The Virginia Floodplain Management Association (VFMA) hosts an annual conference, which provides an opportunity to attend presentations and network with other professionals.. Click here for more information on the Annual 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.
Home Raising Academy
The Home Raising Academy provides training in Home Elevation for owners and employees at general contractors, architects, structural engineers, and local government staff in Hampton Roads. The next class will be held in November 2021. For more information visit www.HomeRaisingAcademy.com.
Elevation Certificate Training
FEMA and ISO have prepared an eight part video series on Elevation Certificates (EC). Click here to learn more elevation certificates and view these training videos.
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.
Ward’s Flood Model
VFMA owns a Ward’s Flood Model that can be used by members to demonstrate the effects of floodplain. The Flood Model has been used across the state at various outreach and school events to educate adults and children on floodplain management. Learn more here.