2023 RIFMA Conference

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2023 RIFMA Conference

Join floodplain/stormwater managers, mitigation experts, municipalities, nonprofits and other industry professionals at our 2023 Conference

By Rhode Island Flood Mitigation Association

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, May 25 · 8am - 4:30pm EDT


University of Rhode Island - Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences 120 Flagg Rd South Kingstown, RI 02881

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About this event

  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

2023 RIFMA Annual Meeting & Conference

The Rhode Island Flood Mitigation Association (RIFMA) is gearing up for our Annual Meeting & Conference in 2023 on Thursday, May 25th, from 8:00 am-4:30 pm at University of Rhode Island’s Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences. This year’s theme is “Flooding, Public Perception, and Disaster Reform” (as flooding intensifies, public perception shifts and drives policy change). We are excited to welcome Claire Jubb, AICP, CFM, as this year's keynote speaker! Coming from Florida, she will share lessons in resiliency against natural disaster and post-disaster recovery.

Join Flood Hazard Practitioners & Decision Makers; Floodplain, Watershed, Stormwater, Hazard Mitigation, & Coastal Managers; Planners, Project Managers, and Engineers; Surveyors & Building Code Officials; Civic Organizations, Nonprofits, & Land Trusts; Local, State, Regional, Tribes and Federal Government Officials; Consultants; Academics, Researchers, and Students; & Professionals in Mapping, Flood proofing, Insurance, Forecasting, Warning, Risk Management, and Natural Resources.

Applying for a sponsorship or as an exhibitor?

RIFMA would like to extend the opportunity to invite sponsors and exhibitors to our conference this year. Our annual conference provides a unique opportunity for floodplain management, hazard mitigation, and other professionals to come together to strengthen their knowledge of key issues, share their experiences and connect with their colleagues. Please learn more about this wonderful opportunity to showcase your organization while supporting an extremely worthwhile event.

Apply to be a sponsor or exhibitor

Call for student poster abstracts

Posters allow presenters to discuss their research, designs, or tools with professionals in floodplain management. Posters should contribute to the theme of floodplain management and resilience. Posters may share findings from field investigations, modeling, public outreach or other research topics. Posters will be on display in the main reception area from 8:30 AM through 4:30 PM.

Submit a student poster abstract


If you have questions, please contact rhodeislandfma@gmail.com.

About the organizer

The Rhode Island Flood Mitigation Association is a network of associates who bring their ideas and experiences to a forum for professionals to share and learn from. The aim of this network of floodplain managers is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of all aspects of floodplain management in the State of Rhode Island.

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