Connect With Us at the 2023 Association of State Floodplain Managers Conference

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Krista Melnar

Stormwater Engineer

We’re excited about our 10 presentations at the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The nation’s largest floodplain management conference can address your challenges from building resiliency to statewide floodplain modeling to watershed master planning and more. We look forward to seeing you at our presentations.

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Monday, May 8


Training Workshop
Title: Hands on HEC-RAS 2D Workshop
Time: 8 a.m. – Noon
Presenters: Jeremy Dixon, PE, CFM, and Mark Pauls, PE, CFM

Tuesday, May 9


B6: Risk Assessments for Dams
Title: Recognizing Risk – The Prioritization of High Hazard Dams
Time: 1:45 pm. – 3:15 p.m.
Presenters: Barrett Slate, EIT

B9 Showcase: Building Resiliency: A Unique, Comprehensive, Data-Driven Watershed Program for Fayetteville, NC
Title: Prioritizing City-Wide Stormwater Needs to Deliver Strategic Flooding Solutions
Time: 1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Presenter: Morgan Mcllwain, PE, PMP

Wednesday, May 10


E2: Hazard Mitigation and Resilience Planning
Title: Desert to Coast and In Between: Tailoring Flood Planning Approaches Across Texas
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Presenter: Texas Water Development Board and Morgan White, CFM, CTCM

F3: Large Scale Modeling
Title: Out with the Old River: A New Approach to Statewide Modeling in Louisiana
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Presenter: Jim Keith, PE, CFM

F8: Watershed Management in North Carolina
Title: Fayetteville, NC, City‐Wide Watershed Master Plan Program – Successes and Challenges
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Presenter: City of Fayetteville and Morgan Mcllwain, PE, PMP

Thursday, May 11


Title: Beyond the Bayous: The Harris County Urban Flood Risk Pilot Study
Time: 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Presenter: Mark Pauls, PE, CFM

G9: State Mitigation Funding Programs
Title: Proactive Mitigation: Funding Flood Protection Planning Projects in Texas
Time: 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Presenter: Texas Water Development Board and David Rivera, PhD, PE, CFM along with Chambers County and Matt Lewis, PE

G3: New Approaches & Techniques in Modeling
Title: Easy as HEC: Case Studies in Maximizing new HEC-RAS Features
Time: 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Presenters: Andrew Swynenberg, PE, CFM, and Greg Mika, EIT, CFM

H9: Modeling, Mapping & Planning
Title: MAAPnext FIS Profile Tool
Time: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Presenters: Mat Leclair, PE, CFM, CPESC

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Krista Melnar, PE, CFM, PMP, is the Stormwater Practice Leader in Austin.