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Agenda

Full Conference: 12 CFM CECs max.

Day 1 (April 4): 3.5 CFM CECs, 6 PE CECs

Day 2 (April 5): 6 CFM CECs, 6 PE CECs

Day 3 (April 6): 6 CFM CECs, 6 PE CECs

Day 4 (April 7): 0 CECs

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April 4, 2017

Registration/Breakfast

7:00 am  -  8:00 am
Grand Bay Lobby

ISO One-on-One Meetings

8:00 am  -  5:00 pm
Hilton Training Center 5

One-on-One Reviews of the CRS Program are offered by ISO staff during the Annual Florida Floodplain Managers Conference in St. Petersburg in the “Hilton Training Room 5”. ISO Specialist will be available 8 – 5 all 3 days and do their […]

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General Session

8:00 am  -  10:00 am
Grand Bay Ballroom

Description: Executive Director Welcome – Cece McKiernan Chair Welcome – Chris Zambito Local Welcome Mayor Rick Kriseman Keynote Speaker  –  Framing Future Florida Flooding – The Perspective from Greenland and Antarctica – John Englander

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Break / First Time Orientation

10:00 am  -  10:30 am

General Session

10:30 am  -  12:00 pm
Grand Bay Ballroom

State Updates (45 min.) – Steve Martin Federal Updates (45 min.) – Susan Wilson

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Lunch

12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm

Fundamentals of Floodplain Management Course

1:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Bayboro

Floodplain management:      NFIP Overview FPAs and LOMC submittals Elevation Certificate Presentations Videos on Letters of Map Change, Flood Disasters Floodplain Manager Topics A: Using Flood Studies Workshop A: Reading DFIRM Maps Part 1 Flood County USA   Instructor: Mark […]

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Committee Meetings / Updates

1:00 pm  -  2:30 pm
Grand Bay Ballroom

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Updates/Presentation 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Open Discussion   Come learn about the FFMA committees and how you can get involved. Already a committee member? Join us for a rare opportunity for an […]

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Break

2:30 pm  -  3:00 pm
Exhibit Hall

Region Meetings / Updates

3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Grand Bay Ballroom

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Updates/Presentation (Grand Bay Ball Room) 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Open Discussion Breakout Region 1 – Grand Bay Ballroom Region 2 – St. Petersburg I Region 3 – St. Petersburg II Region 4 – St. […]

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Region Networking Social

4:30 pm  -  5:00 pm
Exhibit Hall/Grand Bay Lobby

Members Social

5:00 pm  -  7:00 pm
Exhibit Hall / Grand Bay Lobby

April 5, 2017

Registration/Breakfast

7:00 am  -  8:00 am
Grand Bay Lobby

ISO One-on-One Meetings

8:00 am  -  5:00 pm
Hilton Training Center 5

One-on-One Reviews of the CRS Program are offered by ISO staff during the Annual Florida Floodplain Managers Conference in St. Petersburg in the “Hilton Training Room 5”. ISO Specialist will be available 8 – 5 all 3 days and do their […]

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Fundamentals of Floodplain Management Course

8:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Bayboro

Disaster Operations:  Hazard and Disaster Mitigation Mitigation Assistance Programs: HMGP, Mitigation 2000 Biggert Waters and the Homeowner’s Flood Insurance Affordability Act Floodplain Manager Topics B: Overview of FEMA Hazard Mitigation Publications Workshop B: Reading DIFRM maps Part 2 Flood County […]

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CRS Breakout Session

8:30 am  -  10:00 am
St. Petersburg I

CRS Hints and Tips Session: The session is targeted to community floodplain staff that might be interested in the CRS program and to CRS Community Coordinators and other floodplain management staff. There will be a brief introduction of ISO/CRS staff […]

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Sea Level Rise Breakout Session

8:30 am  -  10:00 am
St. Petersburg II

8:30-8:45: Assessing a Community’s Risk and Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise – Libby Carnahan  Florida is currently experiencing sea level rise (SLR) and rates of rise are expected to accelerate in the future. SLR threatens natural resources, critical infrastructure,  and […]

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GIS Training Breakout Session

