Practical Strategies for Improved Flood Risk Management Conference

Organization: Brownfield Briefing

Venue: Crowne Plaza Leeds

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 18, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT) End Date/Time: Sep 18, 2013 / 5:20 pm - (GMT)
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Key issues explored at the conference include:

•How the Flood & Water Management Act interacts with the Water Framework Directive and the National Planning Policy Framework

•Advances in flood protection, modelling and mapping and new advances in technology

•Insurance and future arrangements in flood risk

•Case studies, practical implementation and community/stakeholder engagement

•Balancing the demand for new housing with increasing flood risk

•Development, design and management of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems

•UK & international case studies on innovative design for future building and place-making


Why should you attend:

•You will benefit from the opportunity to share best practice with likeminded associates

•You will be able to discuss key issues with leading industry professionals

•You will learn about practical solutions to deliver proactive and effective flood risk management

•You will have the opportunity to network with leading industry professionals and organisations in the sector


Key speakers:

•Dr Laura Martin, DEFRA

•Dr Sue Charlesworth, Coventry University

•David Singleton, DSA Environment & Design Ltd

•Robert Barker, BACA Architects

•Jo Diamond, Environment Agency

•Professor Brian Golding OBE, Met Office

•Dr Paul Ellis, ESI

•Jill Boulton, JBA Risk Management

•David Hickman, Lincolnshire County Council

•Rachel Jones, Calderdale Council

•Mary Dhonau OBE, Flood Protection Association


This event is supported by the British Land Reclamation Society, the Property Care Association and the UK Environmental Law Association.

Please visit our website for more information.

We hope to see you there! 


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