The 2023 Floodplain Management Australia National Conference will be held at Luna Park Venues, Sydney, NSW from Wednesday 24th – Friday 26th May 2023, with optional pre-conference workshops on Tuesday 23rd May.
The theme of the conference is “Preparing for the unprecedented flood”, which will focus on applying lessons from recent floods and new research to better manage the increasing costs of extreme weather events.
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 is for anyone interested in making our communities more flood safe. It will bring together over 350 flood professionals and community members with interests in flood 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.
The Conference will include outstanding Australian and International speakers, plenary and concurrent presentations, a Local Government Councillors’ session, field trips addressing floodplain issues in Sydney and surrounding areas, as well as great networking events.