8:30 am  -  10:00 am
St. Petersburg III

8:30-9:00    Aerial Imagery and Georeferencing– Gordon McClung, P.E. Chastain-Skillman   9:00-9:30   Combining Traditional and Innovative Data Collection Methodologies to Develop a Comprehensive Web-Based Data-Management Portal – Nirjhar Shah, PhD, P.E., CFM, GISP, Amec Foster Wheeler Over the last decade or so, […]

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State/FEMA Training

8:30 am  -  10:00 am
Williams/Demens

Nexus for the State CRS/CAV Pilot Program Presenters:  Steve Martin, CFM, State NFIP Coordinator/Floodplain Manager; Susan Wilson, CFM, Chief, Floodplain Management and Insurance Branch, FEMA Region IV; Michael DeRuntz, CFM, SFMO In a bold FEMA-approved, innovative endeavor, DEM’s State Floodplain […]

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Break

10:00 am  -  10:30 am
Exhibit Hall

CRS Breakout Sessions

10:30 am  -  12:00 pm

10:30-11:00    How To Get The Most Out Of Your LMS In The CRS Program – David Stroud, CFM Local Mitigation Strategies are required to be updated by Counties on a 5 year cycle and CRS communities are required to […]

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Sea Level Rise Breakout Sessions

10:30 am  -  12:00 pm

10:30-10:45     Recommended Projection of Sea Level Rise in the Tampa Bay Region – Libby Carnahan  The Tampa Bay Climate Science Advisory Panel (CSAP) is an ad-hoc group of 16 key research scientists and 9 designated alternates from local, regional, state […]

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GIS Training Breakout Sessions

10:30 am  -  12:00 pm
St. Petersburg III

10:30 am -12:00 pm   GIS in Water Resources – Dean Djokic and David Totman, ESRI More info to come   Target Audience:

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State/FEMA Training

10:30 am  -  12:00 pm
Williams/Demens

Connecting the Dots – High Water Marks and Statewide Mutual Aid Agreements Presenters: Steve Martin, CFM, State NFIP Coordinator/Floodplain Manager; Richard Butgereit, GISP, DEM; Greg Landers, USACOE Jacksonville District; Michael DeRuntz, CFM, SFMO Two forward-thinking initiatives have successfully launched to enable communities to more effectively deal with flood […]

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Lunch and FFMA Strategic Plan Presentation

12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Grand Bay Ballroom

 Critical Success Factors for Strategic Planning– Chuck Roberts  Your degree of success in accomplishing ambitious goals depends heavily on having a strategic plan that’s well-aligned with your mission, narrowly focuses your human and financial resources on those items that have the […]

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CRS Breakout Sessions

1:00 pm  -  2:30 pm
St. Petersburg I

1:00-1:45   Benefits of a PPI – Josh Overmyer The 2013 CRS Coordinator’s Manual introduced a new concept – the Program for Public Information, or “PPI.” In order to maximize the available credit in CRS Activity 330, a community should consider […]

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Floodplain Management Breakout Session

1:00 pm  -  2:30 pm
St. Petersburg II

1:00-1:30   Advances in tools and technology to map flood risks and develop early warning systems – Jie Gao, PE, CFM, GISP, and Nirjhar Shah, PhD, PE, CFM, GISP, Amec Foster Wheeler More to come 1:30-2:00   Presenting Real-Time Local Flood Risk […]

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GIS Training Breakout Sessions

1:00 pm  -  2:30 pm
St. Petersburg III

1:00-2:30   Terrain Processing for Watersheds – Dean Djokic and David Totman More info to come   Target Audience:

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State/FEMA Training

1:00 pm  -  2:30 pm
Williams/Demens

Flood Insurance Overview: What local floodplain administrators and building officials should know about flood insurance Presenters: Susan Wilson, CFM, Chief, Floodplain Management and Insurance Branch Local floodplain managers and building officials are the cornerstone of the National Flood Insurance Program […]

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Break

2:30 pm  -  3:00 pm
Exhibit Hall

CRS Breakout Sessions

3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
St. Petersburg I

3:00-3:45    City of Palm Coast Floodplain and CRS program (Class 4)– Denise Bevan Local Mitigation Strategies are required to be updated by Counties on a 5 year cycle and CRS communities are required to be verified on either a 3 […]

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Outreach Session

3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
St. Petersburg II

3:00-4:30   Map Changes and Outreach:  What’s New and Different Views– Bruce Bender, Julie Yorkshire, Pete Nellius, Melanie Sexton, Des Companion, Randall Vogel Is your community or county going through or will be going through a map change? Are you up-to-date […]

