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Posted 6/20/2018

Release no. 18-038

Allen Marshall

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is hosting the first National Flood Fight Materiel Center -- Industry Day June 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the River Center, 136 East 3rd St., Davenport, Iowa. The event will serve as a networking opportunity for those looking for information on flood risk management techniques and flood response related products and services.

The event will kick off with a formal welcome and introduction given by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District Commander Col. Steve Sattinger at 9 a.m. Following opening remarks, officials from the Rock Island District will present an overview of the organization’s Emergency Management program.

Numerous networking opportunities will be available to include contact with Corps Emergency Management Personnel and Flood Risk Management product vendors. Additionally, attendees will gain exposure to levee system owners, flood risk management officials from throughout the region, and non-governmental organizations with shared interest in flood risk management. Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering Research and Development Center, Small Business Programs Office and Contracting will be in attendance.

For more information about the event visit or contact the Rock Island District at 309-794-5729.

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