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Floods, Floodplains and Introduction to Floodplain Management
October 26, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT

   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

 


Flood Maps and Flood Zones
October 26, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT

   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)

 


Elevations in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Floodplain Regulation
October 27, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT

   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

 


Practical Floodplain Management
October 27, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT

   Technical guidance and advisory documents

   Floodplain management approaches and techniques

   Preparing for resiliency

   Planning for future conditions

Credits

Architects: 
     6.0 HSW Contact Hours

AIA: 
     6.0 HSW LUs

Engineers: 
     6.0 PDHs

Floodplain Managers: 
     6.0 ASFPM CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida, and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects in New York. Check each webinar for the number of contact hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA. The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved the Floodplain Mapping and Regulation Series.

Speakers

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.

There are 4 Courses in This Seminar

Floods, Floodplains and Introduction to Floodplain Management

Floods, Floodplains and Introduction to Floodplain Management

October 26, 2016 Webinar Wendy Lathrop PLS CFM
Flood Maps and Flood Zones

Flood Maps and Flood Zones

October 26, 2016 Webinar Wendy Lathrop PLS CFM
Practical Floodplain Management

Practical Floodplain Management

October 27, 2016 Webinar Wendy Lathrop PLS CFM