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GIS Training Breakout Sessions

3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
St. Petersburg III

3:00-4:30   Watershed Solutions– Dean Djokic and David Totman, ESRI More info to come

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State/FEMA Training

3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Williams/Demens

Elevation Certificates – Getting it right Presenters:  Susan W. Wilson, CFM, Chief, Floodplain Management and Insurance Branch, FEMA; Sue K. Hopfensperger, ISO; Del Schwalls, Schwalls Consulting Elevation Certificates are a very critical tool in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  This multi-purpose document is used for floodplain management purposes to document […]

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April 6, 2017

Registration/Breakfast

7:30 am  -  8:00 am
Grand Bay Lobby

Fundamentals of Floodplain Management Course

8:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Bayboro

NFIP Requirements 60.3, and Higher Standards Flood Insurance:  Policies, Pre and Post FIRM Floodplain Manager Topics C: Challenges from Homeowners and Developers: Permitting Issues Misconceptions Workshop C: Background Floodplain Information Handwritten notes “Shotgun Review”  of FEMA 480   This is […]

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ISO One-on-One Meetings

8:00 am  -  5:00 pm
Hilton Training Center 5

One-on-One Reviews of the CRS Program are offered by ISO staff during the Annual Florida Floodplain Managers Conference in St. Petersburg in the “Hilton Training Room 5”. ISO Specialist will be available 8 – 5 all 3 days and do their […]

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GIS Café

8:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Grand Bay Ballroom

Funding Panel Session

8:30 am  -  10:00 am
St. Petersburg I

Open discussion regarding purpose, relationship and timing among different funding sources including:  Small Business Administration, Individual Assistance, Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, Flood Mitigation Assistance, Pre Disaster Mitigation and NFIP Claims and Increased Cost of Compliance.

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Storm Response Breakout Sessions

8:30 am  -  10:00 am
St. Petersburg III

Implementing SI/SD, and Substantial Damage Estimator Following Disasters! The most daunting challenge facing Floodplain Managers is dealing with seemingly endless numbers of storm-damaged homes that must be evaluated for impacts from flooding. This session will focus on general procedures and […]

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Insurance Breakout Sessions

8:30 am  -  10:00 am
Williams/Demens

Flood Insurance Changes – Where we have been to where we are going National Flood Insurance Program As a Floodplain Manager, you have a unique opportunity working directly with residents inquiring about their flood risk. Knowledge of how recent legislation […]

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Break

10:00 am  -  10:30 am

Storm Response Breakout Sessions

10:30 am  -  12:00 pm
St. Petersburg III

Roundtable on Floodplain Managers Roles and Responsibilities Following Hurricanes This session will present perspectives on key elements and the timing for responding to a myriad of issues emanating from major flood events. State, FEMA and local government leaders will discuss […]

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Insurance Breakout Sessions

10:30 am  -  12:00 pm
Williams/Demens

Enclosures and their Impact National Flood Insurance Program As a Floodplain Manager you have a unique opportunity working directly with residents inquiring about their flood risk. Residents in coastal flood plains are impacted with potentially high flood premiums when there […]

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Lunch

12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Grand Bay Ballroom

12:15-1:00: The Art and Science of Coastal Floodplain Management– NOAA Product and Partnership Updates- NOAA As the scientific community make strides in improving our understanding of coastal hazards and climate change, coastal floodplain managers and other practitioners need tools and […]

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Break

3:30 pm  -  4:00 pm

Closing Session

4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Grand Bay Ballroom

4:00: Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners – Pat Gerard, Commissioner, District 2 – Countywide 4:15: Dedication, Pride & Commitment:  Leadership Lessons From Black Hawk Down For Business & For Life – Sergeant Matt Eversmann First Sergeant Matt Eversmann (Ret.) is […]

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April 7, 2017

CFM Exam

8:00 am  -  12:00 pm

Pre-registration with ASFPM is required. Visit their website at www.floods.org to fill out the application and pay the registration fee.

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Tours

9:00 am  -  12:30 pm
Convention Center Entrance

There will be 3 tours offered. Click on each for details and info:   If you do not have PDF Reader installed, you can download it here.

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