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From the Floodplain Conference website:
The FMA Conference has been held annually for since 1961 and is the most respected flood risk management event held in Australia.
The 2021 Conference in Sydney marks the 60th Anniversary of FMA, and will celebrate the history of the organisation, the Members that make the network possible, and the phenomenal advances in flood risk management.
During the week delegates will hear motivational and innovative presentations from outstanding keynote speakers and industry professionals, take part in interactive workshops and networking events, and participate in informative field trips addressing floodplain risk management issues and inspiring achievements. A Local Government Councillors’ session will also be convened, and optional Conference workshops on topical issues will be held on the Tuesday.
The conference is for anyone interested in making our communities more flood safe. It will bring together flood professionals and community members with interests in floodplain risk management. Attendees will include Commonwealth, State and Local Government representatives, research organisations and education providers as well as consultants, engineers, land-use planners, emergency responders and community volunteer organisations.