MAFSM’S 11th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
“Snapshots of Floodplain and Stormwater Management”
On Thursday, October 15, 2015, MAFSM held its 11th Annual Conference, “Snapshots of Floodplain and Stormwater Management”, at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090.
Our keynote speaker was Sandra K. Knight, PhD, PE, D.WRE, D.NE. Dr. Knight is Senior Research Engineer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland. Click here for her biography.
Congratulations to the Photo Contest winner, Brent Jett, with the City of Cambridge!
Photo taken from the 18th hole cart bridge on Newport Bay Golf course at Ocean City Golf Club, looking across the Newport Bay and associated wetlands areas.
The following are the 2015 conference sponsors. MAFSM is grateful for their support.
Conference logistics and registration management provided by Outreach Process Partners, LLC.
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Conference Kickoff MAFSM 2015
Can we weather the storm? The Path to Resilient Infrastructure
Sandra K. Knight
State of the State’s Floodplains
Hazard Creep: How it can affect SWM retrofit projects
Hal Van Aller
Utilizing Floodplain Management to Enhance Resiliency in Baltimore City
Zane Hadzick and Kristin Baja
Chesapeake Bay Trust Grant Opportunities: Stormwater, Watersheds, and Floodplain Management
Tom Leigh and Sadie Drescher
FEMA Sea Level Rise Pilot Study
Historic Structures and Flood Mitigation: Existing State Agency Efforts and What Locals Can do to Help
Jen Sparenberg and Kevin Wagner
Building and Funding a Stormwater Program to Meet Future Needs – Gaithersburg, MD
David Bulova and Meredith Strider
Lunch: ASFPM Foundation Presentation, MAFSM Business Meeting, Featured Speaker
Ann Terranova, Necolle Maccherone and Lynsey Johnson
MDE and MEMA Showcase: Panel Presentation with Key Staff from MDE, MEMA, MES, and Others: Beyond the Map: New Resources to Assess, Plan, and Mitigate Flood Risk in Maryland
Dave Guignet, Mark James, Michael Manen, Ginny Smith, Tucker Clevenger and Jason Sevanick
NPDES Stormwater Permitting Requirements-What 12-SW Means for Industrial Facilities in Maryland
Mary Roman and Manasa Damera
Staying on Top of Green Roofs