Floodplain Mapping and Regulation Webinar Series
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Floodplain identification and terminology?
Flood hazards and flood risks?
Three basic types of flooding (and other “unique” types)?
Floodplains, floodways, and coastal conditions: impact on development?
Why floodplain management matters?
Objectives & purpose of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)?
Evolution of the NFIP and its components
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST
Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) contents and development
• Understanding flood zone designations
• Approaches to mapping floodplains
• Components of flood maps
• Digital mapping Map Modernization and Risk MAP
Flood Insurance Study (FIS) Reports?
Impacts of flood zone designations and mapping?
Understanding, distinguishing between, and requesting
Letters of Map Change (LOMC)
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Elevations in the NFIP
• The impact of elevations in the NFIP?
• Sources of elevation?
• The role of Elevation Certificates in the NFIP and related technical guidance
Federal, state, and local floodplain regulation
• Federal NFIP regulations: where, what, and why?
• Effects of regulations and legislation on building construction and improvement?
• The role of lenders in the NFIP?
• State and local roles in regulating floodplain development?
• The role of advisory elevation and mapping data
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST
Technical guidance and advisory documents?
Floodplain management approaches and techniques
Preparing for resiliency
Planning for future conditions
Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.
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6.0 HSW CE Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for architect (HSW) and engineer continuing education credit in all states and landscape architect continuing education credit in most states. Course participants need to be aware of any state restrictions on online learning. See each webinar listing for available continuing education credits.
HalfMoon Education is registered with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Provider J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under each course listing. Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES and LA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2), and 79-1.5(i)(2)).
HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider (No. 1232). View webinar listings for available CEUs.
Select webinars offer CECs approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for certified floodplain managers.
Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz following the end of each webinar, and earned LUs (AIA/CES) and PDHs (LA/CES) will be reported by HalfMoon Education Inc.
Wendy Lathrop PLS CFM
Wendy Lathrop, PLS, CFM, President and Owner of Cadastral Consulting, LLC
Ms. Lathrop is licensed as a professional land surveyor in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, and as a professional planner in New Jersey. She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and has been involved in surveying since 1974 in projects ranging from construction to boundary to environmental land use disputes. Ms. Lathrop is also a certified floodplain manager through the Association of State Flood Plain Managers (ASFPM) and a Certified Floodplain Surveyor through the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors. A former adjunct instructor at Mercer County College in New Jersey, she has also taught as part of the team for the licensing exam review course at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. Ms. Lathrop has been teaching seminars for surveyors since 1986 and has been writing articles for surveyors since 1983. She is a contributing editor for The American Surveyor magazine, and she has four articles included in the American Bar Association’s text, Land Surveys: A Guide for Lawyers and Other Professionals. She and Stephen V. Estopinal, PLS, PE co–authored a book entitled Professional Surveyors and Real Property Descriptions: Composition, Construction, and Comprehension, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2011. She is also on the faculty of GeoLearn, a web-based educational provider. Ms. Lathrop is a past president of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors and of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, and she has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Geodetic Surveying.