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CDM Smith to participate in the Association of State Floodplain Managers 2017 Conference

April 21, 2017

BOSTON—The Association of State Floodplain Managers will convene the world's largest and most compre­hen­sive floodplain management conference – the 41st annual gathering, April 30 - May 5, 2017, at the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. CDM Smith is proud to be a Gold Sponsor and will be partic­i­pat­ing with technical presen­ta­tions, moderated sessions and an exhibit booth (#316) where we will be featuring the Hololens virtual design technology.  

During the conference, follow @CDMSmith and our experts as they share their insights and experiences:  

  • @caufieldba – Brian Caufield
  • @thill66 – Tim Hillier
  • @imapaisan – Michael Grasso

Technical Presen­ta­tions

Tuesday, May 2

“The Dollars and ‘Sense’ of Flood Resiliency"
3:45-5:15 | C2 | Adam Reeder                                     

Wednesday, May 3

“Preparing your Floodplain Admin­is­tra­tion and Building Department for a Disaster"
10:30-12:00 | D4 | Manny Perotin                                   

“Accounting for Long-Term Erosion & Sea Level Rise in New England: A TMAC Recom­men­da­tion”
1:30-3:00 | E5 | Elena Drei-Horgan* (w/Brian Caufield)   

"Changing the Paradigm: Stormwater Management for the Greater New Orleans Area"
1:30-3:00 | E8 | Jessica Watts                                     

Thursday, May 4

“Large Sacle Automated Engineering FEMA Floodplain Mapping in Eastern South Dakota”
10:30-12:00 | G3 | Elias Gruber                                       

“King Tides: How this event has risen into our vocabulary”
10:30-12:00 | G5 | Brian Caufield                                   

“South Dakota LSAE: How FEMA & its Stake­hold­ers Benefit from 2D LSAE”
10:30-12:00 | G3 | Brandon Banks* (w/Brian Murphy)            

“FEMA's Support for Hazard Mitigation & Resiliency: Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change”
4:00-5:30 | J1 | Jordan Williams                                

*AECOM lead presen­ta­tion with CDM Smith Support  

Moderated Sessions

May 2

  • A6 Commu­ni­ca­tion About Residual Risk for Dams & Levees (10:30-Noon - Michael Hanke) 
  • B5: Trans­form­ing the Flood Mapping Program (1:45-3:15 - Michael Grasso)

May 3

  • E5: Coastal Impacts of Climate Change (1:30-3:00 - Brian Caufield)
  • E8: Green Infra­struc­ture to Reduce Flood Damage (1:30-3:00 - Tim Hillier)
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