Are We Inadvertently Incentivizing Flood Risk?


On May 4, 2011, The Horinko Group, as part of its 2011 Webinar Series, hosted a panel of thought leaders and practitioners to discuss the status of Flood Risk Management in the United States and the prognosis for moving the effort in a sustainable direction that reduces risk and gradually restores the ecological services performed by our nation’s floodplains.

Panelists for this webinar included:

  • Sam Riley Medlock (Moderator)
    Policy Counsel, Association of State Floodplain Managers
  • Sandra Knight
    Deputy Administrator Federal Insurance and Mitigation, FEMA
  • Alex Dornstauder
    Deputy Director for Homeland Security at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Larry Larson
    Executive Director, Association of State Floodplain Managers
  • James Fiedler
    President, National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies
  • Andrew Fahlund
    Senior Vice President for Conservation, American Rivers

Watch the Webinar

The State of Flood Risk Reduction in the United States: Are We Reducing Risk or Incentivizing It? from The Horinko Group on Vimeo.