2020 KAMM Conference


2020 KAMM Virtual Conference Overview

September 22 – 23 , 2020 Annual Conference

September 21, 2020 – Preconference Workshops

Mitigation in a Virtual World

This year’s Annual Conference will be virtual due to the pandemic.  We will host the 2021 conference in Pikeville.


Conference Registration is Open!

Follow the links:

KAMM Conference Registration Overview

Conference Rate is $100 for members and $125 for non-members.

September 21 – Preconfernece Day is free to members!  Join KAMM.

We streamlined the annual conference to 2-days (Tuesday & Wednesday).  EST.

The 2-day conference is September 22 – 23 (Tuesday – Wednesday).  We are scheduling presentations to begin at 9:00 am and end by 5:00 pm EST Tuesday and Wednesday.  KAMM Family Happy at 5:00.  

Certificates of Attendance – CECs will be provided.  We have preapproval from KAPA (planners) and ASFPM (CFMs). For AICP credit, link to https://www.planning.org/events/eventmulti/9204918/.

Are you a member?  See our current list – 2020 Membership as of 08 25 20.


Conference Speaker Agenda and Overview

Our conference speakers are lined up!  Our virtual conference is jam-packed with mitigation experts!  Our committee meetings are on Monday and the Regional meetings will occur Wednesday afternoon.  All times EST. 

Link to our updated 2020 KAMM Conference agenda.  Link to abstracts and bios in the agenda.  

Link to our 2020 KAMM Conference Speaker Overview -Final rev 


Preconference Agenda – September 21

Free to KAMM Members

Our preconference day is a mix of virtual workshops and Committee meetings.  We moved our committee meetings to Monday and they are scheduled back-to-back so that you can participate in all four committees!  

Link to the updated Preconference Agenda so you can plan your day. 

If you will only be attending Preconference Day, link to 2020 KAMM Virtual Preconference Registration


2020 KAMM Sponsors!!  

We love our sponsor, link here to see who is sponsoring our association.  


Conference Scholarships

KAMM members and local officials

The KAMM Awards and Grants Committee is offering seven (7) scholarships to the virtual conference for first-time conference attendees.

If you are interested in a conference scholarship, please send us an email to help@kymitigation.org.  Tell us your name, title and where you are located.  


Announcing the KAMM Store

KAMM has a store!  We have selected 25 items for the store inventory and you will have a hard time deciding what you want from the KAMM Store.

Order some KAMM merch, take a selfie in your new KAMM gear and you may win a daily prize at the virtual conference.  

Conference Attendees receive a Promo Code for $25 at the KAMM Store.

Check out the new KAMM Store!


KAMM Board 2019 – 2021

KAMM Board positions are for two-years (2019 conference – 2021 conference).  KAMM Board Positions include the five executive roles:

  • Chair – Mike Greene
  • Vice-Chair – Esther White
  • Secretary – Nick Grinstead
  • Treasurer – Ben Conley
  • At-Large – Geni Jo Brawner


KAMM Regional Representative Positions Open!

KAMM is divided into four regions.  During alternate years, two of the Board positions are open for elections.  Link to our KAMM Region webpage for a list of counties in each region.  

This year, KAMM Regions I and III are open for nominations. 

KAMM Regions I and III representative positions are open for nominations.

Do you know someone who would like to serve on a non-profit Board as a KAMM Regional Representative?  Are you interested in serving on the KAMM Board for a two-year term?  Join our KAMM family Board.  

KAMM Representative Roles – The KAMM Board meets monthly by conference call and in-person quarterly.  An overnight winter KAMM Retreat occurs in December.  Link to see what counties you would represent and required Board duties as a Representative.  KAMM’s At-Large Representative’s main focus is assisting the Regional Representatives so lots of support is provided.

Submit a nomination to Geni Jo Brawner @ atlarge@kymitigation.org or Mike Greene, KAMM Chair @ chair@kymitigation.org.

Nominations are being accepted from KAMM members in Regions I and III.  Geni Jo Brawner, KAMM’s At-Large Representative, will contact nominees to verify they want to be on our KAMM Board and let them know what will occur at the conference.  During the Regional Meeting, the two regions will hear from the nominees and a vote will be taken. The KAMM Board position would begin immediately after the conference.  

Submit a nomination to Geni Jo Brawner @ atlarge@kymitigation.org or Mike Greene, KAMM Chair @ chair@kymitigation.org.


Sponsor Registration is Open!

2020 KAMM Conference Sponsorship Announcement

Show your support of KAMM and increase your visibility

The KAMM Conference provides a forum for professionals involved in floodplain, emergency management and all-hazards risk mitigation to share their knowledge and experience.  The statewide appeal of this conference provides a unique opportunity for the private sector to promote their businesses to a large and geographically dispersed audience.  Over 60% of our membership consists of local, regional, state and federal agencies.

Link to 2020 KAMM Conference Sponsorship Invitation Final for detailed information.

Sponsorship Summary

We also provide additional opportunities for Sponsor/s participation as conference session Moderators and to be published in KAMM’s semi-annual newsletters.  Sponsors will receive recognition and listing in Sponsor webpage and during the virtual conference.

Conference Sponsor Levels & Benefits

KAMM has five levels of sponsorship packages!  Almost all of the Sponsor Levels include conference registrations (Sponsor Pass)*.

  • Platinum – $2,500+
  • Gold – $1,500
  • Silver – $1,000
  • Bronze – $500
  • Tin – $250

*The free registration is a Sponsor Pass and will require each person to register for the conference.

Sponsor Registration

Link to the Payment Method to Register.





Have questions, contact us at help@kymitigation.org.


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