ASFPM To Hold 25th Annual Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Presentation 1 - Basinwide Approach to North Carolina CTS
Presentation 2 - NC CTS Statewide Mapping Program
Presentation 3 - Quality Control of LIDAR DEMs for North Carolina DFIRMs
Presentation 4 - Scoping the North Carolina CTS Project

The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) will hold its 25th Annual Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, June 3-8, 2001. The theme of the conference will be "New Trends in Floodplain Management: Plan, Prepare, Protect." The ASFPM is an organization of professionals involved in floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, the National Flood Insurance Program, and flood preparedness, warning, and recovery.

The ASFPM annual conferences are recognized as the most important floodplain conference in the United States year after year. With more than 100 speakers and as many as 600 participants, they are the national conferences all community, state and federal floodplain managers plan to attend. Many of the most important consulting firms and product vendors associated with floodplain management attend.

The State has submitted several papers intended for presentation at the conference related to the new mapping program. The following presentations are currently scheduled:

  • Issues and Answers in Quality Control of LIDAR DEM's Davie F. Maune, Ph.D.,C.P. Dewberry; Other author: Gary W. Thompson, RLS, North Carolina Geodetic Survey.

  • Cooperating Technical State (CTS) Statewide Mapping...North Carolina's Pioneering Effort John Dorman, Program Director, North Carolina CTS Flood Mapping Program. Other authors: TBD, Planning Administrator, NC Office of State Budget, Planning, and Management; Tim McCormick, P.E., Deputy Project Manager, Dewberry.

  • Digital Elevation Models: New Technologies and Applications David F. Maune, Ph.D., C.P. Dewberry. Other author: Gary W. Thompson, RIS North Carolina Geodetic Survey.

  • Lumber River Basin, North Carolina Fast-Track Floodplain Mapping Project Michael G. Pavlides, Vice President, PBS&J.

  • North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Initiative Scott Edelman, P.E., President, Watershed Concepts. Other author: David Key, P.E., Watershed Concepts.

  • Scoping the North Carolina CTS Project Ed Curtis, NC Division of Emergency Management. Other author: Tony Hake, Regional Team Director, Dewberry.

  • Utilizing a Basin-Wide Approach to North Carolina Flood Maps John Dorman, Program Director, North Carolina CTS Flood Mapping Program. Other author: Tony Hake, Regional Team Director, Dewberry.