2023 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference

July 26-27, 2023



8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240


2023 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference Agenda - FINAL

2023 Conference Map - Hilton

Presenter Biographies 2023

2023 Conference Presentation Summaries



The Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference is an annual training developed to educate attendees on various aspects of floodplain management. The conference is intended to develop & expand the proficiency of floodplain management professionals throughout Ohio. Conference sessions are designed to provide local floodplain managers with information & skills necessary to implement effective floodplain management programs within their respective communities.

The conference is relevant for Floodplain Management Professionals including Floodplain Managers, Community Officials, Planners, Engineers, Building Officials, Emergency Managers, Federal/State/Local Government, private sector, & nonprofit interest groups.



  • Twelve (12) Continuing Education Credits (CECs) (six credits/day) will be provided toward Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) accreditation through the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) for attendance by Certified Floodplain Managers.
  • Twelve (12) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours will be provided for Engineering & Surveying Professionals attending the conference.
  • Eight (8) Certification Hours for BI(8.0), BO(8.0), BPE(8.0), EPE(8.0), ESI(8.0), FPI(8.0), FPPE(8.0), MPE(8.0), MI(8.0), MechPE(8.0), NRIUI(8.0), PI(8.0), PPE(8.0), RBI(8.0), RBO(8.0), RIUI(8.0), RMI(8.0), RPE(8.0) have been approved through the Board of Building Standards (BBS) for attendance.  Ohio Floodplain Management Association BBS2023-693 Lett
  • Attendance certificates will be emailed to attendees within 15 days of the conference.


A block of overnight rooms is being held at the Hilton Columbus/Polaris for conference registrants until June 26, 2023.  Overnight rooms cannot be guaranteed beyond this date.  To make a reservation, please visit the 2023 OHIO STATEWIDE FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE - HILTON RESERVATION WEBPAGE to make your reservation.   If contacting the Hilton directly by phone to make your reservation, please indicate that you are attending the “Ohio Floodplain Conference”.  The Standard Room rate is $165/night + tax.

Hilton Columbus/Polaris
870 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH  43240



Display space is available at the 2023 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference for the private sector, government agencies, & nonprofit organizations.



To obtain a full refund of registration fees paid, cancellations must be submitted in writing to Alicia Silverio at alicia.silverio@dnr.ohio.gov by 4:00pm on Wednesday, July 19, 2023. This notice is necessary since OFMA must submit the number of conference attendees to the conference facility in advance of the event. If a registrant is unable to attend the conference, they may send another individual in their place at no additional cost. If this becomes necessary, please notify OFMA prior to the event & provide registration information for the alternate attendee. If a registrant finds (after this deadline) they cannot attend the conference due to illness, OFMA may make exceptions at its sole discretion to the refund policy. Registrants that are absent from the event without notice of cancellation, are responsible for payment of the registration fee. The registrant will be billed & the registration fee will be due within thirty (30) days of the conference. This policy has been updated due to COVID-19.


Important Dates:

June 26, 2023 Deadline to submit request for scholarship - DEADLINE EXTENDED
June 26, 2023 Deadline to reserve overnight rooms at the Hilton Columbus/Polaris Hotel
June 26, 2023 Deadline to submit 2023 OFMA Award Nominations
July 26, 2023 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference - Day 1
July 27, 2023 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference - Day 2
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