Tea & coffee on arrival
Tom Flood, Director, UK WATER PARTNERSHIP, UK
James Dalton, Director of General Insurance Policy, ABI, UK
With climate change and increasing urban sprawl heightening the risk of flooding around the world, how can the global water industry best meet the challenges of extreme flooding events?
Mark Lane, Consultant, THE UK WATER PARTNERSHIP, UK
Hamish Hall, Director – Head of Water Specialisms, WSP, UK
Luana Avagliano, Head of ResilienceDirect, CABINET OFFICE, UK
Tom Butcher, Head of Scientific Consultancy, MET OFFICE, UK
A series of presentations showcasing the latest technologies in flood prevention, forecasting and mitigation.
Jonathan Jackson, CEO, PREVISICO, UK
Astrid Phillippron, Project Manager – City of Things, IMEC, BELGIUM
James Huntingdon, Smart Wastewater Business Unit Manager, EM-SOLUTIONS, UK
Joanna Bradley, Market Development Manager, SDS, UK
Ezzat Natsheh, Business Development Manager – Asia, Middle East & Africa, HYDRO INTERNATIONAL, UAE
New international project opportunities in flood-tech development and implementation.
Jorge Meza, Advisor to the Director General, CONAGUA, MEXICO
Given more than £1 billion to spend on flood prevention, forecasting and mitigation over a five year period, how should it be spend to reduce the likelihood and impact of flooding events? How could funding of this scale be used in your geography?
Session 1: What are the benefits and shortfalls of specific approaches?
Session 2: How can solutions and innovations be scaled and implemented?
Table 1: Building Flood Resilience through Grey/Green Infrastructure
Monica Altamirano, Program Manager Finance for Adaptative Planning, DELTARES, Netherlands
Table 2: Decentralising Innovation
Laura Underhill, Water Innovation Network Manager, WATER INNOVATION NETWORK, UK
Shaunna Berendsen, Head of Innovation Engagement, ANGLIAN WATER, UK
Table 3: Stakeholder Engagement: Developing Citizen Centric Resilience
Siraj Tahir, Senior Engineer, ARUP, UK
Table 4: From Idea to Value: Commercialising Flood-Tech Innovation
Paul Horton, CEO, FUTURE WATER ASSOCIATION, UK
Following each 20-minute session, the Chair of each table will feedback to the group about the discussions held.
Rodney Berkeley, Director for Energy and Infrastructure, DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE, UK