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CAFM 9th Annual Conference – November 15, 2022

CAFM 9th ANNUAL CONFERENCE The Connecticut Association of Flood Managers (CAFM) convened its ninth Annual Conference and Meeting at the Harry Jack Grey Conference Center at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut on November 15, 2022.  Approximately 85 CAFM members attended. Lots of folks from diverse backgrounds in and around Connecticut continue to be interested in floodplain management, as evidenced by the breakdown in attendees below:

  • Representatives from Connecticut Jurisdictions:  37
  • Consultants:  24
  • State Government Employees:  13
  • Regional Government Employees:  3
  • Non-Profit Representatives:  3
  • Academia:  3
  • Federal Government Employees:  2
  • Representatives from Industry:  1

The feedback we received was positive.  Thank you to everyone who provided suggestions, we’ll try to provide programming that meets your needs in 2023!

If you are a CFM, please note that attending our 2022 conference makes you eligible for 5.5 CECs!  We will be sending the CFM attendee list to ASFPM. Attendees are also eligible for 2.0 CECs for CAZEO and 5.5 CECs for AICP.  If you need a certificate of attendance for your records, please email us at contactcafm (at)

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

Looney – MS4 Compliance – Meeting Disconnection Targets

Brown_ASFPM – Stormwater Authorities

Schwartz – Stormwater Authority Success Stories

Cooley – Legal Considerations for Stormwater Authorities

Moriarty – New Britain’s Stormwater User Fee

Colter_West Haven – Substantial Damage & Substantial Improvement Planning & Permitting

Ifkovic – State of Connecticut Flood Management Program

Lawler_Choquette_Dewberry – Pluvial Vulnerability Assessments

Rhodes – Developing a Local Registry of Historic Buildings in the Floodplain for Substantial Damage Exemption

Kirby_W&C – Valadares_Norwalk – Does it Flood in the Whitespace?  Zone X Flood Mitigation Challenges and Innovative Solutions

Brown_ASFPM – Development of a Mutual Aid Network for Flooding Response

Ifkovic – Connecticut NFIP Update

Alexander_Dumais_Vasamsetti – Funding Opportunities to Address Stormwater and Inland Flooding