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CAFM 5th Annual Conference – October 24, 2018


The Connecticut Association of Flood Managers (CAFM) convened its fifth Annual Conference and Meeting at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Connecticut on October 24, 2018.  Approximately 75 CAFM members (old and new!) attended from municipalities, consultants, academia, and regulatory agencies.  The feedback we received was positive.  Thank you to everyone who provided suggestions, we’ll try to provide programming that meets your needs in 2019!

If you are a CFM, please note that attending our conference makes you eligible for 6.0 CECs!  Certificates will be mailed to CFM’s.  If you do not receive a certificate and you need one for your records, please email us at contactcafm (at)

Most of the presentations from the conference are available to download:

Barrett & Wilson_Coastal Storm Preparedness Story Map

Blatt_LIS Blue Plan

Burns_Flood Susceptibility Mapping for CT River Valley

Caiola_Flood Management Program and PA 18-82

Carey_Inland Wetland Permitting and Response to Storm Damage

Feng_Long Wharf Responsible Growth Plan

Giovannettone_Novel Method to Map Flood Susceptibility of Lower CT River Region

Hall_Living Long Wharf Resiliency Plan

Ifkovic_New State Bldg Code and Zoning Regs

Knee_RI Risk Reduction for Small Business Resiliency

Kozak_How will CT Coastal Roads and Marshes Respond to SLR

Lund_CIRCA Grant Program

McCaw_Long Wharf Flood Protection and Living Shoreline

Michelangelo_Responding to Freak Storms

Milardo_CT River Ice Jams

Sleicher_Coastal Engineering Behind FIRMs