2014 Conference Presentations

NJAFM General PDH Certificate

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NJAFM General NYPE PDH Certificate

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Plenary Session 1 - Sandy Recovery Update

Moderator - Dennis Pino - Construction Code Enforcement Official, Hazlet
  1. Bub Burlew - Union Beach Construction Code Enforcement
  2. Linda Weber - New Jersey Resiliency Network
  3. David Kutner - Recovery Planning Manager

Concurrent Technical Session 1

 Track 1 Track 2  Track 3  Track 4  Track 5 
 Education & Outreach Hazard ID & Mapping Stormwater Management 1  Hazard Mitigation  Workshop 
MyRisk: An Innovative Tool to Help Communities and their Citizens Better Understand their Risk and the Benefits of Mitigation: Andrew Bonner, AECOM Integrating Coastal and Riverine Flood Hazards on New Jersey's Western Shore: Tom Mihlbachler and Krista Conner, Michael Baker International Impervious Cover Assessments: A New Tool Reduce Flooding and Improve Water Quality in New Jersey: Dr Christopher Obropta, Rutgers University A Little Less Conversation...a Little More ACTION!: Louie Greenwell, T & M Associates
Utilizing FEMA's National Flood Hazard Layer Web Mapping Services and Flood Insurance Studies in the National Weather Service's Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services (AHPS): Ray Kruzdlo, NOAANWS
Evaluating Elevation Certificates for
Accuracy, Completeness and
Possible Mitigation Solutions: Tom
Little, Smartvent
Noe Street says "No" More Flooding: Drainage Improvements at Noe Street, Borough of Carteret, Middlesex County, NJ: Avishek
Chhibber, T & M Associates

Short-Term and Long-Term Integrated Flood Protection and Mitigation Strategies in the Meadowlands: Dr. Fadi Karaa, NJIT HEC-RAS Training: Michael Horst,
College of New Jersey
  Submitting LOMCs for New and
Substantially Improved/Damaged
Structures: Jana Green, Dewberry
  Identifying Potential Coastal Flooding & Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies for Jersey
City, NJ: Steve Eberbach, Michael Baker International


Concurrent Technical Session 2

 Track 1 Track 2  Track 3  Track 4  Track 5 
Local Engagement Activities Flood Risk Reduction Stormwater Management 2 Risk Communication Workshop 
Community Engagement - Getting to Resilience: Lisa Auermuller

Route 29 Drainage Evaluation and Conceptual Design Alternatives to Alleviate Roadway Flooding: Lori Wade, Michael Baker International
New Tools for Flood Risk Communication: Dr. Kunal Patel, NJDEP

NJADAPT - Tools and Techniques to aid in Community Resilience: Jennifer Rovito
Flood Risk Reduction Strategies for Vulnerable Populations along Hackensack River, Hudson River, Arthur Kill, Barnegat Bay and Delaware Bay: Dr. Qizhong Guo, Rutgers University
Scaled Neighborhood Flood Prevention - Ocean City, Merion Park, NJ: Craig Wenger, Michael Baker International
Emergency Briefings: An emerging tool for flood risk communication: Rachel Hogan Carr, Nurture Nature Center
HEC-HMS Training: Michael Horst, College of New Jersey
Getting to Resilience 2.0: Veda Truesdale   Contingency Planning for Temporary Pumping of Storm Water and Flooding: Ryan Booth, Godwin Pumps Increasing Risk Communication for Property Owners with Risk MAP Products: Garrett Skinner, Atkins North America   

Concurrent Technical Session 3
 Track 1 Track 2  Track 3  Track 4
 Habitat Restoration & Maintenance Planning Flood Modeling Hazard Mitigation 2
Investing in nature-based solutions for coastal resiliency, flood reduction, and economic development: Elizabeth Schuster, The Nature Conservancy Resiliency: Planning for and Recovery from Flooding Disasters: Wendy Lathrop, Cadastral Consulting  Preparing for the Next Sandy - Storm Surge Forecasting on the Human Scale: Dr. Thomas Herrington, Stevens Institute of Technology  Evolution in Flood Risk Management Down Under: Joe Chapman, AECOM 
Beneficial Use of Dredged Material to Restore Wetlands for Coastal Flood Mitigation, Barnegat Bay, NJ: Daniel Barone, Richard Stockton College Coastal Research Center   NJDEP - Coastal & Land Use Planning: Elizabeth Semple, NJDEP  West Riser Ditch Unsteady-State Floodplain Modeling for Runway 24 EMAS at Teterboro Airport: Jeepsi Patel, Jacobs Engineering Coastal Mitigation/Adaptation in the Face of Climate Change: Christopher Moss, URS
Interagency Cooperation for De-snagging the Rahway River (Cutting Red Tape to De-snag a River): Leo Coakley, Hatch Mott MacDonald Surface-Water/Groundwater Interaction and Some Useful Observations for Floodplain Management: Robert Starcher, Hatch Mott MacDonald Defouling the data: Better tidal data collectors making better Coastal Projects: Tom Shinskey, Louis Berger Group Before Disaster: Learning from Sandy to Make Your City More Resilient: Laura Tolkoff, Regional Plan Association

Plenary Session 2 - Evolution of Floodplain Management in New Jersey
Moderator - Mike Graham, SmartVent

Concurrent Technical Session 4

 Track 1 Track 2  Track 3  Track 4  Track 5 
Education & Outreach 2NFIPFlood StudiesLand UseWorkshop 
NEPAssist - The One-Place Tool for Mapping Environmental Resources: Maria Clark, Environmental Protection Agency
Monmouth County Community Rating System Assistance Program: Joe Barris, Monmouth County Community Rating System Assistance Program
Lower Assunpink Creek and Pond Run Flood Study: Ellis Byeon, RBA Group
Implementation of Adaptive Management Strategies for Bio-Engineered Shoreline Stabilization in Great Egg Harbor Bay: Becky Traylor, Michael Baker International

How Hurricane Sandy changed how we communicate risk: David Rubenstein, URS
NFIP - An Alternative Approach: Leonard Bundra, Toms River MUA

Model Ordinances - The Metamorphosis: Chris Gould, NJDEP
CFM Exam Review: Cleighton Smith, Bergmann Associates

Why and How Elevations Matter in Floodplain Management: Wendy Lathrop, Cadastral Consulting Regional Calibration of the Peak Flow Coefficient for the NRCS Dimensionless Unit Hydrograph Equation for New Jersey: Michael Horst, College of New Jersey Emergency Watershed Program Recovery Activities Including Floodplain Easement Acquisition: Greg Westfall, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service  

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