2018 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference

2018 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference
August 1-2, 2018

THEME:  NFIP for the 21st Century

The Doubletree, Columbus/Worthington
175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43235

The Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference is an annual training event that focuses on various elements of floodplain management, such as regulations, insurance, mapping, engineering, and natural benefits.  The conference is intended to develop and expand the capabilities of floodplain management professionals throughout Ohio.  Conference sessions are designed to provide local floodplain managers with information and skills necessary to implement effective floodplain management programs within their respective communities.

The Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference is a cooperative effort between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), and the Ohio Floodplain Management Association (OFMA). 

This year's conference will include:
  • Floodplain Manager Bootcamp
  • 3 Concurrent Presentation Tracks
  • Substantial Damage Estimator Training - NEW 
  • Coastal Floodplain Management Workshop - NEW 
  • Ethics for Floodplain Managers & Professional Engineers - NEW 
  • IMMERSED - A Virtual Reality Experience About Flood & Resilience - NEW 
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Exam (8/2)

Continuing Education:
  • 12 Continuing Education Credits (CEC) toward CFM Certification - ASFPM
  • 12 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours for Engineering Professionals
  • 2 CECs toward Ethics Training Requirements
  • 8 BBS Credits


The following documents are available for download at the bottom of the webpage:
  • Hotel Tax Exemption Information & forms
  • Sponsorship Application
  • Exhibitor (Nonprofit/Government Agency) Application
  • W-9 for The Meeting Connection 
  • BBS Credit Approval Letter

Overnight Accommodations are available at the The Doubletree, Columbus/Worthington Hotel for $109/night + taxes.  Room rates and availability cannot be guaranteed beyond Monday, July 16th, 2018.)  Please call The Doubletree 614-885-3334 for reservations and indicate that you are attending the “OFMA Conference”.

Please note the following:
  • We are working with a new conference registration system coordinated through THE MEETING CONNECTION.  Please note the change in payment contact and address.
  • Currently, our agenda has a few open sessions.  We are working to provide our attendees with useful and relevant content and will fill these gaps in the agenda.  We will continually update the information on this website for your reference.

All conference information will be posted on this website.  For questions about this conference, please contact 614-265-1006 or alicia.silverio@dnr.state.oh.us .
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