Flood Plain Management

To promote the common interest in reducing flood losses and to encourage the protection and enhancement of natural floodplain values...




 2016 FMA Annual Conference

Building Community Resilience through Action

September 6-9, 2016
The Hyatt Regency, Sacramento, CA

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Pre-Registration for the FMA Conference is now closed. Please join us onsite with the Onsite Registration Form to expedite the registration process. There will be space available for all onsite registrations.

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Full Conference Package*
Speaker One Day Special Registration**

Early Bird Rate
(Before June 13)


Regular Registration
(June 14-August 24)


Late Registration
(After August 24)



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*FULL CONFERENCE PACKAGE: Includes full access to all workshops, technical sessions,
panel sessions, functions and meals.  Also includes access to special discounts made
available to FMA full conference attendees by local vendors including local restaurants,
theme parks, museums and other attractions.

Attendance at the California Extreme Precipitation Symposium for an additional fee.

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enforced.  Speakers are encouraged to purchase the FULL CONFERENCE PACKAGE to maximize
their contribution by being available to meet and discuss their presentation with attendees throughout
the conference

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California Extreme Precipitation Symposium

The 2016 California Extreme Precipitation Symposium (CEPSYM), whose theme is Future Directions of
Weather Forecasting and Reservoir Operations, is set for Tuesday, Sept. 6 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in
Sacramento during the workshop day of the FMA Conference. Attendance of the Symposium requires
separate registration and an additional registration fee of $100. You may register for CEPSYM without an
Annual Conference registration.

Speakers will cover:

  • Research on Atmospheric Rivers to Improve West Coast Predictions
  • NOAA Plans for Improving Forecast Models and Computing Power
  • Ensemble Forecasting Replacing Deterministic Forecasting: Why is This Important?
  • Importance of Water Vapor and Wind Observations to Predicting Precipitation
  • Integrating Weather Forecasts into Folsom Reservoir Operations
  • Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations at Lake Mendocino
  • Forecast-Coordinated Operations at New Bullards Bar and Oroville Reservoirs

Conference Location and Hotel Accommodations

All Activities Associated with the Conference will be held at the
Hyatt Regency, Sacramento.

1209 L St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

Discounted Room Rate: $125
Deadline to Book: August 15, 2016

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