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TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 
 NHWC Northeast Regional Workshop 
 
Prepare to Protect, Advancing Community-Based Flood Warning
 
 September 20-21, 2016
  

The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, New York 12211
 
To emphasize, educate, and focus flood warning practitioners, owners and operators of existing or proposed hydrologic warning systems, emergency managers, public works officials,  owners and operators of high hazard dams and levees, decision makers, and river authorities, about technological advances and necessary considerations for developing and maintaining flood resilient communities in a changing climate.
 
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The Workshop Agenda is now Available Click Here for AGENDA
Topic Areas:
  • Community Based Flood Warning Systems
  • Tool, Tips, Techniques for Designing Flood Warning System
  • Defining Flood Resiliency
  • Optimizing Data Acquisition and Analysis
  • Integrating flood warning systems with natural hazard monitoring and prediction systems, including floods, landslides, wild fire, etc.,
  • Techniques to build flood resilience
  • Leveraging social media during flood emergencies,
  • Coalition-building among flood warning system owners/operators,
  • Emerging flood warning system technologies, and
  • Using flood warning systems to strengthen your CRS rating
  • NFIP Updates and Overview
Registration Types:
Attendee registration for members (all categories) $75.00
Attendee registration for non-members $100.00
Speaker registration for members and non-members $75.00
Exhibitor registration for members (G1, G2, and G3 categories only)       $400.00
Exhibitor registration for non-members $500.00
Student registration (student ID required)  $0.00
Sponsor registration for members (G1, G2, and G3 categories only)  $800.00
Sponsor registration for non-members  $1000.00
 
Note for Exhibitors:  Exhibitor registration includes tabletop exhibit, one registration, and five minute agenda slot during exhibitor introductions.
 
Note for Sponsors:  Sponsor registration includes tabletop exhibit, one registration, ten minute agenda slot during exhibitor introductions, and recognition in promotional materials, on the NHWC website, and at the opening session.
 
 
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HOTEL RESERVATION INSTRUCTIONS
The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, New York 12211
 
Group rate of $125.00 plus tax is available from 
9/19/2016 through 9/21/2016
RESERVATION PROCEDURES
 
Individual Telephone Reservations
Attendee should make reservations directly with the Hotel by calling 518-869-8100 or the toll free # 800-448-3500. Reservations must be made no later than 9/5/2016. Attendees should identify themselves as being part of the National Hydrologic Warning Council group at the time of making the reservation. This event has been assigned a group ID # which is 12G7ZZ. 
 
Individual Online Reservations
Paste this link into your browser to book online and follow the instructions:   http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=1564637&hotelID=12446
 
CHECK IN/CHECK OUT
Check in time begins for all groups at 4:00 p.m. Individuals may check in earlier, depending on occupancy levels and availability of "ready" rooms. Check out time is 12 noon. 
 
GUEST ROOM CANCELLATION POLICY
An individual guest may cancel a room reservation, and not be charged for the reservation guarantee, if notice is received by 4:00PM day of arrival. Individuals must obtain a cancellation number a cancellation number from the hotel should there be any future dispute on the cancellation time.
 
HOTEL FEATURES
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout entire hotel 
  • Airport accessibility with 24 hour complimentary on-demand shuttle
  • Multiple dining options on-site as well as room service 
  • Transportation to restaurants and shopping within the immediate area including Colonie Center Mall
  • Fitness Facility, Indoor pool, Billiards Room, Business Center
  • Complimentary Parking in a safe well-lit surface parking lot
  • Complimentary newspapers in the lobby

 

For more information, email: workshop@hydrologicwarning.org

 


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