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2019 FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AUSTRALIA

The FMA Conference has been held annually for over 50 years and is the most respected flood risk management event held in Australia.

2019 FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AUSTRALIA

The FMA Conference has been held annually for over 50 years and is the most respected flood risk management event held in Australia.

The theme of the conference is “A National Call to Action: Making Australia Flood Safe“, which will focus on bringing together various partners and sharing of great research and ideas to set a clear and compelling vision, mission and priorities for the flood community of Australia.

The conference is for anyone interested in making our communities more flood safe. It will bring together over 350 flood practitioners and community members with interests in floodplain risk management. Attendees will include Commonwealth, State and Local Government representatives, research organisations and education providers as well as consultants, engineers, land-use planners, emergency responders and community volunteer organisations.

The conference will include outstanding Australian and international speakers, plenary and concurrent presentations, a Local Government Councillors’ session, field trips addressing floodplain issues in the Australian Capital Territory and surrounding areas, as well as networking events. Optional conference workshops on topical issues held on the Tuesday.

Catch up with our experts and the TUFLOW  developers at booth 25 and at these presentations:

Thursday 1:45pm - Ben Caddis 

Integrating real-time landscape changes in Flood Forecasting 

Thursday 2:15pm – Carrie Dearnely & Shannon McGuire Ethos Urban 

Risk-based land use planning: Evolving from the Q100 quagmire 

Thursday Workshop 8B – Carrie Dearnley (facilitator)

Big data, better outcomes 

Friday 11:20am - Joel Leister 

Best practice planning for residual risk behind levees: the Launceston Experience 

 

 

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