Events

Upcoming events

    • May 19, 2019
    • May 24, 2019
    • Cleveland, Ohio

    The Premier Flood Conference

    Flood-risk professionals from all over the world attend the Association of State Floodplain Managers’ annual floodplain management conference. Our 43rd conference will be held May 19-23, 2019 at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Join 1,000+ other attendees to network with local, state, regional, tribal and federal officials, industry leaders, consultants and a wide variety of subject matter experts from diverse fields who will give presentations relevant to our theme, "Flood Fest 2019: The Mitigation and Resilience Tour."

    The conference is conducted by the ASFPM, the world's leading voice for sound floodplain management, with 18,000+ practitioners, 10,000 Certified Floodplain Managers, 37 chapters and 79 corporate and agency partners worldwide.

    Go to http://asfpmconference.org/2019/ for more information.

    • June 03, 2019
    • June 06, 2019
    • Chalco Hills Recreation Area, 8901 S. 154th St., Omaha, NE

    FEMA Region VII, ISO, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, IFSMA, and NeFSMA are please to offer a FREE course about the Community Rating System (CRS), a nationwide initiative of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). It describes activities eligible for credit under the CRS, how a community applies, and how a community modifies an application to improve its classification.

    Please note: All participants must have an understanding of the NFIP and floodplain management principles. The course material will be difficult to follow without a participant being well-versed in basic concepts of floodplain management. It is suggested that participants be a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), or have completed the E273: Managing Floodplain Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) course, or be a Floodplain Administrator with more than 2 years of floodplain management experience.

    Contact Amanda Gowans, CFM at amanda.gowans@verisk.com to register.


    • July 10, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard Education Foundation, 5995 G Rd., Nebraska City, NE
    Register

    The Nebraska Silver Jackets with assistance from NeFSMA will be hosting a free event, Flood Response Workshop and Lessons Learned, on July 10, 2019 at the Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard Education Foundation, 5985 G Road, Nebraska City, NE.

    This event is free, but space is limited.  You must register by July 5, 2019.  

    Click here for the agenda.

    The Silver Jackets are collaborative state-led interagency teams, continuously working together to reduce flood risk at the state level. Through the Silver Jackets program, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, additional federal, state and sometimes local and Tribal agencies provide a unified approach to addressing a state's priorities. Often, no single agency has the complete solution, but each may have one or more pieces to contribute. The Silver Jackets team is the forum where all relevant agencies come together with the state to collaboratively plan and implement that interagency solution. Through partnerships, Silver Jackets optimizes the multi-agency utilization of federal resources by leveraging state/ local/ Tribal resources, including data/information, talent and funding, and preventing duplication of effort.


    • July 11, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Lied Lodge and Conference Center, Nebraska City, Nebraska
    Register

    Please join us for our 11th Annual Conference! 

    Our 11th Annual Conference will be held July 11, 2019 in Nebraska City, Nebraska.      

    The program agenda is being finalized and will be posted soon. The flood of 2019 will be a primary focus of the morning kick-off sessions followed by two tracks for floodplain management. The stormwater track will focus on current topics related to regulations and design of stormwater and green infrastructure facilities.

    Members: $120 
    Non Members: $155
    Conference registration deadline is Friday, July 5, 2019!

    The Nebraska Silver Jackets will hold a Flood Response Workshop on July 10, 2019 at the Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard Education Foundation.  This workshop is free but registration is required.  Click here for more information or to register.

    Also, please join us for our hospitality reception at the Lied Lodge and Conference Center on July 10, 2019 at 7 pm!  You can contact the Lied Lodge at (800) 546-5433 by June 10, 2019 if you plan to stay overnight.


    • September 07, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Chalco Hills Recreation Area, 8901 S. 154th St., Omaha, NE 68138

    Join NeFSMA at World O! Water and learn about flooding and stormwater in Nebraska!

    World O! Water is a fun, annual event for people of all ages to learn about the important role that water plays in our lives and community. Join us this year on September 7th to experience live demonstrations, science experiments, games, and canoe rides while talking to local experts about water quality, conservation, and recreational activities. Your family, youth group, scout troop, school class, and even your dog, is welcome to attend this free event held at Wehrspann Lake inside the Chalco Hills Recreation Area.

    Click here for more information.

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