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Concurrent Sessions

There are 65 concurrent sessions offered in 1.5 hour blocks Tuesday-Thursday of the conference representing 195 abstracts. Each concurrent session 1.5 hour block will include 3 presenters who have 25 minutes to present their abstract followed by 5 minutes of Q&A. Selected concurrent session presentations will be combined with other abstracts of similar focus to create a cohesive session theme for each 1.5 hour concurrent session block. Abstract topics can be anything deemed to be flood-related and/or addressing flood risk management. When developing your abstract, you may select from one of the following topic areas or suggest your own:

  • 2018 CONFERENCE THEME, "MANAGING FLOODS WHERE MOUNTAINS MEET THE DESERT"
  • CURRENT RESEARCH & PRACTICE
  • SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATIVE PRACTICES
  • STATE OF THE INDUSTRY/PROFESSION
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • MULTIDISCIPLINARY TECHINCAL
  • NATURAL & HUMAN-CAUSED HAZARD & MITIGATION
  • STRATEGIC ISSUES/PUBLIC POLICY
  • NATURAL & BENEFICIAL FUNCTIONS
  • FLOOD RISK COMMUNICATION, WARNING & DISASTER RESPONSE
  • MAPPING
  • REGIONAL CHALLENGES & APPROACHES
  • SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS

Everyone wishing to make a presentation must submit an abstract describing the material to be presented, keywords that best describe your abstract, along with your brief biography and contact information.

ASFPM uses a single form to submit presentations for both concurrent session abstracts and for workshops. The Concurrent Session Submittal Form PREVIEW is available for review so you are prepared with all necessary information before you visit the Online Submission Form. Only submissions using the Online Submission Form will be considered. Submittal deadline: October 31, 2017. No abstracts will be accepted after that date.

Selected presentations will be combined with other abstracts with similar focus to create a cohesive session program. Individuals or companies submitting more than one abstract should list them in order of preference, as they may not all be accepted. Speakers are permitted to provide presentation-related handout materials to participants at their own cost. All selected presenters must register for the full conference.

All ASFPM program-related communications will be done through the person listed as the Presenter in the submittal. The Presenter for each abstract will be notified in January 2018 of acceptance of their presentation for the program. The on-site printed conference pocket guide will list the name of one presenter. Additional authors will appear in the official narrative program, which is made available online prior to the confernce. Presenters will be required to use portable media to transport and download their presentations on-site at the conference. Internet access will not be available in the meeting rooms.

Should you have questions or concerns regarding the Concurrent Session program, please contact Program Chair Steve McMaster at 402-480-2389 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ready to submit? Submit your presentation using our Online Submission Form.

 

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