Events and Training

Upcoming Events & Training

VFMA recently started a monthly email blast to share information on upcoming flood-related events and trainings occurring in Virginia. Opportunities included in these email blasts that have not already occurred will be listed to the right under Upcoming Events. For more information, including how to register for some of these events, please open the email blasts below.

  • December 2018L-273 course, CFM exam, & DCR trainings (Feb. 2019), L-278 CRS course (Aug. 2019)
  • November 2018Living with Water Flood Insurance Roundtable (Dec. 2018), L-273 course (Jan. 2019), DCR trainings (Feb. 2019), Virginia Water Conference (Mar. 2019), L-278 CRS course (Aug. 2019)

If you know of an event or training that should be added to this email, please contact us.

VFMA Events

The Virginia Floodplain Management Association (VFMA) and the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association (VLWA) partner to host the Virginia Water Conference every year in March. This annual conference is an opportunity to attend presentations, network with other professionals, and take the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Exam. Click here for more information on the Virginia Water Conference.

VFMA also hosts three Fall Workshops in September and October in different regions of Virginia. These workshops are a one-day event focusing on regional flood-related issues. Click here for more information on the Fall Workshops.

Additional Training Resources

There are several training opportunities throughout Virginia, both in-person or web-based, related to current topics in floodplain management.

To find floodplain related trainings, check out the following websites:

This calendar includes in-person trainings located in Virginia and several web-based trainings. When available, in-person trainings offered in neighboring states are also posted on this calendar.

This calendar includes trainings related to flooding, both in-person and web-based, from all over the country.

EMI offers multiple courses related to floodplain management at their Emmitsburg, MD campus. Information on relevant courses may be found in their Course Catalog, and information on course offerings is available in their Course Schedule.