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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?
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
New international project opportunities in flood-tech development and implementation.
Given more than £1 Billion to spend on flood prevention, forecasting and mitigation, how should it be spent to reduce the likelihood and impact of flooding events?
As part of the OFWAT 2019 Price Review more than £1 Billion was announced to helped protect from flooding. 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?
Following each 20-minute session, the Chair of each table will feedback to the group about the discussions held.