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2008 Conference / Training Schedule
Date Training Information
November 11, 2008 Luncheon Lecture - Augusta, GA

Noted speaker, John R Thomas, ASLA, AICP, of WK Dickson in Savannah, GA, will be speaking on Low Impact Development (LID) and Sustainable Planning:

When: November 11, 2008 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Where: WR Toole Engineering, 1005 Broad Street, Suite 300, Augusta, GA

Cost: The lecture is free; but the cost for lunch is $11.00 which will consist of a fajita bar presented by Moe's Southwest Grill.

Reservations: Due by Mon, November 10, 2008 at noon. Call Terri Turner at (706) 821-1796 or e-mail at tturner@augustaga.gov

Note: Space is limited to first 30 responders

CEU's: ASFPM has approved one CEU for this lecture
October 22, 2008 Luncheon Lecture - Augusta, GA

GAFM in conjunction with the CSRA Planners Group is pleased to host noted speaker, John R Thomas, ASLA, AICP, of WK Dickson in Savannah, GA. John will be speaking on Low Impact Development (LID) and Sustainable Planning.

When: October 22, 2008
Where: WR Toole Engineering, 1005 Broad Street, Suite 300, Augusta, GA

Cost: The lecture is free; but the cost for lunch is $11.00 which will consist of a fajita bar presented by Moe's Southwest Grill.

Reservations: Due by Mon, October 20, 2008 at noon. Call Terri Turner at (706) 821-1796 or e-mail at tturner@augustaga.gov

Note: Space is limited to first 30 responders

CEU's: ASFPM has approved one CEU for this lecture
September 29, 2008 Elevation Certificate Training

The Georgia Association of Floodplain Management (GAFM) in conjunction with FEMA, the City of Augusta and Columbia County, is hosting a free Elevation Certificate Training Session.

When: Sept 29, 2008 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Where: Evans Government Complex Auditorium located at 630 Ronald Reagan Drive Building A - East Wing in Evans Georgia 30809

** Please RSVP headcount to George Eastman at (706) 312-7278**
September 24, 2008 Elevation Certificate Training

The Georgia Association of Floodplain Management (GAFM) in conjunction with FEMA and Jordan, Jones & Goulding is hosting a free Elevation Certificate Training Session.

When: Sept 24, 2008 8:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided at a nominal charge (call Charles Absher to reserve a lunch.) Metro Atlanta Regional meeting to follow EC class and lunch
Where: JJG Office; Norcross, GA

** Please RSVP headcount to Charles Absher at (678) 333-0149**
September 11-12, 2008 Georgia Association of Floodplain Management Coastal Region Education and Technical Training Conference - "Coastal Connections" and GAFM CFM Refresher Course/Test

This session is a good refresher course even for current CFMs, who can claim 6 preapproved Continuing Education Credits from the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) for attendance. For attendees who are not yet CFMs, this is a great preparation course for the CFM exam, but will not take the place of intensive study. Prior to this training, we recommend that you read the manual, Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials (FEMA 480), available for download at Floodplain Management Requirements. This manual is lengthy, so please give yourself some time to prepare! Please note that signing up for this course does not automatically register you for the CFM Exam, and signing up for the exam does not register you for the course. ASFPM requires that you register and submit payment at least two weeks in advance of any CFM exam.

When: September 11 - 12 , 2008
Where: Jekyll Oceanfront located on Jekyll Island, GA.
August 25 - 29, 2008 Georgia week long CFM Course/Test E-273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) / Test

When: August 25th to 29th
Where: Savannah Civic Center, Mason Room, 301 West Oglethorpe, Savannah, Ga. 30401

Course materials will be provided by FEMA. Both FEMA and Georgia Floodplain Management staff will serve as course instructors. Should you desire to take the exam you may visit ASFPM's website - http://floods.org for application information and to view the CFM Exam Preparation Guide. To request a General Admissions Application please call Veronica Briers at (404) 656-6382 or fax to (404) 656-6383.
May 1, 2008 Elevation Certificate Training

The Georgia Association of Floodplain Management (GAFM) in conjunction with FEMA, City of Savannah and Chatham County is hosting a free Elevation Certificate Training Session.

When: May 1st, 2008 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Savannah Civic Center, Bryan Room, 2nd Floor East

** Please RSVP headcount at 912-651-6530**
March 5-7, 2008 3rd Annual Georgia Association of Floodplain Management Conference- "Perspectives of a Floodplain Manager: Public, Local, Regional, and National"

When: March 5-7, 2008
Where: Holiday Inn, Decatur Conference Plaza, Deactur, GA

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