HUTCHINSON, Kansas (July 30, 2012) - The Kansas Association for Floodplain Management (KAFM) will hold their 9th Annual Floodplain Managers Conference in Hutchinson on September 5th and 6th, 2012 at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center located at 1400 N. Lorraine St. Conference topics and hotel information are available at www.ekafm.org.
The purpose of the association is to promote the common interest in flood damage abatement, to enhance cooperation and to exchange information among the various related private organizations, individuals, local, state and federal agencies to encourage appropriate and effective approaches to managing the state’s floodplains, and to educate the public about floodplain management.
KAFM recently became the 32nd Chapter of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), a national organization of professionals involved in floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, flood preparedness, and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). KAFM is honored to welcome Mr. Chad Berginnis, CFM, Executive Director of ASFPM as our keynote speaker at this year’s conference.
If your business is interested in becoming an exhibitor or to register for the conference, please visit www.ekafm.org and click on the link, one-day or two-day registration options are available. On Wednesday, September 5, KAFM will wrap up the first day with an evening at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center. From 6-8:00 p.m. attendees will enjoy a catered dinner, have the opportunity to tour the Hall of Space Museum and watch the IMAX movie “Tornado Alley.”
For further information regarding registration or becoming an exhibitor at the annual conference, contact Mark Vonachen, CFM, Reno County Planner/KAFM Secretary at (620) 694-2978 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Jon Bristor, CFM, Sumner County Floodplain Administrator/KAFM Treasurer at 620-326-2207 or email@example.com