information.  The Call for Presenters is open to anyone interested in making a presentation in the webinar series. Submissions will be reviewed by the Conference Planning Committee and selected based on content and relevance to floodplain management.  Submissions must be received by November 2, 2020 to be considered for presentation.  Incomplete or late submissions may be refused.  


Submissions must be concise and provide an accurate description of the policy, educational, scientific, engineering, or technological material to be presented during the webinar.  

Submissions must be submitted through the ONLINE PRESENTATION SUBMITTAL FORM.  


Will be notified of acceptance of the presentation by November 13, 2020.

Have the option of pre-recording their presentation for the webinar or presenting LIVE during the series as the scheduled time.  Presenters who pre-record their webinar must be available during their assigned session to answer questions.

Should develop your presentation using the sort of detailed and useful material that you would like to have presented to yourself.  Presentations focused on delivering a “sales pitch” approach will not be accepted.

Will received detailed including schedule and information relevant to participating in the webinar series upon notification of acceptance.

Length and focus of presentation.  Presentations will be allotted 30, 45, or 60-minute sessions, unless otherwise indicated on the agenda.  Please emphasize conclusions and recommendations in your presentation based upon your professional experience(s).

QUESTIONS?  Please contact Alicia Silverio at 614.265.1006 or .

Oct 2, 2020, 9:32 AM