2021 KAMM Conference Recap and Presentations

KAMM 2021 Virtual Conference 

Unmasking Mitigation

September 21 – 23, Annual Conference

September 20, Preconference Presentations and KAMM Committee meetings.

 

Thank you for joining us for our 17th annual conference!


Quick Links

Link to our KAMM Mitigation Acronyms

Check out 2021 KAMM Sponsors

Please Complete a Conference Evaluation –  2021 KAMM Conference Evaluation

Conference Agenda: KAMM Conference Agenda Final

KAMM Gear from Our KAMM Store!

Check out the KAMM gear we have in the KAMM Store!  Visit our KAMM Store for collection of over 25 items!

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Congratulations to our newly elected 2021 – 2021 KAMM Executive Board

  • Chair – Esther White
  • Vice Chair and Conference Chair – Geni Jo Brawner
  • Treasurer – Ben Conley
  • Secretary – Nick Grinstead
  • At-Large Representative – Alex VanPelt

 

KAMM Regional Representatives

  • Region I – Angela Herndon
  • Region II – Joe Sullivan
  • Region III – vacant
  • Region IV – Mahtaab Bagherzadeh

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Thank you to our Speakers!

 

Presentations – September 21, 2021, Tuesday

Follow the links to presentations.

KAMM New Member OrientationKatherine Osborne, KAMM Region IV Representative

Welcome & Conference Virtual OverviewEsther White, KAMM Vice Chair

Welcome – KAMM State of the UnionMike Greene, KAMM Chair

KAMM Annual Mitigation Awards

  • 2021 Mitigation Manager of the Year – Lori Rafferty, Louisville MSD
  • 2021 Mitigation Project of the Year – Louisville Maple Street Area Acquisitions

Moderator:  Ben Conley, KAMM Treasurer, Awards & Grants Committee Mentor

Plenary – Landslide Susceptibility and Risk Assessments for Landslides in the Big Sandy Area Development District, Eastern Kentucky, Matt Crawford, KGS

Plenary – Developing Successful HMA Applications, Esther White, UK HMGP

25 minute Concurrent – 2:00 – 2:50 pm

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25 minute Concurrent – 3:00 – 3:25 pm

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Presentations – September 22, 2021, Wednesday

Follow the links to presentations.

Plenary – Division of Water – Director’s Update, Carey Johnson

Plenary – What are the Chances – Probabilistic River Forecasts 2020-2021 Kentucky Flood Review & NWS Mitigation Projects Mary Lamm, Andrea Schoettmer, and Pete Geogerian, NWS

2021 Community Mitigation Grant Award Winners

Moderator:  Zach Dettlinger, Awards & Grants Committee Member

25 minute Concurrent – 11:10 am – Noon

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50 minute Concurrent – 1:00 – 1:50 pm

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50 minute Concurrent – 1:50 – 2:40 pm

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50 minute Concurrent – 2:50 – 3:40 pm

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25 minute Concurrent – 3:40 – 4:05 pm

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Presentations – September 23, 2021, Thursday

Follow the links to presentations.

Plenary:  FEMA Building Science Update, John Plisich and Jeffrey Mayers, FEMA RIV

Plenary:  Addressing Infrastructure Dependencies in Hazard Mitigation Plans, Sandra Pinel, DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Blake Edge, Green River ADD

25 minute concurrent – 11:00 – 11:50 am

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25 minute concurrent – 1:00 – 1:50 pm

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25 minute concurrent – 2:00 – 2:50 pm

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See you in Pikeville in 2022!

Save the Date! September 18 – 21, 2022


 


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