2018 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference

201 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 Assessment Training 
  • 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
  • BBS Credits TBD...

The following documents will be posted here...
  • Conference Agenda
  • Link to Online Registration 
  • BBS Credit Approval Letter
  • Hotel Tax Exemption Information & forms
  • Sponsorship Application
  • Exhibitor (Nonprofit/Government Agency) Application
  • Golf Outing Registration

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 9th, 2018.)  Please call The Doubletree 614-885-3334 for reservations and indicate that you are attending the “OFMA Conference”.

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 .