2021 KAMM Conference


2021 KAMM Virtual Conference

Unmasking Mitigation

September 21 – 23, Annual Conference

September 20, Preconference Sessions and KAMM Committee meetings.

Conference Rate— $100 for members, $125 non-members


Preconference Agenda

We have 4 sessions scheduled as well as Committee Meetings!  Schedule is in EDT. 

  • Integrating Plans and Planning Mechanisms into Hazard Mitigation Plans – 8:30 –9:20 am, Presenter: Nick Grinstead, UK/HMGP
  • Designing Hazard Mitigation Plans in an Online World – 9:30 –9:55 am Presenter: Danielle Story, KIPDA
  • Substantial Damage Management Plan – 2:00 – 2:50 pm, Presenters: Christina Groves, ISO & Alex VanPelt, KDOW
  • FEMA Public Assistance Mitigation Overview – 3:00 – 3:50 pm, Presenter: Cherie Lee, FEMA

KAMM Committee Meetings – Committee meetings are 40-minutes so that you can participate in all FOUR committees!  Link to the Committee title for agendas.

  • Flood Mitigation –   10:00 – 10:40 am                                                                
  • Emergency Management – 10:45– 11:25 am                                                 
  • Education and Professional Development -12:30 – 1:10 pm               
  • Awards and Grants –  1:15 –1:55 pm                                                                                                               

For full details, link to KAMM Preconference Day Agenda.

Preconference Day is free to KAMM members.  Join Us!


Conference Presentation/Speaker Overview

We are so grateful for the great abstracts submitted for this year’s annual conference.  Our conference agenda is jam-packed with awesome topics and our presenters are the subject matter experts you want to hear from about mitigation.  We will have concurrent sessions to accommodate our conference agenda. 

Link to 2021 Conference Speaker Overview.


Conference Scholarships Available!

KAMM is offering eight scholarships for the 2021 KAMM Virtual Conference to fund the conference registration fee.  The scholarships are limited to local and county public sector employees who are first-time KAMM conference attendees.  We so require you become a KAMM member ($25 membership fee) prior to receiving the scholarship.

Please email KAMM at kentuckymitigation@gmail.com and tell us your contact information and which KAMM Region you are located.  We’ll pass along your information to our Awards and Grants Committee for final approval.

The scholarships will be awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis and will be limited to 2 scholarships per KAMM Region.  Link to KAMM’s Regions so you can tell us which Region you are located. 


Please Donate to our Silent Auction

Help us out and donate an item or two to our auction.  Proceeds go toward funding the Annual KAMM Community Mitigation Grant.

Link to more info and to donate – http://www.kymitigation.org/kamm-2021-community-grant-fundraiser/.


2021 KAMM Board Elections – Submit a Nominee

KAMM Board positions are for two-years (2021 – 2023 conference).  KAMM Board Positions include the five executive roles:

  • Chair
  • Vice-Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • At-Large

Link to more information and to nominate!


2021 KAMM Conference Sponsorship 

Join Us! 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 2021 KAMM Conference Sponsorship for detailed information.


KAMM Gear from Our KAMM Store!

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

Link to http://kamm.mpcestores.com/c-491-kamm-apparel-gifts.aspx



KAMM Regions 

KAMM is divided into four regions.  Find your region and who is currently a Regional Representative by linking to the KAMM regions.  For a description of the Regional Representatives specific counties in the region, link to KAMM Regional Representatives.

Nominations Open for KAMM Regional Representatives Board Positions in Regions II and IV

The Regional Representative serves a two-year term and attends and participates in the monthly KAMM Board meetings. The KAMM Regional Representative coordinates with members in their regions and organizes annual training opportunities. The At-Large Representative provides guidance and assistance to the Regional Representatives during their regional meetings and trainings. 

Link for More info and to Nominate for Region II or Region IV. http://www.kymitigation.org/kamm-regional-representative-nominations/





Mitigation Matters!  


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


Don’t forget to join the KAMM group on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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