ANNOUNCING THE 15th ANNUAL
Billings Hotel & Convention Center | Billings, Montana | March 24-27, 2014
CALL FOR PRESENTERS
We invite you to consider joining us and presenting at
the Association of Montana Floodplain Managers (AMFM) Conference.
The 15th annual conference will be held March 24 - 27, 2014, in Billings, Montana. This year’s conference
theme is “Floodplain Fundamentals”.
Conference presentations will begin on Tuesday morning,
March 24th, and end mid day on Thursday, March 27th. Wednesday afternoon will include a separate
concurrent engineering session that will address fundamental engineering
floodplain concepts and feature case studies addressing the technical aspects
of the floodplain world.
The AMFM is seeking a broad range of presenters who are
associated with all aspects of the floodplain world. We offer agendas intended to inform and educate
local floodplain administrators, and professionals in the engineering,
surveying, planning, and sanitarian fields.
Our conference is accepted for “Continuing Education Credits” by most
professional organizations. If it is not
accepted by your organization we are happy to work with you to get it
If you have attended an AMFM conference in the past you
can appreciate the professional, yet relaxed atmosphere in which you can learn
about floodplain matters while exchanging ideas and information with your
peers. If you have not attended or presented at an AMFM conference, we
invite you to come and experience our diverse group. This is your opportunity
to share your valuable knowledge and practical experiences.
We are accepting abstracts that illustrate the conference
theme of “Floodplain Fundamentals” while
expressing your expertise, knowledge and views.
The topics can include; the various permitting processes; flood hazard
mapping; FEMA funding; floodplain development; subdivisions; insurance; case
studies involving floodplain projects; or other floodplain related topics. The Wednesday engineering session is
specifically seeking case study presentations.
Topics of a similar nature are welcome, as are case studies that illustrate
Please submit; (1.) your abstract of 300 words or less; (2.) presenter contact information; and (3.) the approximate time needed for your presentation; to AMFM at email@example.com. Abstracts must be submitted no later than Friday October 18, 2013. Selected presenters will be notified by email in early November. Conference agenda and registration forms will also be emailed in November. Registration fees will be waived for presenters (one fee waived per selected abstract).