2019 ASFPM

ARID Regions Conference

Water Issues in the Arid Southwest

April 16-19, 2019


Hotel Albuquerque

800 Rio Grande Blvd NW

Albuquerque, NM 87104

Call for abstracts!


The New Mexico Floodplain Managers Association (NMFMA) and the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) are requesting submittal of abstracts for presentations at the 2019 Arid Regions Conference to be held April 16-19, 2018, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. You can contribute to making this an exceptional conference by participating with a presentation. This year’s agenda will be focused on three tracks: Arid Regions Floodplain Management Issues, Arid Regions Stream Restoration/Riverine Erosion Mitigation Techniques, and Technical Approaches to Flood Risk Mapping in Arid Environments.  Share your story on water issues in the southwest: What issue did you address? How did you do it? What challenges did you encounter? How can our attendees learn from your experience? What technical tools do you use and how do you use them?

To submit your proposals please click or go to this link http://www.nmfma.org/docs.ashx?id=427689 and send the completed for to aetlantus@bhinc.com.

The following information will be required: presentation title, author(s): name, contact information and brief bio (150 words max for bio), track; and abstract (300 words max for abstract).

Sponsorship Information

If you would also like to participate by being a sponsor, sponsorship information can be found on the conference site: http://www.nmfma.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=920799&module_id=315002&actr=4

Registration Information

To register for the conference or for general information, please visit http://www.nmfma.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=920799&module_id=300985


Contact Alandren Etlantus at aetlantus@bhinc.com

2018/2019 Trainings and Events


(MT-1 and MT-2) Workshop

June 27, 2018
8:30AM—4:30PM (Mountain Time)

State Emergency Operation Center (EOC)

Utah State Capitol

350 North State Street

Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Map to State Office Building

The State Floodplain Manager, Kathy Holder, FEMA would like to invite you to a full-day workshop sponsored by FEMA Region VIII and the State of Utah Division of Emergency Management Floodplain Program.  The workshop will explain the processing and information necessary to successfully obtain a LOMA or LOMR, which are routine Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) change procedures.

CFM CEC’s for course: 6

Topics to be covered:

  • Details of the LOMA and LOMR processes and information required;
  • Zone A – how to determine a Base Flood Elevation;
  • MT-1 & MT-2 specific overview.

 Please register by May 31, 2018 Class is limited.

Please see theANNOUNCEMENT for further information.

To Register, please visit Eventbrite

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