PAFPM 2019 Conference

September 10-11, 2019

Central Hotel and Conference Center
800 E Park Drive

Harrisburg, PA 17111

About the Conference

We're thrilled to be hosting our 10th annual conference this year in Commonwealth's Capital City!  We hope you'll join us to connect with other floodplain management and water resource professionals and to hear from some really amazing speakers covering a broad range of topics such as mitigation, building codes, flood mapping, and flood risk related outreach and coordination. 

We have a new conference format this year which includes topic blocks of three 30 minute presentations and extra break-time for networking and visiting exhibitors!  Presentations will occur all day on Day 1 and the first half of Day 2. 

We will hold PAFPM Committee Meetings as well as an NFIP Training for Local Floodplain Managers the second half of Day 2.  You can select to attend NFIP Training for Floodplain Managers for free as part of the conference or do so through the training registration page.

As always we'll be hosting a Welcome Reception (included in basic registration) held in the Atrium for all of our attendees on the evening of Day 1 so there will plenty of time to mingle and catch-up with your fellow floodplain management professionals and enthusiasts!  Also new this year is the Networking Social taking place in the hotel restaurant, O'Reilly's, on the eve before the conference begins (September 9). So if you're in town and want to get together be sure to select a registration option that includes the Networking Social. 

Continuing Education Credits will be available for Certified Floodplain Managers.

Conference Agenda

Registration

To register visit the Registration PageEarly bird pricing is available through August 12th and members receive a discount too!  Conference registration includes breakfast and lunch both days and the Welcome Reception in the Atrium at 5:30 PM on the first day (September 10) of the conference.  

Note that the Networking Social taking place the night before requires a small additional fee and must be selected during registration. 

You can register and pay online with a credit card or choose to pay offline and we'll email you an invoice!

Accommodations

The special room rate at Central Hotel and Conference Center for PAFPM is $105.95 per night. Availability and rates are not guaranteed after August 12, 2019.  Dial 1-800-780-7234 and mention PAFPM or click HERE to book online (scroll down for PAFPM options).

Sponsorship

Sponsors make this conference possible each year and we're always so grateful for their support.  If you'd like to sponsor this year's conference head over to the registration page and select the appropriate level! 

Gold Reception Sponsor $1,200. One Gold Reception Sponsorship opportunity is available. The Gold Reception Sponsor will sponsor the Welcome Reception on the first night of the conference. The Gold Reception Sponsor will receive exhibit space, special acknowledgement during the conference, recognition on conference signage and materials, on the PAFPM website for one year, a one-page flyer in attendee materials, and 3 complimentary registrations, as well as time allotted for a short presentation during the conference.

Silver Sponsor $750. Silver Sponsors will receive exhibit space, recognition on conference signage and materials, and on the PAFPM website for one year, and 2 complimentary registrations.

Bronze Sponsor $500. Bronze Sponsors will receive recognition on conference signage and materials, and on the PAFPM website for one year and 1 complimentary registration.

2019 Conference sponsors:

             


Exhibitors

We have exhibitor space available! If you're attending the conference on behalf of a government agency or NGO then you can reserve exhibitor space at no additional cost!!!  Private sector partners and firms may reserve exhibitor space for just $150.   All table/exhibitor space must be reserved and approved by contacting Eric Jespersen at EJespersen@jmttg.com.   If you're a government official or NGO representative who is not attending the conference but would like exhibitor space please contact Eric for more information. 

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