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Presenter: Wendy Lathrop

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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  1. Floodplain Mapping and Regulation Webinar Series

    Click the links below to view information about each part in this series or to register for a specific one.

Agenda:

Flood Maps and Flood Zones
Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 1:00 - 2:30 pm CDT


   Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) contents and development
   Understanding flood zone designations
   Approaches to mapping floodplains
   Components of flood maps
   Digital mapping
   Map Modernization and Risk MAP
   Flood Insurance Study (FIS) Reports
   Impacts of flood zone designations and mapping
   Understanding, distinguishing between, and requesting Letters of Map Change (LOMC)



Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)


Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled


Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more


For more information, visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Land Surveyors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers:
     1.5 PDHs

Land Surveyors:
     1.5 PDHs

Floodplain Managers:
     1.5 CPCs

AIA:
     1.5 LU|HSW

LA/CES:
     1.5 HSW PDHs



Continuing Education Credit Information Details

Each webinar offers 1.5 PDHs (6.0 total PDHs) to professional engineers in all states that accept online learning. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (Sponsor ID: S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers.

This webinar offers 6.0 PDHs to professional land surveyors in most states that accept online learning. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina (Sponsor ID: S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York land surveyors. HalfMoon Education is not seeking course approval for land surveyors licensed in Florida, New Jersey, Tennessee or Texas.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved each webinar for 1.5 (6.0 total) PDHs for certified floodplain managers.

Each webinar is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 1.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 1.5 HSW PDHs. Course approval is not being sought in states that require courses to be preapproved for landscape architects.

Speakers:

Wendy Lathrop

Cadastral Consulting LLC

Ms. Lathrop is president and owner of Cadastral Consulting. She is licensed as a professional land surveyor in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, and as a professional planner in New Jersey. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy, and has been involved in surveying since 1974 in projects ranging from construction to boundary to environmental land use disputes. Ms. Lathrop is also a certified floodplain manager through the Association of State Flood Plain Managers (ASFPM). A former adjunct instructor at Mercer County College in New Jersey, Ms. Lathrop has also taught as part of the team for the licensing exam review course at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. She has been teaching seminars for surveyors since 1986 and has been writing articles for surveyors since 1983. She is a contributing editor for The American Surveyor magazine, and has four articles included in the American Bar Association’s text, Land Surveys: A Guide for Lawyers and Other Professionals. She and Stephen V. Estopinal, PLS, PE, recently completed co–authoring a book entitled Professional Surveyors and Real Property Descriptions: Composition, Construction, and Comprehension, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Ms. Lathrop is a past president of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors and of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, and she has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Geodetic Surveying.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $75.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $75.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Flood Maps and Flood Zones

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This 1.5-hour online presentation will examine the components of flood maps and zones, including the use of Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, and Letters of Map Change (LOMC).

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe the impact of flood zone designations on development and construction.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to use Flood Insurance Rate Maps to identify the flood risks to specific parcels of land.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to use the information in Flood Insurance Study reports to identify the flood risk data for an entire community.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to request Letters of Map Change to revise FEMA maps.

LUs: 1.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with flood maps and zones

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 03/13/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.