Regional Floodplain Management Workshop $15 Registration Fee Includes LunchObjective: This course is designed to provide an overview of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and discuss changes resulting from the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 and the new Community Rating System manual. The workshop will also include a review of effective mitigation strategies and the Coastal Resilience Index tool. An interactive, facilitated panel discussion will provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions pertaining to the course content. Intended Audience: Floodplain Administrators, CRS Coordinators, Government officials, Community Decision makers, Building, Planning, Public Works, Engineers Continuing Education CreditsApproved for 4.5 CFM CECsCM credits pendingThis workshop will include: Information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)Highlights of research on the Community Rating System (CRS) and effectiveness of flood mitigation techniques for communities Updates to NFIP based on Biggert-Waters ActIntroductions to using Green Infrastructure for flood protection Coastal Resilience Index: Community Self-AssessmentHands-on experience with the CRS evaluation process and potential for improvements in a community’s CRS ratingInformation about the CRS and recent changes to the systemOpportunities to network with other communities also interested in saving money on their flood insurance to share creative Expert Presenters and Panelists from: UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas CountyFederal Emergency Management Agency, FEMAFlorida Department of Economic Opportunity, DEOFlorida Division of Emergency Management, DEMFlorida Sea Grant, FSGTexas A & M University For more information Libby Carnahan at (727) 453-6522; email@example.comRamona Madhosingh-Hector at (727) 582-2656; firstname.lastname@example.org Reservation policyBefore continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. Cancellations - If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will provide a full refund for cancellations made by Pinellas County Extension. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Payment - We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. Refunds - Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time. Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation. If you are under 18 and want to attend a class you must register and attend with a parent or guardian.The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
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