2019 KAMM Conference

 

Save the Date!

KAMM’s 15th Anniversary! 

2019 KAMM Conference 

Lake Barkley State Resort Park, Cadiz

2019 KAMM Conference

KAMM XV: Celebrate the Past, Inspire the Future

September 16, Pre-conference Day Workshops and Activities

September 17 – 19, 2019 Annual Conference 

 

KAMM celebrates 15 years as an association.  Come Celebrate with Us!! 

Save the date for the 2019 conference.  For planning purposes, the cost of the conference is $175 for members, $200 for non-members.  Registration to open in May.  See lodging info below. 

 

2019 KAMM Conference Call for Abstracts 

We invite KAMM friends to take part in this year’s annual conference and pre-conference activities by submitting an abstract for the conference program.  We are seeking abstracts suitable to this year’s theme – KAMM XV: Celebrate the Past, Inspire the Future for our anticipated largest conference ever.

If you are a local, regional, or federal official, an agency, a consultant, a KAMM member, or anyone else with an interest in mitigation, codes or standards, stormwater management, green infrastructure, stream restoration, or community revitalization, we invite you to be a part of our conference program. Has your community implemented a project, plan, or action that you want to showcase?  Have you collaborated with the private sector or state partners to identify and mitigate a key piece of infrastructure?  

Session Types to benefit beginner, intermediate or advanced audiences

  • Workshops (2, 3 or 4 hours)
  • Concurrent Sessions (30 or 50 minutes)
  • Plenary Sessions

Potential Topics

  • Mitigation Initiatives
  • Risk Management Tools
  • Green Infrastructure
  • Education Projects
  • Community Engagement
  • Grants Projects
  • Mapping Tools
  • Higher Standards
  • Mapping and Innovation
  • Program Development
  • Stormwater & Stream Programs
  • Floodplain and Stormwater Management
  • Program or Project Integration
  • Mitigation Techniques & Best Practices
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Lessons Learned
  • Mitigation Successes: Acquisition, Retrofit, Floodproofing
  • Public Assistance

The deadline for abstract submissions is April 19, 2019.  

To Submit Link to  Call for Abstracts.  

 

Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Exam

KAMM will host the CFM Exam on Monday, September 16, 1:00 – 4:00pm

The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) has established a national program for professional certification of floodplain managers.  The program recognizes continuing education and professional development that enhance the knowledge and performance of local, state, federal and private sector floodplain managers.  The ASFPM CFM Program is directed toward individuals from widely varying occupations, interests, and educational backgrounds who have routine floodplain management duties.  This includes representatives from the following groups: community/state/federal officials, the private sector, academia, interest groups, and private citizens.

Application to Take the Exam:  To take the CFM exam, you must be registered through the ASFPM and pay a fee to take the CFM Exam.  Visit the ASFPM website (www.floods.org) for details or link directly To Apply for ASFPM CFM Certification.

 

Conference Lodging

We have reserved various types of lodging (lodge rooms, suites, and cabins).  Link to Lodging  for information.

 

Lake Barkley State Resort Park Maps and Information links

 

More Conference info to Come!

 

Time to Renew KAMM Membership

Join KAMM for 2019!  Link to Join KAMM.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KAMM mailing address: KAMM, PO Box 1016, Frankfort, KY 40602-1016.  

Have questions, contact us at help@kymitigation.org.  Don’t forget to join the KAMM group on LinkedIn and Facebook.