2017 Floodplain Management Australia National Conference

16 – 19 May 2017
Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre (NEX), Newcastle, NSW 

"Preparing for the Next Great Flood"

The FMA Conference has been held annually for over 50 years and is the most respected flood risk management event held in Australia. The conference will mark the tenth anniversary of the "Pasha Bulker" storm, and extensive flooding which occurred in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. The conference will feature improvements to flood risk management since 2007, inspections of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme and the Newcastle Flash Flood Alert Service, which is the first of its kind in New South Wales.

2017 is also the 150th anniversary of the great flood which took place along the Hawkesbury-Nepean River in 1867. It is therefore appropriate that the theme for this year's conference is "Preparing for the Next Great Flood", which looks at applying lessons from past floods and overcoming the challenges to helping our communities avoid future disasters 

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Conference Highlights:

  • Associate Professor Jacky Croke, The University of Queensland
  • Over 80 Oral presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Pre-Conference Flood Workshop
  • Local Government “Councillors Choice” Session
  • 3 Networking Functions
  • Local Field Trips

Discounted Early Registration Rate Closing Soon!!

Register prior to
“Monday 13th March 2017” to receive the discounted Early Registration Rate.
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For Further information please contact the Conference Manager:

East Coast Conferences: Amy McIntosh T:  (61-2) 6650 9800 A: PO Box 848, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.