2019 Canberra

 

 

 

The FMA Conference has been held annually for over 50 years and is the most respected flood risk management event held in Australia.

 

The theme of the conference is “A National Call to Action: Making Australia Flood Safe“, which will focus on bringing together various partners and sharing of great research and ideas to set a clear and compelling vision, mission and priorities for the flood community of Australia.

 

The conference is for anyone interested in making our communities more flood safe. It will bring together over 350 flood practitioners and community members with interests in floodplain risk management. Attendees will include Commonwealth, State and Local Government representatives, research organisations and education providers as well as consultants, engineers, land-use planners, emergency responders and community volunteer organisations.

 

The conference will include outstanding Australian and international speakers, plenary and concurrent presentations, a Local Government Councillors’ session, field trips addressing floodplain issues in the Australian Capital Territory and surrounding areas, as well as networking events. Optional conference workshops on topical issues held on the Tuesday.

 

Who Should Attend

Commonwealth, State and Local Government Representatives
Research Organisations
Education Providers
Consultants
Engineers
Land-Use Planners
Emergency Responders
Community Volunteer Organisations
Equipment Providers

 

 

Why You Should Attend

Be Inspired: Hear motivating talks from exceptional keynote speakers
Be Connected: Develop links with over 350 leaders, specialists and industry peers in floodplain risk management
Be Smarter: Learn new skills and strategies from concurrent sessions and hands-on pre-conference workshops
Be Innovative: Be exposed to emerging and state-of-the-art products on display throughout the trade exhibition
Be National: Take on a nation-wide perspective by learning from other States and Territories
Be Social: Make meaningful connections with like-minded industry professionals at networking functions

 

 

Get more information on the program, pre-conference workshops and sponsorship opportunities now at floodplainconference.com. Online registration is now available at the Conference website and current FMA Members may be eligible for discounted registration fees. If you are registering, and are unsure of your Membership number or your organisation's financial status, please Contact Us.