Apr 19
8:00am - 10:00am Registration

Morning General Session

Presiding: Mark Land, PE, Chairman, Environmental and Water Resources Conference Committee


8:25am - 8:30am Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Mark Land, Committee Chair

8:30am - 9:15am 2D HEC-RAS modeling with Sediment Transport at for new lock at LaGrange Lock and Dam

Daniel Smith, Civil/Hydraulic Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Rock Island, IL

9:315am - 10:00am Application of Missouri River 1D and 2D Hydraulic Models to Design and Permitting of Riverfront Amenities

Creighton Omer, Senior Water Resources Engineer, and Adrian Strain, Senior Water Resources Engineer, HDR

10:00am - 10:15am Break

10:15am-11:00am Walnut Creek Watershed Flood Mitigation Assessment

Alex Morrison, Civil Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Moline, IL

11:00am-11:45am Missouri River Flow Frequency Update

Tony Krause, Flood Risk Management Program Coordinator, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha, NE

11:45am-12:45pm Luncheon – Serving the People of Iowa: the Iowa Flood Center

Dr. Witold Krajewski, Director, Iowa Flood Center, University of Iowa

Afternoon General Session

Moderator – Brad Roeth, Planning Committee Member

12:45pm-1:30pm PFAS in Iowa Drinking Water

Corey McCoid, Iowa DNR, Des Moines, IA

1:30pm-2:15pm Dyersville 12th Ave & 13th Ave Connector: Designing a Bridge in a Floodway

Stephanie Then Hooge, Water Resources Engineer, HDR

2:15pm-3:00pm State and Local Floodplain Permitting – Panel Discussion

Jonathan Garton, Supervisor, Floodplain and Dam Safety Section, Iowa DNR
Mike Steuck, NE Regional Fisheries Supervisor, Iowa DNR
Mathew Langley, Floodplain Administrator, City of Cedar Rapids
Casey Laskowski, Environmental Specialist, Iowa DNR

3:00pm-3:15pm Break

3:15pm-4:00pm Cedar River Flood Control System @ Cedar Lake

Rob Davis, Flood Control System Manager, City of Cedar Rapids

4:00pm-5:00pm Ethics for Engineers

Kris Evans, Power Plant Engineer, City of Ames

5:00pm Adjourn