massFM EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

 

massFM 3rd Annual Conference and Meeting - October 13th 

massFM will be holding our 3rd Annual massFM Conference and Meeting (and first "in-person" conference)

Thursday October 13th at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Boston-Milford.  The event will include:

  • Local municipalities sharing flood management success stories!

  • State officials presenting the latest tools and resources!

  • Keynote and plenary speakers focusing on equity and justice!

  • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments!

  • Networking time!

  • Sponsor booths!

  • The massFM annual meeting, including progress reports and elections!

  • CFM Continuing Education Credits!

Register HERE​

Members only “Lunch & Learn” Meetings

Members only “Lunch & Learn” meetings will be held every other month on Thursdays at noon. A notification will be sent out prior to our next Lunch & Learn meeting. 

Our next scheduled meeting is on:
            November 10
, 2022

            

If you're interested in becoming a member go to our Become a Member page at here and if you would like information on a specific event please email us at massfloodplain@gmail.com

PAST EVENTS:

MassFM Annual Conference 2021: Climate Data Update: Evaluating Rising Risks (held October 21, 2021). The event flyer can be downloaded at: Annual Conference Flyer.

Presentations:

Keynote Panel IPCC Report

Keynote Panel NECASC

NOAA/NWS River Forecast Center

Massachusetts Coast Flood Risk Model: Summary Data Products, and Applications

EEA Climate Resilience Design Standards Tool

Risk rating 2.0

New Vertical Datum Briefing 

Elevation Certificate Virtual Workshop (Friday October 23, 2020)

Workshop Flyer

 

massFM First Annual Meeting (held on October 22, 2020) including annual conference training and and annual conference keynote panel.  

Event Flyer

Exclusive Webinar: Floodplain Design, Construction + Impacts on Flood Insurance (held on May 13, 2020)

Webinar Flyer

massFM/NMCOG Floodplain Management Workshop: Tewskbury, MA (held on October 10, 2019):

Event Flyer

Presentations:

A Brief Overview on Impacts of Climate Change and why Floodplain Management Matters

FEMA Flood Studies and Maps - Letters of Map Change
Flood Insurance and Mitigation
NFIP Basics in Massachusetts
Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program
MEMA HMA Briefing
2018 MA State Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Plan

massFM Kickoff Tour: Springfield, MA (held on April 11, 2019)

Event Flyer

Presentations:

The Stream Crossings Explorer

Substantial Improvement Practices

Fluvial-Geomorphology and Flood Risk Management

Post-disaster Responsibilities of Local Officials

 

massFM Kickoff Event (held on Nov. 8, 2018):

Event Flyer

Presentations:

No Adverse Impact - A Common Sense Strategy for Floodplain Management

Historic Structures in the Floodplain - Mitigation and Compliance

Post-disaster Responsibilities of Local Floodplain Administrators