A Post-Summit Workshop focused on Flood Technologies and Solutions
This half-day workshop to be held at the Hilton London Bankside, will explore today’s most critical needs in flood mitigation, management and resilience on a global scale, and showcase the UK’s strength of expertise in the fields of flood modelling, flood risk forecasting, physical barriers, green/non-structural flood management systems and consulting.
Case study presentations of current flood prevention and mitigation projects from around the world will be followed by short technology pitches from flood-tech entrepreneurs.
The event is supported by the UK Flood Partnership
14:30 Registration and Coffee
14:45 Opening Address: John Curtin, Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk, Environment Agency
15:00 Keynote Address: Long-Term Planning and Financing for Flood Protection
Thomas van Gilst, Head, Water Management Division, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
15:15 Country Presentations
Insight from specific flood risk countries on their current and upcoming priorities in terms of flood risk management, and the role of technology in reducing the cost, severity and disruption of flooding events.
Speakers: John Martin, Head Flood Risk Assessment & Management, Office of Public Works, Ireland
Anthony Crawford, Head of Wastewater Control, Thames Water, United Kingdom
15:45 Coffee Break
16:15 Technology Showcase Session
Technology Companies Pitch their Innovation Flood Tech Solutions
John Griffiths, UK Sales Representative, KISTERS, UK
16:45 Panel Debate: Building the Flood Proof City of the Future
– How can we make our cities more resilient to future flood risk?
– How are cities innovating to mitigate the problems of urban flooding and reduce cost and severity?
– What technologies offer the greatest potential?
– What new partnerships and plans are emerging to successfully protect our cities from flooding?
17:30 Close of Summit
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1 0UG
For further details and to register visit: www.cvent.com