2023 Sydney

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The Conference will be held at the Luna Park Venues, Sydney, NSW from 23 – 26 May 2023.

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. Optional Conference workshops on topical issues will be held on the Tuesday.

Call for Abstracts:


The subject of the presentation should align with one or more of the following topic areas

·        Modelling and flood data

·        Flood prediction and warning

·        Land use planning

·        Infrastructure projects and asset management 

·        Flood policy, guidance and best practice 

·        Emergency preparedness, response and recovery 

·        Flood case studies and stories 

·        Environmental aspects, climate change, coastal hazards and adaptation 

·        New technology and research

·        Flood damages and insurance

·        Cultural perspectives (Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori)

·        Social sciences, human behaviour and communication

Closing date for abstract submission is Wednesday 7th December 2022.

For more information, abstract submission and online registration details, visit floodplainconference.com.