Archived Events & Training: Q2 – 2020

Thank you for visiting our archive for all Events & Training from Q2 of 2020. Here you will find notices of previously released white papers, press releases, and other resources offered by state, federal, and nongovernmental agencies. Please note that because the archived notice is for an expired resource, links to the parent site may no longer work. We apologize for this inconvenience.

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2020 NFIP Adjuster Claims Presentation – April 14th (Arlington, TX)

Adjusters seeking to maintain their active registered status must attend an NFIP Claims Presentation each calendar year. Click here for information about the qualification process or to contact the Bureau & Statistical Agent. NFIP standards and requirements for flood adjusters may be found in the Claims Manual.


Combining Census Data with OpenStreetMap Data to Develop Highway Access Measures – Apr. 15

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), welcomes Colby Brown as he presents, “Combining LODES, ACS, and Open Street Map Data to Develop Highway Access Measures.” Information

Texas Water Development Board Flood Infrastructure Fund Webinar – Apr. 16

The webinar will present an overview of the Flood Infrastructure Fund (FIF) Intended Use Plan, a walk-through of the FIF abridged application and an introduction to the Flood Information Clearinghouse webpage. Information

$99 – Understanding Philanthropic Resources in Economic Development – April 16

Foundations and grant-awarding organizations have dedicated funds available for community and economic development. Accessing those funds can sometimes seem too onerous an endeavor, but you may be walking away from real money. Luckily, that’s where the fourth webinar in our 2020 series – “Understanding Philanthropic Resources in Economic Development” – can help. Information

Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) Special Topic – Apr. 20-23

Registration is now open for the Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) Special Topics course on improving communications and outreach related to flooding hazards and risk! The course will take place April 20–23, 2020 at the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) in Emmitsburg, MD. Please note: Admission is limited and reserved for CTPs. To join the course: 1. Determine if you are eligible to attend the course by completing the eligibility survey at in order to qualify for a pre-approval letter;

2. Once approved, apply directly to EMI by Friday, February 21, 2020! Be sure to attach your pre-approval letter to your online application. Information


Gardening Corals for Reef Restoration – Apr. 23

As coral reefs decline globally, interest in using coral gardening techniques for reef restoration is increasing. This webinar presentation will review well-established and cutting-edge techniques for propagating and restoring corals, as well as experimental work focused on identifying corals that can survive future ocean conditions. Information


Finance + Resilience Initiative: Taking Action to Improve Resilience and Disclose Performance – Apr. 28

Part 2 of this two-week webinar mini-series will focus on different mechanisms for financing resilience projects, various reporting frameworks for disclosing resilience performance, and pulling everything together into a resilience risk management plan. Information



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