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InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center

The 2012 IAFSM Annual Conference will be held March 14-15, 2012 at the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare in Rosemont.

We invite you to be a Conference sponsor for 2012! All sponsors will be recognized in the conference program and at plenary sessions and luncheons though a variety of media.
BONUS: Commit to being a sponsor by January 6, 2012 and your firm’s logo and name will be included in the conference brochure.

The Conference Sponsor Form that includes registration information for sponsors and door prize donors can be downloaded from the Conference Forms Section below.  If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Harbaugh at (630) 443-8145.

IAFSM invites speakers from municipal, public and private sectors to present information on floodplain and stormwater management topics such as:

  • Advances in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
  • Outreach and education programs
  • Conservation design
  • Research in the field of water resources
  • Dam management and safety
  • Research in the field floodplain management
  • Emerging Regulations (state and federal)
  • Stormwater planning
  • Flood proofing/acquisition programs
  • Stormwater utilities
  • Innovative best management practices (BMPs)
  • Stormwater and flood management case studies
  • Legal Issues Stream maintenance & restoration
  • Levees Sustainability
  • Local flood response
  • Water quality protection and improvement
  • Local regulatory program development and enforcement
  • Watershed planning
  • Map Modernization
  • Wetlands
  • Mitigation

All rooms will be equipped with computers, projectors and microphones. Please indicate if you have any other audio-visual needs. Speakers are not being asked to prepare a paper for this conference, however, speakers will be asked to submit their final presentation by Friday, March 2. The presentation will be preloaded on the computers at the conference. With the speaker’s approval, we will make the presentation available on the IAFSM website one month after the conference. All attendees including speakers are expected to pay the conference registration fee. We are going to waive the conference registration fee this year for conference speakers that are either retired or unemployed.

The Conference Speakers and Exhibitor Form can be downloaded from the Conference Forms Section below.

The IAFSM Certified Floodplain Manager exam will be given on Tuesday evening, March 13, 2012. Check the IAFSM Website to apply


Conference Forms
Conference Flyer
Conference Registration
Exhibitor Form
Sponsor Form

Related Forms
IAFSM Nomination and Election Poilcy

IAFSM Awards
IAFSM Awards Submittal Form (.pdf document)
IAFSM Awards Categories (.pdf document)
IAFSM Past Award Winners (.pdf document)



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