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2023 RIFMA Conference

The 2023 Annual Conference will be held Thursday, May 25th at the University of Rhode Island's Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences. Keep checking this page for new details to be added as we get closer to the conference.

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Call for presenters
Applying for a sponsorship or as an exhibitor?
Call for student poster abstracts
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Become a RIFMA 2023 Annual Conference Sponsor/Exhibitor

Being a sponsor or exhibitor is a great opportunity for you to promote your company or organization to Rhode Island's floodplain and stormwater managers, hazard mitigation experts, public officials, representatives, researchers, engineers, planners, and designers along with other industry professionals.


$1,500 River Sponsorship

Includes lunch sponsorship, 3 RIFMA memberships and conference registrations, company name/logo on conference agenda, and exhibitor booth space.

$1,000 Stream Sponsorship

Includes breakfast sponsorship, 2 RIFMA memberships and conference registrations, company name/logo on conference agenda, and exhibitor booth space.

$750 Tidal Sponsorship

Includes networking break sponsorship, 1 RIFMA membership and conference registration, company name/logo on conference agenda, and exhibitor booth space.

Wave Exhibitor
Non-profit/Government ($100)
Private ($500)

1 conference registration, exhibitor booth space

Booth Space

The booth space will be assigned prior to your arrival; please

check in at the Conference Registration table when you arrive.

You will be provided with a standard 6-foot rectangular table

and 2 chairs (please supply your own tablecloth). Please let

us know in advance if you have any specific needs such as a

nearby electrical outlet.


The event starts at 8:00 am with light refreshments. You are

welcome to start unloading at 7:30 am. You may break down

your display when the conference concludes at 4:30 pm.


Please email your logo to no later

than April 28, 2023

Additional Information

During conference afternoon breaks we are requesting that

Sponsors and Exhibitors are present at their booth spaces.

Please plan to offer something that will draw attendees. During

our happy hour event, please use that time to draw attendees

together and search for networking opportunities!

If you have something to donate for a prize drawing at the end

of the conference, that would be greatly appreciated!

Payment Information

Payment may be made via PayPal ( or check, make checks payable to RI Flood Mitigation Association and mail payments to:


RI Flood Mitigation Association

 P.O. Box 14235 

East Providence, RI 02914

Call for student poster abstracts

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2023 RIFMA Conference

The Rhode Island Flood Mitigation (RIFMA) will hold its Annual Conference on Thursday, May 25th.  This year’s theme is TBD.  The 2023 Conference Committee cordially welcomes your student poster abstract submissions for review.

Student Poster Abstract Submission

Posters allow presenters to discuss their research, designs, or tools with professionals in floodplain management.  The RIFMA Annual Conference brings together nearly 200 attendees from a broad range of professions to address the many issues associated with managing flood risk, making communities more sustainable, and protecting floodplains and fragile natural resources.  Posters should contribute to the theme of floodplain management and resilience.  Poster may share findings from field investigations, modeling, public outreach or other research topics.  Posters will be on display in the main reception area from 8:30 AM through 4:30 PM.

All selected poster presenters must register for the conference

(at a rate of $25 until May 12th and $35 thereafter)

Important Dates & Information:

Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday April 7, 2023

Notification of Acceptance: Friday, April 14, 2023

Set-up and Presentation of Poster: Thursday, May 25th, 2023

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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